Monthly Archives: July 2021

Germany Says ‘Sorry’ Can’t Build Siberian Village Road – Reports

The German government has said it is unable to help repair a Siberian village road in response to appeals from local residents, Russia’s Sib.Realii news website reported Wednesday. Residents of Verkhny Karbush, which was founded by ethnic Germans, sent two letters and filmed a video last month asking for German Chancellor Angela Merkel’s help after they had exhausted other options with local

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Russia Bans Independent Investigative Outlet Proekt with ‘Undesirable’ Label

Russia has added independent investigative outlet Proekt to its registry of “undesirable” organizations, a designation that bans the outlet’s activities and puts its staff at risk of jail time, and labeled several of its journalists “foreign agents.” Founded in 2018, Proekt, one of the country’s last independent news outlets, has been behind several high-profile investigations into hidden wealth and corruption

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Scientists have found the “cradle of civilization” – it is in Cherkasy region (photo)

The famous Maidanets settlement may be the first of the created protocities, according to the editors of Science & Vie magazine.This is how archaeologists imagine the Maidanets settlement One of the most famous archeological sites in Ukraine – the Maidanets settlement located in the Cherkasy region – is the first group settlement in the history of mankind. This, as writing  on his Facebook page Inna

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Servicemen obliged to study Putin’s article about Ukraine in military-political training classes

Russian Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu ordered the inclusion of President Vladimir Putin’s article “On the Historical Unity of Russians and Ukrainians” as one of the topics of military-political training in the army. This was reported by RBC with reference to a source in the Ministry of Defense.  According to the interlocutor of RBC, due to the fact that a large number

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Why is Putin Rewriting History?

By Robert Tyler Robert Tyler argues that President Putin’s recent essay reveals a sinister desire to force Ukraine – and other Baltic states – back into the Russian sphere. In a recent article, Russian President Vladimir Putin stated that Ukrainians and Russians were one people: a controversial claim given recent relations between the two countries. In a long article Putin

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Russian Prosecutors Seek 6-Year Suspended Sentence for U.S. Investor Calvey

Russian prosecutors have asked for a six-year suspended sentence for American investor Michael Calvey in an embezzlement case that has sent shockwaves through the Russian business establishment, Calvey’s lawyer confirmed to The Moscow Times on Thursday.   Speaking to reporters after Thursday’s court hearing, Calvey slammed the request, saying his innocence was fully proven in documents obtained by the prosecution, and

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Poland wins EU court appeal to limit Gazprom’s use of OPAL gas pipeline

Russian gas giant Gazprom has received a new blow in the European gas market, which left the Russian company without a third of the capacity of its key pipeline to the EU. The European Court of Justice rejected Germany’s appeal and supported Poland’s position to limit Gazprom’s allowed capacity of the OPAL gas pipeline, which connects Nord Stream 1 with

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Ukrainian military gets first Turkish Bayraktar UAV complex

15.07.2021 15:00 The Ukrainian Navy has received the first complex of Bayraktar Tactical Block 2 (TB2) unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs), according to the press service of the Ministry of Defense. “The first Bayraktar TB2 UAV complex for the Navy has been delivered to Ukraine,” Defense Minister Andrii Taran said. The minister also noted that acceptance tests of the complex were

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“Hang Them from the Lamp Posts”

The “One Nation Myth” and Kremlin Imperial Revanchism on Ukraine Pyotr Tolstoy, Deputy Speaker of Russia’s Parliament and head of the Russian delegations to the Parliamentary Assemblies of both the OSCE and the Council of Europe, calls for “hanging the leaders of the Ukrainian revolution from the lamp posts”. Ukraine is a part of “our greater Russia” and the peoples

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Putin’s “historical research” does not mean doubts about territorial integrity of Ukraine – Peskov

The Kremlin has stated that Putin’s “historical research” does not mean doubts about the territorial integrity of Ukraine. This was stated to Russian media by press secretary of the President of the Russian Federation Dmitry Peskov. “In his article, Putin spoke in general about those catastrophes waiting to happen that were planted in the USSR, about legal principles, etc. As

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“Putin’s fan” received 1.4 million hryvnias from the budget for a startup blogger

On his Facebook page, Anton Vyborny advises everyone to read Putin’s new article, because it is “very good,” and also tells how he cheered for Russia at EURO 2020.Anton Vyborny manages the company Apiway / photo Anton Vyborny / Facebook The government has allocated $ 50,000 (UAH 1,363,853) to ” Putin fan ” Anton Vyborny for its startup. Activist Serhiy Sternenko announced this on his Facebook page .

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Kremlin papers appear to show Putin’s plot to put Trump in White House

Exclusive: Documents suggest Russia launched secret multi-agency effort to interfere in US democracy Luke Harding, Julian Borger and Dan Sabbagh. 15 Jul 2021 11.00 Vladimir Putin personally authorised a secret spy agency operation to support a “mentally unstable” Donald Trump in the 2016 US presidential election during a closed session of Russia’s national security council, according to what are assessed

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“We have enough of our own.” Kremlin – on the absence of foreign vaccines against covid in Russia

There are no foreign vaccines for coronavirus in Russia, as the country has enough drugs of its own production. This was stated by the press secretary of the President of Russia Dmitry Peskov. “We have enough of our own vaccines,” Peskov said when asked why “other vaccines are not allowed into the country”. The presidential press secretary also disagreed with the

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Poland wins EU court appeal to limit Gazprom’s use of OPAL gas pipeline

Russian gas giant Gazprom has received a new blow in the European gas market, which left the Russian company without a third of the capacity of its key pipeline to the EU. The European Court of Justice rejected Germany’s appeal and supported Poland’s position to limit Gazprom’s allowed capacity of the OPAL gas pipeline connecting Nord Stream 1 with the

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Why Ukraine Lives Rent-Free in Putin’s Head

In a lengthy, tortured article, he just spelled out his destabilizing fixation on how “Russia was essentially robbed” of its neighbor.  By Leonid Bershidsky Ukraine may rarely be on the front pages anymore, but it remains one of the world’s most important countries, its domestic struggles echoing far and wide (remember the second Trump impeachment? It won’t be the last such echo). The

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Russian MP Opens Slaughterhouse to Send Animals to a ‘Brighter Future’

A Russian MP has heralded the opening of a new meat slaughterhouse in his region with an Orthodox service and promises of a “brighter future” for its animals. Alexander Iltyakov, a State Duma deputy from the ruling United Russia party representing the Kurgan region, presided Thursday over the slaughterhouse’s ceremonial opening which began with a Russian Orthodox blessing. Built at

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Putin’s forces warn Royal Navy: Bring your ships near Crimea again and your sailors will get hurt

Deputy Secretary of Russia’s Security Council made the threat earlier today Mikhail Popov’s comments come after HMS Defender entered Ukrainian waters Russia fired warning shots at ship, saying that the waters belonged to Moscow Russia annex Crimea in 2014, with most countries recognise area as Ukranian By James Robinson. 14 July. 2021 A senior Russian security official tonight warned Britain

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Putin and Lukashenka are locked in a dysfunctional axis of autocrats

UkraineAlert by Brian Whitmore Europe’s last two dictators again performed their perennial theater of solidarity this week when Alyaksandr Lukashenka travelled to St. Petersburg to meet Vladimir Putin. It was Lukashenka’s fourth trip to meet Putin in Russia so far this year, and the script was as well worn as it was predictable and empty. Putin lauded the partnership between

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Moldova Parliament Elections – How Disinformation Did Not Work

On 11 July 2021, Moldova held parliamentary elections. The results show a convincing victory for the pro-European, pro-Presidential Party of Action (PAS). The results came against all odds in a media landscape heavily influenced by Russian and pro-Kremlin groups. However, people came out in support of the PAS and President Maia Sandu. What happened and what does this new political

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European Council confirms decision to recommend opening borders for Ukraine

14.07.21 16:07 – Censor.net EU Recommends opening travel with Ukraine As reported by Censor.NET. The European Council confirms that the ambassadors of the EU member states have decided to recommend including Ukraine in the list of countries for which restrictive measures imposed on travel to the EU due to coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic can be lifted. The press service of the European

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