Monthly Archives: August 2021

Opinion: Here’s How Biden Should Strengthen Ties With Ukraine

August 31, 202110:42 AM ET WILLIAM B. TAYLOR DAVID J. KRAMER Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy speaks during a news conference in Kyiv, Ukraine, in May.Efrem Lukatsky/AP William B. Taylor is a former U.S. ambassador to Ukraine. David J. Kramer, a former assistant secretary of state for democracy, human rights and labor in the George W. Bush administration, is director of

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State of Russia’s ISS Segment Sparks Safety Concerns

A Russian space official on Tuesday raised concerns about the deteriorating state of Russia’s segment of the International Space Station due to out-of-date hardware, warning it could lead to “irreparable failures.” In recent years, the Russian segment of the ISS has experienced a string of problems, including air leaks caused by cracks, raising questions about the safety of the rotating

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CNN: Taliban will create a system of government in Afghanistan, like in Iran – with a supreme leader who will be the main political and religious authority

The Taliban will create an Islamic republic in Afghanistan with a system of government similar to that of Iran. The Indian television channel News18, which is part of the global network CNN, reported this with reference to sources. The first person in the power hierarchy will be the supreme leader – he will be considered the formal head of state, as well as

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NASA Director accepted Zelensky’s invitation to visit Ukraine

Zelensky noted that Ukraine is interested in reviving scientific and technological potential and is considering cooperation with NASA.Volodymyr Zelensky invited NASA Director to Ukraine / photo by the press service of the President’s Office The head of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) Bill Nelson accepted the invitation of President Volodymyr Zelensky to visit Ukraine. According to the press service of the

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Zelensky talks with US Secretary of Energy about Nord Stream-2 threat

Russian gas is the dirtiest in the world, the president said.Vladimir Zelensky talked in the US with Jennifer Grenholm / photo president.gov.ua President Volodymyr Zelensky discussed with the Minister of Energy of the United States of America Jennifer Grenholm the issues of energy security of Ukraine and the region. According to the press service of the President’s Office, the meeting took place

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Lavrov states that Russian citizens live in occupied Donbas and they have right TO VOTE FOR THE DUMA

Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov has stated that Russian citizens live in the occupied Donbas. He told this to journalists. It was about the so-called “new Russians” artificially and illegally granted citizenship of the Russian Federation. “As for the Donetsk and Luhansk People’s Republics, our citizens live there. Our citizens have the right to vote wherever they live. And the duty

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Hungary, Russia sign deal on gas supplies bypassing Ukraine

31.08.2021 10:20 Hungary has agreed with Russia all conditions for a new long-term gas supply agreement to be enforced on October 1. That’s according to Reuters referring to Hungary’s Foreign Minister Peter Szijjarto, Ukrinform reports. The new contract is designed for 15 years with the possibility of terms revision in 10 years. Under the deal, Hungary shall annually receive from Russia 4.5

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Energoatom, Westinghouse sign memorandum on construction of power units – Zelensky

Ukraine’s National Nuclear Energy Generating Company Energoatom and Westinghouse have signed a memorandum on the construction of a power unit of the Khmelnytskyi Nuclear Power Plant as a pilot project and four more power units in the future with a total cost of up to $30 billion. President Volodymyr Zelensky announced this on his Twitter account, according to Ukrinform. “I welcome the

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Putin and Lukashenko to sign decree on integration of Russia and Belarus

On September 9, Russian President Vladimir Putin will sign a joint decree with Alexander Lukashenko on the integration of the Russian Federation and Belarus. This is a package of “road maps” for integration, the last 28 documents outlining the integration of the two countries. The signing should take place during the meeting between Putin and Lukashenko in Moscow, Interfax quotes the Ambassador

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Russia prepares video bloggers for its YouTube alternative

The Kremlin’s campaign to prepare for a possible blocking of YouTube in Russia continues to gain momentum. The Russian alternative of the world’s largest video hosting RuTube, which is owned by Gazprom Media, announced plans to grow a new generation of video bloggers for an updated version of its platform, where viewing without registration has become available and the possibility

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Ukrainian schoolgirl-genius won the competition of geniuses in the USA, but will not be able to study in New York

The girl and her family are not sad and plan to implement the project.Ukrainian schoolgirl-genius will not go to study in the USA / photo facebook.com/osvitaUkraine A schoolgirl from Kherson, who took third place at the annual Olympics of Genius in the United States , cannot use her scholarship to study in New York. The fact is that the money won does not

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Bolton Ukrainian’s celebrate country’s 30th year of independence

The Bolton News 30th August 2021 By Lyell Tweed BOLTON’S Ukrainian community celebrated a hugely significant milestone last week. The Ukrainian Association of Bolton celebrated the 30th anniversary of Ukrainian independence on August 24 with a celebration in Victoria Square. The town hall was lit up in the country’s blue and yellow, an event which was the first of its kind in

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Only new leadership can correct Biden, Pelosi’s massive mistakes

https://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2021/aug/30/only-new-leadership-can-correct-biden-pelosis-mass/ ANALYSIS/OPINION: Historically, a special session of Congress is called to deal with national emergencies that require immediate attention.  But incredibly, when Speaker Nancy Pelosi convened a special session of Congress last week, she ignored the searing images on television of Afghanistan in chaos in favor of Senator Bernie Sanders’ socialist wish list.   Just one day before 13 heroic members of

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Ukraine’s president is visiting the White House. Biden can’t afford to play nice anymore.

Business Insider Matthew Mai, Defense Priorities. August 31 2021 Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy will meet with President Joe Biden at the White House on Wednesday. US interests in Ukraine are principally about avoiding conflict with Russia, and Biden won’t do himself or Zelenskyy any favors if he continues to back up Ukraine’s maximalist positions. Matthew Mai is an intern at

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Zelensky arrived on a working visit to Washington (photo)

A number of documents must be signed at the meetings.The President of Ukraine arrived in the United States / photo President’s Office President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelensky and First Lady Olena Zelenska arrived in Washington. This was reported in the Office of the President .  The program of the visit is designed for several days, it will cover a number of cities on the

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NATO says the war in Donbas does not prevent Ukraine from joining the alliance

NATO can help Ukraine regain Russian-occupied territory.Earlier, the President of Estonia stated the impossibility of Ukraine’s accession to NATO through Donbass / UNIAN, Stepanov Anatoly There is no norm in the North Atlantic Treaty that would not allow the country to join during the war on its territory. This was stated in an interview with European Truth by the head of the Ukrainian mission of NATO

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RICHARD LITTLEJOHN: Talk to the Taliban? Don’t waste your breath… whichever way you cut it, this was a humiliating defeat for the NATO alliance. Militarily, the game is up

By Richard Littlejohn for the Daily Mail 30 Aug 2021 The last American troops are on their way home, confirming that the war in Afghanistan is all over bar the shouting. Whichever way you cut it, this was a humiliating defeat for the U.S.-led NATO alliance, Britain included. Militarily, the game’s up. Yet the shouting goes on, as Western politicians try to salvage some

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Turkey has adopted Akinci attack drones with Ukrainian engines

Turkey has adopted the strategic attack drones Akinci developed and manufactured by Baykar. An official ceremony was held for the adoption with the participation of the company’s leaders, as well as the military-political leadership of Turkey, led by President Erdcep Erdogan. The ceremony itself was held yesterday, August 29, 2021 The strike drone is equipped with AI-450 engines, developed by

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Ukrainian athletes set a world record by dragging the “Dream” plane (video)

Eight Ukrainian strongmen set a world record on August 26 with the An-225 “Dream” – the largest aircraft in the world. Transmitted by the  National Industrial Portal  with reference to the  CTS . They dragged the aircraft 4.3 meters in 1 minute and 13 seconds. Athletes used metal ladders fixed to the ground as a support. It was initially stated that the weight of the

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All teachers in St. Petersburg will be paid 10 thousand rubles each before the elections to the State Duma. The money will be received by 120 thousand people

The Governor of St. Petersburg Alexander Beglov announced the payment of 10 thousand rubles to all teachers in the city. This was reported on the website of the city administration. The head of Sirius, Elena Vladimirovna Shmeleva, and the director of the State Hermitage Museum, Mikhail Borisovich Piotrovsky, approached me. With great respect for the work of teachers, these recognized authorities in

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Russia Warns West Against Blocking Afghanistan’s Gold Reserves

Russia has urged Western countries not to freeze Afghanistan’s gold and foreign exchange reserves abroad following the Taliban’s takeover of the country. In an interview with the state-run Rossiya 24 broadcaster, Zamir Kabulov, Russia’s presidential envoy to Afghanistan, warned that such a move ultimately harms ordinary Afghans. “If our Western colleagues really care about the fate of the Afghan people,

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Ukraine is not Afghanistan. It is not waiting for the day when it reaches the limits of Western support

UKRAINE WORLD (U/W August 30, 2021Ukraine is not a cause for which the country’s top Western partners are willing to pay a high cost. Learn more in our article. There are many people on the frontiers of freedom watching the horrible images out of Afghanistan and wondering just how much confidence they can have in America’s partnership with their country,

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