Monthly Archives: June 2021

White House freezes Ukraine military aid package: report

18 June, 2021 – By Thomas Barrabi | Fox News The package is valued at as much as $100 million. The White House has placed a temporary hold on a military aid package for Ukraine that included an arsenal of lethal weapons, according to a report Friday. The package is valued at as much as $100 million and could have included an assortment of weaponry, including

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The EU has agreed on economic sanctions against Belarus over the capture of Protasevich – the media

It is unknown at this time whether these sanctions, developed by EU experts, will be finally approved during a meeting of EU leaders on 22 June.EU experts agree on economic sanctions against Belarus / photo by REUTERS The European Union has agreed on economic sanctions against Belarus in response to the Ryanair incident and the arrest of blogger Roman Protasevich . This

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Danilov about the flood in Yalta and Kerch: you know, Crimea has been asking for water for a long time

Occupied Kerch and Yalta have been hit by floods over the past few days.Danilov reacted to the floods in the Crimea / Photo UNIAN, Vyacheslav Ratinsky Commenting on the Security Council’s climate initiatives, Oleksiy Danilov, Secretary of the National Security Council of Ukraine, drew attention to the  flood in the occupied Crimea. This was discussed at a briefing following a meeting of the

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Moscow’s Coronavirus Infections Hit Record High

Moscow reported its highest-ever number of new coronavirus infections Friday, as the city’s health authorities warned “new, aggressive mutations” of the virus were spreading at an alarming pace. Russia’s national coronavirus task force confirmed 9,056 new Covid-19 cases in Moscow over the last 24 hours — a 46% surge on the previous day. Mayor Sergei Sobyanin moved Friday to extend a limited

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Ukraine says now is time for Russia to withdraw after Biden-Putin summit

Ukrainian Foreign Minister Dmytro Kuleba speaks during an interview in Kyiv, Ukraine, June 17, 2021. REUTERS/Gleb Garanich KYIV, June 17 (Reuters) – Ukrainian Foreign Minister Dmytro Kuleba said on Thursday he welcomed U.S. President Joe Biden’s tough messaging when he met President Vladimir Putin this week and said now was the time to make Russia withdraw from Ukraine. In the

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Putin’s friend Prigozhin asks U.S. Treasury department to lift all sanctions imposed on him

Evgeny Prigozhin, a close associate of Russian President Vladimir Putin, appealed to the U.S. Treasury Department’s Office of Foreign Assets Control with a request to lift sanctions imposed on him, announced the press service of Concord Group owned by Prigozhin, TASS reports. “The press service informs that today, June 18, Yevgeny Prigozhin appealed to the Office of Foreign Assets Control

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Russian oligarch Deripaska predicts default of U.S economy

America is heading for default, according to Oleg Deripaska, a billionaire and a key shareholder of the holding companies En+ and the Gaz Group. According to the businessman, the impending default of the world’s largest economy is evidenced by the “fall in popularity of the dollar.” “The dollar is still the world’s top reserve currency, but its popularity has already

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Water supply was cut off in flooded Yalta. The entrance to the city is closed

Update:  One person died during a heavy rainstorm in Yalta, said the head of Crimea, Sergei Aksenov. In Yalta, which was flooded due to torrential rains, the water supply is turned off, TASS reports with reference to the mayor of the city Yanina Pavlenko. In Yalta, schedules for supplying water to the population will be formed, Pavlenko said, urging residents to

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Sobyanin: 89% of Muscovites infected with covid have a “more aggressive” strain of delta coronavirus

Moscow Mayor Sergei Sobyanin said in an interview with Channel One that 89.3% of Muscovites infected with COVID-19 had a strain of the delta coronavirus . The latest data that we received, 89.3% of patients fell ill with a mutated coronavirus, the so-called delta, this is an Indian strain. And he turned out to be more aggressive, which spreads faster. And the most unpleasant thing

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Moscow hospitals banned from providing routine medical care to people without covid vaccination

The Moscow Department of Health said that it temporarily “for the safety of patients” banned the provision of routine medical care , for example, operations, to people who had not been vaccinated against coronavirus before hospitalization. The new rules do not affect patients with oncological and hematological diseases, as well as patients with contraindications for vaccination. (C)MEDUZA 2021

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The Hill to Die On: Russians Intent on Resisting Mandatory Vaccination

Those who had said nothing when the authorities rigged election results, shut down independent media outlets and jailed opposition members are now speaking out about their “impinging freedoms.” Moscow is in the grip of the third major wave of the pandemic. This time, a new and more contagious strain of the virus that originated in India is spreading rapidly among

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Kim Jong-un prepares for ‘dialogue and confrontation’ with the US

North Korean leader Kim Jong-un has said his country needs to prepare for both “dialogue and confrontation” with the US, and “especially to get fully prepared for confrontation”. This marks the first time Mr Kim has directly commented on President Biden’s administration. North Korea had earlier snubbed efforts by the new US government to establish diplomatic communication. Mr Kim was

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A weak Joe Biden is badly out of his depth

Nile Gardiner. 17th June 2021 President Biden’s summit with Vladimir Putin in Geneva was hyped in advance by the Biden team as a demonstration of American leadership on the world stage. In the end, it was a display of weakness rather than strength, offering the Russian dictator a global media opportunity to defend his tyranny and destructive foreign policy. Biden

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