Monthly Archives: August 2020

Russian special services conduct operations to change power in Ukraine, – Foreign Intelligence Head

Kondratyuk noted that we are talking about attempts to incite a “war of all against all” on the territory of our state Russian special services are conducting operations in Ukraine aimed at creating additional conflicts, disuniting and polarizing Ukrainian society, and undermining the foundations of statehood. This was stated by the head of the Foreign Intelligence Service Valery Kondratyuk according

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U.S. says to Russia: Defensive weapons are only worrying if you are an aggressor

The United States is proud to help Ukraine defend itself from Russia’s aggression. U.S. Ambassador to the OSCE James S. Gilmore said this at a meeting of the OSCE Permanent Council in Vienna, an Ukrinform correspondent reports. “As part of its larger disinformation campaign, Russia’s Ambassador has mentioned on multiple occasions the provision of U.S. military assistance to Ukraine. The Ambassador has attempted

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Israel to help Ukraine modernize MiG-29 fighter jets

The Israeli company Elbit Systems will take part in the modernization of 11 MiG-29 fighters of the Ukrainian Air Force. According to the Ukrainian publication Defense Express, Elbit has received all the necessary permits from Israeli authorities to begin the work. Only issues concerning the interoperability of Israeli innovative systems with Ukrainian-made radar and computer modules that control R-27 air-to-air missiles

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Russians detained in Belarus claim there were going to Venezuela, Turkey, Syria and Cuba

Russians detained in Belarus were planning to fly to Venezuela, Turkey, Syria, and Cuba, the head of the Belarusian investigative group Alexander Agafonov on air of the Belarusian TV channel ONT, as quoted by TASS. “It is obvious that while organizing the crime the attackers were preparing alibi for themselves. A similar situation occurred with the detention of 33 citizens of

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UK Names Media Mogul Yevgeny Lebedev to House of Lords

Russian-British media owner Yevgeny Lebedev has been appointed to the House of Lords in Britain. Queen Elizabeth II conferred Lebedev’s lifetime peerage on Friday, Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s office said. Lebedev owns Britain’s Independent and Evening Standard newspapers. His father, Russian oligarch Alexander Lebedev, is co-owner of the independent Novaya Gazeta newspaper in Russia. In summer 2019, then-Prime Minister Theresa May’s government

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Russian Far East Protesters Turn Out by the Thousands as Crackdown Intensifies

Despite multiple arrests of protesters this week, Khabarovsk saw a fourth consecutive massive rally Saturday. By Evan Gershkovich KHABAROVSK — As the rain beat down, a sea of umbrellas filled the valley that has become part of the well-trodden path protesters take on their daily march around the city of Khabarovsk in Russia’s Far East. Despite a torrential summer downpour, thousands

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Journalists find more graves of Russian troops killed in Ukraine’s Donbas warzone

Despite massive evidence of Russian regular troops taking part in hostilities in eastern Ukraine, Russia has been stubbornly involvement. bbc.com.russian Journalists with the Russian BBC service have discovered the graves of the Russian military who had fought against Ukraine government troops in Donbas. That’s amid the Kremlin’s official denials claiming that its regular army is not involved in the conflict

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Alexei Bayer: How the Republic ends

In early 1998 Alexander Solzhenitsyn (1918-1998) wrote one of his last works, a political pamphlet Russia Crumbles. In August of that year, Russia suffered a severe financial crisis, which became a key reason for the rise of Vladimir Putin exactly a year later. Putin crushed the green shoots of democracy and civil society in Russia, establishing a fascist kleptocracy with revanchist imperial

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