Monthly Archives: December 2020

Christmas balls with the logo of the Russian army are made in Kyiv region

In Ukraine, someone ordered balloons with the logo of the Russian army / Channel 24 The Klavdiyivka Christmas tree decoration factory in the Kyiv region makes Christmas balls with the logo of the army of the aggressor state of Russia. The management assures that they could not abandon the Russian market. On the “betrayal” said blogger Sergey Savchenko on his page

Read more

Ukraine gov’t ordering construction of three An-178 transport aircraft

This is the first time in 29 years that such an order has been placed.Photo from UNIAN The Defense Ministry of Ukraine and the state-owned Antonov Design Bureau are set to sign a contract for the construction of three new An-178 transport aircraft. That’s according to Vice Prime Minister, Minister for Strategic Industries Oleh Urusky, who spoke with RFE/RL‘s Ukrainian bureau,

Read more

Ukraine may demand that SWIFT be switched off for Russia – chief negotiator on Donbas

The government will assess progress in talks at the end of the year.Photo from UNIAN If Russia takes no steps toward bringing peace to eastern Ukraine’s Donbas, Ukraine may push for disconnecting the aggressor state from SWIFT, a major international payment system. That’s according to the head of the Ukrainian delegation to the Trilateral Contact Group on Donbas settlement, first

Read more

Russians who were forbidden to leave the country because of debts increased by 700 thousand over the year

Over the year, the number of Russians who were restricted from traveling abroad due to debts increased by 700 thousand people. This is reported by RIA Novosti with reference to the Federal Bailiff Service. As of November 1, according to the FSSP, 4.1 million debtors were not allowed to travel abroad, a year earlier there were 3.4 million. In total, in

Read more

Austrian company secretly continued Crimean opera project after public denials

The Austrian architecture company Coop Himmelb(l)au, which designed an opera theater complex in Russian-occupied Crimea, had secretly worked on the project after public denials. This follows from information shared with Euromaidan Press by Anton Korynevych, the Permanent Representative of the President of Ukraine to Crimea, the peninsula which Russia had occupied in 2014. The first hints of Coop Himmelb(l)au cooperating

Read more

Ukraine ready to boost contributions to NATO operations – defense minister

23:45, 05.12.20 – UNIAN The minister hopes for political support of NATO allies that a decision on a NATO Membership Action Plan for Ukraine be made at the next NATO summit. Ukrainian Defense Minister Andriy Taran says Ukraine is ready to increase contributions to NATO operations and send additional personnel to the Alliance structures. “We’re ready to increase national contributions

Read more