Monthly Archives: April 2021

Dear Mister President…

  Dear President Volodymyr Zelensky, the situation for Ukraine has become critical. I would like to urge you, despite all political differences, to put the Ukrainian Armed Forces on highest alert, to move all combat-ready troops to Ukraine’s eastern and southern borders, to have maximum tracking of enemy activities and have all air defense systems and radars at maximum capacity.

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Ukrainian consul in St. Petersburg instructed to leave Russia

  Ukraine’s Charge d’Affaires a.i. in Russia Vasyl Pokotylo was summoned to the Russian Foreign Ministry on Saturday in light of the unlawful activities of a consul of the Ukrainian Consulate General in St. Petersburg. “The Russian side pointed out to the inadmissibility of such activities, which are incompatible with the status of a consular employee and harmful to the

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Biden’s aide threatened Russia with consequences if Navalny dies in prison

The US presidential administration is considering several measures to hold Russia accountable if the politician Alexei Navalny dies in the colony. This was announced on the air of CNN by Joe Biden’s national security adviser Jake Sullivan. “We told the Russian side that it is responsible for what happens to Navalny in custody. They will be held accountable by the international community,

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Russia deploys 50 fighter jets to annexed Crimea

   Russia has moved more than 50 fighter jets from Stavropol to the annexed Crimea, TASS reports with reference to the press service of the Southern Military District of the Russian Federation. The crews of the Su-25SM3 aviation unit of the 4th Air Force and Air Defense Army of the Southern Military District, stationed in Stavropol, are relocated to the

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Russia calls expulsion of 18 diplomats from Czech Republic “tricks”

Russian Foreign Ministry spokeswoman promised a response from Moscow Russian Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Maria Zakharova called the decision of the Czech authorities to expel 18 diplomats from the country a “trick” and promised a response from Moscow, RBC reports. “Prague is well aware what follows such ‘tricks’,” she said. Czech First Deputy Prime Minister and Interior Minister Jan Hamacek, who

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Zelenskyy Links Mobilization Of Russian Troops With Electing Biden As New U.S. President

   President Volodymyr Zelenskyy believes that Russia’s mobilization of troops is connected in some way with the election of Joe Biden as the new President of the United States. He stated this in an interview with the French newspaper Le Figaro, Ukrainian News Agency reports. Zelenskyy was asked if he believed that Russia’s mobilization of troops was a definite test

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Czech ammo blast likely staged by Russia to disrupt arms supply to Ukraine – media

The explosion caused large-scale destruction and the death of two local residents.The incident took place in October 2014 / Screenshot An explosion at an ammunition depot in the Vrbětice complex in the Czech Republic in 2014 was most likely staged by Russian agents to disrupt arms shipments, in particular, to armed forces of Ukraine. This was reported by the Ukrainian-based European

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Alexei Navalny could suffer cardiac infarction ‘any minute’: doctors

   Jailed Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny risks cardiac arrest at “any minute” as his health has rapidly deteriorated, doctors warned Saturday, urging immediate access to Russia’s most famous prisoner. On March 31, President Vladimir Putin’s most prominent opponent went on hunger strike to demand proper medical treatment for back pain and numbness in his legs and hands. On Saturday, U.S.

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UK warships to sail for Black Sea in May as Ukraine-Russia tensions rise- Sunday Times

British warships will sail for the Black Sea in May amid rising tensions between Ukraine and Russia, the Sunday Times newspaper reported, citing senior naval sources. The deployment is aimed at showing solidarity with Ukraine and Britain’s NATO allies, the newspaper reported. One Type 45 destroyer armed with anti-aircraft missiles and an anti-submarine Type 23 frigate will leave the Royal

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Russia Ukraine conflict: Fact-checking Russian TV’s Ukraine claims

By Reality Check and BBC Monitoring Russia has played down accusations of a military build-up near Ukraine’s border – a view amplified by a state television channel, which has broadcast misleading footage about US tanks and planes. We’ve fact-checked claims from one of the country’s most well-known pro-government news shows – Vesti Nedeli (“News of the week”). The weekly news

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Salisbury poisoning suspects ‘linked to Czech blast’

By Gordon CoreraSecurity correspondent Two Russian men suspected of carrying out the 2018 Salisbury poisonings are being linked to an explosion at an arms depot in the Czech Republic. Evidence links the 2014 explosion, and an attempted poisoning in Bulgaria, to a unit of Russian military intelligence – the GRU – the BBC has learnt. European intelligence agencies believe the

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International community must draw “clear red line” with Russia, – Macron

08:36, 18 April 2021 – 112UA Macron “fully” shares Biden’s desire to open dialogue with Russia. The international community must draw “clear red lines” with Russia. This was announced by French President Emannuel Macron, CBCnews reports.  According to him, the international community should draw a “clear red line” with Russia, including implementing sanctions after any “unacceptable behavior” by Russian President Vladimir Putin. In his

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Czech Republic expels 18 Russian embassy staff

22:25, 17 April 2021 – 112UA The Czech Republic has accused Russian intelligence of being involved in a 2014 explosion at a military ammunition warehouse. The Czech Republic is to expel 18 Russian diplomats over links to an ammunition depot explosion in 2014, Prime Minister Andrej Babis said according to DW. Czech intelligence agencies provided clear evidence about the involvement of the

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