Monthly Archives: July 2021

Russia handed over to Belarus the world Thai boxing champion Alexei Kudin. ECHR has banned the extradition of an athlete

Russia extradited to Belarus the world champion in Thai boxing Alexei Kudin, who is accused of participating in protests against Alexander Lukashenko. This was reported by Interfax with reference to Maria Krasikova, who cooperates with the Civic Assistance Foundation. Also, the Belarusian Sports Solidarity Fund wrote about Kudin’s extradition in its telegram channel. Kudin was extradited to Belarus despite the fact that the European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) applied

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Agreement “against Ukraine”. Why no one will solve our problems

The Nord Stream-2 agreement is a “genre classic” for Ukraine. We are like a “little girl” who has sacrificed herself for “adult games”. Although serious analysts and politicians were well aware that Nord Stream 2 would be completed, it was only a matter of time. The problem is that Ukraine has not formulated its demands after so many years of conflict with

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Russia’s claim with ECHR against Ukraine has no legal perspective, Russia itself doesn’t execute ECHR’s decisions – Podoliak

Mykhailo Podoliak, advisor to the head of the President’s Office, has said that the claim of the Russian Federation as a state with the European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) against Ukraine has no legal perspective, since Russia itself does not comply with the decisions of the European court. “The leadership of Russia decided to use the instrument of the

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“Molotov-Ribbentrop gas pipeline”: what foreign media write about the US-Germany agreement on Nord Stream-2

The European and American press criticized the agreement between Merkel and Biden on Nord Stream-2.What foreign media write about “North Stream-2” / photo REUTERS US President Joe Biden and German Chancellor Angela Merkel have agreed on Russia’s Nord Stream-2 gas pipeline . The agreements have some controversial issues and many Ukrainian media immediately wrote about the “betrayal”, and what is written in foreign

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Ukraine and Poland vow to jointly fight against Nord Stream 2

Ukraine and Poland will work together with their allies and partners to counter the launch of Nord Stream 2 until solutions are developed to overcome the security crisis, support countries in their aspirations to become members of Western democratic institutions and minimize threats to peace and energy security, reads a joint statement by the Ukrainian Foreign Minister Dmytro Kuleba and Polish Foreign

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Employees of the Russian college were paid bonuses from 50 kopecks to 2,5 rubles (photo)

This was called “incentive payments”.The amount of the award depends on the length of service / photo ua. depositphotos.com In Russia, teachers of Kostroma Motor Transport College were paid  bonuses  from 50 kopecks to 2.5 rubles. This was reported by Telegram-channel Baza . Authorities established a procedure for paying bonuses for seniority several years ago, but the college’s chief accountant did not calculate them. Last

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Russia’s claim against Ukraine with ECHR has no chance of success – Kuleba

The claim of the Russian Federation against Ukraine with the European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) was filed for propaganda purposes and has no chance of being satisfied, said Ukrainian Foreign Minister Dmytro Kuleba. “Without interfering with the ECHR justice, I can absolutely assure that this court claim has no chance of being satisfied, and it was filed by Russia

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Kremlin tests disconnecting Russia from world internet

Russian authorities held exercises to isolate the Russian internet segment (Runet) from the global internet, RBC news agency reports, citing sources and materials of the working group “Information Security” under Russia’s Digital Economy national program. The exercises, which took place between June 15 and July 15, were attended by Russia’s “big four” internet providers (MTS, Beeline, Megafon and Tele2), as

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In Doping Scandal, Russia Opts For ‘Honorable Surrender’

Moscow has a reputation for fiercely defending its standing on the world stage, but in a years-long and embarrassing doping scandal in sports, it’s playing a different game. Russia is banned from the Tokyo Olympics this summer, a ruling stemming from revelations in 2015 that officials covered up widespread use of performance-enhancing drugs among its athletes. Instead of going on

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One of the defendants in the corruption case in the Stavropol traffic police department is in a coma

One of the defendants in the corruption case, in which the leadership of the traffic police department in the Stavropol Territory was arrested, is in a coma. The head of the region, Vladimir Vladimirov, wrote about this on Instagram . “One of the suspects became ill. Today he is hospitalized in one of the hospitals on the territory of the region, doctors are providing the necessary assistance. The

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An international pilot training center will be set up in Ukraine

The Armed Forces of Ukraine together with foreign partners are considering the feasibility of establishing an international pilot training center in Ukraine. In particular, this issue was discussed during a working meeting by representatives of the Air Force Command of the Armed Forces of Ukraine with American partners. From the American side, the meeting, which took place in Vinnytsia, was

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Serbia and Hungary have built a gas pipeline bypassing Ukraine to export Russian gas

The Serbian company Srbijagas and the Hungarian FGSZ have completed the construction of a linear part of the gas pipeline-bridge between the two countries, which Hungary will be able to receive Russian gas through the Black Sea gas pipeline, and not through Ukraine. In Serbia, welding of the “golden” joint of the gas pipeline on the border with Hungary was

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Ukraine parliament head calls on U.S. lawmakers to pursue sanctions to prevent Nord Stream 2 launch

22.07.2021 10:07 Verkhovna Rada Chairman Dmytro Razumkov has called on the U.S. Congress to refrain from approving any agreements that would threaten Europe’s energy security and pose a threat to the national interests of Ukraine and the United States. That’s according to parliament’s press service referring to Razumkov’s open letter to the Speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives, Nancy Pelosi, Ukrinform

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Putin, Merkel ‘Satisfied’ With Near Completion of Nord Stream 2

The Kremlin said Wednesday that Russian President Vladimir Putin and German Chancellor Angela Merkel had expressed their satisfaction with the near completion of the controversial Nord Stream 2 pipeline during phone talks. “The leaders are satisfied with the construction of Nord Stream 2 nearing completion,” the Kremlin said in a statement after the talks. During the phone call, Putin praised

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Russia Takes Ukraine to European Court Over Post-Annexation Grievances

The Russian government is taking Ukraine to the European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) over a slew of issues ranging from violence during anti-government protests and the downing of flight MH17 in 2014. The filing marks Russia’s first-ever interstate complaint with the ECHR. The Russian Prosecutor General’s Office, which took over the Justice Ministry in representing Moscow at the ECHR, on Thursday

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Merkel praised the NS-2 deal and reminded the Kremlin of its promises

Germany allows new sanctions against Russia if the Kremlin uses NS-2 to put pressure on Kyiv.Merkel commented on the agreement on SP-2 / photo REUTERS German Chancellor Angela Merkel called the agreement between Germany and the United States on the launch of Nord Stream 2 a good step that requires the parties to negotiate a willingness to compromise. According to DW , the German

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Russia has already begun to announce the conditions for continuing gas transit through Ukraine

The Russian Foreign Ministry believes that in the near future Europe’s demand for gas will only grow.Putin called the condition for the continued transit of gas through Ukraine / photo REUTERS After reaching an energy agreement between the United States and Germany,  Russia has expressed readiness to extend the contract for gas transit through Ukraine, which expires in 2024, but only if

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The central bus station in Kyiv was modernized for the first time in 60 years – Deputy Chairman of the OP

A completely reconstructed Central Bus Station was opened on Nauki Avenue in Kyiv. The capital’s main bus station has been modernized for the first time in 60 years,  said  Deputy Head of the Presidential Office Kyrylo Tymoshenko. “While the city authorities cannot deal with congestion and the arrangement of transport infrastructure in Kyiv, the central government, in partnership with private investors, is setting

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On the official website of the Olympics, Crimea was separated from Ukraine by a border (photo)

The borders of Ukraine were incorrectly depicted on the Olympic portal.The Olympics are held in Tokyo / photo by REUTERS On the website of the Olympic Games in Tokyo , Crimea was separated from Ukraine by a border. On the page of the national team of Ukraine on the site of games  in the pop-up window Olympics – Cheer Zone there is a map

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“Russia has won”: Poland accuses Germany of violating European solidarity through Nord Stream-2

The President of Poland was also assured of Ukraine’s support in the event of a threat to its energy security.Russia will have a great influence on the European gas market due to “Nord Stream-2” / photo ua. depositphotos.com The construction of the Nord Stream-2 gas pipeline is a victory for Russia, and Germany has violated European solidarity in the field of

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If no end to Donbas war is seen in foreseeable future…

… It could be better to ensure a “conflict freeze” than to end it on Kremlin’s terms, and the Ukrainian people seem to be ready to embrace the option On July 20-21, two closely related news regarding the occupied territories of Luhansk and Donetsk regions burst into the Ukrainian media space. Firstly, this is an interview by Dmitry Kozak, deputy

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Moscow never uses energy resources for pressure, – Russian Ambassador on Nord Stream 2

Commenting possible sanctions against Russia, the diplomat stated that only the UN Security Council is empowered to resolve such issues The Ambassador of the Russian Federation to the United States of America Anatoly Antonov criticized the agreement between the United States and Germany regarding Nord Stream 2, which contains the threat of sanctions if the pipeline is used as a

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Russia said that for the first time they applied to the ECHR with a complaint against Ukraine

In Russia, they said that for the first time in the history of the country they filed an interstate complaint against Ukraine in the European Court of Human Rights. We are talking about ten ” claims”, in particular, “discrimination against the Russian-speaking population” and the MH17 disaster. This is reported by the General Prosecutor’s Office of the Russian Federation. They claim that the purpose of the appeal

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Dekulakization. How Stalin liquidated the Ukrainian peasant class (cont’d)

Article by: Iryna Shtohrin Source: Radio Liberty Translated by: Christine Chraibi Editor’s NoteOn January 30, 1930, the Politburo of the Central Committee of the CPSU(b) issued a resolution ‘On measures for the liquidation of kulak property’, ​​which launched widespread repressions against peasants and small landowners, a process known as ‘dekulakization’. The resolution formally enshrined Stalin’s directives, voiced by the Soviet leader on January 21,

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