Monthly Archives: June 2021

Russia to ask European organization to influence Ukraine

Moscow, Jun 20 (Prensa Latina) Russia on Sunday informed that it will ask the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE) to influence the Ukrainian Government, which is sabotaging the Minsk agreements and evading dialogue with the Donetsk and Lugansk regions. The message from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, released on Sunday, stated that this will be a request

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Dozens of “servants” of millionaires rent housing for budget funds – CVU

On average, MPs receive UAH 20,000 a month from the budget to rent housing.Which of the people’s deputies from SN receives compensation for rent? / photo UNIAN, Inna Sokolovskaya According to the Committee of Voters of Ukraine, 67 millionaires from the ” Servant of the People ” rent housing for budget funds. CVU reports about it on the website following results of the analysis of

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Biden’s aide warned of new sanctions over Navalny’s poisoning

The United States is preparing new sanctions against Russia in connection with the poisoning of Alexei Navalny, US Assistant to the President for National Security Jake Sullivan told CNN. “We are preparing another package of sanctions that will apply in connection with this situation,” Sullivan said. He noted that Washington will impose sanctions over the use of chemical weapons when it

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Crimean occupation authorities announce “catastrophic damage” after floods in Yalta

Rivers overflowed their banks because of the rains The “head” of the occupied Crimea announced catastrophic flood damage in Yalta. This was reported by the RIA-Novosti agency. According to him, some people completely lost their property, as the rivers overflowed their banks because of the rains. He called the flood in Yalta a “natural disaster” and linked it with the

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Russian Ambassador Returns ‘Optimistic’ to Washington

The Russian ambassador in Washington flew back Sunday to the United States saying he hoped to build “equal and pragmatic” ties after a U.S.-Russia summit in Geneva aimed at reducing tensions. The plane transporting ambassador Anatoly Antonov, who was recalled in March for consultations, took off at 9:20 a.m. (0620 GMT) from Moscow’s Sheremetyevo airport for New York, where he

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Denis Protsenko, the head physician of the Kommunarka hospital, did not want to run for the State Duma. But he agreed after Putin’s call

The chief physician of the 40th hospital in Kommunarka, Denis Protsenko, said on the air of the Russia 24 TV channel that he agreed to enter the federal list of United Russia in the elections to the State Duma after a call from Russian President Vladimir Putin. This morning (June 19) I received a call from the President. It’s no secret

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The dangers of echoing Russian disinformation on Ukraine

UkraineAlert by Andreas Umland Russia’s spring 2021 saber-rattling on the Ukrainian border helped guarantee that Ukraine would be high on the international agenda during June’s G7, NATO, and US-Russia summit meetings. Fears of a major military escalation also served as a reminder that this unresolved European conflict remains at the heart of international affairs. Ever since the onset of Russian aggression against

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Russian Climate Strike Protester Announces Parliamentary Run

Russian youth climate protester Arshak Makichyan will run for a seat in the lower-house State Duma in this September’s high-stakes parliamentary elections, he announced Saturday. Makichyan, 26, rose to prominence over the past two years by staging weekly solo pickets on central Moscow’s Pushkin Square that called for greater action against climate change. Inspired by Swedish climate activist Greta Thunberg’s

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Ukraine’s choice: corruption or growth

UkraineAlert by Willem Buiter Since it regained independence in 1991, Ukraine has exhibited systematic economic under-performance. The main driver behind this thirty-year record of disappointing growth is bad governance and, more specifically, corruption. Comparisons of Ukraine’s economy since 1992 with neighboring Poland and Russia illustrate this problem. In 1992, GDP per capita in Poland was USD 2,459. By 2019, this

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