Monthly Archives: June 2021

Denmark ready to deliver 500,000 doses of COVID-19 vaccine to Ukraine

That was announced during a phone talk between Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky and Prime Minister of the Kingdom of Denmark Mette Frederiksen.Denmark ready to deliver 500,000 doses of COVID-19 vaccine to Ukraine / Photo from UNIAN Denmark is ready to deliver 500,000 doses of COVID-19 vaccine to Ukraine. That was announced during a phone talk between Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky

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Ex-Putin’s aide Surkov: “Ukraine may be regained only by force”

Surkov has made an anti-Ukrainian statement.Surkov has made an anti-Ukrainian statement / Photo from WarGonzo Former Russian President Vladimir Putin’s aide Vladislav Surkov has said Ukraine “may be regained only by force.” That’s according to his interview with the WarGonzo Telegram channel. However, he did not specify what kind of force he was talking. “Of course, by force. By force! The force is

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In Donbass, a drunken occupier shot and killed his comrade and committed suicide – OTG Sever

located in the occupied territory, a Russian mercenary in a state of alcoholic intoxication fired at his colleagues, after which he committed suicide, OTG Sever reports . According to their information, a fight broke out first, which later turned into shooting. At that moment, one of the invaders shot at a colleague, as a result of which his friend died on the spot. “After

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“Problematic” enterprises in occupied Donbas to be handed over to Russian businessman

he new owner vowed to settle wage arrears.REUTERS The Kremlin-controlled leaders of the unrecognized statelets “DPR” and “LPR” in eastern Ukraine, Denis Pushilin and Leonid Pasechnik, are handing over to a Russian businessman Yevgeny Yurchanko a number of large metallurgical enterprises in the occupied part of Donbas which they claim are “problematic.” In return, Yurchenko allegedly promised to eliminate wage

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Sergei Sobyanin: the number of cases on mechanical ventilation in Moscow is growing, the peak of the pandemic has shifted to June-July

In Moscow, the spring peak of the pandemic has shifted and is expected in June-July. The mayor of the city Sergei Sobyanin announced this on the Russia 24 TV channel, RIA Novosti reports. The mayor also stressed that people began to get sick more severely – and that the number of Muscovites on ventilators in the city is growing. He did not

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Viktor Sheiman, one of Lukashenka’s closest associates, has resigned. Lukashenka asked him “not to go far”

Alyaksandr Lukashenka has accepted Viktor Sheiman’s resignation from the post of the head of affairs of the President of Belarus. This was reported on the website of the Belarusian president. You have written your resignation report many times. I disagreed with this. But I understand that once the time comes, you have had enough in your life. Honestly, I am grateful to you for

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Ukrainian city of Mariupol to purchase Iron Dome air defense system from Israel

Deputy Mayor of Mariupol Sergey Zakharov said that the city authorities plan to purchase the Iron Dome missile defense system from Israel. According to him, the opening of the airport in Mariupol requires that the distance from the zone of demarcation of the warring parties was more than 160 kilometers, but it is only about 40. Since the Ukrainian Defense Ministry and

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Turkey to take part in Crimean Platform summit

11.06.2021 15:28 Turkey will take part in the Crimean Platform summit in Kyiv. The country is determining the level of representation at the summit. First Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs of Ukraine Emine Dzheppar stated this during the opening of the international investment forum “Southern Development Strategy” in Kherson region, Foreign Ministry spokesperson Oleg Nikolenko said in a comment to

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EU invests EUR 600M to support SMEs in eastern Ukraine

10.06.2021 17:56 About 150 small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) from the frontline territories of Ukraine have taken advantage of the assistance of the European Union under the FinancEast programme, which is being implemented in partnership with the Entrepreneurship Development Fund as part of the EU’s EU4Business initiative. Christian Ben Hell, Head of Agriculture Sector at the EU Delegation to Ukraine,

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Bundestag rejects motion against Nord Stream 2

The project is not necessary for Europe’s energy supply, the authors said, adding it is harmful to the climate.REUTERS The German Parliament, Bundestag, on Thursday rejected a motion submitted by the Bündnis 90 / Die Grünen parliamentary group, calling for the halt of the Nord Stream 2 pipeline construction. The motion, entitled “Course correction in Russia policy – consistently defending

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UAF executive committee approves official football status of slogans ‘Glory to Ukraine!,’ ‘Glory to the Heroes!’

    The Executive Committee of the Ukrainian Association of Football (UAF) has unanimously supported the proposal of President of the UAF Andriy Pavelko with 45 votes and approved the football symbols of Ukraine. “Now, along with the small coat of arms of the UAF in the form of a trident with the inscription ‘Ukraine’ at all official events of the

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Donald Trump: I trust Vladimir Putin more than US intelligence

Former president tells Joe Biden to send Russian leader his regards and urges him stay awake during their meeting next week 11 June 2021 Donald Trump has told Joe Biden to give his “warmest regards” to Vladimir Putin when the two leaders meet next week – and said it “should be obvious” that US intelligence on Russian election meddling ought not to be trusted.

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Man Breaks Into U.S. Embassy in Moscow, Citing ‘Universal Conspiracy’ – Reports

A man has broken into the U.S. Embassy in Moscow and claimed that a “universal conspiracy” motivated him, the RBC news website reported Monday, citing police sources.  It wasn’t immediately clear what “universal conspiracy” the unnamed Russian national was referring to. RBC reported that the man told police he climbed over the Embassy’s fence in search of Christians who could

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Illia Ponomarenko: Ukraine’s Friend & Foe of the Week

Editor’s Note: This feature separates Ukraine’s friends from its enemies. The Order of Yaroslav the Wise has been given since 1995 for distinguished service to the nation. It is named after the Kyivan Rus leader from 1019-1054, when the medieval empire reached its zenith. The Order of Lenin was the highest decoration bestowed by the Soviet Union, whose demise Russian

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Kremlin hit squads

The recent testimonies in the International Court of Justice confirmed what the world has known for a long time: Russia shot down the Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 in Donbas in 2014, killing 298 people on board. In the latest hearing on June 9, the court reviewed multiple fragments of the Buk ground-to-air missile that destroyed the aircraft and killed its passengers and

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IMF still waiting for much more progress by Ukraine before second SBA tranche

  Ukraine and the International Monetary Fund (IMF) are still in close discussions on the Stand-By Arrangement aimed at completing its first review and the issue of the second tranche, IMF Spokesperson Gerry Rice has said. He said at a traditional briefing in Washington some progress has been made, but more is needed to complete the first review. Rice, without

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