Monthly Archives: November 2020

In recent years more than 50,000 Russians have immigrated to Ukraine

In the first ten months of this year, 2,857 citizens of the Russian Federation received permission to immigrate to Ukraine, DW reports, citing the State Migration Service of Ukraine. In total, according to the Ukrainian migration authorities, this year 8,932 foreigners have applied for immigration. Of these, Russians make up 32 percent. In general, according to the State Migration Service, from 2014

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Svetlana Tikhanovskaya announced the creation of a people’s tribunal. tHey will collect evidence of the crimes of Lukashenka and his supporters

The leader of the Belarusian opposition Svetlana Tikhanovskaya announced the creation of a people’s tribunal in order to convict President Alexander Lukashenko and supporters of his regime in the future.  “Our country has finally become a crime scene. I declare that Alyaksandr Lukashenka and his accomplices are a terrorist organization that must answer for their crimes, ”Tikhanovskaya explained the need to

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Russia threatens to withdraw from the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons

Russia may withdraw from the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW), said Russian Permanent Representative to the UN Vasily Nebenzya, RIA Novosti reports. Established in the late 1990s under the Chemical Weapons Convention, the OPCW, according to a Russian diplomat, is “losing credibility” and becoming “a place for rubber stamping decisions on undesirable regimes.” Earlier, the OPCW confirmed

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Ukraine signs agreement with NASA to study Moon, Mars, comets, and asteroids

Ukraine has become the ninth signatory to the Artemis Agreements12:57, 13 November 2020 The State Space Agency of Ukraine has signed the NASA Artemis Agreement on the Principles of Cooperation in Civil Exploration and the Use of the Moon, Mars, comets, and asteroids for peaceful purposes. This was reported by the press service of the State Space Agency. Thus, Ukraine has become the ninth

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ANTONOV AN-124 RUNS OFF RUNWAY IN SIBERIA AFTER DUAL FAILURES

A Volga Dnepr Antonov An-124 has careened off a runway in Novosibirsk, Russia, following a simultaneous uncontained engine failure and comms failure. The aircraft, registered RA-82042, was performing positioning flight VI-4066 to Vienna. At 12:08 local time, the Antonov took-off from Novosibirsk’s Runway 25; subsequently losing radio and transponder communication at around 1800 feet. Following standard procedure, AvHerald reports that the crew returned in the circuit

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SBU prevents warship equipment smuggling attempt to Russia

A Russian national conspired with a local business entity managers to smuggle the produce of one of the state-run defense firms.actual.today The Counterintelligence Department of the SBU Security Service in the city of Mykolaiv has prevented an attempt of illegal exports of Ukrainian turbine products for the Russian navy. That’s according to SBU report published on the agency’s website on November 13. SBU operatives

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Donbas invaders mulling “foreign citizen” status for Ukrainian nationals – intel

The move would deprive them of the opportunity to enter into civil agreements requiring notarization.REUTERS Russian occupation forces are mulling to grant the status of “foreign citizens” to Ukrainians residing in the temporarily occupied territories of Donbas who are not holders of Russian passports. Occupation administrations, by order of their Russian supervisors, are accelerating forced passportization of the population in

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Russia’s occupation of Ukraine: a historical and centuries-old process

Article by: Oksana Syroyid Editor’s NoteThis year’s Lviv Security Forum brought together security experts from different countries in order to model the resolution of the Russian-Ukrainian conflict so that the sovereignty of Ukraine on territories temporarily occupied by Russia would be restored and Ukraine would be protected against Russian aggression in the future. In the preface to the report of the modeling exercise,

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Russia Suspects Aeroflot’s Britain Rep of Treason

A Russian court has ordered the arrest on treason charges of a representative of the Aeroflot flagship airline’s office in Britain, state media reported Thursday. Dmitry Fedotkin has been placed in pre-trial detention until Jan. 10, 2021, according to the state-run TASS news agency. A court database shows that Moscow’s Lefortovo District Court registered the treason case against a D.A.

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Illia Ponomarenko: Ukraine’s Friend & Foe of the Week

By Illia Ponomarenko. 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

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Biden ready to work with UK and France to resolve military conflict in eastern Ukraine

   U.S. presidential candidate Joe Biden, who announced his victory in the elections, during telephone conversations with a number of European leaders, expressed readiness to work with them to seek a solution to the military conflict in eastern Ukraine. According to Biden’s headquarters, he touched on this topic during conversations with French President Emmanuel Macron and British Prime Minister Boris

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