Monthly Archives: November 2020

Alexey Navalny filed a lawsuit against Dmitry Peskov

Politician Alexei Navalny has filed a lawsuit to protect honor and dignity against the press secretary of the President of the Russian Federation Dmitry Peskov. The claim went to the Presnensky Court, the date of consideration has not yet been set. As the press service of the court told Open Media , Navalny asks to declare Peskov’s statement that “CIA specialists” are working with the

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Putin congratulates Maia Sandu on winning Moldovan presidential election

Sandu won the election with 57.7% of the voteMaia Sandu© AP Photo/Roveliu Buga MOSCOW, November 16./TASS/. Russian President Vladimir Putin has congratulated Maia Sandu on winning the presidential election in Moldova, the Kremlin press service reports. “President of the Russian Federation Putin sent a telegram of congratulations to Sandu over her victory in the presidential election in the Republic of

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Thirty tank cars go off rails in Russian Vladimir Region killing one

According to the Emergencies Ministry, fuel oil spilled from six tank cars© The press service of the Russian Emergencies Ministry’s Main Directorate for the Vladimir Region/TASS VLADIMIR, November 16./TASS/. A man injured when 30 tank cars with fuel oil went off the rails in Russia’s Vladimir Region died as he was being rushed to hospital, the chief physician of the central

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Peacekeepers in Karabakh headed by Russian career officer who went through the Donbas – Pegov

Being a career officer of the Armed Forces of the Russian Federation, commander of the peacekeeping contingent in Nagorno-Karabakh Rustam Muradov took part in the occupation of Donbas. This information was published by Russian propagandist Semyon Pegov. He recalled that Muradov “had openly stated that he was a Russian officer first of all”. “But if you look at the biography

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Rada failing to meet deadline for 2021 Budget adoption – Hetmantsev

Only in early December will Parliament receive the draft from Government before considering it.Photo from UNIAN, Oleksandr Kuzmin The Verkhovna Rada, Ukraine’s Parliament, in considering the draft state budget for 2021, is failing to meet the deadlines established by the Budget Code, says Chairman of the Rada Committee on Finance, Tax and Customs Policy Daniil Hetmantsev. “We will obviously fail

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Kyiv court overturns ruling to arrest Yanukovych in absentia in Maidan case

The appeals court also ordered the court of first instance to reconsider the investigator’s motion to select a preventive measure against Yanukovych in the form of detention.Photo from UNIAN Kyiv’s Court of Appeals has overturned the ruling to arrest former President Viktor Yanukovych in absentia in the Maidan case investigating mass killings of civilians on February 18-20, 2014. The relevant

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Forcing Ukraine to choose between East and West will only bring greater chaos and tragedy

Warning! Contains Russian BS. “I feel fine.” Those were the words of Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyi as he announced he had tested positive for coronavirus last Monday. Three days later, he had been admitted to hospital. Ukraine’s political crises have deteriorated at a similar rate in recent weeks. Zelenskyi, a comedian who became the unexpected landslide winner of last year’s

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Don’t Wait

Edward Lucas The EU should act to support Moldova, despite its impotence in the Caucasus. Three big events tell sharply different stories. In the Caucasus, Russia has cemented its geopolitical grip by brokering a ceasefire to end the six-week war between Armenia and Azerbaijan. In Belarus, the death of 31-year-old Raman Bandarenka after a police beating underlined the regime’s ruthlessness

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Moderna: Covid vaccine shows nearly 95% protection

By James GallagherHealth and science correspondent A new vaccine that protects against Covid-19 is nearly 95% effective, early data from US company Moderna shows. The results come hot on the heels of similar results from Pfizer, and add to growing confidence that vaccines can help end the pandemic. Both companies used a highly innovative and experimental approach to designing their

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British Diplomats Harassed by Belarusian State-Controlled TV

A sensationalist report with shaky footage of a camera crew pursuing two individuals – this is how the Belarusian state-controlled ONT television chose to “inform” their audiences that Belarusian authorities were expelling two British diplomats. “These people were gathering information about the internal affairs of Belarus and the development of the protests. […] They met repeatedly with representatives of the

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