Monthly Archives: March 2021

Khomchak: Russia’s aggression in Donbas is major threat to security of all NATO members

   Commander-in-Chief of the Armed Forces of Ukraine, Colonel-General Ruslan Khomchak, stated that Russia’s armed aggression in Donbas is a major threat not only to Ukraine and its national security but to the security and stability of all NATO members. “Russia’s armed aggression in Donbas is a major threat not only to Ukraine and its national security but to the

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Zelensky praises U.S. sanctions against Ukrainian oligarch Kolomoisky

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky welcomed the U.S. sanctions against billionaire Igor Kolomoisky. “We support this decision and are working to return funds to Ukraine, to bring justice back to Ukraine,” said Zelensky in a video message posted on the Facebook page of the president’s administration. “The names here make no difference. These are Medvedchuk, Kolomoisky, Poroshenko, Akhmetov, Pinchuk, Firtash or whoever. One

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Main Directorate of the Ministry of Internal Affairs in Moscow: the forum “Municipal Russia” was held in violation of sanitary and epidemiological standards

About 200 people were detained at the Municipal Russia forum in Izmailovo. This is stated in a press release from the Main Directorate of the Ministry of Internal Affairs in Moscow. The department said that the event was held “in violation of the established sanitary and epidemiological requirements,” and most of those present did not have masks.  In addition, the Moscow

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SBU initiates pretrial investigation on fact of high treason during signing, ratification of Kharkiv Pact

  The Main Investigation Department of the State Security Service of Ukraine (SBU) has initiated a pretrial investigation against officials of public authorities on the fact of committing high treason in 2008-2010. The SBU press center told Interfax-Ukraine that the law enforcers are investigating, in particular, the circumstances of the preparation and signing of the “Agreement between Ukraine and the

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St. Olga Dropped From WEF’s Influential Women List Over Ukraine Criticism

The World Economic Forum has dropped St. Olga of Kiev from its list of influential women after Ukraine’s ex-president criticized the organization for calling her the founder of Russia. Before being taken down, St. Olga’s profile on the WEF web page dedicated to International Women’s Month described her as “the progenitor to modern-day Russia” and “the first Russian monarch to

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Russian-occupied Crimea and Donbas close to North Korea in Freedom House rating

05.03.2021 Halya Coynash Photo Crimean Solidarity  After seven years of open or effective Russian occupation, Crimea and Eastern Donbas rank close to the worst of the worst in Freedom House’s report Freedom in the World 2021.  Occupied Crimea is with Somalia and Saudi Arabia at 7/10, while occupied ‘Eastern Donbas’ is only one notch above North Korea at 4/10.  Even that ‘achievement’ is strictly relative,

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