Monthly Archives: August 2020

Russia sending to Belarus militants from occupied Donbas – activists

The invaders are recruiting “volunteers” for deployment in Belarus. REUTERS In the Russian-occupied Donbas, local draft offices and the “Prizrak” (Ghost] Brigade are recruiting “volunteers” to be sent to Belarus, a rights watchdog reports. Male recruits aged 18 to 55 are offered 30,000 rubles or $400 plus daily expenses during the deployment, according to the Eastern Human Rights Group. At

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State Duma Security Committee to study Navalny’s poisoning for possible foreign provocation

The State Duma’s Security and Anti-Corruption Committee will check the circumstances of the poisoning of Alexei Navalny for foreign interference. This was stated by the speaker of the Duma Vyacheslav Volodin. “The State Duma Security Committee will be instructed to analyze what happened in order to understand whether this was an attempt on the part of foreign states to harm the health of

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EU to adopt sanctions against Belarus next week; Lukashenko not included, – mass media

It is supposed that the name of the Belarusian president might be included in the list before the approval The European Union will adopt sanctions against Belarusian officials the next week. However, President Alexander Lukashenko is not included in the list as Radio Liberty journalist Rikard Jozwiak reported on Twitter. “The EU sanctions on Belarus should be plus/minus agreed and

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Far-right radicals attack members of Opposition Platform – For Life political party during live broadcast

The intruders started pushing journalists, as well as invited guests – Tetiana Plachkova and Bohdan Hihanov Far-right radicals attacked members of Opposition Platform – For Life political party during a live broadcast on Zik TV channel zik.ua In Odesa, representatives of the National Corps party attacked the film crew of Zik TV channel during its live broadcast on the occasion

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Industrial Output Down 4.2% In July

   In July 2020, manufacturing output decreased by 4.2% (uncorrected by the effect of calendar days) and by 4.4% (corrected) over July 2019. Ukrainian News Agency has learned this from a statement of the State Statistics Service. At that, in July 2020, manufacturing output increased by 3.9% (uncorrected by the effect of calendar days) and by 1.4% (corrected) over June

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Drills for Putin’s cutthroats or the harbinger of war: #KAVKAZ-2020

When Putin became the “tzar” of all Russia, this launched the process of cloning the USSR. You see, Putin wants revenge, possibly for his non-existent childhood. Maybe it’s because he didn’t get enough vitamins as a child, or perhaps it was due to the hard times in the Cheka school toilets, writes Reserve Sergenat of the Latvian National Guard Augusts

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Russia Seeks to Fine Lindt For Selling Worse Chocolate to Russians Than Europeans

The Federal Anti-Monopoly Service has launched a competition case against the Swiss chocolate maker. Russian competition authorities launched a consumer protection case against Swiss chocolate brand Lindt on Tuesday, saying its chocolate sold in Russia is of inferior quality to that available in western Europe. The Federal Anti-Monopoly Service (FAS) said the brand, controlled by Lindt and Sprüngli, advertised its

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The Supreme Court of Belarus refused to initiate proceedings on the complaint of Tikhanovskaya about the election results

The Supreme Court of Belarus rejected Svetlana Tikhanovskaya’s complaint about the results of the presidential elections. “The determination is not subject to appeal and protest on appeal,” the court said in a statement. At the same time, Tikhanovskaya’s lawyers said they would appeal this decision. In her complaint, Tikhanovskaya demanded that the election results be declared invalid and that a criminal case be

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“There is a peaceful revolution in Belarus. It is neither pro nor anti-Russian. ” Svetlana Tikhanovskaya spoke at the European Parliament

Svetlana Tikhanovskaya, a rival of Alexander Lukashenko in the presidential elections in Belarus, spoke remotely in the European Parliament. The broadcast of her speech was conducted by RBC. “[In Belarus] a peaceful revolution is taking place. It is not geopolitical in nature. It is neither pro-Russian nor anti-Russian. Nor is it anti-European or pro-European. This is a democratic revolution. <…> This is the struggle of the

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Alexei Navalny: Kremlin dismisses accusations against Putin

Image copyrightREUTERSImage captionAlexei Navalny is now being treated at the Charité hospital in Berlin The Kremlin has dismissed accusations that President Vladimir Putin sanctioned the poisoning of critic Alexei Navalny. Spokesman Dmitry Peskov said the allegations were untrue and could not be taken seriously. Doctors in Germany, where Mr Navalny is being treated, said he had “probably” been poisoned but

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Trudeau recalls values that unite Ukraine and Canada

   Canada consistently supports the sovereignty and territorial integrity of Ukraine and highly appreciates the achievements of the Ukrainian-Canadian community. Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said this in a statement on the occasion of Ukraine’s Independence Day on August 24, an Ukrinform correspondent reports. “Today, we celebrate the close people-to-people connections, cultural ties, and values that unite Canada and Ukraine.

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Yulia Tymoshenko still in serious condition

   The condition of Batkivshchyna Party leader Yulia Tymoshenko, a COVID-19 patient, remains serious, her spokesperson, Maryna Soroka, has reported on Facebook. “Unfortunately, there is no good news at the moment. Yulia Volodymyrivna’s condition remains serious,” she said. According to Soroka, since the evening of August 24, Tymoshenko has been undergoing intensive therapy in accordance with the COVID-19 treatment protocol.

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Ukrainian politician: if Belarus continues its previous course, there will be no losers, but everyone will win

Warning this article contains Commie propaganda! August 25, Moscow / Eduard Pivovar – BelTA /. The events taking place in Belarus are an attempt to implement a color revolution, the ultimate goal of which is to dismantle the welfare state being created in the country. This opinion was expressed in a conversation with a BelTA correspondent by a Ukrainian public

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The Opposition in Belarus Is Not All on the Same Side

    We will probably never know how Belarusians voted on August 9. Nobody doubts that the results of the elections were falsified, but nobody has proved that Alexander Lukashenko actually lost them either. Attempts to extrapolate votes based on nonrandom samples from the precincts gave estimates in the range from about 30 percent to 60 percent for Svetlana Tikhanovskaya. So,

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World Leaders Congratulate Ukraine On Independence Day: “Crimea is Ukraine”

Ukraine receives congratulations from heads of state, heads of government and spiritual leaders on the occasion of the 29th anniversary of independence. U.S. President Donald Trump and German President Frank-Walter Steinmeier asserted their support for territorial integrity of Ukraine including Crimea. President of United States Donald Trump underscored the challenges facing Ukraine and the world this year, noting the importance

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Why Russia is unlikely to invade Belarus?

Lukashenko said that he would receive from Moscow comprehensive assistance to ensure the security of Belarus Lukashenko said that he would receive from Moscow “at our very first request, comprehensive assistance to ensure the security of the Republic of Belarus,” and mentioned Collective Security Treaty Organization (CSTO) in this regard. I would like to give you my arguments on why

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Ukrainian veterans hold record parallel parade in face of meek official Independence Day celebrations

ALYA SHANDRA For the second time since the start of the Russo-Ukrainian war in 2014, there was no military parade in Kyiv on Independence Day, 24 August 2020. So Ukrainian veterans self-organized and held their own 20,000-strong march in Kyiv. President Zelenskyy took part in official celebrations on Sofiyivska Ploshcha, starting with a ceremony honoring soldiers killed in hostilities in

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