Monthly Archives: July 2021

Seventy-five percent of Ukrainians consider Ukraine successor to Kyiv Rus

POLL27.07.2021 16:47 Seventy-five percent of Ukrainians consider Ukraine the successor to Kyiv Rus, and fifty-five percent oppose Russian President Vladimir Putin’s thesis that “Russians and Ukrainians are one people.” This is evidenced by results of a survey conducted by the Sociological Group “Rating”, Ukrinform reports. “Seventy-five percent of respondents consider Ukraine to be the successor to Kyiv Rus, eight percent

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European Parliament releases tough statement on US-Germany agreement on Nord Stream 2

27.07.2021 17:34 A group of influential MEPs from three political groups – the European People’s Party, Renew Europe, and the Socialists and Democrats – made a tough statement on the US-Germany agreement on completion of Nord Stream 2, calling it “non-European” and urging the European institutions not to repeat the mistakes of the past in relations with Russia. “The US-Germany

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Russian MP scared of “bloodthirsty” Ukraine and called to attack it now (video)

A member of the Liberal Democratic Party fears that otherwise “the enemy will then be stopped near Moscow.”The degree of anti-Ukrainian hysteria in Russia is growing / REUTERS Alexander Sherin, a member of the Russian State Duma from the Liberal Democratic Party , called for a Russian invasion of Ukraine as soon as possible.   Sherin made such a statement on LDPR-TV. Video of his

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How Putin Keeps Winning

Kurt Volker Russia’s president exploits three mistakes the United States makes time and again: a default toward de-escalation rather than confronting aggression; a desire to compartmentalize issues rather than link them; and complacency about the U.S. role in the world, rather than a drive to compete proactively. Vladimir Putin’s experience as a KGB officer in Germany has served him well

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Putin’s threats to Ukraine a wake-up call

President Biden needs to offer more than a White House meet and greet to this democratic ally. By The Editorial Board. July 26, 2021 White House meetings with foreign leaders are a carefully choreographed diplomatic dance. And the newly scheduled meeting between President Biden and President Volodymyr Zelensky of Ukraine is surely meant to send the right message at the right time

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“We must prepare for a full-scale war”: a volunteer voiced an alarming forecast for Donbass

According to Mikhailova, the situation at the front will worsen further.A new aggravation is predicted in Donbass / photo UNIAN, Anatoly Stepanov  In the area of ​​the joint force operation in Donbass  , a major escalation is possible in the future until a full-scale war. The volunteer, the paramedic and the deputy of the Kyiv City Council Alina Mikhailova declared it on

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Sold diplomas for $ 1.5 thousand: in Kiev, the rector’s adviser “caught” bribery (photo)

According to the investigation, the officials set up a corrupt mechanism for obtaining money from higher education students.The cost of “services” started from 1.5 thousand dollars / photo of the SBU In one of the private institutions of higher education, the rector’s adviser “guaranteed” bribes to graduate from university without actually studying and taking exams. This was reported by the press service of

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It became known who will represent the United States on the “Crimean Platform”

Earlier, the Ukrainian authorities initiated the creation of an international platform for the de-occupation of Crimea.The US Secretary of Transportation will represent the country on the Crimean Platform / photo REUTERS US Transportation Secretary Peter Buttigage will represent the country at the Crimean Platform Summit , which will take place on August 23, 2021 in Kiev. The fact that the US delegation during

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“People are beggars, hungry”: Kiva predicted protests in Ukraine and blamed the whole US (video)

The scandalous deputy from “Opposition party – For life” arranged hysteria on the Russian TV channel and promised to come to power.The politician promises that soon he will “bring order” in Ukraine / photo – UNIAN Ilya Kiva, known for his scandalous statements and provocative antics , appeared on a Russian political show. This time, the deputy predicted mass protests in Ukraine and

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Kravchuk is connected to the ventilator and is in intensive care – the media

According to media reports, Leonid Kravchuk has been in intensive care for a month after heart surgery.Leonid Kravchuk / photo by UNIAN The first president of Ukraine Leonid Kravchuk has been in intensive care since the end of June. This was reported by Channel 24 , citing its sources. According to them, the ex-president of Ukraine is connected to the ventilator. There are no

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Roskomnadzor has blocked Genius.com – one of the world’s largest sites with lyrics

Roskomnadzor has blocked the site Genius.com in Russia, which specializes in publishing song lyrics. This was reported in the unofficial community of fans of the site in “VKontakte”. According  to the Roskomsvoboda project, on July 26, several dozen pages of the Genuis.com portal were added to the register of banned sites at once, which contain the lyrics of songs previously recognized by the

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Russia builds plane to command Armed Forces in the event of nuclear war

Russia began building a new “Doomsday Aircraft”, which will  be used to evacuate the country’s leadership and manage the army in the event of a nuclear war. https://uawmedia.uawire.org/media/Default/_Profiles/e2c975c6/ea986bf8/IL96.jpg?v=637629084270000000 RIA Novosti reports, citing a source in the Russian defense industry, that the Russian Aerospace Forces will receive two such planes built on the basis of the Il-96-400M. One of these planes is already

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A comprehensive rehabilitation center for people with disabilities has been built in the Lviv region

A new branch of the Center for Comprehensive Rehabilitation for Persons with Disabilities “Halychyna” has opened in Velykyi Lyubin, Lviv Region. The complex was built for 12 years, attracting 95 million hryvnias from the state budget. Transmitted by the  National Industrial Portal  with reference to  Ukrinform . “In the Lviv region alone, there are about 200,000 people with disabilities, of which about 12,000 are children. And

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Three foreign countries became interested in the Neptune anti-ship missile system

Three countries are interested in the domestic RK-360MC anti-ship missile system “Neptune”. This was  stated in  an interview with “News” by the General Designer of CB “LUCH” Oleg Petrovich Korostelov, reports the  National Industrial Portal  with reference to the  Military . Negotiations on the acquisition are underway at various stages. The biggest progress is now with Indonesia, which has signed a Memorandum on the conclusion of a contract for the

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Russia to Pay 1.1Bln Euros Per Year Under EU Carbon Tax – Reports

The European Union’s planned carbon border tax could cost Russian exporters with a large carbon footprint at least 1.1 billion euros annually, the highest levy of any country, the RBC news website reported Monday. The border tariff — proposed as part of the EU’s sweeping plans to tackle climate change and become the first carbon-neutral continent by 2050 — would be levied against countries

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SBU busts powerful pro-Russian bot farm involving 12,000 SIM cards to spin fake news

26.07.2021 12:05 Security operatives in Ivano-Frankivsk region have liquidated what they report was a powerful bot farm supervised from Russia. That’s according to the Security Service of Ukraine’s press office, Ukrinform reports The ring is believed to have been set up by a local resident, an expert in information and telecommunication technology. Since year-start alone, he has applied almost 12,000 SIM

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NACP finds inaccurate data in 99% of officials’ declarations

26.07.2021 16:33 In 2017–2019, the National Agency on Corruption Prevention (NACP) checked more than 2,000 asset declarations filed by officials, of which 99% contained inaccurate data. “In 2017–2019, the National Agency on Corruption Prevention conducted 2,123 full inspections of officials’ declarations and found violations in 99% of cases or in declarations filed by 2,106 officials,” Opendatabot open state data monitoring

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This is not just propaganda. Why Russia filed a lawsuit against Ukraine

Vitaly Portnikov In Russia, there was an attempt to use the European Court of Human Rights not only for propaganda, but also for very specific decisions. The European Court of Human Rights ( ECtHR), to which Russia has lodged its first interstate complaint in its history – of course against Ukraine  – has denied Russia urgent interim action on the lawsuit. When the details

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The US Embassy told whether Biden will come to the first summit of the “Crimean Platform

The summit will take place in Kyiv on August 23.Biden will not arrive in Kyiv in August / photo UNIAN, Alexander Kosarev US President Joseph Biden will not arrive in Kyiv for the first Crimean Platform summit on August 23. This was stated in an interview with Radio Liberty by US Chargé d’Affaires George Kent, US Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for European and Eurasian Affairs.

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A court in Yakutia sent shaman Alexander Gabyshev for compulsory treatment

The Yakut city court sent the shaman Alexander Gabyshev, who was going to carry out the ritual of “expelling Putin,” for compulsory treatment in a specialized type of medical organization with intensive supervision. “These are special conditions – grates wherever possible. Murderers, rapists – those who have committed grave and especially grave crimes are sent to such a regime, ”Aleksey Pryanishnikov,

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Saakashvili voiced two possible scenarios for Russia’s attack on Ukraine

One possible scenario is the capture of Snake Island.Saakashvili warned of the threat of new aggression by Russia / UNIAN The chairman of the executive committee of the National Reform Council, Mikheil Saakashvili, who previously  named a fact from Putin’s biography linking him to Stalin , voiced two possible scenarios for Russia’s attack on Ukraine. He told about it on air of

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Russia to sell remaining grain reserves to cool inflation

The Russian authorities decided to sell  the remaining grain reserves in order to bring down the flour prices and prevent the rise in price of bread ahead of September elections to the State Duma. The United Grain Company announced the that it is resuming trading in grain from the “intervention fund”, which the government has been accumulating since 2001, periodically opening it

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Putin awarded billionaire Yuri Kovalchuk with the Order of Merit for the Fatherland

Russian President Vladimir Putin awarded businessman Yuri Kovalchuk the Order of Merit for the Fatherland, IV degree. Kovalchuk received an award “for his great contribution to the implementation of socially significant projects in the Republic of Crimea.”  In addition, Putin awarded Anna Kuznetsova, an empowered child rights officer, with the Order of Friendship. Investigator Roman Vidyukov, who was in charge

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