Monthly Archives: February 2021

CNN: Hackers from North Korea stole more than $ 300 million for a nuclear program

Stolen money has become the main source of income for the DPRK. Photo: EPA / UPG In 2020, hackers from North Korea stole hundreds of millions of dollars for a nuclear program. This was reported by CNN with reference to the confidential report of the UN expert commission. The Kim Jong Un regime is accused in the document of “operations against financial institutions and virtual exchange offices” in

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Medvedchuk’s wife Oksana Marchenko was brought to the Peacekeeper base

According to the “Peacemaker”, the TV presenter denies Russian aggression and is the owner of companies in Russia. Oksana MarchenkoPhoto: instagram.com/oksana.marchenko.official The wife of Viktor Medvedchuk, the head of the political council of the OPZZh party, TV presenter Oksana Marchenko, got to the base of the Myrotvorets center. Marchenko found herself in the base of the “Peacemaker” for “financing terrorists and Russian occupiers. Denial of Russian aggression.

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Those arrested in Sakharovo shouted while walking: “Putin is a thief!” Now they are threatened with a criminal case

Employees of the Investigative Committee threatened to prosecute people who, while walking in the  special detention center in Sakharovo, shouted “Putin is a thief!” This is reported by OVD-Info, referring to the words of three acquaintances of different arrested. A video of about 50 people shouting in the courtyard of the detention center appeared on February 7. After the publication of the video, IC officers

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Media: Putin owns 2 dachas in annexed Crimea

Russian President Vladimir Putin occupies two dachas near the village of Oliwa in Russia’s annexed Crimea, reports Krym.Realii The Russian president took 2 dachas, No.6 and No.8, where, during the Soviet era, Communist party officials, and later, the first persons of Ukraine, used to stay. Journalists report that there is a newly rebuilt swimming pool, spa complex, and a helicopter pad in

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Pro-Putin Corporate Culture Behind Viral ‘Flashmob’ Videos

In a recent video that quickly went viral on Russian social media, thousands of employees can be seen cheering, waving Russian flags and lining up to form letters that spell “Putin is our president” when viewed from above. The video, filmed in the parking lot at the Sima Land e-commerce company’s Yekaterinburg headquarters, ends with employees cheerfully screaming the slogan

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Russia Floats Pre-Emptive ‘Intimidation’ Strike to Counter U.S. Strategy

Russian military scientists have proposed a pre-emptive strike using manned and unmanned aircraft to counter the United States’ multidomain war-fighting strategy against adversaries, according to excerpts cited in an Armed Forces academic journal. The Russian Aerospace Force academics describe the Pentagon’s air, land, sea, cyber and space integration strategy to paralyze an enemy — known as multi-domain operations — as an existential

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Saratov communist Nikolai Bondarenko criticized the government and became very popular on YouTube. And when he decided to go to the State Duma, he started having problems

On February 8, a deputy of the regional Duma from the Communist Party of the Russian Federation, Nikolai Bondarenko, was detained in Saratov . He was accused of participating in a protest in support of Alexei Navalny and against corruption on January 31. The court fined the politician 20 thousand rubles. The deputy himself claims that he was at the rally “on numerous appeals of citizens”, and with

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Latvia bans broadcast of 12 Russian channels

Latvia has banned the rebroadcasting of 16 Russian channels, including REN TV Baltic, NTV Mir Baltic, Karusel International, NTV Serial, NTV Style, NTV Right, Kinomix, Our New Cinema, Native Cinema, Cinema Comedy, Cinema, KVN TV, Kitchen TV, Box TV and HD Life. The newspaper Delfi reports, citing the chairman of the National Council of Electronic Media (NEPLP) Ivars Abolins, that the

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Russia Brands Navalny Team ‘Traitors’ for EU Sanctions Push

Russia on Tuesday accused allies of jailed opposition figure Alexei Navalny of treasonous behavior for urging the EU to sanction members of President Vladimir Putin’s circle, including oligarchs and bankers. Navalny’s right-hand man piled fresh pressure on the Kremlin by calling on supporters to stage courtyard protests on Valentine’s Day this Sunday, lighting their phone flashlights for 15 minutes. The

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Rumors: Sergey Lavrov caught African Horse Sickness

  Russia’s foreign secretary Sergey Lavrov is believed to have caught the African Horse sickness. According to unconfirmed reports he is suffering from constant diarrhea, skin irritation and dementia. After repeatedly sniffing on people’s asses, in particular Putin’s, Russian police arrested and quarantined Lavrov. Doctors say that after a successful castration the deloused foreign secretary will go back to work.

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Russia expands economic sanctions against Ukraine

   The Russian government has expanded the list of railway products banned for import from Ukraine. According to Ukrinform, a respective resolution has been published on the official portal of legal information of the Russian Federation. In particular, Russia has banned imports of axles for wheels with a diameter of 710 mm and more; wheelsets, wheels with a diameter of

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Biden Has Not Planned Meeting With Zelenskyy Yet – U.S. Embassy

   The newly elected President of the United States Joe Biden has not yet planned a meeting with President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelenskyy. Chargé d’Affaires of the United States in Ukraine Kristina Kvien announced this to journalists, Ukrainian News Agency reports. “President Biden has just taken office and is strongly focused on overcoming the coronavirus pandemic. Therefore, travel plans have

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Occupation of Crimea, Donbas should cost more for Russian state budget – Vershbow

   The West should continue to influence Russia diplomatically to make it change its course and realize that the occupation of Donbas and Crimea will become increasingly costly to the Russian state budget, according to Alexander Vershbow, former NATO Deputy Secretary General and former U.S. Ambassador to Russia. He said this on Monday, February 8, during a virtual workshop “Can

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I am not going to work against Ukraine, but I’m ready to tell Europeans about corruption

     Former first deputy head of the State Security Service of Ukraine (SBU) Dmytro Neskornomny claims that his lawyers are currently negotiating with European law enforcement agencies, the results of which will depend on his further actions. “I am recording this video to show that I am alive, that I am safe and out of reach of people who would

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European Parliament, European Commission to hear Borrel’s report on his trip to Russia

The incumbent EU High Representative for Foreign Affairs believes that Russia does not want to seize the opportunity to have a more constructive dialogue with the EU EU High Representative for Foreign Affairs Josep Borrell will make a report on his visit to Moscow at a meeting of the European Parliament and in front of the European Commission that will

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Russia Annoyed by EU Inclusion of Navalny Allies in Sanctions Talks

Russia has admonished the European Union for discussing potential sanctions with jailed opposition leader Alexei Navalny’s close associates. On Monday, Navalny’s regional network coordinator Leonid Volkov and his Anti-Corruption Foundation executive director Vladimir Ashurkov joined a video call on the EU’s Russia policy, Volkov said on social media. Diplomats from Britain, the United States, Canada and Ukraine were also reportedly

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Steinmeier angered Ukraine with comment on gas project

Federal President Steinmeier’s comments on the controversial Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline caused anger in Ukraine. Their ambassador in Berlin, Melnyk, spoke in a statement of “questionable historical arguments” that were received in Kiev “with alienation and indignation”. Steinmeier had defended Nord Stream 2 in an interview with the argument that energy relations were almost the last remaining bridge between Russia

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Leader of CDU Germany Laschet supports idea of ​​EU enlargement, giving Ukraine ‘European perspective’ – ​​Ambassador Melnyk

New head of the Christian Democratic Union (CDU) party, Armin Laschet, supports the idea of ​​expanding the EU and giving Ukraine a “European perspective”, Ukraine’s Ambassador to Germany Andriy Melnyk said on Twitter. “We must support Ukraine in its difficult path and at the same time also open up a European perspective,” Melnyk quoted Laschet. According to Melnyk in an

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Manufactured Support Part 2: Using Western voices to spread disinformation

In Donetsk, a small media outlet translates pro-Kremlin disinformation campaigns into French and English for Western audiences Previously, EUvsDisinfo described how pro-Kremlin disinformation outlets present sympathetic Western bloggers as mainstream journalists. In this post, we will have a closer look at one such person who serves as a conduit for disinformation and conspiracy theories. Of course, voicing political opinions favourable

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Manufactured Support Part 1: The Kremlin’s Pocket Journos

Part 1. Outlets Pretending to be Western Pro-Kremlin media outlets recycle the conspiratorial musings of sympathetic Western bloggers, falsely implying they are journalists who represent the mainstream views of the West. Previously, EUvsDisinfo has reported on a common disinformation technique: creating websites(opens in a new tab) and think tanks(opens in a new tab) that present themselves as objective forums for

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The prosecutor’s office will check information about the low salaries of Novosibirsk scientists. Complained about this to Putin

The prosecutor’s office of the Novosibirsk region will check compliance with the legislation on wages after information about the low salaries of scientists in the region. Writes about this “Interfax” with reference to the department. The reason for the check was the speech of Anastasia Proskurina, a senior researcher at the Institute of Cytology and Genetics of the Siberian Branch of the Russian

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