Monthly Archives: December 2020

Ukraine to receive EUR 640 mln from EIB for implementation of priority projects in infrastructure and transport

 The European Investment Bank (EIB) and the Ukrainian government have signed three loan agreements totaling EUR 640 million to implement priority infrastructure and transport projects. The EIB is one of the key partners of Ukraine, with which the country has been cooperating since 2007, the Ministry of Infrastructure of Ukraine said on its website on Wednesday. “Today, three loan agreements

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Russia has approved a bill that will block Facebook, Twitter and YouTube

The State Duma of Russia approved in the first reading a bill on blocking Internet resources “for censorship of Russian media.” 317 deputies voted for the document, 38 were against. The Communist Party and the Liberal Democratic Party did not support the initiative. The bill states that a decision to block can be made if the platform restricts access to socially

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Ukrainian army gets over 50 armored vehicles

PHOTO09.12.2020 10:41 Lviv Armored Plant, part of Ukraine’s state defense conglomerate Ukroboronprom, has announced the successful implementation of the state defense order for the modernization of more than 50 tanks and armored recovery vehicles, according to a statement posted on Ukroboronprom’s website. “We transferred more than 50 repaired vehicles [to the Ukrainian army] in less than two years. Upgraded tanks

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Russia’s denying Holodomor as genocide same as committing this crime – Ukrainian Foreign Ministry

09.12.2020 18:00 Russia’s denying the Holodomor of 1932-1933 as an act of genocide of the Ukrainian people can be commensurate with committing this crime, the Ukrainian Foreign Ministry has said in a statement on the occasion of the International Day of Commemoration and Dignity of the Victims of the Crime of Genocide and of the Prevention of this Crime. The

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Putin points to declining economic situation in Russia

According to him, people’s incomes have fallen, the labor market is under pressure and essential food prices are growing© Alexei Nikolskly/Russian president’s press service/TASS NOVO-OGARYOVO, December 9. /TASS/. The economic situation in Russia is deteriorating, President Vladimir Putin said at a meeting on economic issues on Wednesday. According to him, people’s incomes have fallen, the labor market is under pressure

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Free to defend our soil which includes Crimea: Russia blasts Ukraine-led UN resolution

On Monday, the UN General Assembly passed a resolution on the “problem of militarization” of Crimea as well as parts of the Black Sea and the Sea of Azov put forward by UkraineKremlin Spokesman Dmitry Peskov© Mikhail Metzel/TASS MOSCOW, December 9. /TASS/. Crimea is Russia’s sovereign territory, and the country has the right to do everything necessary there to guarantee

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Plan “B” for Donbas is canceled: Zelensky sees positive results and will continue negotiations with Putin – Office of the President of Ukraine

Upon the expiration of the term for negotiations with Russia on the Donbas, President Volodymyr Zelensky has decided to continue negotiations with Russian President Vladimir Putin and not proceed to the announced “plan B”, since the negotiations yielded results in a year. Mykhailo Podoliak, the Adviser to the head of the President’s Office – diplomatic adviser to Zelensky, including on

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Denmark ‘Mistaken’ With Russian Spy Charges, Moscow Says

A Russian national’s arrest on suspicion of espionage in Denmark is a mistake, Russia’s Embassy in Copenhagen told Interfax on Wednesday. The unnamed Russian citizen is suspected of providing information about Danish energy technology to Russia’s intelligence service, Reuters quoted Danish public prosecutors earlier in the day. “The Russian Embassy in Denmark considers the arrest of our compatriot and the charges of espionage against

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Russian Lawmakers Approve Lifetime Immunity for Ex-Presidents

Lawmakers in Russia’s lower house of parliament have voted to approve legislation that would give former presidents lifetime immunity from prosecution.  The proposal is a part of a larger set of constitutional reforms announced by President Vladimir Putin which Russians approved in a nationwide vote this summer. Those reforms also include a provision that would reset Putin’s term limits and allow him

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About 400 new traffic light systems to be installed in Kyiv

The relevant decree has already been issued and signed by the Kyiv mayor.Photo from ua.depositphotos.com CEO of the Center for Traffic Organization municipal enterprise Viktor Cherniy has said Kyiv City State Administration plans to install about 400 new traffic light system in the Ukrainian capital city. The relevant decree has already been issued and signed by the Kyiv mayor, he told

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And the Winner is…

The Kremlin Done Counting the Votes in the 2021 Election A month has passed since the US presidential election and the Kremlin media continue to broadcast claims on Zombie Voters(opens in a new tab), manipulations, irregularities(opens in a new tab), violations(opens in a new tab) and the Mafia(opens in a new tab), supporting Biden. The Kremlin has not yet recognised

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