Monthly Archives: December 2020

“DNR” ideologist Purgin believes that people with Jewish surnames have no right to build “Russian Donbass”

Persons with Jewish surnames have no right to build the so-called “Russian Donbass”. This statement was made by Andrey Purgin, a marginal politician who considers himself the “father” of the fake “DNR”. Commenting on the call of the “DNR” leader Denis Pushilin to develop a certain doctrine of the “Russian Donbass”, Purgin was outraged by the active support of this

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Putin Grants Lifetime Immunity to Ex-Presidents and Their Families

President Vladimir Putin on Tuesday signed into law a bill granting lifetime immunity from criminal prosecution to Russian presidents and their family members. The law comes amid swirling questions over Putin’s future after his current term limit expires in 2024 and is part of sweeping constitutional reforms allowing Putin to ignore current limits and run for two more six-year presidential terms. Under the new law,

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Russian Defense Minister proposes building military medical center in annexed Crimea

Russian Defense Minister Sergey Shoygu has proposed building a multidisciplinary medical center in annexed Sevastopol, reported on his Facebook page the head of the Ukrainian project “Black Sea Institute of Strategic Studies” Andrii Klymenko. Addressing the Russian President Vladimir Putin, the Russian Defense Minister said that about 150,000 military and their families live in Sevastopol. “There is currently no decent medical

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Donetsk People’s Republic to detain people with Ukrainian passport during New Year holidays

Curfew abolished in occupied Donetsk during holidays The so-called Interior Ministry of Donetsk People’s Republic stated that after the abolishing of curfew during the New Year holidays, people with Ukrainian passports will be detained as ND reported. “The Interior Ministry of Donetsk People’s Republic confirmed that during the abolishing of curfew on New Year holidays, they will detain people who

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Tax chief: 4 million Ukrainians haven’t paid taxes in decade

There are nearly 30 million economically active Ukrainians aged 15–70, but 4.1 million of them haven’t paid any taxes over the last 10 years. They represent a “lost decade” of taxation and “are invisible on the tax map of Ukraine,” Oleksiy Lyubchenko, head of the State Tax Service, said during a Dec. 18 appearance on the Freedom of Speech political talk

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“What kind of poisoning? The patient has delusions of grandeur, he compares himself to Jesus ” Full transcript of Dmitry Peskov’s answers to questions about the attempt on the life of Alexei Navalny

BBC : Dmitry Sergeevich, how could you comment on the conversation between Alexei Navalny and the alleged participant in the operation to poison him, in which this alleged participant tells how they destroyed the evidence? Dmitry Peskov : Well, you know, the Federal Security Service commented on this conversation yesterday, quite comprehensively and unequivocally. Therefore, here I see no point in adding something. CNN : Does the Kremlin still deny

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Putin Grants Lifetime Immunity to Ex-Presidents and Their Families

President Vladimir Putin on Tuesday signed into law a bill granting lifetime immunity from criminal prosecution to Russian presidents and their family members. The law comes amid swirling questions over Putin’s future after his current term limit expires in 2024 and is part of sweeping constitutional reforms allowing Putin to ignore current limits and run for two more six-year presidential terms.

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Russian-occupation forces in Donbas violate ceasefire 6 times over past day, two Ukrainian servicemen wounded

   Over the past day, Russian-occupation forces in Donbas violated the ceasefire six times, two Ukrainian servicemen were wounded by shrapnel, the press center of the Joint Force Operation (JFO) said. “Over the past day, December 21, six ceasefire violations were recorded in the area of the Joint Force Operation. In the area of responsibility of the Pivnich (North) task

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Navalny Ally Sobol Detained After Poisoning Call

Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny’s associate Lyubov Sobol has been detained outside the home of an alleged chemical weapons expert implicated in his poisoning, media reported late Monday. Anti-Corruption Foundation (FBK) lawyer Sobol said she wanted to speak with alleged Federal Security Service (FSB) agent Konstantin Kudryavtsev, whom Navalny said he had tricked into admitting the poisoning attempt on a

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Russian mercenaries suffer defeat in Central African Republic

Three rebel groups in the Central African Republic (CAR), which formed an anti-government coalition,  seized the administrative centre of Lobaye Prefecture, the city of Mbaïki. According to Corbeau News, the rebels, who are trying to prevent the re-election of the country’s president Faustin-Archange Touadéra for a second term, have overrun the CAR Armed Forces, supported by mercenaries from the Russian

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Ukraine not to suspend flights from Britain over new COVID-19 strain

22:59, 21.12.20 – UNIAN The Minister explained why the authorities had made such a decision. Ukraine will not yet suspend flights from the United Kingdom over reports on cases where a new mutant coronavirus (COVID-19) strain was identified. This was announced by Infrastructure Minister Vladyslav Kryklii on Facebook on December 21. He explained why the authorities had made such a decision. “We

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