Monthly Archives: October 2020

Turkey supports Ukraine’s prospects for membership in NATO

The country will continue to assist Ukraine in meeting the criteria for membership to the Alliance.REUTERS The Republic of Turkey supports the prospect of Ukraine’s membership in NATO. That is according to a joint statement made following a meeting of Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky and President of the Republic of Turkey Recep Tayyip Erdogan in Istanbul on October 16. “The

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Medvedchuk on testing European vaccine on Ukrainians: Why should our people participate in some experiments?

According to Viktor Medvedchuk, the promotion of the European vaccine by the current authorities is a primitive PR21:59, 16 October 2020 Viktor MedvedchukOpposition Platform – For Life The Chairman of the Political Council of Opposition Platform – For Life party and MP Viktor Medvedchuk is outraged that Ukrainians are proposed to test the European vaccine against coronavirus. He said this in an

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Tsikhanouskaya intends to visit Ukraine in near future

The former presidential candidate thanked Ukraine for its firm stance on Belarus and its readiness to support EU sanctions15:21, 16 October 2020Belarusian opposition leader Svitlana TsikhanouskayaAP Belarusian opposition leader Svitlana Tsikhanouskaya is planning to visit Kyiv after Ukraine holds local elections that are scheduled for October 25. She told this in an interview with the Belarusian service of Radio Svoboda. “We are

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Limited sanctions are doing more harm than good.

Katia Glod On October 2, the European Union (EU) imposed sanctions on 40 Belarusian officials identified as responsible for “repression and intimidation against peaceful demonstrators, opposition members, and journalists in the wake of the 2020 presidential election in Belarus, as well as for misconduct of the electoral process.” The restrictive measures include a visa ban and an asset freeze. The

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Kyiv promises Moscow a ‘flow of coffins’ if Russia attacks Ukraine

In the event of a full-scale aggression against Ukraine, Russia will receive a “flow of coffins”, stated Deputy Secretary of the National Security and Defense Council Serhiy Kryvonos in an interview with Obozrevatel news outlet. “Mentally, it is not a problem for Russians to start a full-scale aggression against our country. But they understand that the enormous number of losses

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Donbas settlement: Russia snubs at Budapest memo references

The comment comes following the release of questions to be put up for the nationwide poll in Ukraine on October 25.REUTERS The Kremlin says Russia is ready to negotiate with Ukraine on Donbas settlement only within the framework of Minsk agreements, while the format of Budapest memorandum signatories is off the table. That’s according Vladimir Putin’s Press Secretary Dmitry Peskov,

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U.S. to resume flights over Russian-occupied Crimea

The United States will no longer ban civil aviation flights over Russian-occupied Crimea from October 27 this year, according to the decision of the U.S. Federal Aviation Administration (FAA). “The FAA has determined U.S. civil aviation operations may resume safely in the specified areas of the Simferopol FIR [Flight Information Region] (UKFV) when the flight prohibition for that FIR contained

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“Unfeminine Behaviour on Women’s March”

Belarusian Police Spokesperson Suggests Women Focus on Families The Belarusian police force has earned a reputation for brutality, as peaceful demonstrators are attacked with violent force. Police spokesperson, Colonel Volha Chamadanava, attacks the women for “unfeminine behaviour”. Representatives of the weaker sex displayed unfeminine behaviour at the Women’s March on Saturday. Loud shouting, theatrical drumming on police vehicles. The women

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German airport workers refuse to service Lukashenko’s plane

Lufthansa Technik employees refused to service the plane of the self-proclaimed president of Belarus Alexander Lukashenko, reports the Belarusian news outlet Nasha Niva. It is noted that a Boeing 737 with registration number EW-001PA landed at Hamburg airport. After that, the local trade union issued a statement saying that the airliner belonged to “the same Lukashenko that gave the order

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Alexander Query: Ukraine’s Friend & Foe of the Week

Editor’s Note: This feature separates Ukraine’s friends from its enemies. The Order of Yaroslav the Wise has been given since 1995 for distinguished service to the nation. It is named after the Kyivan Rus leader from 1019-1054, when the medieval empire reached its zenith. The Order of Lenin was the highest decoration bestowed by the Soviet Union, whose demise Russian

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