Monthly Archives: December 2020

A pregnant woman was arrested in Moscow, who threw the child of her acquaintances from the 13th floor

The Shcherbinsky District Court of Moscow arrested Daria Shavelkina until February 4, 2021, who is accused of murdering an infant, TASS reports, citing the court’s press service. 30-year-old Shavelkina is accused of throwing the two-month-old daughter of her acquaintances from the 13th floor. As reported in the Investigative Committee, this happened on December 4 in New Moscow. According  to Life Shot, Shavelkina came to visit her friend, at

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Zelensky: Volunteers united all of Ukraine in 2014

The state should look up to volunteers in some respects, he believes.Photo from president,gov.ua Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky says volunteers in 2014 united all of Ukraine, protecting the country from Russian aggression. He made the comment during a visit to the Defense Ministry’s Military Medical Clinical Treatment and Rehabilitation Center in the town of Irpin, as reported by the press service

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Turkish law enforcement continues interrogating detained Russian reporters, says source

Two employees of Russia’s NTV channel, reporter Alexey Petrushko and cameraman Ivan Malyshkin, were detained on the outskirts of Istanbul, the NTV channel informed on its website on Friday ANKARA, December 4. /TASS/. The Turkish law enforcement continues interrogating reporters of Russia’s NTV channel, who were detained earlier, a source in the Turkish Foreign Ministry informed TASS on Friday. “They

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US presence in Syria obstacle to restoration of country’s unity, says Lavrov

According to the Russian minister, it was possible to “break the back” of terrorism mostly thanks to Russia’s decisive assistance to the Syrian government© Mikhail Japaridze/TASS MOSCOW, December 4. /TASS/. Illegal military presence of the United States in Syria gets in the way of restoration of the country’s unity, Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov said via a video link at

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Court quashes ruling on Russian as Odesa’s regional language

Odesa District Administrative Court has found that regional council decisions regarding the regional status of the Russian language, which were made in 2012 under a law repealed in 2018, are now unconstitutional. “In Odesa region [the regional council decision]: the regional language has been cancelled. A decision to that effect was issued by Odesa District Administrative Court,” Svyatoslav Litinskyi said

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Kyiv Will Install 31-Meters Artificial New Year Tree On Sofiiska Square

   Kyiv will install a 31 meters high artificial New Year tree on Sofiiska Square and will not hold concerts on New Year holidays. Speakers from the Kyiv City State Administration announced this at a briefing, Ukrainian News Agency reports. “In connection with the spread of the coronavirus, this year it was decided to abandon the traditional format of celebration

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Ukraine hopes to join NATO by 2030 – Foreign Ministry

   Ukraine could become a NATO member before 2030, Ukrainian First Deputy Foreign Minister Emine Dzhaparova said. “Ukraine is being optimistic. In 2030, we see ourselves as a full-fledged NATO member. Within this context, granting Ukraine a Membership Action Plan would be a new powerful impetus for further progress on the path toward reform and mobilizing efforts with a view

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Near Volokolamsk, the spouses and their 16-year-old daughter were shot and burned. There is a version that they were killed by a neighbor, whose horses the family complained about

The Investigative Committee of Russia detained three men suspected of killing a married couple and their 16-year-old daughter in the Volokolamsk district of the Moscow region. The burnt fragments of the bodies of three killed people were found on December 4 in an abandoned burnt-out house on the outskirts of the gardening non-profit partnership “Malakhit” , according to the website of the Moscow Region

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Ukraine’s Parliament Restores Anti-Corruption Legislation Annulled By Highest Court

December 04, 2020 20:06 GMT – RFE/RL Ukraine’s parliament voted on December 4 to reimpose penalties for officials who provide false information about their incomes, defying an earlier ruling from the nation’s highest court. Ukraine’s Constitutional Court in October annulled key parts of the nation’s anti-corruption legislation, sparking a widespread backlash at home and abroad. The decision threatened Western financial

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