Monthly Archives: February 2021

TV channel in Ukraine faces probe for airing fugitive PM’s propaganda-laden statement

Azarov has blamed Ukraine Army for Russia’s armed aggression. A national broadcasting watchdog has appointed an audit at Nash TV channel over the airing of a propaganda-filled statement by former Prime Minister of the Yanukovych era, Mykola Azarov. The relevant statement was published on the website of Ukraine’s National Television and Radio Broadcasting Council on February 12. The statement says

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In the United States, Anna Sorokina, a native of Russia, who posed as a wealthy heiress Anna Delvi and received a prison sentence, was released Her story is filmed by Netflix

30-year-old Russian native Anna Sorokina (also known as Anna Delvi), who was convicted of embezzling about $ 200,000 in 2019, was released from prison in New York. The Insider writes about this with reference to the data of the New York State Department of Corrections. Information about the release of Sorokina was confirmed by a source from The Insider. It is assumed that after her

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Russia bears responsibility for all those killed in Donbas – U.S. at OSCE

  Russia bears responsibility for those slain and maimed in a conflict they foment and fuel in eastern Ukraine. Chargé d’Affaires of the U.S. Mission to the OSCE Courtney Austrian said this at a meeting of the OSCE Permanent Council in Vienna on Thursday, February 11, an Ukrinform correspondent reports. “We track closely reports of ceasefire violations in eastern Ukraine.

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Ukrinform: Kryklii invites Luxembourg to take part in infrastructure projects

   Ukraine is interested in the implementation of new infrastructure initiatives and projects in cooperation with the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg. Ukrainian Infrastructure Minister Vladyslav Kryklii said this during negotiations with Deputy Prime Minister – Minister for Mobility and Public Works of Luxembourg François Bausch, the press service of the Infrastructure Ministry reports. “We appreciate the support of the Grand

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Putin: Russia is ready to turn off internet ‘in the event of a real threat’

   The Russian authorities do not plan to close foreign social networks and Internet platforms at the moment but will do so if there is a “real threat”, said Russian President Vladimir Putin at a meeting with the heads of the Russian media. The Russian newspaper The Bell reports, citing participants of the meeting, that, the President acknowledged that blocking

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Losses from occupation of Donbas territories amount to UAH 375 bln, restoration costs exceed $21 bln – Reznikov

   Deputy Prime, Minister for the Temporarily Occupied Territories of Ukraine Oleksiy Reznikov said with reference to expert data that the losses from the occupation of territories in Donetsk and Luhansk regions at the moment amounted to UAH 375 billion, excluding the value of the assets located there.     “According to the calculations and expert conclusions of the Centre for

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Four Ways the Kremlin Could Block Western Social Networks in Russia

Russia has been making loud but empty threats for years that it would block such giants as Facebook and Twitter. What if this time is different? Several days ago, Margarita Simonyan, head of the Russia Today international television station and Sputnik information agency, publicly called for banning foreign social networks in Russia.  Not long before that, she had used her

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Update: Invaders Violate Ceasefire Regime In JFO Zone 5 Times February 11, 2 Ukrainian Military Men Killed

   On February 11, militants violated the ceasefire regime in the Joint Forces Operation zone five times, two Ukrainian military men were killed. The press-center of the JFO has said this in a statement, Ukrainian News Agency reports. In particular, the enemy opened fire near the population centers of Zaitseve, Novomykhailivka, Vodiane, Avdiivka, and Luhanske. As Ukrainian News Agency earlier

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Poland: Nord Stream 2 is ‘a selfish project’ of Russia and Germany

  Russia’s Nord Stream 2 project is damaging European energy security, said the Chief of Poland’s Presidential Chancellery, Krzysztof Szczerski, reports Polskie Radio. “This is a very selfish project between the two countries (Russia and Germany) that deals a blow to the entire energy security structure of Europe and the Euro-Atlantic space,” Szczerski said. According to Szczerski, reports that Joe

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Ukraine plans to launch Sich satellite with SpaceX rocket in December

   Ukraine has preliminarily selected the American company SpaceX of Elon Musk to launch the Sich 2-30 (2-1) remote sensing satellite in December this year and is currently in technical negotiations with it, Deputy Prime Minister, Minister for Strategic Industries of Ukraine Oleh Urusky has said. “We really have a window to launch the device in December with the help

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Zelensky, along with France, Germany, U.S., Canada, Great Britain, Sweden ambassadors visit Donbas near contact line

   President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelensky, together with ambassadors of the Western countries – partners of Ukraine, visited the forefront in the Joint Forces operation zone in Donbas on Thursday, February 11. According to the press service of the head of state, the President of Ukraine and diplomats got acquainted with the current situation in the JFO zone, the conditions

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New U.S. administration makes detailed statement on Donbas for first time

Russia has stepped up its efforts to destabilize Ukraine and undermine Ukraine’s sovereignty over the past year. Rodney Hunter, a political coordinator of the U.S. Mission to the United Nations, said this at a meeting of the UN Security Council on Thursday, February 11, an Ukrinform correspondent reports. “Since 2014, Russia’s actions in eastern Ukraine have led to the deaths

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“If you want peace, prepare for war.” Moscow is ready to break with the European Union – Lavrov

Russia is ready to break off relations with the European Union, if there are sanctions on its part that create risks for sensitive areas of the economy. This was stated by the Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation Sergey Lavrov on the air of the YouTube channel Soloviev Live, its transcript was published on the website of the Russian Foreign Ministry.

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Nazis & Nord Stream 2

Germany’s President Frank-Walter Steinmeier has a history of appeasing the Kremlin. In this, he follows in the footsteps of his political mentor, Gerhard Schroeder, who is Vladimir Putin’s overpaid toady and one of the West’s most morally reprehensible sellouts. But Steinmeier outdid himself in idiocy by justifying the building of the Nord Stream 2 pipeline because of guilt over the

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Rising EU-Russia tensions are good news for Ukraine

UkraineAlert by Oleksiy Goncharenko. February 11. 2021 EU foreign policy chief Josep Borrell and Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov pictured in Moscow on February 5. (Russian Ministry of Foreign Affairs/TASS via REUTERS) Relations between the European Union and Russia have been plunged into crisis by EU foreign affairs chief Josep Borrell’s humiliating early February visit to Moscow. The EU’s top diplomat was

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Russia-occupation forces in Donbas violate ceasefire twice, Ukrainian soldier killed – JFO HQ

   During the current day of Thursday, February 11, in the area of the Joint Forces Operation (JFO) in Donbas, two ceasefire violations were recorded, as a result of which a serviceman of the Armed Forces of Ukraine was killed, the press center of the JFO said. “In the area of ​​responsibility of the Pivnich [North] task force, the armed

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China bans BBC for ‘fake news’ on Xinjiang, coronavirus

  Chinese Communist authorities banned BBC World News on Thursday, accusing the British broadcaster of not being “factual and fair,” according to a government statement. The decision was a result of a “slew of falsified reporting” on issues including the Xinjiang region and China’s handling of the coronavirus, state media Global Times said, adding that “fake news” is not tolerated

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