Monthly Archives: January 2021

Angela Merkel attacks Twitter over Trump ban

  Angela Merkel, German chancellor, has sharply criticised Twitter’s decision to ban US president Donald Trump, calling it a “problematic” breach of the “fundamental right to free speech”. Twitter suspended Mr Trump’s account last week in the aftermath of the riots at the Capitol Building, citing “repeated and severe” violations of its civic integrity policies. Facebook has taken similar action.

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Suspended CCU head Tupytsky rests in UAE in villa for $10.6 thousand per day (PHOTO)

Head of the Constitutional Court Oleksandr Tupytsky is resting at the royal villa in Dubai. Censor.NET reports this. It is reported that the daily rent of the royal villa at the Kempinski Palm Jumeirah hotel is more than $10.6 thousand. Earlier, ex-People’s Deputy Serhiy Leshchenko reported that Tupytsky and his wife left Ukraine and flew to the UAE. As previously

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Reservoir supplying water to Simferopol in occupied Crimea dried up (Video)

In summer 2020, restrictions on water supplies were imposed in the city of Simferopol and 39 other settlements due to drought and shallowing of reservoirs.Snap from video Crimea’s Ayanske water reservoir, the main source of freshwater for the city of Simferopol, has dried up. “Occupied Crimea, the Ayanske water reservoir supplying fresh water to Simferopol has dried up. A native

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US blacklists Ukrainians who helped attacks on Biden

The US Treasury placed sanctions Monday on four Ukrainians who aided President Donald Trump’s lawyer Rudy Giuliani in an election campaign effort to smear Democrat Joe Biden. Former Ukrainian government officials Konstantin Kulyk, Oleksandr Onyshchenko, Andriy Telizhenko, and current Ukraine lawmaker Oleksandr Dubinsky were called part of an effort led by “Russian agent” Andrii Derkach to undermine Biden’s presidential run,

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Russian Jailed in Sweden Over Hammer Attack on Anti-Kadyrov Blogger

A Swedish court on Monday convicted a Russian citizen of the attempted murder of a blogger from Chechnya critical of strongman leader Ramzan Kadyrov, alleging high-level backing for the attack. The assault on Tumso Abdurakhmanov took place in his apartment in the Swedish city of Gavle in February 2020, when the accused struck him in the head with a hammer

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Ukrainian serviceman killed in Donbas

11.01.2021 17:05 A Ukrainian serviceman was killed in the shelling in Donbas. “Today, 11 January 2021, at about 15:30, a serviceman of the Armed Forces of Ukraine was killed in the enemy shelling near the village of Pisky (11km north-west of Donetsk),” the Ukrainian delegation to the Trilateral Contact Group posted on Telegram. It is noted that the Ukrainian side

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Moscow to Track Residents’ Income, Grades, Pets in Digital Database – Kommersant

Moscow plans to expand its residents’ digital profiles to include data on their incomes, school grades and pets, the Kommersant business daily reported Monday, citing public documents. Moscow City Hall currently collects the gender, age and income level of residents signed up to its mos.ru municipal services website and as part of its monitoring systems. In November, it took steps to increase the scope of collected

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Lenin, Saving America

“A Colour Revolution for Regime Reinforcement” Patriots, attempting to save the United States from a hybrid war, waged by the Deep State against America – pro-Kremlin outlets mobilise their favourite conspiracy theories when commenting on the January attack on Capitol Hill. Even Lenin is invoked to describe why Trump “failed” to stop power transfer. State-owned Russian news agency RIA Novosti

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How Parler CEO John Matze married ‘Russian he met during her US road trip’ before founding ‘free-speech’ platform that is now bankrolled by conservative donor Rebekah Mercer and used by MAGA fans

By LAUREN FRUEN FOR DAILYMAIL.COM PUBLISHED: 22:59 GMT, 10 January 2021 | UPDATED: 02:33 GMT, 11 January 2021 John Matze founded Parler in 2018 as a ‘free-speech driven’ alternative to mainstream platforms.  The self described libertarian soon began courting right-leaning users as prominent supporters of Donald Trump moved there. And Parler had been the leading candidate for the president to continuing voicing his opinion,

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In Vaccine Geopolitics, a Great Game Played With Ukrainians’ Health

Blocked from obtaining vaccines from the United States, its putative ally, and taunted in Russian propaganda, Ukraine turned to China. By Maria Varenikova Jan. 9, 2021 Lyudmyla Boiko’s family has already had a harrowing, and lethal, encounter with the coronavirus. Several family members fell ill, and her daughter-in-law’s mother died. Now, Ms. Boiko, a 61-year-old employee of a botanical garden in

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