Monthly Archives: April 2021

Khodakovsky makes it clear that “DNR” militants prefer to fight in cities, behind backs of civilians

In the event of a mythical offensive by the AFU, the Russian-occupation forces of the “DNR” will not hold the front line, preferring to pull back to the cities. This was announced on the air of one of the anti-Russian video channels by creator of the terrorist Vostok Battalion Alexander Khodakovsky. He is confident that the tactics of transferring hostilities

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9 PACE member states called on Russia to end the militarization of Crimea, – statement

Ukraine and 8 other member states of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE) called on Russia to end the blocking of the Kerch Strait and the militarization of the Crimea. This is stated in a joint statement, the text of which was announced on April 20, by the chairman of the permanent delegation of the Verkhovna Rada

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US, allies besieging Russia offers lesson for China: Global Times editorial

By Global Times Warning! Article full of Chinese propaganda The US has rallied its European allies to launch a new diplomatic expulsion campaign and a public opinion crackdown against Russia. In addition to the situation in eastern Ukraine, Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny’s hunger strike in prison and reports that he is “dying” has become the latest focus of pressure

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Donbas negotiations fail as Russia amasses 150,000 troops on Ukrainian border

Negotiations in the “Normandy format” on the situation in southeastern Ukraine ended inconclusively, Interfax, Kommersant and RIA Novosti reported, citing a source in the Russian delegation. The three-hour video conference, which was attended by advisers to the presidents of Russia, Ukraine, France and Germany, failed to reach any agreements on the Donbas amid the ongoing transfer of Russian troops to

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Ukraine MP in PACE warned of sanctions after he unfurls national flag with bullet holes (Video)

The delegate has uploaded on social networks a video of the incident.Snap from video President of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE) Hendrik Daems has warned member of the Ukrainian delegation to PACE, MP with European Solidarity Party Oleksii Honcharenko, of disciplinary sanctions as the legislator showed colleagues during his speech a national banner penetrated with bullets

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Blocking Part Of Black Sea For Sea Transportation Aimed At Undermining Ukraine – United States

   Spokesperson for the United States Department of State, Ned Price, considers that blocking a part of the Black Sea for sea transportation is aimed at undermining Ukraine. The spokesperson has written this on Twitter, Ukrainian News Agency reports. He also noted that the United States supports the sovereignty and territorial integrity of Ukraine within its internationally recognized borders. As

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Russia is entering the second decade of economic stagnation. And you will have to pay for it again – with poverty or even the next collapse of the country.

A group of Russian economists and political scientists published the report “Stagnation-2”. Researchers have analyzed the state of the Russian economy, its prospects and proposed methods for renewing growth. The authors of the report were Konstantin Sonin, professor of the University of Chicago and the Higher School of Economics, Natalya Orlova, chief economist at Alfa-Bank, Sergey Guriev, professor of economics at Sciences Po,

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G7 ambassadors, Poroshenko discuss security situation, reform progress in Ukraine

20.04.2021 17:10 The ambassadors of the G7 countries have met with European Solidarity party leader and former Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko to discuss the security situation, the response to the COVID-19 pandemic and reform progress in Ukraine. According to Ukrinform, the diplomats announced this on the Twitter account of the UK Presidency of the G7 Ambassadors’ Support Group in Kyiv. “G7 Ambassadors

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NATO prepares to attack, says Kremlin propaganda amid record Russian troop buildup at Ukraine border

Article by: Bohdan Ben Edited by: Michael Garrood Editor’s Note After a failed “Gleiwitz boy” incident, when propaganda claims that a Ukrainian drone killed a boy in Russian-occupied Eastern Ukraine turned out to be physically impossible, Russia is escalating a propaganda campaign about a purported attack plot by NATO and Ukraine, all while amassing 100,000 troops at the Ukrainian border —

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Merkel defends German/Russian pipeline construction

By DAVID RISING BERLIN (AP) — German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Tuesday defended her country’s ongoing cooperation with Russia on the building of the Nord Stream 2 pipeline amid growing criticism of Moscow’s treatment of opposition politician Alexei Navalny and aggression toward Ukraine. In an online appearance before the Council of Europe, Merkel noted that the Nord Stream 2 pipeline

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Dozens of American fighters arrived in Poland

Pentagon Press Secretary John Kirby said the arrival of US F-15 and F-16 military aircraft in Poland was not Washington’s reaction to the situation around Ukraine The United States European Command (EUCOM) sent several dozen fighters to Poland as part of the exercise. Minister of National Defence of the Republic of Poland Mariusz Blaszczak announced this on Twitter. “Several dozen

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Donald Trump Backs ‘Getting Along’ with Russia as Ukraine Standoff Continues

By James Walker Former President Donald Trump stressed the importance of the U.S. “getting along” with Russia and other world powers as tensions at the Ukraine border continued to mount amid a buildup of Russian troops. Speaking to Fox News on Monday night, Trump claimed “getting along with Russia is a good thing” and said he got along with the

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What will Russia do with forces massed on Ukraine’s borders?

Can Russia accept living peacefully next to a sovereign, independent and undivided Ukraine? Or is open war inevitable? This has long been the paramount question for Eastern Europe, and it has abruptly returned to the fore with the massive buildup of Russian military forces in Crimea and along Ukraine’s eastern border. Ukrainian independence was the issue that definitively broke up

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US condemns Russian plan to block the Black Sea as ‘yet another unprovoked escalation’ amid fears Kremlin will attack Ukraine’s water supply facilities

Moscow intends to close parts of the Black Sea to foreign military and official ships for six months Such a move could affect access to Ukrainian ports in the Sea of Azov, which is connected to the Black Sea through the Kerch Strait, on the eastern tip of the Crimean peninsula annexed by Russia in 2014 The naval blockade comes

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Alexei Bayer: Containing Putin

(COMBO) This combination of file pictures created on March 17, 2021 shows US President Joe Biden (L) speaking at White House in Washington, DC on March 15, 2021, and Russian President Vladimir Putin speakins at a press conference in Moscow on March 5, 2020. – The US announced economic sanctions against Russia on April 15, 2021, and the expulsion of

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Lukashenko accuses his spokesman of plotting “coup”

According to Lukashenko, the “ideological instigators of the assassination attempt” were US intelligence services. The self-proclaimed president of Belarus, Alexander Lukashenko, has accused his spokesman, Alexander Feduta,  and a number of other opposition figures of allegedly plotting to “ seize” power in the country. This was reported by BelTA. According to Lukashenko, the country was preparing a coup planned by a “criminal group” consisting of Oleksandr Feduta , BPF opposition leader Hryhoriy Kostusev, and Belarusian

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Russia Probes YouTube for ‘Abusing’ Dominant Position – Regulator

Russia has launched a probe against YouTube for “abusing” its dominant position in the market by making “biased” decisions about comment moderation, a government regulator said on Monday. The move comes as Russia ramps up pressure on foreign tech platforms, with Moscow stepping up its efforts to control the Russian segment of the internet.  The Federal Anti-Monopoly Service said that

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Alexei Navalny is being transferred from IK-2 to a hospital for convicts in another colony. Those who have been there talk about beatings and torture

Politics Alexei Navalny is being transferred from the colony No. 2 in Pokrov, Vladimir region, to the inpatient department of the regional hospital for convicts , the regional department of the Federal Penitentiary Service reported . This hospital is located on the territory of IK-3 in Vladimir. The FSIN added that Navalny’s health condition is “assessed as satisfactory”, he is examined daily by a general practitioner, and the

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EC president Von der Leyen rejects Crimean Platform summit invitation, breaches diplomatic protocols

European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen has declined Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky’s invitation to take part in the first summit of the Crimean Platform and the 30th anniversary of Ukraine’s Independence Day. The response letter signed by her cabinet chief Bjorn Seibert, which is a violation of diplomatic protocol. Zelensky had written to von der Leyen inviting her to

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Case materials on recognizing Navalny’s organizations as extremist declared state secret

In Russia, the materials of the case on the recognition of the structures of politician Alexei Navalny – the “Anti-Corruption Fund ” , the  “Fund for the Protection of Citizens’ Rights”  and the public movement “Navalny’s Headquarters” – were classified as extremist organizations. This was announced by the director of the FBK Ivan Zhdanov with reference to the materials of the Moscow City Court. In his telegram

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McDonald’s Ukraine Opens First Restaurant In Ivano-Frankivsk

   McDonald’s Ukraine opened its first restaurant in Ivano-Frankivsk on April 17. The company has said this in a statement, Ukrainian News Agency reports. The restaurant is located on 2, Ivana Mykolaichuka Street. “On April 17, the first McDonald’s was opened in the city of Ivano-Frankivsk. The appearance of the establishment in the new city corresponds to the company’s strategy

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“DNR reporter” passes off old coal shed as residential building destroyed by AFU shelling (PHOTO)

Russian propagandist, who called himself “reporter Rudenko”, passed off an old damaged coal shed as a residential building destroyed by the AFU shelling last Sunday. He posted photos, allegedly confirming this fact, on his page in Telegram. However, the pictures clearly show that the destroyed building is not residential. Rotten frames without glass in the windows glass and a coal

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