Monthly Archives: July 2021

Russia to sell remaining grain reserves to cool inflation

The Russian authorities decided to sell  the remaining grain reserves in order to bring down the flour prices and prevent the rise in price of bread ahead of September elections to the State Duma. The United Grain Company announced the that it is resuming trading in grain from the “intervention fund”, which the government has been accumulating since 2001, periodically opening it

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Putin awarded billionaire Yuri Kovalchuk with the Order of Merit for the Fatherland

Russian President Vladimir Putin awarded businessman Yuri Kovalchuk the Order of Merit for the Fatherland, IV degree. Kovalchuk received an award “for his great contribution to the implementation of socially significant projects in the Republic of Crimea.”  In addition, Putin awarded Anna Kuznetsova, an empowered child rights officer, with the Order of Friendship. Investigator Roman Vidyukov, who was in charge

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Putin Warns of ‘Lethal’ Strikes at Russian Warship Parade

President Vladimir Putin said Sunday that Russia’s navy was capable of delivering lethal strikes against underwater and aerial enemy targets during a parade of warships in the port city of St. Petersburg. The Russian leader’s boast comes days after military officials announced tests of advanced new weapons, some of which come from an arsenal Putin has described as “invincible.” “The

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Putin’s fixation on Ukraine is demagogic, delusional and dangerous

2021/07/23 – 11:57 • RUSSIAN AGGRESSION Article by: Pavel K. Baev, The Jamestown FoundationSource: The Jamestown Foundation Publication: Eurasia Daily MonitorEdited by: A. N. World leaders rarely publish their visions of current affairs in the form of essays, but President Vladimir Putin developed a habit since returning to the Kremlin in 2012. His latest treatise, “On the Historical Unity of Russians and Ukrainians,” stands out

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How Ukraine can still defeat Nord Stream 2

The Nord Strem 2 pipe laying vessel Audacia (13. November .2018) close to Ruegen island in the Baltic Sea, Germany.Photo: Axel Schmidthttp://www.axelschmidt.net  2021/07/25 – 02:05 • INTERNATIONAL Article by: Alya Shandra The US-German deal on the Nord Stream 2 pipeline means Ukraine’s defeat in the battle, but not the war against Russia’s expanding energy stranglehold on Europe, say Ukrainian experts. Here are

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Russian oligarchs prepare for London defamation hearing with legal teams set to cash in

In a rare statement, Roman Abramovich insisted he was reluctantly bringing the case because of a failure to find an ‘amicable resolution’ By Robert Mendick, CHIEF REPORTER 24 July 2021 Four Russian oligarchs including Roman Abramovich will make an application to court this week in what will undoubtedly become the defamation case to watch when it comes to trial. They

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EASA has started certification of one of the Ukrainian aircraft manufacturers

The European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) has started certification of one of the Ukrainian aircraft manufacturers. This was announced by Deputy Prime Minister Oleg Urusky, who held an official meeting with EASA Executive Director Mr. Patrick Key on July 7: “They discussed the development of further cooperation between Ukraine and EASA. Ukraine seeks to integrate into the EU civil aviation community

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Monetary wars in Belarus. What Lukashenka started

Brian Whitmore Monetary wars in Belarus resemble a complex multidimensional chess game with several moving parts In addition to harsh suppression of activists and independent journalists , the Belarusian dictator Alexander Lukashenko is now also seeking to seize their money. Since the beginning of this year, according to the Belarusian Association of Journalists, Belarusian law enforcement agencies have conducted 107 searches

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The Rada proposes to deprive Ukrainian citizenship in case of voluntary acquisition of Russian

The relevant draft law is registered on the parliament’s website.Ukrainian citizenship can be lost by acquiring Russian / UNIAN photo The Verkhovna Rada proposes to deprive Ukrainian citizenship in case of voluntary acquisition of Russian . The relevant draft law on amendments to the law “On Citizenship of Ukraine” regarding the automatic loss of citizenship of Ukraine in case of voluntary acquisition

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Razumkov explained who should form the Ukrainian “list of oligarchs”

According to the Speaker of the Verkhovna Rada, the formation of such a list by members of the National Security and Defense Council creates a conflict of interest.Razumkov explained how to finalize the law on oligarchs / photo UNIAN, Kovalchuk Victor The bill on de-oligarchization (№5599) needs some amendments. In particular, the formation of the “list of oligarchs” should be taken care of

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Editorial: Fool’s gambit

July 23. 2021 With allies like the U.S. and Germany, Ukraine will be left at the mercy of its enemies. The latest agreement between the Biden administration and German Chancellor Angela Merkel put the nail in the coffin of gas transit in Ukraine, giving the full green light to the Kremlin and Germany to finish their beloved Nord Stream 2

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By okaying Nord Stream 2, Joe Biden has put the western alliance in jeopardy

Rather than strengthening the Western alliance, the president has placed it in far greater jeopardy CON COUGHLIN. DEFENCE EDITOR. 25 July 2021 • Russian President Vladimir Putin must be rather confused about the mixed messaging he is getting from the Biden administration. It was only last month, on the eve of the G7 summit, that US President Joe Biden was

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