Monthly Archives: January 2021

U.S. sanction threats force Danish firm out of Nord Stream 2 – media

The company withdrew last autumn, the local publication wrote, fearing potential implications.REUTERS The prospect of severe U.S. sanctions led the consulting firm Rambøll to withdraw from Russia’s controversial natural gas project Nord Stream 2. In the last phase of the Nord Stream 2 project, the Rambøll consultancy eventually bowed to the threat of U.S. sanctions, Politiken reports. On the Nord Stream 2

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More than 60 children in Buinaksk were hospitalized with poisoning

Update.  According to updated data , the number of poisoned people in Buinaksk has grown to 71, including 61 children. The UK  opened a criminal case under the article on the provision of services that do not meet security requirements. Several dozen children in Buinaksk were hospitalized with poisoning, according to the city administration’s instagram. “The number of poisoned children in Buinaksk has exceeded 50,”

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Facebook removes dozens of accounts, groups associated with Poroshenko’s party, NGOs

In particular, 27 Facebook accounts, 37 pages, 21 groups and 13 Instagram accounts that originated in Ukraine and focused on domestic audiences were removed.REUTERS Facebook has removed dozens of accounts and groups associated with Petro Poroshenko’s European Solidarity Party, Sprava Gromad NGO, as well as Anti-Corruption Blockpost NGO. “We removed 27 Facebook accounts, 37 pages, 21 groups and 13 Instagram

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Pimp complains that MFA of France wants to ban fake “DNR” representative office in Marseille

The Court of Appeal in France will consider the liquidation of the fake DNR representative office in Marseille. This is reported by separatist media with reference to fringe politician Hubert Fayard. “The French Foreign Ministry continues to harass the “representative center of the DNR” in France. Having failed in 2018, when the judges of the Aix-en-Provence Tribunal refused to dissolve

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Bus en route from Moscow to occupied Donetsk overturns in Russia. There are victims (PHOTO)

A passenger bus en route from Moscow to occupied Donetsk has overturned in the Rostov oblast. This is reported by the regional department of the Russian Ministry of Emergency Situations. The accident occurred in the Krasnosulinsky district on the M-4 Don federal Russian highway in the morning of January 13. According to preliminary data, the driver born in 1973 lost

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Ukrainian icon presented to Russian Foreign Minister in Bosnia and Herzegovina is worth 12.5 million euros

The cost of the 300-year-old gilded icon from Luhansk, which the co-chairman of the Presidency of Bosnia and Herzegovina Milorad Dodik gave to Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov, can be as mach as 12.5 million euros. According to Bosnian TV channel BN TV, the icon was kept in the bank Bank of Srpska, which went bankrupt and was taken over

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US calls on Russia to free all Ukrainian political prisoners

13.01.2021 17:10 The United States has called unjust the Russian court’s conviction of three Ukrainian citizens, Crimean Tatars, in the case of the so-called Bilohirsk group of Hizb ut-Tahrir, and urged Russia to free all Ukrainian political prisoners. “Russia reportedly sentenced three Crimean Tatars to a total 48 years in prison, its latest set of unjust convictions. Russia has no

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Navalny returning to Russia

On January 17, Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny will return to Russia from Germany, where he was treated after being poisoned. “The question of “coming or not coming back ” was never there before me. This is because I never left. I ended up in Germany, after being brought there in the intensive care box, because of one reason –

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Next, Russia will come for the children

11.01.2021Halya Coynash Fatma Ismailova and some of the children with placards in support of Enver Omerov, his son Risa Omerov and Aider Dzhapprov Photo Crimean Solidarity  Over one thousand people have taken part in flash-mobs and other acts of solidarity with three Crimean Tatar political prisoners facing horrifically long prison sentences next week. The whole of Russia’s political and religious

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Putin Aide-Turned-Critic Probed for U.S. Election Conspiracy Blog

A libertarian U.S. think tank is investigating a former aide-turned-critic of Russian President Vladimir Putin for a blog post containing conspiracy theories about the 2020 election and last week’s assault on the U.S. Capitol, Politico reported Tuesday. Cato Institute fellow Andrei Illarionov claimed in a Russian-language LiveJournal entry Friday that rioters who stormed the legislative building were “provoked” by Black

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Sinovac: Brazil results show Chinese vaccine 50.4% effective

A coronavirus vaccine developed by China’s Sinovac has been found to be 50.4% effective in Brazilian clinical trials, according to the latest results released by researchers. It shows the vaccine is significantly less effective than previous data suggested – barely over the 50% needed for regulatory approval. The Chinese vaccine is one of two that the Brazilian government has lined

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Mitch McConnell’s cold fury means Donald Trump could be convicted

The Senate leader has split the party, with only 17 of the 50 Republican senators needing to join Democrats to convict Trump By Nick Allen 13 January 2021 • 5:30am The tipping point came just before 6pm on Tuesday night. Almost simultaneously, Mitch McConnell, the Republican leader in the Senate, and congresswoman Liz Cheney, the third ranking Republican in the

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EDWARD LUCAS: The evidence points to a Covid-19 cover-up… but the truth can’t be hidden for ever

By Edward Lucas for the Daily Mail22:48 12 Jan 2021, updated 01:48 13 Jan 2021 Secrets, lies and thuggery are the hallmark of the Chinese Communist regime. And in the mystery of the devastating Wuhan virus, all three are combined. The strongest evidence of a crime is a cover-up. And the Chinese authorities have provided that. They have fought ferociously to prevent

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