Monthly Archives: October 2020

Champions League: COVID-hit Shakhtar earn famous Real win – media

The Ukrainian champions arrived in Madrid without 13 first-team players after 19 positive COVID-19 tests throughout the club left them needing to call up youth-team players.REUTERS Thirteen-time European Cup winners Real Madrid were handed a humiliating defeat as a shambolic first-half performance was clinically punished by a second-string Shakhtar Donetsk side. The Ukrainian champions arrived in Madrid without 13 first-team

Read more

From home immediately taken to the cemetery In Russia, covid is massively ill not only in million-plus cities, but also in villages. There are no doctors and quality medicine – and it’s harder to survive

In Russia – the second wave of coronavirus: on October 20, for the first time during the pandemic , more than 16 thousand new cases were registered in the country per day. Most of the cases are in Moscow, St. Petersburg and other cities with a population of over one million, but covid in Russia is massively ill even in villages and villages. Meduza talks about how

Read more

Controversial Russian Priest Dies During Coronavirus Rehabilitation

A senior Russian priest notorious for making controversial remarks about women has died at age 69 during his rehabilitation from the coronavirus, a Russian Orthodox Church spokesman announced Wednesday. Earlier this year, Archpriest Dimitry Smirnov was crowned “Sexist of the Year” by Russian feminists for claiming that women have “weaker minds” than men and comparing common-law wives to “unpaid prostitutes.” Shortly

Read more

Ukrainian President: those who surrendered Crimea to Russia must be held accountable

Ukrainian statesmen, who surrendered Crimea to Russia without a fight in 2014, must be held accountable, stated Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky during the annual address to the Parliament, Interfax-Ukraine reports. According to the President, Ukraine is building a strong army, which will not allow the enemy to encroach on territorial integrity or take away part of the territories without a

Read more

Su-34 bomber crashes in Russian Far East, pilots eject to safety

21 OCT, 12:39 The crew members have now been evacuated to the home airfieldSu-34 frontline bomber© Sergei Savostianov/TASS, archive MOSCOW, October 21. /TASS/. A Sukhoi Su-34 frontline bomber crashed in the Khabarovsk Region in the Russian Far East, with pilots ejecting to safety, the press office of the Eastern Military District reported on Wednesday. The bomber crashed during a training

Read more

Ex-Ukrainian leader Poroshenko faces charges of plotting a coup

WARNING: TASS is a Russian government run propaganda outlet. KIEV, October 21. /TASS/. The Ukrainian Prosecutor General’s Office has launched a criminal case into preparation for a coup d’etat in 2013-2014 and in 2020 by former President Pyotr Poroshenko and his accomplices, member of the Verkhovna Rada (Ukrainian parliament) from the Opposition Platform – For Life political party Renat Kuzmin

Read more

Leaked document alleges health ministry to lead medical procurement, risking its independence

The Ministry of Health is planning to roll back critical medical reforms, according to a document published by the Bihus.info investigative journalism project on Oct. 20. The document — a copy of an alleged resolution drafted by the Cabinet of Ministers — would allow the ministry control all medical procurement, instead of the state company Medical Procurements of Ukraine. Meanwhile, if any

Read more

Two in Three Ukrainians Consider Themselves Poor, and Government Is to Be Blamed

    Due to the economic crisis, almost half of Ukrainian citizens have ended up below the absolute poverty line, but acting administration is incapable of changing the trend. This was stated by Opposition Platform – For Life MP Serhiy Lovochkin. “It’s been seven years now since most our citizens survive instead of just living. While the official subsistence rate in

Read more

The Kremlin has said that Russia can provide occupied Crimea with water without Ukraine

    The Kremlin says that Russia is able to provide water supply to the occupied Crimea, so as not to depend on Ukraine in this matter in the future. Dmitry Peskov, quoted by Russia’s Interfax, said this means that active measures are being taken by the Russian authorities to ensure water supply to Crimea, and that the Kremlin excludes negotiations

Read more

Half a million Russians already resettled to occupied Crimea

   After the treacherous aggression against Ukraine in 2014 and the illegal annexation of Crimea, Russian occupiers have turned the peninsula into a military base and continued a targeted policy of changing its demographic structure by displacing Ukrainian residents and replacing them with Russians. “The occupiers have turned Crimea into a military base, and any Russia’s action, in particular, any

Read more

Battle for borshch: Ukraine lays claim to soup dish amid identity war with Russia

UkraineAlert by Mark Raczkiewycz Borshch has recently emerged as the latest battleground in Ukraine’s struggle to assert an independent national identity and shake off centuries of Russian domination. In early October, the Ukrainian Ministry of Culture moved to add the hearty soup to its list of intangible elements of Ukrainian cultural heritage. Ultimately, Ukraine hopes to secure international recognition as

Read more

‘Stumbling Into a New Arms Race’: Imagery Shows Russia Preparing for Nuclear-Powered Missile Test

Russia plans to resume tests of its Burevestnik nuclear-powered missile, a move that risks reigniting an arms race with the United States just as the countries appeared on course to renew nuclear arms deal extension talks, according to a new analysis of satellite images.  Researchers noted high levels of activity at the dismantled test site for the Burevestnik nuclear-powered unlimited-range

Read more

Repeating a Lie Does Not Make it True

Regurgitation as Editorial Policy The concept of ”false flag” is deployed as a popular method in pro-Kremlin disinformation outlets. South Front, managed and edited in Russia and perpetually loyal to its masters in Moscow, is passionate about the concept. On 14 October 2020, the site excitedly parroted a statement of the Russian military: Russian military officials in Syria have warned

Read more