Monthly Archives: November 2020

“DNR” leader bans posting picture of everything happening in occupied Donbas on Internet

Leader of the “DNR” Denis Pushilin has forbidden to post on the Internet everything that happens in the occupied Donbas. He signed the relevant “decree” on Wednesday, November 18. According to it, “state” bodies, “local self-government” bodies, legal and private entities “are prohibited from connecting video surveillance systems and individual video cameras to information and telecommunication networks, including the Internet”.

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Ukroboronprom: Defense industry reform under threat

The defense giant accuses the newly-formed ministry of strategic industries of interference and blocking reform of the Concern and the industry in general.REUTERS Ukroboronprom, Ukraine’s state-owned defense concern, has released a public appeal to President Volodymyr Zelensky, Prime Minister Denysh Shmyhal, National Security and Defense Council Secretary Oleksiy Danilov, and Rada Defense Committee Chair Oleksandr Zavitnevych, voicing “concern regarding the

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Some in Moscow view Karabakh settlement as model for Donbas, Transnistria

18:07, 18 November 2020 – 112 UA – Author : Paul Goble – Source : Jamestown To compound this threat, some in the Russian capital apparently believe outside powers in the West, especially in Europe, might accept such arrangements, including the official injection of Russian peacekeepers on the ground. Whenever a major development occurs in one area of the post-Soviet

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English language to become essential in Ukraine Army

18:00, 18.11.20 – UNIAN This will help achieve better interoperability with NATO forces. Learning English is becoming an integral part a new military culture being introduced into the Armed Forces of Ukraine, based on Euro-Atlantic values and principles. In the new system of professional military education, English language testing will become mandatory, the press service of the defense ministry reported. “The

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Oxygen pipe ruptures at Moscow’s hospital for COVID-19 patients, says source -PHOTO AND VIDEO

Eyewitnesses reported about a fire as there was while smoke MOSCOW, November 18. /TASS/. An oxygen pipe burst at Moscow’s Kommunarka hospital for COVID-19 patients, a source with emergency services told TASS on Wednesday. https://t.me/pdmnews/35939 “There was a rupture in the oxygen supply line of the modules, without fire or destruction. According to immediate reports, no one got injured,” the

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Petition for Sytnyk’s dismissal gets over 27,000 signatures, has votes cut down, ends up in archive

Photo from UNIAN The petition calling for the resignation of NABU Director Artem Sytnyk has received the required number of votes – more than 27,000 (25,000 signatures are required for the petition to be considered by President). However, for the reasons unknown, the President’s Office failed to count almost half of the signatures and refused to submit the petition to the President.

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The Kiev-Class: This Russian Aircraft Carrier Was Built To Kill Other Carriers

An ambitious ship that proved not very useful. by Kyle Mizokami Here’s What You Need to Know: The Kiev-class carriers were an ambitious attempt to give Russia a powerful ship capable of taking on American aircraft carriers. At the tail end of the Cold War, the Soviet Union produced a number of unique aircraft carriers. Known as the Kiev class, the

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Draft law aimed at dissolving Constitutional Court should be withdrawn – International Commission of Jurists

The International Commission of Jurists (ICJ) calls for the withdrawal of the bill aimed at dissolving the Constitutional Court (CC) of Ukraine and refrain from actions that undermine the independence of the court, the Constitutional Court informs with reference to the Commission’s appeal. The court provides an unofficial translation of the statement on the Constitutional Court’s Facebook page. “Proposed law

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Bill to Give Putin Lifetime Immunity Passes First Reading

Russia’s lower house of parliament on Tuesday passed in its first reading a bill that would grant former presidents immunity once they leave office. The legislation, published on the lower house State Duma website, is among constitutional amendments that were approved this summer in a nationwide vote and will allow President Vladimir Putin to again run for office when his

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