Monthly Archives: May 2021

The Prosecutor’s Office of St. Petersburg demanded to ban videos of kissing girls from Instagram Dolce & Gabbana

The Oktyabrsky District Court of St. Petersburg registered the prosecutor’s statement of claim banning a video with kissing girls posted on the Instagram of the Italian fashion brand Dolce & Gabbana. According to the press service of the St. Petersburg courts, the prosecutor’s office considered that the video contained information “denying family values ​​and promoting non-traditional sexual relations.” The prosecutor’s lawsuit was

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97% of Russian population earns less than minimum wage at McDonald’s

McDonald’s Corp. will raise the wages of workers at its U.S. locations, CNBC reported. Non-administrative staff at about 660 McDonald’s restaurants in the U.S. will receive $11-17 an hour, and supervisors will receive $15-20 per hour. About 36,000 people will get the 10% pay raise. As a result, even the lowest-paid full-time McDonald’s employee will receive $1,760 a month. At

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Medvedchuk and Co: what will happen to the oligarchs in Ukraine, Zelenskyy said

The process of de-oligarchization in Ukraine will continue until all oligarchs become simply representatives of large business. This was stated by President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelenskyy, informs UATV with reference to the press service of the President’s Office. The head of the state named 2 ideas from which the process of Ukraine’s transformation began. “The first – it is necessary

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The Russian government has approved a list of “unfriendly” countries. It includes only the United States and the Czech Republic

The Czech Republic and the United States were included in the  list of countries committing “unfriendly actions” towards Russia. The corresponding order of the government of the Russian Federation was published on the official Internet portal of legal information. At the end of April , Russian President Vladimir Putin instructed the government to create a list of “unfriendly” countries . He limited the diplomatic missions of such countries

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WORKERS IN OCCUPIED DONBASS COMPLAIN ABOUT THEIR MEAGER SALARIES.

Workers of the Donfrost refrigerator production plant in occupied Donetsk, which was called Nord before the Russian occupation and belonged to businessman Valentyn Landyk, complain about the beggarly wages – at the local rate of hryvnia – up to $145. They wrote this in the separatist segment of social networks. According to a local blogger, salaries at Donfrost range from $94

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Russia sees itself as a mediator in the Middle East conflict

Russia sees itself among the mediators in resolving the escalating Israeli-Palestinian conflict. A number of countries, including Russia, are making efforts and using their contacts to encourage the parties to the conflict to act with restraint, said Russian presidential spokesperson Dmitry Peskov, without giving any details. According to him, the sides should recognize that there is no alternative to a

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U.S. Embassy to Temporarily Resume Consular Services as Russia Pauses Hiring Ban

The U.S. Embassy in Moscow will temporarily resume routine U.S. citizen services and processing of immigrant visas in priority and urgent cases after Russia paused a ban on it hiring foreign nationals, the Embassy said Friday.  On Wednesday, the Embassy halted most of its consular services to U.S. nationals and Russians seeking a visa after it said it was forced to cut

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Ankle monitor put on MP Medvedchuk – media

The procedure was attended by the prosecutor of the Office of the Prosecutor General.Viktor Medvedchuk / Photo from UNIAN An ankle monitor has been put on Ukrainian MP Viktor Medvedchuk, who was charged with high treason. That’s according to the RBC Ukraine news agency with reference to the press service of the Office of the Prosecutor General. “Last night the police put

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Time to liquidate Cyprus or other offshore companies?

By CRI Group. Recent legislative changes in Ukraine exempt individuals from personal income (“PI”) tax on income received from liquidation of foreign companies, and may be the catalyst forcing many Ukrainian business people to re-evaluate the future of their Controlled Foreign Companies (“CFCs”). Coupled with the recently introduced Register of beneficial owners in Cyprus, not to mention the increasingly stringent

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Ukraine sees 37% growth in revenue from ferrous exports in Jan-April

It reached US$3.7 billion.REUTERS Ukrainian steelmakers in January-April 2021 saw growth in revenue from exports of ferrous metals by 37% year-over-year (y-o-y), to US$3.7 billion, with their share in the country’s overall exports being 19.5%. Revenue from metalware exports over the period under review increased by 13% y-o-y, to US$332 million, accounting for 1.7% of the country’s total exports, according

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Moscow Sees Major Spike in Virus Cases After Extended Holiday

Moscow has reported 3,818 new coronavirus cases Friday, the highest daily count since January, as Russia returned from an extended non-working period designed to prevent a third wave of the pandemic. Nationwide, Russia confirmed 9,462 new cases and 939 deaths across all but one region Friday. The country has one of the world’s highest Covid-19 caseloads at nearly 5 million

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Dozens of employees who registered on the website in support of Navalny were dismissed from the Moscow metro

Because of the April action in support of Alexei Navalny, the Moscow Metro fired about 40 employees. Vasily Shelyakov, deputy chairman of the independent trade union of the Moscow Metro State Unitary Enterprise, told Open Media about this.  There are many of them, but we do not know about all of them, only about 40 people have contacted me. Calculations come even

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The Colonial Pipeline resumed operations after a hacker attack. According to media reports, the company paid the Hackers $ 5 million

Colonial Pipeline, a US-based pipeline company, has resumed its pipelines after a hacker attack on May 7th. “Colonial Pipeline can now report that it has restarted its entire pipeline system and that product delivery has begun in all markets we serve,” the company tweeted.https://platform.twitter.com/embed/index.html?dnt=false&embedId=twitter-widget-0&frame=false&hideCard=false&hideThread=true&id=1392943295836340231&lang=ru&theme=light&width=550px According to Bloomberg and  The New York Times , the company paid out about 75 bitcoins, or $ 5 million,

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