Monthly Archives: July 2021

Artem State Joint-Stock Company has received a contract worth more than $ 200 million for the production of R-27 missiles

Artem State Joint-Stock Company received the largest contract for the supply of R-27 aircraft missiles to a foreign customer in the last 10-15 years. It costs more than $ 200 million. This was  announced in an interview with  ArmyInform by the President – Chairman of the Board of the State Joint-Stock Holding Company (SACC) “Artem” Vladimir Zimin, reports the  National Industrial Portal . “This year, the company

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Is Ukraine Putin’s Taiwan?

BY HARLAN ULLMAN, OPINION CONTRIBUTOR — 07/31/21 THE VIEWS EXPRESSED BY CONTRIBUTORS ARE THEIR OWN AND NOT THE VIEW OF THE HILL Make no mistake: As China regards “reunifying Taiwan” inevitable, Russian President Vladimir Putin has a similar view of returning at least part of Ukraine to Russia. How do we know? Putin has told us loudly and clearly. And given his history, late this summer or early

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Why Ukraine can’t join NATO

by Matthew Mai Two developments this month have underscored the perilous nature of Ukraine’s geopolitical position and why joining NATO would be a poor remedy. First, the Biden administration struck a deal with Germany over the controversial Nord Stream 2 natural gas pipeline. It’s an energy project often described by Eastern Europeans as a threat to their security. Instead of imposing sanctions on the

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The Turkish manufacturer will install Ukrainian engines on all new models of Bayraktar drones

Turkish company Baykar Makina uses Ukrainian engines in the production of unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs). Now they are used on the new generation of Akıncı drones, in the future they plan to install them on all the company’s products.  Baykar Makina CEO Halyuk Bayraktar told Dom TV channel about this. According to him, among the countries neighboring Ukraine, Baykar Makina was the first

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In the Sea of ​​Okhotsk, a Su-35 crashed with a failed engine. The pilot was able to eject

A Su-35 fighter crashed in the Far East. This was reported by Interfax with reference to the press service of the Eastern Military District. The plane was performing a training flight. The pilot ejected four minutes after the flight, he was already found, as a result of the incident he was not injured. After the ejection of the pilot, the Su-35 fell

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Gas prices soaring in Europe as Russia’s Gazprom refuses to increase transit through Ukraine

Gas prices in Europe, after a month of respite, are soaring again. On Thursday, the cost of gas futures on the London ICE exchange exceeded $ 500 per thousand cubic meters amid growing demand, a shortage of LNG supplies and Gazprom’s refusal to increase transit through Ukraine. Contracts for August, pegged to the price of gas at the EU’s largest

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Russia will build a new orbiting space station

Russia will create a new orbiting space station that will replace the ISS. The corresponding decision was made by the scientific and technical council of Roscosmos. In order to prevent the termination of the continuous development of the near-earth space infrastructure, it is proposed to create a national manned space complex in low earth orbit – the Russian orbital service station.

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The United States will dismiss more than 180 employees of diplomatic missions in Russia

The United States will be forced to dismiss 182 employees of its diplomatic missions in Russia due to Moscow’s ban on hiring citizens of the Russian Federation and third countries to work in American consulates. This was stated by Secretary of State Anthony Blinken.  As Blinken explained, the layoffs will affect branches in Moscow, Yekaterinburg and Vladivostok.  The Secretary of State

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Russian border guards detained three Cubans who tried to cross the river on the border with Estonia on inflatable mattresses

On the border with Estonia, Russian border guards detained three Cuban citizens who were trying to swim across the Narva River on inflatable mattresses. This was reported by RIA Novosti with reference to the border department of the FSB in St. Petersburg and the Leningrad region.  In the message of the department it is noted that Cubans born in 1968, 1970

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Putin created a commission for historical education in Russia. It will be headed by Vladimir Medinsky

Russian President Vladimir Putin signed a decree on the creation of an interdepartmental commission for historical education. This document is published on the official portal of legal information.  The Commission was created with the aim of “ensuring a systematic and offensive approach to the issue of defending the national interests of the Russian Federation related to the preservation of historical memory

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The US Department of Justice has announced the involvement of Russians in the hacking of prosecutors’ e-mail in 2020

The victims of the cyberattack were 27 district attorneys’ offices in four counties in New York State.Hackers received data of sent and received letters / REUTERS Russian hackers involved in a cyber attack on SolarWinds in December 2020 hacked the e-mail of federal prosecutors. This is stated in a statement by the US Department of State. According to new data, a hacker group

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If anyone wrote Russian history the way Putin writes Ukraine’s, Putin would be outraged, Travin says

Paul A Goble Russian President Vladimir Putindescribes the history of Ukraine as the result of the actions of outside powers, effectively negating the role of the Ukrainian people and even making them “disappear,” Dmitry Travin says. But if anyone wrote the history of Russia in the same way, stressing external links and ignoring the people, the Kremlin leader would be outraged. The European University specialist says that he

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Brazil will abandon 10 million doses of Russian vaccine Sputnik V: the reason is named

The termination of the contract is due to the fact that the Brazilian regulator has not issued a license to use Sputnik V.Brazil will abandon the Russian vaccine Sputnik V / photo REUTERS The Brazilian government plans to cancel a contract signed in March for the supply of 10 million doses of Russian Sputnik V vaccine . This was stated by the head

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Children of businessmen were among the suspects of banditry who were detained in Odessa

Among the six suspects in robbery and extortion, who were detained yesterday by the Odessa police, were the children of famous businessmen. This “Dumskaya” was informed by a source in law enforcement agencies. According to our interlocutor, the father of one of the detainees was once on the board of Ukrtelecom, the parent of another owns an enterprise for the production of

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Lukashenko calls Tikhanovskaya a fool and a scoundrel (video)

Alexander Lukashenko told how Svitlana Tikhanovskaya allegedly came to him and asked for money to leave Belarus.Alexander Lukashenko / photo by REUTERS Alexander Lukashenko told how he allegedly rescued opposition leader Svitlana Tikhanovska  and gave her $ 15,000 to leave Belarus. The video, in which Lukashenko tells his story, was published by the Telegram channel Nexta Live . “She says I read this in

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ICAO IIIA instrument landing SYSTEM to be launched at Odesa airport this autumn

ICAO IIIA instrument landing system will be launched at the Odesa airport this autumn, Director General of the Odessa international airport Volodymyr Semenchenko said in an exclusive interview with Interfax-Ukraine. According to him, on July 16, a new runway was opened at the airport, but landing on it is still according to the rules of visual flights. “All the equipment

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Ukrainians consider themselves freedom-loving, hospitable, patriotic and cunning in life matters – poll

KYIV. July 30 (Interfax-Ukraine) – Ukrainians consider themselves freedom-loving, hospitable, economic, cunning in life matters, patriotic and hardworking, according to a study by the Ukrainian Institute for the Future. According to the results of the study “Who are we? Ukrainians’ portrait through Ukrainians’ eyes,” which was presented at the press center of Interfax-Ukraine on Friday, Ukrainians believe that they are:

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Ombudsman Moskalkova urges international community to protect Russian speakers in Ukraine

MOSCOW, July 30 (RAPSI) — Russian Ombudsman Tatiana Moskalkova has called international human rights organizations to take measures to prevent further discrimination of the Russian-speaking population in Ukraine. For her part, the Russian Human Rights Commissioner said, she called on her colleagues – heads of international human rights organizations and integration associations of ombudsmen – to pay special attention to

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Ukraine developed and manufactured the first industrial energy storage system

The first industrial energy storage system fully developed, designed and manufactured in Ukraine will be tested in Vinnytsia. The capacity of the storage system will be 1 MW, and the capacity will be 1 MWh. Vinnytsia City Council has issued KNESS town-planning conditions and restrictions on the construction of an industrial energy storage system. “I congratulate the Ukrainian manufacturer on

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Belgium will transfer a research vessel to Ukraine to monitor the Black and Azov Seas

Ukraine will receive from Belgium a research vessel to monitor and conduct research in the Black and Azov Seas. This was reported in the Ministry of Environmental Protection and Natural Resources of Ukraine, reports the National Industrial Portal . Ukraine and the Kingdom of Belgium have concluded a Memorandum of Understanding on the protection and reproduction of water and the rational use

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In the Samara region, the head of the department for solving serious crimes was suspected of killing a 15-year-old schoolgirl

In the village of Petra Dubrava, Volzhsky District, Samara Region, the body of a 15-year-old girl with multiple injuries was found. A criminal case has been initiated on the murder, according to the regional department of the UK. The girl’s body was found on the evening of July 29. She had at least five stab wounds in the neck, writes Komsomolskaya Pravda, citing a

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