Monthly Archives: May 2021

As Meduza found out, businessman Yevgeny Prigozhin sponsored the shooting of the film Tourist, about the Russian military in Africa. It starred real mercenaries from PMC Wagner

On May 19 on the NTV channel – in a non-prestigious night air – the premiere of the film “Tourist” will take place . He is billed as a “dynamic militant” of the Russian military officially located in the Central African Republic (CAR), helping “the legitimate government of the country to resist the insurgent fighters.” As “Meduza” found out, the picture was filmed with the money of

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The State Duma passed a law punishing journalists for citing media outlets, the editor-in-chief of which cannot be prosecuted

The lower house of the Russian parliament adopted in the third and final reading the amendments to the law “On Mass Media” concerning the responsibility of journalists. The amendments stipulate that the editorial board, editor-in-chief or journalist will have to be responsible for the publication of information recognized as false, defaming honor and dignity, infringing on the rights of citizens

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Top Myanmar Military Delegation to Visit Moscow – Embassy

Commander-in-Chief of the Myanmar Air Force Maung Maung Kyaw will lead the group as ties between the two countries strengthen. A military delegation led by Commander-in-Chief of the Myanmar Air Force Maung Maung Kyaw will visit Moscow on Thursday, a representative of the Myanmar Embassy told The Moscow Times.  The representative said that as part of the visit the delegation

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Ex-Mayor of Dobropillia Aksionov takes oath of People’s Deputy (PHOTO)

Former Mayor of Dobropillia Andriy Aksionov has taken the oath of People’s Deputy of Ukraine in the Verkhovna Rada today, – correspondent of OstroV reports. Andriy Aksionov was forced to read out the oath from his place as several people’s deputies blocked the rostrum and shouted: “Shame”. “This is really a controversial question that now already People’s Deputy Aksionov has

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Ukraine considering buying missile defense system similar to Israel’s Iron Dome

19.05.2021 11:31 The Ukrainian Defense Ministry is considering purchasing a missile defense system similar to Israel’s Iron Dome, according to Defense Minister Andrii Taran. He said this during his visit to the Motor Sich enterprise in Zaporizhia on May 18, according to an Ukrinform correspondent. “Recent developments in Israel have shown the need for missile defense in our country. I

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Parliament set up commission to probe politicians’ possible cooperation with Russia

19.05.2021 16:20 The Verkhovna Rada has set up a temporary commission to investigate possible illegal actions by government officials and other persons who contributed to the violation of state sovereignty and territorial integrity and posed a threat to Ukraine’s national interests and security. Some 252 MPs voted for resolution No. 5243, proposed by Servant of the People faction leader David

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EDWARD LUCAS Senior Vice President, Center for European Policy Analysis (CEPA, Warsaw and Washington) Only the United States can quickly strengthen Europe’s frontline countries. But this should not be taken for granted.  Anyone who doubts the US commitment to European security should watch the blurry videos of the first phase of the Swift Response exercise, which recently took place in Estonia. 400

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Polish counterintelligence arrest man for giving military secrets to Russia — intelNews.org

POLAND’S COUNTERINTELLIGENCE AGENCY HAS announced the arrest of a Polish citizen, who reportedly admitted spying for Russian military intelligence. The 43-year-old man has been named only as “Marcin K.”, in compliance with Polish law. Polish counterintelligence arrest man for giving military secrets to Russia — intelNews.org

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