Monthly Archives: October 2020

How Communist propaganda made eastern Ukraine hate the national liberation movement

UPA fighters in the forests of Volyn. Photo: open source  2020/10/20 – 16:26 • HISTORY, UKRAINE Ukraine has been changing and undergoing a transition to democracy since 1991. However, political stability is necessary for the continued existence of a democratic state, but Ukraine cannot claim to have reached this level. Despite so many different protests, and namely the Revolution of Dignity, when

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Film About Gorbachev and Reagan in Pre-Production

From the team that made “The Death of Stalin” HOLLYWOOD—The historic 1986 Reykjavik summit between Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev and U.S. President Ronald Reagan will be the backdrop for a new satirical film. The working title of the movie is “Tear Down This Wall,” Reagan’s famous entreaty to Gorbachev. Based on the book “An Impossible Dream: Reagan, Gorbachev and a

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Foreign Minister Kuleba: Confidence in PACE undermined by return of Russian delegation

Permanent Representative of Ukraine Tarasyuk says Russia owes almost EUR 9 million due to be paid to the budget of the Council of Europe. Ukraine’s Foreign Minister Dmytro Kuleba says that it was the unconditional return of the Russian delegation to the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE) session hall that undermined confidence in the organization. He made the

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Putin warns of China’s, Germany’s strive for superpower status

According to the Russian leader, such a change in the political arena is caused by the USA’s diminishing influence President of the Russian Federation Vladimir Putin stated that China and Germany were heading for superpower status, Reuters reports. The president suggested that the role of the United States had faded, along with other countries such as Britain and France. Beijing

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Yatsenyuk at Kyiv Security Forum: ‘Putin’s eyes are full of blood’

The Normandy Four countries and the United States should make Russia fulfill the Minsk agreements in the Ukrainian interpretation or they should set a condition that Russia signs a new international legal agreement with security guarantees for Ukraine and the guarantees of the return of Donbas and Crimea, according to Arseniy Yatsenyuk, the head of the Kyiv Security Forum (KSF)

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Russia Continued Developing Novichok After Program’s Official Closure, Investigation Says

Russian military scientists continued working on the Novichok nerve agent’s development long after Moscow said it destroyed its chemical weapons stockpiles, an international investigation said Friday.  The investigation comes amid mounting questions in the West over Russia’s alleged use of chemical weapons on foreign and domestic soil, accusations that Moscow denies. The European Union and Britain have slapped sanctions on

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Settling scores between states may lead to chaos, says Medvedev

He pointed out that “certain countries look for scapegoats for their internal problems in foreign countries, and not just look for, but also seek to use corresponding rhetoric to achieve their political goals MOSCOW, October 23. /TASS/. It is important to avoid settling scores between particular countries, because this may lead to chaos in states and macroregions, says Dmitry Medvedev,

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Russian Space Agency cut off from French technologies

The French company, which supplied the Russian Space Agency Roscosmos with parts for satellites, unexpectedly refused to continue the supplies of the components, announced the Managing Director of Science and Technology, Chairman of the Scientific and Technical Council of Rostec State Corporation Yuri Koptev. “We started producing spacecraft that used the component base of our respected foreign colleagues. Just two

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Russia’s Economic Recovery Cooled Before Second Wave Struck

The impact is forecast to be weaker than the spring outbreak, but authorities have less options to support the economy this time. By Jake Cordell Russia’s economic recovery was losing steam even before a second wave of the coronavirus took hold across the country, a fresh batch of official data has shown. Rosstat, the official statistics agency, recorded a broad slowdown across the

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Putin claims he personally allowed to transport Navalny to Germany

Speaking at the Valdai forum, Russian President Vladimir Putin said he personally allowed to transport Alexei Navalny to Germany. In addition, Putin stressed that if the Russian authorities wanted to poison the politician, it is unlikely that such permission would have been given, TASS reports. “Regarding the man you’re talking about… in any case, if the authorities wanted to poison someone,

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Ukrainian-US company to launch imagers into low Earth orbit in 2022

23.10.2020 11:17 Ukrainian-US EOS Data Analytics satellite imagery provider and South-African Dragonfly Aerospace company will launch two multispectral imagers into low Earth orbit in 2022. As noted, the payloads will be “particularly useful for the commercial agricultural industry.” “Multispectral images are critical for tracking environmental changes. They allow the monitoring of selected areas and the accurate detection of zones experiencing

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EBRD approves contractor to build waste processing plant in Lviv

23.10.2020 11:45 The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) has approved a consortium of companies, Waste Treatment Technologies Netherlands B.V. (the Netherlands) and Axis Industries, UAB (Lithuania), as the general contractor for the construction of a waste processing plant in Lviv. On October 22, the Lviv-based municipal company Zelene Misto (Green City) received an official letter with the results

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