Monthly Archives: October 2020

No point talking about second wave of COVID-19 in Russia, Putin says

Some regions haven’t been reached by the first one yet, according to the president NOVO-OGARYOVO, October 28. /TASS/. Russian President Vladimir Putin has stated that it is no use talking about a second wave of the coronavirus infection in Russia since some regions haven’t been reached by the first one yet.READ “We are not talking about some second wave. Yet,

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Rada revokes accreditation of Slidstvo.info investigative journalists

Journalists periodically cover corruption schemes of parliament members.Photo from UNIAN, by Andriy Krymskyi Editor-in-chief of the Slidstvo.info project Anna Babinets says the Verkhovna Rada’s Committee on Freedom of Speech has revoked the accreditation of all journalists with the investigative project. “We’ve received a letter from the press service [of the Verkhovna Rada, Ukraine’s parliament] saying that all journalists with our

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She spoke Ukrainian: in the Donetsk region, a passenger was kicked out of the bus

In the Donetsk region, a conflict occurred in transport, as a result of which a passenger was kicked out. This is reported by the Donetsk region police. The incident took place in Slavyansk. While monitoring Internet resources, the police found a video of a conflict situation in a minibus. The cause of the scandal was a passenger who spoke Ukrainian. “The publication says that several

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Govt lifts limits for salaries in state-owned companies

Since October, the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine has lifted restrictions on the salaries of managers, members of executive bodies and remuneration to members of supervisory boards of state-owned companies, according to a government resolution dated October 26, posted on the government’s website. “To establish that in October 2020 and in the future, the salary of managers, members of executive

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Constitutional Court declares unconstitutional criminal liability for inaccurate asset declarations

The Constitutional Court has declared unconstitutional Article 366-1 of the Criminal Code of Ukraine, which provides for penalties for incorrect information in asset declarations. The Grand Chamber of the Constitutional Court issued such a ruling at a court meeting on Tuesday, October 27, a well-informed source in court told Ukrinform. “The Constitutional Court declared unconstitutional Article 366-1 of the Criminal

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Ukraine’s motion to disqualify judge in Scythian gold case granted

28.10.2020 16:40 The Amsterdam Court of Appeal granted Ukraine’s motion to disqualify a judge in the Scythian gold case due to confirmation of the presiding judge’s link with the lawyers of Crimean museums which could indicate his bias. As an Ukrinform correspondent reports, the court announced the ruling in writing, without public hearings, today. “This is a very important victory

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Opposition Platform – For Life party to do everything in order to preserve memory of people’s feat during Great Patriotic War, – Medvedchuk

The politician believes that the current authorities, like the previous ones, continue trying to rewrite history On the one hand, the authorities prohibit the use of the term Great Patriotic War, on the other – the previous authorities banned the use of St. George ribbons on awards. This was stated by the Chairman of the political council of Opposition Platform

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Russian Regions Face Looming Debt Crisis

As the second wave hits Russia’s regions hard, the costs are mounting for their fragile finances. By Ben Aris for bne IntelliNews Since the start of the coronavirus pandemic, many of Russia’s regions have been rocked by the shock of the extra spending needed to combat the virus — and a new debt crisis is looming. Regional debt has always been

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“I do not paint myself as a virgin”. Khodakovsky tells how “DNR” militants robbed Donbas in 2014

Creator of the terrorist Vostok Battalion Alexander Khodakovsky has admitted that the “DNR” militants had plundered the Donbas in 2014 to “solve military and economic problems”. He wrote this on his Telegram. “2014 was fast-moving in everything, a lot of economic problems emerged along with military tasks a – the military tool had to be somehow maintained. I do not

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India signs key military agreement with the U.S. moving further away from Russia

India, once Russia’s key ally in Asia and Russia’s largest buyer of weapons, is finally refocusing on military cooperation with the United States. On Tuesday India and the United States signed an agreement BECA (Basic Exchange and Cooperation Agreement for Geo-Spatial Cooperation), which provides for the exchange of advanced military technologies and geospatial information. Indian Defense Minister Rajnath Singh said

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Expulsion of Nazi Reich: Day of the Liberation of Ukraine from Nazi Invaders

Ukraine marks a significant date in the country’s history – the Day of Liberation from Nazi invaders On October 28, Ukraine marks a memorable event in its history – the Day of Liberation of Ukraine from fascist invaders. It is a national holiday dedicated to the removal of German Nazi forces and their allies during World War II out of the

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This week’s Russian propaganda: Ukraine to smuggle Russian vaccine via EU as British vaccine turns people into monkeys

Six real sandworms and fake monkey vaccines On Monday the US Justice Department indicted six GRU officers working for Unit 74455. According to the Justice Department, the Unit, dubbed in the media as “Sandworm,” is responsible for at least one billion dollars in damages. The indictment further concedes that the group “deployed destructive malware and took other disruptive actions, for the strategic

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Errare Humanum Est

Mistakes as a Means of Disinformation Lies are more fun than the boring truth and images from the battlefields of video games are more interesting than actual footage from fighting. Once again, a pro-Kremlin outlet is caught presenting pictures from video games as documents from a war zone. Vladimir Solovyov, the host of talk-show Polny Kontakt on Russian state broadcaster

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