Monthly Archives: February 2021

Students from Moscow and Belgorod said that they were deceived into flash mobs in support of Putin

Students of two Moscow universities – the Timiryazev Academy and the Kutafin Moscow State Law University (MSLA) – were tricked into participating in flash mobs in support of Russian President Vladimir Putin. This was reported by the student edition Doxa. https://t.me/doxajournal/6076 Students of the Timiryazev Academy were told that the flash mob would be dedicated to the Russian flag, students of

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Russia Considers Crimea Sanctions Dodge – RBC

New law would offer anonymity to businesses that invest on the peninsula to minimize risk of being sanctioned. Russian companies that invest in Crimea could be granted anonymity under new government proposals designed to protect investors from falling under Western sanctions and stimulate corporate activity on the peninsula. Russia annexed Crimea in 2014, triggering strict rounds of sanctions from the U.S. and EU which

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MH17 downing: Netherlands not to blame Ukraine for open skies over Donbas

An independent investigation was conducted by the Flight Safety Foundation.Malaysia Airlines’ MH17 Boeing 777 was shot down over Donbas on July 17, 2014 / REUTERS Ukraine was not aware that civil aviation was in danger when Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17 MH17 was shot down over Donbas in July 2014. There is therefore insufficient evidence to hold Ukraine legally responsible for

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Dutch Supreme Court may deliver judgment in Yukos case by late 2021

On Friday, hearings were held on Russia’s cassation appeal against the ruling of the Hague Court of Appeal dated February 18, 2020, which upheld the arbitral awards in the Yukos case issued in 2014, obliging Russia to pay $50 billion MOSCOW, February 5. /TASS/. The Supreme Court of the Netherlands may deliver judgment on Russia’s complaint against the previous court’s

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Medvedev voices support for Opposition Platform – For Life over censorship on Ukrainian TV

In the conversation they pointed out that Ukrainian President Vladimir Zelensky’s steps to block the opposition media have nothing in common with the European values declared by the Ukrainian authoritiesDeputy Chairman of the Russian Security Council Dmitry Medvedev© Ekaterina Shtukina/POOL/TASS MOSCOW, February 6. /TASS/. Chairman of the United Russia party, Deputy Chairman of the Russian Security Council Dmitry Medvedev has

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Germany considers shutting down Nord Stream-2 if Russia stops gas transit through Ukraine

   The German government is considering the possibility of establishing a mechanism which will allow shutting down the Nord Stream-2 gas pipeline if Russia reduces gas transit through Ukraine, reported German newspaper WirtschaftsWoche citing sources. According to the newspaper, Chancellor Angela Merkel and Foreign Minister Heiko Maas are not considering the full withdrawal from the gas pipeline project. At the

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New leader of Germany’s CDU on Nord Stream 2: Ukraine’s geopolitical interests must be guaranteed

   The newly elected leader of the Christian Democratic Union of Germany, Armin Laschet, says the Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline must guarantee the protection of Ukraine’s geopolitical interests. He said this in an interview with Reuters. “We [Germany] must guarantee Ukraine’s geopolitical interests and secure our energy supply through this private-sector project,” he said of Nord Stream 2. He

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Prosecutor for Navalny was taken under state protection

State Prosecutor for the oppositionist Alexei Navalny, Yekaterina Frolova, is under state protection. This was reported by sources of “Interfax” and  “MBH Media” . According to both publications, Frolova was provided with personal protection. What is the reason for this is not specified. Frolova appeared, accompanied by people in civilian clothes, at a meeting on replacing Navalny’s suspended sentence with a real one on February 2,

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NAZIS against Ukraine

Immediately lift absurd Russia sanctions – especially in times of crisis! Dr. Robby Schlund, chairman of the German-Russian parliamentary group in the German Bundestag, calls for the absurd sanctions against the Russian Federation in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic to be lifted immediately and completely. You contradict the declarations of solidarity and the offer of support to fight COVID-19. This would

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Bold stroke

We are squarely in favor of free speech. But we also recognize that, in times of war, sometimes censorship is a matter of national security. That is why we are in favor of President Volodymyr Zelensky’s decision this week to shut down three TV stations devoted to attacking Ukraine and broadcasting sinister, non-stop Kremlin propaganda. We are mindful of the

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Ukrainian defender wounded amid enemy shelling attacks in Donbas

   A serviceman of the Armed Forces of Ukraine has been wounded as a result of the shelling attacks of Ukrainian positions launched by Russia-occupation forces, the Pivnich (North) Operational Command reported. “Today, on February 4, not far from Pivdenne settlement, in the area of responsibility of the Pivnich tactical group, the Russia-occupation forces once again violated the ceasefire regime

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