Monthly Archives: July 2020

Belarus sees largest political rally in recent history (Photo)

Police and security forces were in place, but did not interfere. ‹› 1/16 Thousands of Belarusians on Thursday afternoon took to the streets of Minsk in a massive rally as the presidential election campaign is nearing completion. The action was led by an opposition candidate Svetlana Tikhanovskaya, the local edition TUT.BY reports. The event was held at the Friendship of

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More than 100 Russian companies and almost 13 thousand Russian founders operate in Ukraine, – research

Russian business in Ukraine hides its beneficiaries and does not indicate them in the register 20:59 07/30/2020 http://click.zmctrack.net/c/redirect?hash=c7acf6b258754b76 Russian companies in Ukraine hide their origins, and Ukrainian companies in Russia establish legal entities that are engaged in wholesale trade and register public organizations. This is the conclusion reached by the analysts of the system for checking the YouControl counterparties , who refer to data

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MP from Servant of the People party attacks visitors of restaurant

The video footage shows Andriy Strikharsky attacking a woman, and his guards attacked the man who tried to protect her17:25, 30 July 2020 Andriy StrikharskyOpen source Telegram channel ZElandia published a video footage showing an incident with Andriy Stikharsky, the MP from Servant of the People party. The official attacked a visitor in the restaurant in the unidentified location, Korrespondent reported. “MP from Servant

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Russia refuses from talks on Donbas with deputy head of Ukraine’s presidential office

Deputy Chairman of Russian presidential administration caled the ongoing format of negotiations “meaningless”18:53, 30 July 2020 Dmitry KozakOpen source Deputy Head of Russian presidential administration Dmitry Kozak claimed that his country withdraws from negotiations on Donbas conflict with his Ukrainian colleague, Andriy Yermak. The Russian official claimed this in his letter to German chancellor Angela Merkel, Strana.ua news agency reports. Kozak called the ongoing

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Ukraine’s Security Service exposes supplies of Ukrainian military products to Russia

The members of the criminal group supplied Russia with military goods and technologies produced at Ukrainian enterprises21:48, 30 July 2020Open source Security Service of Ukraine (SBU) has exposed the scheme of illegal supply of military goods produced by Ukrainian enterprises to Russia. The press service of the SBU reported this on Facebook. “The Security Service of Ukraine found a number of private companies’

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Half of all Russians believe NASA faked moon landings & 2% think Earth is flat – new study

FILE PHOTO: Harrison H Schmitt stands on the lunar surface near the United States flag during NASA’s final lunar landing mission in the Apollo series 13 December 1972. ©  Getty Images / Universal History Archive By Jonny Tickle Almost fifty percent of surveyed Russians think that the US government “falsified” the Apollo expeditions to the Moon, with just 31 percent absolutely sure

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EU Sanctions Russian, Chinese ‘Cyber Attackers’

The European Union imposed its first ever sanctions against alleged cyber attackers on Thursday, targeting Russian and Chinese individuals and a specialist unit of Moscow’s GRU military intelligence agency. An export firm based in North Korea and technology company from Tiajin, China, were also listed. The member states said measures would be taken against six individuals and three entities involved

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Russia to move missiles and troops to NATO borders

Russia will move the latest weapons and additional troops to the western borders in response to U.S. plans to deploy troops to Poland and the Baltic states, reported Interfax, citing the Inspector of the Russian Defense Ministry, Major General Vladimir Bogatyrev. United States Secretary of Defense Mark Esper announced on Wednesday that U.S. troops could be deployed in countries bordering

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Russian Court Sentences U.S. Ex-Marine to 9 Years for Police Assault

A Russian court on Thursday sentenced former U.S. marine Trevor Reed to nine years in prison for assaulting two police officers while drunk last year. Reed, a 29-year-old student and former marine from Texas, allegedly attacked police after attending a party in Moscow. He appeared wearing a facemask in a cage for defendants in a courtroom in the Russian capital

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Kremlin Does Not Recognize Ukrainian Citizenship Of Russians Detained In Belarus

Warning! Article contains statements by Peskov. Moscow does not recognize the Ukrainian citizenship of some of the Russians detained in Belarus over their alleged attempts to destabilize the situation there, Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov said on Thursday MOSCOW (UrduPoint News / Sputnik – 30th July, 2020) Moscow does not recognize the Ukrainian citizenship of some of the Russians detained in

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Belarus says it suspects Russian mercenaries of violent plot ahead of election

   MINSK – Belarus said it suspected a group of alleged Russian mercenaries of plotting “acts of terrorism” ahead of a presidential election in August and summoned Russia’s ambassador on Thursday for an explanation. State TV on Wednesday broadcast footage of more than 30 suspected Russian private military contractors being detained near Minsk after authorities said they had received information

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Press conference ‘On Prohibition of Political Parties with Actions Aimed at Violating Ukraine’s Sovereignty, Territorial Integrity and Undermining the Security of the State’

   On Thursday, July 30, at 11:00, the press center of the Interfax-Ukraine News Agency will host a press conference on the subject: “On Prohibition of Political Parties with Actions Aimed at Violating Ukraine’s Sovereignty, Territorial Integrity and Undermining the Security of the State.” Participants include Commander of the Azov regiment (2016-2017), Head of the headquarters of the National Corps

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Militants detained in Belarus could be used to destabilize situation before presidential elections

    A group of militants detained in Belarus could have been used to destabilize the situation in the country before the presidential elections, Ukrainian Foreign Ministry’s spokesperson Kateryna Zelenko said. “Ukraine has long warned that members of the Russian-led forces and illegal armed formations that participated in hostilities in eastern Ukraine are being used in other parts of the world

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OPG Investigating Loss Of Materials From Case Of Dispersal Of Students At Maidan

    The Office of the Prosecutor General (OPG) is investigating the loss of some materials from the case of the dispersal of students on the Independence Square in 2013. Ukrainian News Agency learned this from the Office of the Prosecutor General. According to the interlocutors, information about the loss of the entire case does not correspond to reality and is

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Invaders fire grenade launcher on Ukrainian troops in Donbas

    Over the past 24 hours, the armed formations of the Russian Federation opened fire from under-barrel grenade launcher near the village of Novotoshkivske (53km west of Luhansk). “It was unaimed and provocative shot, so our soldiers did not fire back,” the press center of the JFO Headquarters reports. Today, the enemy has launched another provocative attack near Novotoshkivske, using

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Angry father berates Zelenskyy for abandoning his wounded son in the war zone

On July 27, over a thousand people gathered near the Presidential Office on Bankova Street in Kyiv to show support for the Armed Forces of Ukraine and protest against demilitarization amid a so-called “comprehensive” ceasefire. The rally was organized by the Capitulation Resistance Movement and the Democratic Sokyra party. Serhiy Zhuravel, father of Ukrainian Marine Yaroslav Zhuravel, travelled from his native village

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The Kremlin’s outspoken arrogance. What the conversation between Zelensky and Putin showed

Moscow has already made a decision, as evidenced by the massive political pressure on Ukraine since July 9 We can judge the conversation between Volodymyr Zelenskiy and Volodymyr Putin from two documents – the Kremlin press release, which was issued first shortly after the conversation, and the press release from the Office of the President of Ukraine. The Kremlin press

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U.S. To Move Troops From Germany, In Shift That Esper Says Will Strengthen NATO Against Russia

July 29, 2020 15:13 GMT – By RFE/RL WASHINGTON — The United States will move almost 12,000 troops out of Germany, relocating some of them to Belgium and Italy, in a strategic shift the Pentagon says will help deter Russia. Defense Secretary Mark Esper said on July 29 that the repositioning will strengthen NATO, enhance deterrence against Russia, and improve U.S.

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Ukrainian man illegally held in occupied Donbas “in critical condition” – Ombudsperson

He has dramatically lost weight amid cancer suspicion, while his family were not allowed to hand over any medications. Liudmyla Denisova / Photo from UNIAN Ukrainian political prisoner Valeriy Matiushenko, illegally held at a colony in the occupied part of Donetsk region, is in critical condition, Verkhovna Rada Human Rights Envoy Liudmila Denisova wrote on Facebook “Valeriy Matiushenko, illegally held

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