Monthly Archives: August 2021

The EU reacted to the death of the head of the Belarusian House in Ukraine Shishov

The main two versions of Shishov’s death are suicide and murder with imitation of suicide.Josep Borrell / photo by REUTERS European Commission Vice President and High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy Josep Borrell has called for justice in the case of the death of Vitaliy Shyshov, head of the Belarusian House in Ukraine . He wrote about this on Twitter .  Borrel thanked

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In the Odessa region, an environmental inspector caught extorting a bribe was sentenced to a fine

The Belyaevsky District Court of the Odessa Region sentenced the former state environmental protection inspector of the regional environmental inspection Sergei Karlovts to a fine of 17 thousand hryvnyas, who was accused of extortion and receiving illegal profit. The official was found guilty of committing a crime under Part 1 of Art. 368 of the Criminal Code of Ukraine. Among other

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Ukrainian Americans For Biden

Please see Ukrainian Americans for Biden statement on the upcoming meeting between Presidents Biden and Zelenskyy, below: The following text was released this morning: Ukrainian Americans for Biden StatementBiden-Zelenskyy SummitAugust 30, 2021 – Washington, D.C. Established under the Democratic National Committee’s National Democratic Ethnic Coordinating Council, Ukrainian Americans for Biden (UAB) is proud to have belonged to the coalition that

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‘The Young People Don’t Stay Here’: Depopulation Haunts Russia’s Breadbasket

With declining economic trends exacerbated by the pandemic, poor, rural areas are facing a demographic crisis. RASSKAZOVO, Tambov Region – In 2018, Sergei Kalinin decided to leave Moscow and go home to Rasskazovo, a hardscrabble, agricultural town of around 40,000 in central Russia’s Tambov region. He rented out a vacant basement on the town’s central square and fitted it out

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Ukrainian oligarch Kolomoisky, another 3 suspected of stealing 10bln rubles worth of crude oil from Tatneft – source

The Russian police are conducting an investigation against former owners of Ukraine’s PrivatBank Ihor Kolomoisky and Hennadiy Boholiubov on charges of misappropriating around 860,000 tonnes of crude oil worth ten billion rubles from Tatneft, an informed source told Interfax. “On July 27, investigative agencies of the Interior Ministry for Tatarstan opened a criminal case under Article 210 of the Criminal

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Presentation of long-term development strategy for Odesa to take place in Sept 2021

KYIV. Aug 3 (Interfax-Ukraine) – The presentation of the concept of a long-term development strategy for Odesa will take place on September 17 within the framework of the first Odesa Business Forum, the founder of the Odessa Business Club Dmytro Kazavchynsky has said. “Today, for our part, we are developing and preparing for presentation of the concept of the strategy…

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Bellingcat tipped about FSB agents among Belarusian opposition in Kyiv

03.08.2021 17:00 The Bellingcat international investigative group has been working for several days on a tip about the FSB operatives who have allegedly infiltrated Belarusian opposition circles temporarily residing in Ukraine. That’s according to Christo Grozev, one of Bellingcat’s most prominent investigative experts, who spoke in an interview with Echo of Moscow, an Ukrinform correspondent heard. “For several days, we’ve been

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IMF tranche will help Ukraine overcome effects of COVID-19 crisis – Zelensky

03.08.2021 12:00 A tranche of more than USD 2.7 billion from the International Monetary Fund (IMF) will be a great gift to Ukraine on the eve of the 30th anniversary of independence, President Volodymyr Zelensky has said. He said this while commenting on the relevant decision of the Fund, Ukrinform reports with reference to the President’s Office. Ukraine is expected to

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In Ukraine, electricity tariffs will double: how much will we pay

According to the current tariff, a consumer who “burns” 190 kWh per month pays UAH 319.2.Ukrainians will change electricity bills / photo UNIAN Volodymyr Gontar As part of the new PSO model in Ukraine, the electricity tariff will be changed . As Ubr.ua reports , the chairman of Committee on housing and communal services of Public council at KSCA Oleg Popenko declared it. According to

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“This is my land”: Zelensky stated that Crimea will never become Russian, and mentioned the taste of rapans (video)

The President is confident that the people who occupied the peninsula will never love it like the Ukrainians.Zelensky spoke emotionally about the occupied Crimea / photo by REUTERS The President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelensky stated that the temporarily occupied Crimea will never become the territory of the Russian Federation. He said this in an interview with Dom TV channel, a fragment of

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Wizz Air Hungary began flying over the Black Sea under the responsibility of Ukraine

On Wednesday, July 28, Wizz Air Hungary started operating flights in the Simferopol Flight Information Region (FIR) over the open waters of the Black Sea under the responsibility of Ukraine. This was announced by the head of UkSATSE Andriy Yarmak. “Flight safety and quality air navigation services, confirmed by European and American aviation safety regulators, the shortest routes, reduced flight

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The Public Council under the Ministry of Culture will check the repertoire of theaters for compliance with the national security strategy of Russia

The Public Council under the Russian Ministry of Culture will hold a hearing at which it will assess the theaters’ repertoire “in terms of compliance with the national security strategy.” The chairman of the council Mikhail Lermontov told about it. It is not yet known when the hearings will take place. Lermontov noted that in the national security strategy, which was approved

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New old problems of Nord Stream-2. The gas war is not over

Statements have been made in Ukraine about the intention to appeal the certification of the Russian Nord Stream-2 gas pipeline , which may take place soon. What does this really mean? Certification for any technical system, including pipelines, is a very important step. The certificate of conformity of the constructed pipeline to requirements of the standard is provided by the specialized company called to control

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A friend of the deceased Shishov: the police said that Vitaliy had a broken nose

On the morning of August 3, Shishov was found hanged in a park in the Sviatoshynskyi district of Kyiv.Shishov ran for a run on August 2 and disappeared / t.me/beldomua A friend of Vitaliy Shyshov, the head of the Belarusian House in Ukraine (BSU), recounted the words of law enforcement officers based on preliminary results of an examination of the body of an

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Germany will not block Nord Stream 2

The Nord Stream-2 gas pipeline is already 99% built.German authorities will focus on EU sanctions against Russia / Illustration REUTERS If Russia tries to use the Nord Stream-2 gas pipeline as a geopolitical weapon, Germany will not block it. According to the agency, the German authorities will focus on the European Union imposing sanctions on Russia. Sanctions may be imposed in response to

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“Large construction” electrifies the railway section Kovel – Izov – State Border

As part of President Volodymyr Zelensky’s “Big Construction” program, Ukrzaliznytsia has begun active work on electrification of the Kovel-Izov-State Border section. This will help strengthen Ukraine’s export position towards the EU. Acting wrote about it on Facebook . Chairman of the Board of JSC “Ukrzaliznytsia” Ivan Yuryk after the inspection at the site. “The Kovel-Izov-State Border section is crucial for the development of rail transport

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Putin’s Paranoia, More Than Nuclear Weapons and Oil, Make Russia Dangerous

Publication: Eurasia Daily Monitor Volume: 18 Issue: 122 By: Pavel K. Baev The remarks by United States President Joseph Biden at the Office of the Director of National Intelligence last week (July 27) made a strong but ambivalent impression in Moscow. His warning regarding Russian misinformation and interference in the 2022 mid-term elections in the US was countered with the usual

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Ukraine Is Part of the West

NATO and the EU Should Treat It That Way By Dmytro Kuleba August 2, 2021 U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken and Ukrainian Foreign Minister Dmytro Kuleba in Kyiv, May 2021Efrem Lukatsky / Pool / Reuters Since the dissolution of the Soviet Union in November 1991, the area that extends from central Europe to Central Asia has been commonly referred to

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update: Shishov, a Belarusian who disappeared the day before, was found hanged in a park in Kyiv

08:50, 03.08.21 – UNIAN Police have launched criminal proceedings under the article on premeditated murder. The head of the Belarusian House in Ukraine Vitaliy Shyshov , who disappeared yesterday in Kyiv, was found hanged today in one of Kyiv’s parks, not far from his place of residence. Vitaly’s mobile phone and personal belongings were removed from the scene. This was reported by the press

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Covid did leak from Wuhan lab, say Republicans who want to question British virus hunter

‘Preponderance of evidence’ proves the virus originated from the Chinese research facility, report claims. By Nick Allen. WASHINGTON 2 August 2021 • Republicans in Congress want to subpoena a British-born scientist as part of an investigation in which they have concluded Covid-19 leaked from a Wuhan laboratory. A report released by Republicans on the House foreign affairs committee said the “preponderance of

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