Monthly Archives: March 2021

“Ukraine hits back”: Zelensky on recent moves by NSDC

The president hinted at more such steps to be taken in the future.president.gov.ua Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky has referred to the latest decisions handed down by the National Security and Defense Council as a response to all those “who have been hitting Ukraine for many years.” Addressing the nation in a video message posted on the Telegram channel of the President’s Office,

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Kremlin to regard participation of any country in Crimean Platform as encroachment on territorial integrity of Russian Federation

Moscow states that they intend to view the participation of any countries in the Crimean Platform as an encroachment on the territorial integrity of Russia. This is reported by RIA Novosti in its Telegram channel. Earlier, on March 11, Secretary of the National Security and Defense Council of Ukraine Oleksiy Danilov announced the development of “the first fundamental document since

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Russia will track illegal alcohol production and distribution from space

The Russian State Duma Committee on Economic Policy supported the bill of a group of senators, which will allow to monitor using satellites the compliance with Russian alcohol regulations. MPs and senators propose to look for violations in the production, procurement, import, supply, storage and transportation of alcohol using satellite images. “To do this, it is proposed to expand the

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Ukrainian Air Force plans to adopt F-35

Commander of the Ukrainian Air Force Ukraine Serhiy Drozdov said Kyiv intends to acquire American F-15 and F-35 fighter jets for the Ukrainian Army, reports the Ukrainian military portal. According to him, in the first stage of rearmament, the Air Force plans to receive a new multifunctional aircraft of the forth-generation. The fifth-generation aircraft can be adopted after that. “The Gripen and

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NN.ru: GAZ workers were offered bonuses for testifying against participants in a rally in support of Navalny

Workers of the Gorky Automobile Plant in Nizhny Novgorod were offered bonuses for testifying against participants in a rally in support of Alexei Navalny, which took place on January 31. Writes about this local edition NN.ru. As one of the workers told the publication, the craftsmen offered them bonuses from three to eight thousand rubles. According to him, they were offered to

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Countries Slam Russia at UN Over Navalny Case

Dozens of countries took Russia to task at the UN on Friday over its imprisonment of Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny, and slammed numerous “arbitrary arrests” of his supporters. In a historic joint statement delivered to the United Nations Human Rights Council, 45 countries voiced alarm at “the deteriorating situation of human rights and fundamental freedoms” in Russia, “manifested in particular

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Jailed Kremlin Critic Navalny Taken to Unknown Location, Team Says

Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny has been moved to an unknown location from a detention center outside Moscow where he had been quarantined, his Twitter account said Friday. Navalny was similarly transferred from a Moscow jail last month, turning up at a Vladimir region detention center where he was under quarantine a week later. He was sentenced to two and a half years in prison

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President Zelensky must BAN main opposition party, Western Ukrainian politicians insist branding political bloc ‘internal enemy’

Warning! Article contains Muscovy BS. Ukraine’s largest and, according to recent polls, most popular opposition party could be prohibited under proposals put forward by a major city council, just weeks after opposition-owned TV channels were banned from the airwaves. Local deputies from Lvov, near the Polish border, voted through the motion on Thursday. In it, they demand that Ukraine’s President

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China interested in increasing exports of Ukrainian goods – ambassador

   Ambassador of the People’s Republic of China to Ukraine Fan Xianrong says China is interested in increasing exports of Ukrainian goods, especially food. He said this during a meeting with Ukraine’s Deputy Prime Minister for European and Euro-Atlantic Integration Olha Stefanishyna on March 11, the Government portal reported. During the meeting, the interlocutors considered the state of implementation of

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Ukraine “satisfied” as Russia gets nervous about Crimean Platform

Edited by: Michael Garrood The platform has gained real significance after the first countries confirmed their participation and preparation for the summit commenced with a presidential decree. Meanwhile, Russia has intensified its efforts to discredit the platform or prevent international partners from taking part. This proves that the platform can create more problems for the Russian occupational regime, Ukrainian Foreign

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Russian invaders ‘to sue’ Ukraine for not providing occupied Crimea with water

11.03.2021. Halya Coynash Russia undoubtedly wants a scapegoat for its inability, seven years after its invasion,  to provide water to occupied Crimea, but blaming Ukraine does take gall.  Blustering threats and absurd claims about ‘Ukraine’s violations’ are by no means new, but this time the invaders are planning ‘law suits’, with these first passing through Russian courts which can be relied upon

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Ukraine, Albania seek to develop bilateral relations in education and science sector

  Ukraine and Albania have agreed to develop bilateral relations in the field of education and science, the press service of the Ukrainian Ministry of Foreign Affairs reports. During the meeting of Ambassador of Ukraine to Albania Volodymyr Shkurov and Minister of Education, Youth and Sports of Albania Evis Kushi, the parties agreed to update the existing interdepartmental agreement concluded

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Biden must persuade Germany and Austria to stop the “Schroederization” of Europe

UkraineAlert by Anders Åslund and Benjamin L. Schmitt For decades, German foreign policy toward the Soviet Union, and then the Russian Federation, has been based on the Ostpolitik concept of “Wandel durch Handel” or “Change through Trade.” Reinvigorated in the early 2000s by the then German Chancellor Gerhard Schroeder, this concept states that by increasing trade relations with authoritarian regimes like Putin’s

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Slovakia Health Minister Resigns Over Sputnik V Dispute

Slovakia’s health minister has announced his resignation after coming under pressure from the country’s four-party ruling coalition for ordering Russia’s Sputnik V coronavirus vaccine, Reuters reported Thursday.  Slovakia became the second EU country after Hungary to purchase Sputnik V for national use, bypassing EU authorization of the jab. Prime Minister Igor Matovic ignited backlash from two coalition parties when he

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Please Donate To Keep Me Campaigning 4Ukraine — Glasnost Gone

August of this year will see me reach seven long wonderful years campaigning for Ukraine. This year I’m making a renewed campaigning push, so if you’re able to make a donation to keep me blogging, tweeting and posting videos on YouTube, I’d be VERY grateful. It’s only your donations which allow me to keep on […] Please Donate To Keep Me

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