Monthly Archives: May 2021

Putting Putin in his place

IRISH MEDICAL TIMES By Terence Cosgrave May 21 2021 The Skibbereen Eagle was famous for its supposed line that it would be ‘keeping an eye on Mother Russia’. It is a story told among journalists warning of the excesses of journalistic pride and self-importance. And though the story may have more than one origin, the Eagle has historically gained the credit. (For a fuller

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Ecuador police find cocaine hidden in banana shipment earmarked for Russia – TV

The weight of the shipment is not specified, it is estimated to be worth several million US dollars, Ecuavisa TV noted RIO DE JANEIRO, May 21. /TASS/. The Ecuadorian police have discovered 805 cocaine bricks in a banana shipment meant to be delivered to Russia and Belgium, Ecuavisa TV reported on Thursday. Sources in the administration of the country’s largest

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Supreme Court Finds ATO Ex-First Deputy Head Nazarov Not Guilty And Overturns Sentence To 7 Years In Prison

   The Supreme Court found the former chief of staff – first deputy head of the Anti-Terrorist Operation (ATO), Major General Viktor Nazarov, innocent of official negligence, which led to the crash of the Il-76 plane over the airfield in Luhansk in June 2014, and overturned the decision of the Pavlohradskyi court of Dnipropetrovsk region, which sentenced him to seven

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Mishustin named Sputnik V one of the most demanded vaccines in the world

The head of the Cabinet urged Russians to get vaccinatedPrime Minister of the Russian Federation Mikhail Mishustin© Dmitry Astakhov / POOL / TASS MOSCOW, May 22. / TASS /. Russian Prime Minister Mikhail Mishustin said that the domestic coronavirus vaccine Sputnik V has been registered in almost 70 countries around the world. Speaking on Saturday via video conference call at the Novoye Znanie

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In Crimea, two pilots ejected from a Su-30SM aircraft standing on the ground

In the Crimea, at the Saki military airfield, two pilots ejected from a Su-30SM fighter on the ground. This is reported by TASS. The press service of the Southern Military District confirmed that there was an “abnormal triggering of the bailout system.” They stressed that both pilots were alive and that no one was hurt as a result of the incident.  At

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The Russians will be given a copy of the Constitution upon the first receipt of a passport

Russians who receive a passport for the first time will be given a copy of the Constitution. The corresponding decree is published on the government website. This decision will affect both 14-year-old citizens of the Russian Federation who receive their first passport, and foreigners who have adopted Russian citizenship. As emphasized in the press service of the government, this “will increase the level

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Yevhen Mahda: Road to hell

By Yevhen Mahda Ukraine meets the second anniversary of Volodymyr Zelensky’s presidency in a crisis. There is no reason to believe that the latest staffing changes in the government will significantly turn the situation around. Unfortunately, instead of a military threat from Russia, we risk getting the prospect of the Kremlin establishing economic control over our country. The fall in Ukraine’s

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Observations concerning The Budapest Memorandum and US aid to Israel and Ukraine

Observations concerning The Budapest Memorandum and US aid to Israel and Ukraine By Lemuel Chyme; Palookaville Free Press The USA in 2020 spent $35 billion in overseas aid. Its GDP was $22.67 trillion. The UK spent $20 billion, despite having an economy of only $3.12 trillion. The top five UK recipients were Pakistan ($500m), Ethiopia, Afghanistan, Yemen and Nigeria. Israel

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From the FB page of Margaret Thatcher: ‘The Grocer’s Daughter’

The single biggest intellectual error during my political lifetime has been to confuse freedom with equality. Equality – being an unnatural condition which can only be enforced by the state – is usually the enemy of liberty. This was a point I made in France on the bicentennial celebration of the French Revolution, which deliberately and dangerously confused the two.

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Sen. Portman slams Biden for waiving Russia pipeline sanctions: ‘helps Russia,’ hurts US allies

21 May, 2021 – Houston Keene | Fox News Sen. Portman says Biden’s decision ‘helps Russia while hurting Ukraine and our European Union allies’. Sen. Rob Portman, R-Ohio, slammed President Biden’s decision to remove the sanctions on the Russian company building the Nord Stream 2 pipeline, calling it a major boon for the Kremlin and a major bane for Ukraine. Portman, the co-chair of the Senate Ukraine

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