Monthly Archives: October 2020

Poroshenko recovered from coronavirus

Poroshenko thanked all Ukrainian doctors and called them “real defenders of Ukraine.”Poroshenko recovered from coronavirus / Snap from video Former Ukrainian President and leader of the European Solidarity Party Petro Poroshenko has recovered from the coronavirus. Poroshenko thanked the doctors who “put him on his feet in a week and a half,” in particular, head of the Infectious Diseases Department

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In Novosibirsk, a policeman was suspected of killing a transgender woman. He pleaded guilty and showed where he hid the body

Police in the Novosibirsk region have detained a 20-year-old patrol officer of the Zheleznodorozhny district of Novosibirsk, suspected of killing a 24-year-old transgender woman, Victoria Basakovskaya. According to the investigation , on the morning of October 5, the policeman strangled Basakovskaya in his house in the village of Burmistrovo in the Iskitimsky district, after which he hid the body. The body with traces of

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Top managers of the Sberbank subsidiary were accused of gang rape at a corporate party. They threatened to file honor and dignity claims

The woman, whose name has not been named, accused three top managers of Sberbank Life Insurance of gang rape. This was announced by the REN TV channel. According to the woman, the rape took place in December 2019 in one of the offices during a corporate party. It was allegedly attended by the general director of the company Alexei Leonenko, financial director

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Deputy Minister of Finance Oleksandr Kava – how infrastructure will be financed in 2021

“If there is no normal quality of roads, it is difficult to talk about attracting foreign investment to the country” Big construction – big expenses. The President has already said that next year the authorities plan to even expand the “Big Construction” program. MINTRANS asked Deputy Finance Minister Oleksandr Kavu how the state plans to finance infrastructure projects.  According to the draft State

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Norway Says Russia Behind Cyber Attack on Parliament

Norway’s government on Tuesday said that it believes Russia was behind an August cyber attack targeting the email system of the country’s parliament. The attack was detected in August, when Norway announced hackers had attacked the parliament’s email system, gaining access to some lawmakers’ messages. “Based on the information the government has, it is our view that Russia is responsible

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Ukraine to consider sanctions against Lukashenko after they are finalized by EU

Ukraine will join the first round of EU sanctions against the Belarusian authorities, but the decision on personal sanctions against Alexander Lukashenko has not been taken yet, said Ukrainian Foreign Minister Dmytro Kuleba at a press conference. “Our position on the crisis in Belarus is consistent and clear. We have supported the relevant EU statements. With regard to the sanctions

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Tikhanovskaya addresses Lukashenko with ultimatum

The opposition has also called on government officials to publicly cease further support for the regime.REUTERS Svetlana Tikhanovskaya, the formally defeated rival of long-time Belarusian President Alexander Lukashenko in the latest elections, has declared a “people’s ultimatum” to the regime. Addressing Lukashenko via her official Telegram channel, Tikhanovskaya put forward demands for his resignation and an end to violent crackdowns

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MI6 chief warns Zelensky of leaks from inner circle – media

During the meeting, three topics were allegedly discussedget-visa.ua During an official visit to the UK, Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky held an unannounced meeting with the head of British intelligence, Richard Moore. Citing sources, ZN.ua claims it was Moore who was instructed by the British government to convey to Zelensky the messages that Prime Minister Boris Johnson did not want to voice personally

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Cyprus Cancels Golden Passport Scheme Favored by Wealthy Russians

The government will ditch the controversial citizenship-for-investment program after yet another scandal. Cyprus will cancel its controversial golden passport scheme, a government spokesperson said Tuesday in a surprise announcement. The citizenship-for-investment program had attracted thousands of wealthy investors who received Cyrpiot passports in exchange for multi-million euro investments into the economy of the Mediterraneam island, which is an EU member. 

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Open letters

Edward Lucas We need politics, not more open letters. Another day, another open letter. This was a good one – highlighting the danger that the Chinese Communist Party poses to academic freedom in Western universities – and I was glad to sign it. But I doubt my signature, or hundreds like it, will deter the bullies in Beijing. I feel

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Russia Shuns U.S. Lunar Program, as Space Cooperation Under Threat

Russia is unlikely to participate in the Moon-orbiting station planned by the United States, a Russian official said Monday, marking the probable end of the type of close cooperation seen for two decades on the International Space Station (ISS). The proposed new station, called the Gateway, “is too U.S.-centric, so to speak,” Dmitry Rogozin, the head of the Russian space agency

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MH17, what happened since March?

On March 9th the hearings of the MH17 process started. What happened since then on the disinformation front? There are some regular patterns, and the activities of Alexander Malkevich. The Dutch newspaper NRC reported recently that a day before the start of the MH17 process, a conference was organized in Amsterdam: “MH17, a Quest for Justice”. Amongst the speakers was

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EU to sanction Lukashenko, citing worsening Belarus violence – media

Belarus announced retaliatory sanctions against the EU earlier this month.EU foreign ministers agreed to sanction Belarusian President Alexander Lukashenko / REUTERS European Union foreign ministers agreed on Monday to sanction Belarusian President Alexander Lukashenko and other senior officials over an August 9 election the West says was rigged, citing worsening police violence against protesters. Lukashenko, who has been in power for 26

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WHO warns against COVID-19 lockdowns due to economic damage

12 Oct. 2020 – New York Post – Fox News Dr. David Nabarro suggests lockdowns should be a last resort only. The World Health Organization has warned leaders against relying on COVID-19 lockdowns to tackle outbreaks — after previously saying countries should be careful how quickly they reopen. WHO envoy Dr. David Nabarro said such restrictive measures should only be treated as a last

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