Monthly Archives: September 2020

Father of cadet killed in An26 crash died in plane downing in Donbas warzone in 2014

The young man’s father, Ihor Skochkov, had served as an aviation squadron navigator with the Army’s 25th Guards Military Transport Aviation Brigade.Snapshot The death of one of the Ukrainian Air Force University cadets who were killed in the An-26 crash in Kharkiv region Friday night, Oleksandr Skochkov, 20, is not the first tragedy in his family, it has turned out.

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An-26 crash: Sole survivor’s first-hand account

“Everything happened like in a computer game,” the air force cadet told the president who visited him at the hospital in Kharkiv.Facebook/Zelenskiy95 The only survivor in yesterday’s crash of the military An-26 plane of the Kharkiv Air Force University near the Chuhuiv airfield, Cadet Viacheslav Zolochevsky, 20, who has undergone surgery at a Kharkiv hospital, is now conscious and has

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Six US F-16s join in protecting Bulgaria’s air space

   Six US F-16 fighter jets are participating in a joint mission with Bulgarian Air Force MiG-29s to protect Bulgaria’s air space from September 26 until October 30, Bulgaria’s Defence Ministry said. The F-16s are temporarily based at Graf Ignatiev Air Force Base, having arrived on September 18 and having taken part in the Thracian Cinderella 2020 exercise which ended

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Robert A. McConnell: Is the United States conceding Ukraine to China?

Ukraine is a flashpoint for American national security interests and international geopolitical stability. Russia’s war against Ukraine gets attention from Washington. The United States provides military support and other support to assist Ukraine in its efforts to defend against Vladimir Putin’s outrageous aggression. However, Russia is not the only threat to United States’ national security interests in Ukraine. It can

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Russian Air Force expressed condolences in connection with An-26 crash

The words of sympathy for the Ukrainians were expressed by the head of the Russian Air Force Academy named after Zhukovsky and Gagarin, Colonel-General Gennady Zibrov The Russian Air Force did not remain indifferent to the tragedy of the An-26 military aircraft, which crashed in the Kharkiv region.  September 25 and killed more than 20 cadets.  The words of condolences

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Russia Accuses Germany of Refusing to Cooperate on Navalny Medical Probe

Russia on Friday accused Germany of refusing to cooperate with it to establish the cause of opposition leader Alexei Navalny’s illness as he continues to recover in Berlin. The 44-year-old lawyer and anti-corruption campaigner collapsed on a flight to Moscow from Siberia in what his allies say was a state-sanctioned poison attack. He was discharged from a hospital in Berlin this

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Ukraine’s Health Ministry, Danish charitable organization ‘Bevar Ukraine’ sign memo of cooperation

   The Ukrainian Health Ministry has signed a memorandum of cooperation with Danish charitable organization “Bevar Ukraine,” the ministry said on Facebook. According to the statement, the conclusion of the memorandum will increase the volume of humanitarian aid several times. “Many Ukrainian hospitals, hospices, nursing homes have not had enough funds for new equipment or repairs for decades. This is

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Ukraine, Brazil to work on defense developments – Ukroboronprom

  Representatives of the Ukrainian Foreign Ministry, the Ministry of Strategic Industries and Ukroboronprom and their Brazilian colleagues have discussed the possibility of implementing joint projects. This issue was discussed during an international video conference on key areas of cooperation between Ukraine and Brazil in the defense industry, Ukroboronprom’s press service reported. “The current state of cooperation between the defense

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