Monthly Archives: September 2020

Daily allowance for Ukrainian polar explorers increased 50 times

The size of the polar provision will be equal to the average daily allowance in Ukraine multiplied by 5018:14, 30 September 2020 Vernadsky Research Base in AntarcticaNational Antarctic Scientific Center of Ukraine The Ukrainian government has increased the daily allowance for polar explorers who are at the Academician Vernadsky station. The corresponding decision was made at today’s meeting of the Cabinet of Ministers.

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Employee of US embassy was attacked in Kyiv, she died in hospital

Law enforcers are looking for an alleged suspect20:15, 30 September 2020112 Agency An employee of the Embassy of the United States of America was found unconscious in Kyiv today with a head injury. The woman was taken to a hospital where she died. The press service of the Kyiv police reports. “The police in Kyiv establish the circumstances of the injury to the employee of the

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Ugears Wooden Model Kits

Kiev, Ukraine, Sept. 30, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Ugears, 3D self-assembly wooden kits, is a unique product in the model building industry. These are not just sets of simple wooden puzzles and static toys. Due to the wind-up rubber band components, the Ugears models are able to produce real motion. All the details of the models are made of natural

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Kravchuk and the President’s Office invited Markiyan Lubkivsky to the Ukrainian delegation at the TCG

According to a DM source, he will accept the offer, subject to the release of Witold Fokin. Diplomat Markiyan Lubkivsky told Media Detector that he had received an offer to join the Ukrainian delegation to the Tripartite Contact Group for the Peaceful Settlement of the Situation in Eastern Ukraine from the head of the delegation to the TCG Leonid Kravchuk and the Office of

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Baby boxes are back: Ukraine has supported the draft law

Baby boxes will be issued in Ukraine again. Today, September 30, deputies of the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine in the second reading supported the draft law No. 3006a “On Amendments to the Law of Ukraine” On State Assistance to Families with Children “regarding the provision of one-time natural assistance” baby package “at birth.” A total of 264 out of 226 required MPs voted

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Medvedchuk’s channels frightened Ukrainians with a US nuclear strike – monitoring

If American planes fly over Ukraine, then they will drop nuclear bombs on us, propagandists warn. The flight of American B-52 bombers over the territory of Ukraine on September 4 caused a resonance on information channels related to the “Opposition Platform – For Life”. Leaders cited the party’s position that joint exercises with NATO could exacerbate the Black Sea-Caspian region. This is

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‘We’re Out of Beds’: Russia’s Resurgent Coronavirus Outbreak Is Approaching First Peak

Moscow has readied additional hospitals for Covid-19 patients after the Russian capital reached capacity last week. By Evan Gershkovich and Pjotr Sauer When Anastasia Protopopova finished her Sept. 19 shift in the intensive care ward of one of Moscow’s key coronavirus clinics, Hospital no. 52, the workflow was more or less under control.  But by the time the 25-year-old nurse returned to work

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Microsoft records over 13,000 gov’t-supported cyber attacks over two years, most originating in Russia

16:30, 30.09.20 WORLD  – UNIAN Microsoft has delivered over 13,000 nation state notifications (NSN) over the past two years, most originating in Russia. Among other major actors are Iran, China, and North Korea. “When a customer (organization or individual account holder) is targeted or compromised by nation state activities that Microsoft tracks, we deliver a nation state notification to the

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President Zelensky dismisses Fokin from TCG

30.09.2020 14:16 President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelensky has excluded Vitold Fokin from the Ukrainian delegation to the Trilateral Contact Group (TCG) and dismissed him as first deputy head of the delegation. The relevant decree, No.414/2020, was signed on September 30, according to the president’s press service. “President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelensky has signed a decree on the issues of the

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Zelensky authorizes Bakanov to sign agreement with the Netherlands on restricted information

30.09.2020 16:50 President Volodymyr Zelensky has authorized Chief of the Security Service of Ukraine (SBU) Ivan Bakanov to sign an agreement with the Kingdom of the Netherlands on the exchange and mutual protection of information with restricted access. The relevant decree has been published on the website of the head of state. “To authorize Chief of the Security Service of

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MP Artem Kovalev: The Dutch tell us about solar-powered vessels, while we show them the Dnieper locks in disrepair and a spinning rod as a “secret” locking technology…

Artem Kovalev, head of the subcommittee on river transport at the Parliament’s Transport and Infrastructure Committee, ideologist and co-author of a high-profile bill on inland water transport, which is expected to revolutionize the national transport industry and tabled for a second reading on September 30, told UNIAN about the essence of the major reform and the critical state of the

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Ukraine plans to start exporting chicken meat to Mexico

   Specialists of the Ukrainian State Service on Food Safety and Consumer Protection and representatives of the competent body of the United Mexican States discussed issues of strengthening cooperation between the countries. LLC ProAgro Group reported this with reference to data provided by the State Border Guard Service. In particular, the parties discussed the issue of accreditation of Ukraine to

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Kremlin Orders 2-Week Quarantine for All Putin Visitors – Reports

The Kremlin has imposed a mandatory two-week quarantine for anyone scheduled to meet President Vladimir Putin in person, the Proekt investigative website reported Wednesday. Putin, 67, has held most of his meetings via videoconference since the start of the pandemic, which has affected several high-ranking government officials including his spokesman and prime minister. As restrictions have been gradually lifted this

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Moscow Tells Its Story in the Passive Voice

In the Kremlin’s political playbook, grammar matters. The story of Alexei Navalny’s poisoning has created a new divide between Russia and the world. The government of Germany, where the Russian opposition politician is recovering, maintains that a banned nerve agent was used to poison him. Some Russian officials have denied Navalny was poisoned, some have implied that he was poisoned

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Chaos reigns in first Trump-Biden debate

   With just 35 days until the election, President Donald Trump and Democratic challenger Joe Biden barreled into their crucial first debate today, the most pivotal moment so far in a race that has remained stubbornly unchanged in the face of historic tumult. US President Donald Trump and his Democratic rival Joe Biden clashed over the issue of race in

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Belarus Suspends Influential Independent Media Website

Authorities in Belarus on Tuesday suspended independent news provider Tut.by for three months, a move decried by the opposition to beleaguered President Alexander Lukashenko. Tut.by has been covering widespread protests against Lukashenko since his recent disputed election win over rival Svetlana Tikhanovskaya, who denounced the halting of the site as an attack on the “right to truth.” An information ministry

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Belarusian scenario for Russia. What is Putin afraid of

If Lukashenka can lose his legitimacy so quickly, how stable is the position of another post-Soviet dictator, Vladimir Putin? The secret inauguration of the Belarusian dictator Alexander Lukashenko on September 23 became an unexpected masterpiece of political theater. Everything about this event seemed to highlight a lack of legitimacy, from the pitiful nature of the surprise ceremony to the concomitant cordoning off

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UK, Canada slap sanctions on Lukashenko, his son

The measures include a travel ban and asset freeze. The United Kingdom and Canada have imposed sanctions on Alexander Lukashenko with his son and six other Belarusian officials. This is announced in a statement by the British government on September 29. “The UK has sanctioned 8 members of the Belarusian regime, including Alexander Lukashenko, for human rights violations in Belarus after

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