Monthly Archives: June 2021

The Hungarian Foreign Minister voiced his wishes to the PACE regarding Ukraine’s language policy

Siyarto asks Ukraine to “return what the Hungarian minority already had.”Siyarto mentioned Ukraine during a speech at the PACE / photo by REUTERS Representatives of the Hungarian minority should have the right to use their language in all areas, including public administration, said Hungarian Foreign Minister  Peter Siyyarto . He stated this during the debate in the PACE, European Truth reports. It is noted

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Director of state television in Chechnya says he is ready to kill critics of Kadyrov

Chingiz Akhmadov, director of the Grozny State Television and Radio Broadcasting Company, has publicly made threats against critics of the head of Chechnya, Ramzan Kadyrov.  In the  video that Akhmadov posted on his instagram, he says that he is with Ramzan Kadyrov and that Kadyrov’s enemy is his personal enemy or the enemy of the Chechen people.  “And if someone needs to

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The Prosecutor General’s Office recognized Bard College as an “undesirable” organization – an American university that is associated with St. Petersburg State University and Alexei Kudrin

The Prosecutor General’s Office of Russia recognized the activities of the American educational organization Bard College as undesirable. This was reported on the website of the department. It has been established that its activities pose a threat to the foundations of the constitutional order and security of the Russian Federation. The Prosecutor General’s Office will ask the Russian Ministry of Justice

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‘What We Did Before Just Isn’t Working’: Delta Variant Threatens to Overwhelm Russia

Russia has only vaccinated 13% of its population against Covid-19. With herd immunity a far-off prospect, it now faces the daunting challenge of fending off a highly infectious variant. Two weeks after 82-year-old Kirill Kruchkov died of Covid-19  in the Tula region, 200 kilometers south of Moscow, his family received a phone call from Rospotrebnadzor, Russia’s state consumer protection watchdog. “They told

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U.S. Sixth Fleet announces Sea Breeze 2021 participation

By U.S. Naval Forces Europe-Africa/U.S. Sixth Fleet Public Affairs NAPLES, Italy   –   U.S. Sixth Fleet formally announces participation in the upcoming annually held Exercise Sea Breeze 2021 (SB21) cohosted with the Ukrainian Navy, June 21, 2021. The exercise is taking place from June 28 to July 10 in the Black Sea region and will focus on multiple warfare areas including

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Repeat Coronavirus Vaccination Needed After 6 Months, Russian Health Minister Says

Russians who were vaccinated against the coronavirus over six months ago should revaccinate themselves for extra protection as the country grapples with the third wave of the pandemic, Health Minister Mikhail Murashko said Monday. Moscow, the epicenter of the pandemic in Russia, reported its highest-ever number of Covid-19 cases in a single day this weekend as the fast-spreading Delta variant first detected in India

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Potash, Petro Products: EU Hits Belarus Economic Pillars

By approving sanctions on potash fertilisers and petroleum and petrochemical products, European Union foreign ministers are targeting two mainstays of the Belarus economy. The sanctions – to be formally adopted by the 27-nation bloc in the coming days – target major sources of revenue for the regime of Alexander Lukashenko. Potash Belarus is the world’s second-largest exporter of potash fertilizers

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Russia demands consideration in Crimea of ​​water supply of Crimea and sanctions against Medvedchuk

The head of the Russian delegation to the PACE, Petro Tolstoy, said that Ukraine allegedly violated a number of international conventions.PACE summer session kicks off / photo by Council of Europe / Ellen Wuibaux The Russian delegation demands consideration in PACE of a  question of water supply to the occupied Crimea and sanctions against the People’s Deputy from “OPZZh” Victor Medvedchuk. Oleksiy

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In Germany, a Russian scientist was arrested on suspicion of espionage

He is accused of “working for the Russian secret service from October 2020 to the present.”A Russian spy was caught in Germany / photo ua. depositphotos.com A Russian scientist suspected of passing confidential information  from a German college to Moscow in exchange for money has been arrested in Germany  .  This was reported by Radio Liberty with reference to the German prosecutor’s office. According to the investigation, the

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U.S. Embassy: Russia’s aggression resulted in displacement of over a million Ukrainians

    The U.S. Embassy condemned Russia’s aggression against Ukraine, which has led to the internal displacement of more than 1 million Ukrainians. Embassy’s Spokesperson Daniel Langenkamp made a corresponding statement in a video address on the occasion of World Refugee Day, published on Twitter on June 20. As the diplomat noted, almost 3.5 million people in Ukraine need humanitarian aid

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Ukrainian Navy conducts tactical maneuvers in Black Sea with combat exercises

   In predetermined areas of the Black Sea, the Naval Forces of the Armed Forces of Ukraine conducted tactical maneuvers of an amphibious ready group, which involved a division of surface ships, marines, naval aviation and air force aviation. According to the press service of the Ukrainian Navy, the training was carried out in several stages. After bringing the naval

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White House denies info that United States suspends allocation of military aid to Ukraine

   White House Press Secretary Jen Psaki denied media statements about the alleged suspension of U.S. military aid to Ukraine. “The idea that we have held back security assistance to Ukraine is nonsense. Just last week – in the run-up to the U.S.-Russia Summit – we provided a $150 million package of security assistance, including lethal assistance. We have now

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PACE summer session starts in Strasbourg

On June 21-24, Strasbourg will host the summer session of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE) On June 21-24, Strasbourg will host the summer session of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE). Due to quarantine restrictions, delegates will work in hybrid format, allowing members to participate remotely or attend in person in Strasbourg, Ukrinform writes. The Assembly will

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St. Petersburg Coronavirus Patients Filmed Lying in Hospital Hallway

A video said to have been filmed inside a St. Petersburg coronavirus hospital Sunday shows patients lining the hallway in beds and on mattresses on the floor. The footage from City Hospital No. 15 that was shared on social media paints a dire picture of the pandemic’s third wave as authorities reintroduce anti-coronavirus restrictions and seek to revitalize a stalled

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The future of the Minsk agreements: how the document is read in the US and the Kremlin

Vitaly Portnikov The interview that US Deputy Secretary of State Victoria Nuland gave to Radio Liberty became a new serious reason to talk about the Minsk agreements and the attitude of the States towards this document. At the same time, Victoria Nuland is often quoted as saying that “if we really feel that there are grounds to see the implementation of

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Court headed by graft suspect suspends ruling on Naftogaz CEO

Ukraine’s most controversial court on June 18 blocked an order to fire the new CEO of state hydrocarbon monopoly Naftogaz, Yuriy Vitrenko. In April, the Cabinet of Ministers fired former Naftogaz CEO Andriy Kobolev and replaced him with Vitrenko. Naftogaz and Ukraine’s western partners criticized the dismissal, saying it violated Ukraine’s corporate governance norms. On June 15, the National Agency

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