Monthly Archives: July 2021

NSDC imposes sanctions against nine more Ukrainian citizens from U.S. sanctions list

The National Security and Defense Council of Ukraine (NSDC) has imposed sanctions against nine Ukrainian citizens who are included in the U.S. sanctions lists, NSDC Secretary Oleksiy Danilov has said. “Earlier, we reported that out of 130 citizens against whom sanctions were imposed, today not three are considered dead, but four, that is, 126 people [remain]. The previous decision concerned

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Digital sleuths name soldiers from Murmansk and Chechnya who fought against Ukraine in 2014

Newly identified 5 servicemen of the Russian Army’s 18th Motorized Rifle Brigade who took part in the aggression against Ukraine (outlined by dashed squares). Photo: InformNapalm  2021/07/15 – 21:39 • CRIMEA, RUSSIAN AGGRESSION, WAR IN THE DONBAS InformNapalm sleuths have discovered the identities of Russian marines from the Murmansk area and soldiers from a military unit stationed in Chechnya who had taken part

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Ukrainian football clubs were obliged to wear uniforms with the slogans “Glory to Ukraine!” and “Glory to the Heroes!”

The Ukrainian Football Association (UAF) has obliged the Ukrainian Premier League (UPL) football clubs to wear uniforms bearing the slogans “Glory to Ukraine!” and “Glory to the Heroes!” This is stated in the UPL regulations for the season 2021/2022 ( .pdf ). The document says that during the UPL matches, players’ shirts “must have an official large UAF emblem with official slogans approved by

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Merkel: Ukraine remains transit country for natural gas

16.07.2021 10:10 German Chancellor Angela Merkel has reiterated her promise that the Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline project will not replace natural gas transit through Ukraine, otherwise Germany “will be actively acting.” She said this at a press conference following talks with U.S. President Joe Biden in Washington on July 15, according to an Ukrinform correspondent. “We’ve come to different

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Forty-five Ukrainian soldiers killed, 145 more wounded over a year of ‘truce’

16.07.2021 11:16 Since the additional measures to strengthen the ceasefire regime of July 22, 2020, took effect, the Russian armed formations have violated the ceasefire almost 2,000 times, killing 45 servicepersons of the Armed Forces of Ukraine and wounding 145 more. “Next week, we will mark one year since additional measures aimed to put an end to the armed hostilities

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Rada adopts Zelensky’s law on national resistance

The Verkhovna Rada has adopted draft law No.5557 “On the foundations of national resistance” in the second reading and as a whole”, – correspondent of OstroV correspondent reports. 313 people’s deputies supported the decision. The law defines national resistance, territorial defense, resistance, preparation of Ukrainian citizens for national resistance and other related concepts. The provisions of the adopted document envisage

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Occupiers of “LNR” admit that activists of Russian spring in 2014 are robbers

A fake “LNR” court in the occupied part of the Luhansk oblast has sentenced a former activist of the Russian Spring to 10.5 years in prison for robbery. This is said in the message of the so-called “Prosecutor General’s Office of the Republic”. “The Sverdlovsk city district court sentenced the former commandant of the city to 10.5 years in prison

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The first video from the site of the hard landing of the An-28 in Russia has appeared

The footage shows that the An-28 overturned during landing.The fuselage withstood the impact / screenshot from the video The An-28 plane of the Sila airline, which made an emergency landing in the Tomsk region, overturned during landing. This is evidenced by the first video from the scene, which appeared online. According to Russia’s Interfax , the fuselage withstood the blow and did not

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IT, startups, cloud technologies: Ukraine signs document with Amazon

16.07.2021 16:19 In London, Mykhailo Fedorov, Deputy Prime Minister – Minister of Digital Transformation of Ukraine, and Liam Maxwell, Director of Government Transformation at Amazon Web Services, signed a document that will accelerate digital transformation and innovation in Ukraine. “Thanks to the signed document, educational institutions will be able to join the AWS Academy and teach Ukrainian students cloud technologies

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Russia afraid of those who report truth about occupation of Crimea – US at OSCE

16.07.2021 17:00 Russia persecutes independent journalists in Crimea because it is afraid of those who dare to report the ugly truth about Russia’s occupation of Crimea, Chargé d’Affaires, a.i. at the U.S. Mission to the OSCE James Donegan has said. According to an Ukrinform correspondent, he said this at a regular meeting of the OSCE Permanent Council in Vienna. “Last

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Russia says ‘hasty withdrawal’ put Afghanistan at risk

Russia accused the U.S. of creating instability in the region with its “hasty withdrawal.” Russia on Friday blamed the “hasty withdrawal” of US and NATO troops for a rapid deterioration in Afghanistan’s security and warned of instability spreading to neighbouring countries. Taliban insurgents in Afghanistan have capitalised on the last stages of the withdrawal of foreign troops to launch offensives,

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Blockbuster Guardian Leaks Cannot yet Either Be Discounted nor Accepted

Boring as it may be, I’ll neither take the Guardian’s blockbuster story as gospel truth nor cynical fake. I’ll just wait and see how this plays out. By Mark Galeotti In a world awash with disinformation and misinformation, genuine whistleblowers and fake leaks, it is often difficult to know what to believe. The tendency, all too often, is to accept

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Yatsenyuk: Nord Stream 2 is a project against Ukraine, EU, US, entire energy market

15.7.2021 Russia’s Nord Stream 2 project is a “bad deal” and a real threat not only to the EU and Ukraine, but also to the United States and the energy market as a whole, former Ukrainian Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk has said. He stated this at the Atlantic Council in Washington on Wednesday, July 14, according to an Ukrinform correspondent. “This is

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Russia’s denial of accountability for MH17 in tatters with more court cases looming

Halya Coynash. 16.7.2021 Parents of MH17 victims at a remembrance ceremony in the Netherlands, 17 July 2014 Photo Remko de Waal, Reuters  Moscow has failed to react to the recent moving plea from relatives of the 298 MH17 victims, killed by a Russian Buk missile on 17 July 2014.  After seven years of denial, disinformation and incriminating attempts to manufacture ‘alternative versions’,

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Nord Stream 2 discussed and Ukraine mentioned: Biden and Merkel meet in US

Both world leaders paid considerable attention to the issue of Nord Stream-2, and also expressed support for Ukraine.Joe Biden and Angela Merkel met in Washington / photo by REUTERS US President Joe Biden and German Chancellor Angela Merkel held a working meeting at the White House on July 15. Before the meeting, Biden called the Chancellor a wonderful personal friend and a

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Lukashenko allowed the use of the army in “mass riots”

Belarus can now declare a state of emergency during riots.Lukashenko intensified struggle against protesters / photo by REUTERS Alexander Lukashenko signed the Law “On Amendments to the Laws on the Protection of Sovereignty and the Constitutional Order.” The country can now use the military against protesters This was reported by the press service of the President of Belarus According to the law, a

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