Monthly Archives: July 2021

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Ukraine has been treated like an annoyance by Europe while under attack by Putin. The US has decided that superficial comity with an ally is better than long-term deterrence against a hostile dictatorship. That's not leadership. — Garry Kasparov (@Kasparov63) July 21, 2021 Ukraine has been treated like an annoyance by Europe while under attack by Putin. The US has

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Ukraine initiates consultations with European Commission and Germany on Nord Stream-2

Ukraine has already sent official notes to Brussels and Berlin.Kuleba stated that “North Stream-2” threatens the security of Ukraine / photo UNIAN Ukraine is initiating consultations with the European Commission and Germany on Nord Stream-2 . This was announced by the Minister for Foreign Affairs of Ukraine Dmytro Kuleba on Twitter . He wrote that Ukraine had already sent official notes to Brussels and

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SBU detained two of its colonels for treason, one of them made a loud statement – journalist

Tsaplienko claims that the Russian agents are waiting for the “Russian world” in state structures.SBU detained two traitors – journalist / photo from UNIAN Employees of the Security Service of Ukraine today detained  two colonels of the special service, one of them is already retired. Journalist Andrei Tsaplienko writes about this with reference to his own sources in the Telegram channel . According to Tsaplienko,

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Joint Statement of the US and Germany on Support for Ukraine, European Energy Security, and our Climate Goals

The United States and Germany are steadfast in their support for Ukraine’s sovereignty, territorial integrity, independence, and chosen European path. We recommit ourselves today to push back against Russian aggression and malign activities in Ukraine and beyond. The United States pledges to support Germany’s and France’s efforts to bring peace to eastern Ukraine via the Normandy Format. Germany will intensify

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Mass distribution of Russian passports in CADLO not to lead to entry of “DNR/LNR” into Russian Federation – Kozak

The massive distribution of Russian passports in the occupied Donbas does not mean that these certain areas will become part of the Russian Federation. This statement was made by Deputy Head of the Presidential Administration of the Russian Federation Dmitry Kozak in an interview with the Politique internationale French magazine. “Why is Russia so generously issuing passports, if it does

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Kremlin does not rule out revision of Minsk agreements, but on condition that Russia is “mediator”

The Kremlin did not rule out the possibility of going beyond the Minsk agreements in the process of resolving the conflict in eastern Ukraine. This was announced by Deputy Head of the Presidential Administration of the Russian Federation Dmitry Kozak in an interview with the Politique internationale French magazine. At the same time, the Russian official once again stated that

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Lithuanian border guards detain smuggled Belarusian cigarettes worth almost 2 mln euros

Minsk Capital MS cigarettes were transported in planks, while the truck was driven by a Belarusian. Lithuanian customs officers and border guards have detained the contraband cargo on Monday, July 12, reports delfi.lt, citing the Customs Service of Lithuania. A consignment of cigarettes was found in a Scania truck. The driver – a citizen of Belarus – claimed that he

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Russia unveils new ‘Checkmate’ stealth fighter jet at air show

21 July 2021 – By Brie Stimson | Fox News The Kremlin has made modernization of the country’s arsenals a key priority amid tensions with the West that followed Moscow’s 2014 annexation of Ukraine’s Crimean Peninsula. It is expected to be airworthy by 2023 and the country plans to produce 300 of the fighters over 15 years starting in 2026, according to

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Victims of the MH17 tragedy demand to identify those guilty of downing of the plane

On July 17, 2014 – in the skies over the Ukrainian Torez – the illegal armed groups controlled by the Kremlin shot down a passenger Boeing flight MH17 with a Russian Buk missile system. On the seventh anniversary of the tragedy, Ukraine, Austria, Belgium, Malaysia and the Netherlands made a statement demanding to finally identify those responsible for the deaths

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Russia claims Syrian air defense systems intercepted 7 missiles during last Israeli airstrike

On the night of July 20, Russian missile defense systems Pantsir-S and BUK-M2 were used in Syria, but they failed to intercept all the missiles, reported the Russian “Center for Reconciliation of the Warring Parties in Syria” on the website of the Ministry of Defense of the Russian Federation. According to the Russian military, half an hour before midnight, four

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Tourist season in Crimea may end earlier due to growing number of Covid-infected

About 400 new cases of infection are registered on the peninsula every day The annexed Crimea could be closed to tourists if the epidemiological situation on the peninsula continues to deteriorate. This was stated by the Chairman of the Council of Ministers of Republic of Crimea Sergey Aksyonov at a meeting of the operational headquarters on preventing coronavirus spread in

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Denmark withdraws permit for building Baltic Pipe section

New pipeline’s delay can bring back Poland’s dependence on Russian gas Danish Environment and Food Appeals Committee annulled an environmental permit for the Baltic Pipe gas pipeline, due to possible damage to local bat and mice populations, as DW reports. “The pipeline is planned to link Norwegian gas fields with Polish consumers from October 2022. The move is a setback

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Congress must reject any deal between U.S., Germany on Nord Stream 2 – Marcy Kaptur

21.07.2021 09:09 Co-Chair of the Congressional Ukraine Caucus Marcy Kaptur (D-Ohio) harshly criticized the agreements allegedly to be sealed between the United States and Germany as regards Russia’s Nord Stream gas pipeline project, according to a recent leak in the media. Kaptur posted on Twitter the video of her address delivered in the Congress House on Tuesday, Ukrinform reports. “I stand with

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Occupied Crimea gets German filtration systems for two power plants, bypassing sanctions

21.07.2021 11:42 Russian company Voronezh-Aqua illegally transported filtration systems and energy equipment from the EU to the occupied Crimea with the help of Lithuanian and Czech related companies. This is stated in a joint investigation by the Lithuanian National Broadcaster (LRT), Scanner project, and RFE/RL’s Ukrainian Service. “Despite EU sanctions banning European companies from exporting their goods to the Russian-occupied

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The Russian authorities could prevent 200 thousand deaths from covid. But they refused the second lockdown because the economy was more important to them. The report of the Liberal Mission Foundation – a brief retelling

On July 19, the Liberal Mission Foundation released its report “More than a covid. An authoritarian regime and Russian society in the face of a pandemic. ” It examines what was the reaction of the Russian state and society to the pandemic and why Russia, according to the authors of the report, is suffering defeat in the fight against coronavirus. Meduza summarized the main findings

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Politico: US urges Ukraine to refrain from criticizing agreement with Germany on Nord Stream 2

At the same time, a high-ranking official from the Biden Administration challenged this remark, noting that the situation is more complicated.On July 16, Merkel discussed with Biden the completion of PP-2 / Photo: REUTERS The White House has called on Bankova to refrain from criticizing the US-Germany Nord Stream 2 agreement . This was reported by Politico , citing four knowledgeable sources. According to the interlocutors,

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