Monthly Archives: June 2021

Ukraine plans to create national exchange for trade in capital, goods in three years with support of EBRD, USAID – PM

Ukraine plans to create a national exchange for trade in capital and commodities in three years with the support of the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD), the American Chamber of Commerce in Ukraine and USAID, Prime Minister Denys Shmyhal has said, following the results of signing a memorandum of understanding with the indicated parties in the field of

Read more

Oleg Bakhmatyuk: Ukraine can do without the IMF. We can raise 150b in investment

Oleg Bakhmatyuk The owner of one of Ukraine’s largest agricultural holding companies, Ukrlandfarming, Oleg Bakhmatyuk, explains how global market trends could help Ukraine survive without IMF loans and raise 150b in investment if it pursues the right policy.  That’s according to his interview with Dmytro Gordon. The businessman discusses this in an interview to Dmitriy Gordon. “Global markets are favourable to

Read more

The Russian Football Union appeals to UEFA because of the uniform of the Ukrainian national team for Euro 2020, which depicts Crimea

he Russian Football Union sent an appeal to UEFA because of the uniform of the Ukrainian national team that will be used at Euro 2020. The RFU communications service explained that in the letter they “drew attention to the use of political motives in the form of the Ukrainian national team,” noting that this violates the UEFA principles prohibiting political

Read more

Arctic Micro-Animal Survives 24,000 Years in Siberian Permafrost

A microscopic animal called a bdelloid rotifer came back to life after being frozen for 24,000 years in Siberia and then successfully made clones of itself, Russian scientists said Monday.  Stas Malavin, who co-authored a paper in the journal Current Biology on the development, told AFP the finding raised intriguing questions about what mechanisms the multicellular animal used to endure

Read more

Demand for Private Jets Surges as Rich Russians Skirt Pandemic Rules to Holiday in Europe

Despite closed borders, the super rich aren’t planning to spend the summer at home. By Pjotr Sauer Luxury travel company director Yelena Stepnovaya knew she had to act fast when the coronavirus pandemic hit Russia, closing borders and bringing commercial air travel to a virtual standstill.  Along with her colleagues at private charter firm Sirius Aero, she decided to skirt restrictions

Read more

Oleksiy Goncharenko: How Russia overpowers Europe in PACE

The Council of Europe was conceived as a dream of Europe from Lisbon to Vladivostok. A dream about a common space dominated by democracy, human rights, and freedoms, mutual respect between countries, and non-violent conflict resolution.  However, this dream was shattered by the cruel realities of 2014, when Russia occupied Crimea and started a war in Ukraine’s Donbas. It became

Read more

Member of the Academy of Sciences Horbulin speaks about emphasis on Ukraine’s defence technologies

05.06.2021 In the recent year, and especially in the past six months of 2021, we have been observing two strongly pronounced trends, immediately related with the national defence capabilities. Volodymyr Horbulin First of all, the national defence industry sector is booming and demonstrates an unprecedented level of the offered high-tech solutions for the art of war, ranging from designs to

Read more

Ukraine monitors ships that cross border with Belarus

PHOTOS, VIDEO08.06.2021 12:32 To ensure compliance with the rules of the regime in controlled border areas, the State Border Guard Service of Ukraine monitors the movement of foreign ships crossing Ukraine’s border with Belarus along the Pripyat and Dnieper rivers. “The ships are accompanied by patrol boats of the Border Guard Service and are controlled by border patrol units, including

Read more

Zelensky inspects reconstruction of Kryvyi Rih airport

PHOTO08.06.2021 15:57 The reconstruction of Kryvyi Rih International Airport’s terminal and runway is planned to be completed by October 2022. This was said during the inspection by President Volodymyr Zelensky of the progress of repair work at the airfield as part of his working trip to Dnipropetrovsk region on Tuesday, Ukrinform reports citing the press service of the head of

Read more

Russia’s State Duma unhappy with Zelensky’s bill on indigenous peoples – media

Such an initiative is reportedly called “a blatant provocation aimed at exacerbating tensions and conflicts both inside Ukraine and abroad.”Russia’s State Duma unhappy with Zelensky’s bill on indigenous peoples / duma.gov.ru Russia’s State Duma has unanimously adopted a draft statement condemning the bill of Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky on the indigenous peoples of Ukraine, since the document does not classify

Read more

Lukashenko designates day of Soviet invasion of Poland, Ukraine as Unity Day in Belarus

It will be marked on September 17.The West doesn’t recognize Lukashenko as Belarus President / REUTERS Alexander Lukashenko has designated September 17, the day of the invasion of Soviet troops of Poland and the western regions of Ukraine in 1939, as National Unity Day in Belarus. This is stipulated in a statement. Lukashenko’s office notes that September 17 “became an act

Read more

Bayraktar TB2 defeated by Armenian “Tors”: Russia covered its backwardness with fakes

To cover up their own defeat, Russian propagandists went on a direct deception and created a fake based on footage of the shooting down of Azerbaijani “baits” An-2 The Kremlin has not yet developed an effective air defense tool that could hit Bayraktar TB2 drones. Therefore, the Russian Federation is trying to “cover up” its technological backlog by producing various kinds

Read more

U.S. Seizes Most Of Bitcoin Ransom From Colonial Pipeline Attack

June 07, 2021 22:38 GMT – By RFE/RL The United States has recovered most of the Bitcoin ransom paid to the suspected Russian-based Darkside cybercriminal group behind the attack on Colonial Pipeline last month that temporarily shut down the largest U.S. fuel network. The Justice Department said on June 7 that the seizure of 63.7 Bitcoins — valued currently at around $2.3 million

Read more