Monthly Archives: September 2021

Welcome, Comrade! Biden’s Soviet-born nominee for Comptroller of the Currency thinks Fed should ‘end banking’

She admires USSR’s economy because there was ‘no gender pay gap’ and says hedge funds are an ‘a**hole industry’ By Elizabeth Elkind, Politics Reporter For Dailymail.Com 30 Sep 2021 Saule Omarova is a Cornell Law School professor who graduated from college in Moscow, where she attended on a scholarship named after Vladimir Lenin She wrote a paper advocating for the

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As part of the expansion, the port of Mariupol will build a modern container terminal

SE “Mariupol Sea Commercial Port” (MMTP) intends to implement a long-term project to build a modern container terminal on the territory of the former coal complex – on investment projects in the port of Mariupol, as well as the reasons why the administration decided to develop the port in these areas. said the director of the State Enterprise “MMTP” Igor

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In Ukraine, regional clinical hospitals are planned to be equipped with helicopter pads

Regional clinical hospitals of Ukraine in 2022-2023 plan to equip sites for helicopters, which will promote the development of aeromedical evacuation. This was announced by Minister of Health Viktor Lyashko. There is a “golden hour” rule in emergency medicine. This is the period of time, after an injury or other emergency, when the greatest chance to save a patient from death,

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Western Coronavirus Vaccines May Be Coming to Russia – Kommersant

Russian residents may soon be able to receive vaccines not recognized by the government, the Kommersant business daily reported, citing a Health Ministry proposal put up for public discussion. The move to relax import rules could potentially allow Russians to have Western coronavirus jabs like Pfizer and Moderna, as well as Chinese vaccines like Sinopharm and Sinovac. The Health Ministry proposed Tuesday to

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Want to assess Ukraine’s progress? Look at Belarus

UkraineAlert by Vitaliy Sych I recently welcomed a group of colleagues from Belarus to the editorial offices of NV magazine in Kyiv. They had all been forced to leave their country over the past year since Alyaksandr Lukashenka launched an unprecedented campaign of repression in response to mass protests over the flawed August 2020 Belarusian presidential election. Their visit made

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Russia threatens Facebook with huge fines

The Russian authorities continue to tighten the regulatory noose on major foreign Internet platforms, preparing the ground for the cleansing of the network space and the transition to the “Russian sovereign Internet”. After threatening to block YouTube, the Russian media watchdog, Roskomnadzor, announced plans to dramatically increase fines for Facebook, claiming that the Internet giant failed to comply with the

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Occupiers boast that as many as 2 thousand people rested in “LNR”. Another 10 thousand – “abroad”, possibly in “DNR”

Only 2 thousand residents of CALO have visited the “tourist attractions” of the occupied part of the Luhansk oblast. This was stated by Roman Oleksin, who calls himself deputy “Minister of Culture, Sports and Youth of the LNR”. “We can say for sure that the 2021 season has taken place. Despite all the difficulties associated with the coronavirus pandemic, more

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Ukrainians were told how to get free treatment in private clinics

The National Health Service will pay for medical services in non-governmental institutions.Already 271 private medical institutions and more than 500 doctors who have registered a private individual have contracts with the National Health Insurance Fund / photo – ua. depositphotos.com In Ukraine, patients can receive free treatment and medical care in private medical institutions. The National Health Service (NHSU) will pay for these

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The United States is demanding that Russia increase gas transit through Ukraine

The Kremlin’s refusal will make Washington question the possible motives for cutting off gas supplies to Europe.The United States called on Russia to increase gas transit through Ukraine / photo REUTERS Against the background of a sharp decline in natural gas reserves in European storage facilities, the European Union should increase its transit from Russia through Ukraine. This was stated by the US

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Trukhanov told how the “Great Restoration” and “Great Construction” affected the development of tourism in Odessa

According to him, this year Odessa may return to the “evidence” figures – about 3 million tourists a year.“Great Restoration” and “Great Construction” have significantly improved the urban space, said Trukhanov / photo UNIAN State support for Odessa will allow Ukraine to make a qualitative leap in the field of tourism. This was stated by Odessa Mayor Gennady Trukhanov during

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Noise protection screens are being installed along the first modern concrete road in Ukraine (photo)

Installation of noise protection screens in the village of Svichkareve, Poltava district, on the H-31 Dnipro-Reshetylivka highway has been completed. This was reported in the Service of Roads in Poltava region. Such screens are the most effective method of protection against noise generated by cars and railways, as well as from sources of industrial noise. Also in the SAD of

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Western Balkans: Russia’s Sputnik skews public opinion

Though Serbia has strong ties with Western Europe, most Serbs consider Russia to be their closest partner. That’s because of the narrative peddled by Kremlin-funded outlets like Sputnik, which dominate the airwaves. The majority of Serbs believe that Russia and China are their country’s most important economic partners. In reality, however, Serbia conducts more than two-thirds of its foreign trade

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“Now he owns everything.” Former friend of Putin Pugachev told how rich the president of the Russian Federation is and how he bribes foreign politicians

The former owner of Mezhprombank, Sergei Pugachev, who is now wanted in Russia and is suing her in The Hague for assets worth $ 15 billion, and from the mid-1990s to 2010 had close contact with Vladimir Putin, said that the President of the Russian Federation now ” owns everything.” … “ Now he owns everything, he has nowhere to spend it ( money – ed.). He spends

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Could not withstand bullying and constant humiliation: armed militant “LNR” surrendered to the Armed Forces (photo)

The militant joined the Russian occupation mercenaries in 2016.Russian mercenary with a machine gun surrendered to the Armed Forces / photo Facebook Joint Forces Operation On September 28, a so-called ” LPR ” militant armed with a machine gun came to the position of one of the mechanized brigades of the Allied Forces and voluntarily surrendered. This was reported by the  press center of the

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Crimean political prisoner Gaziev beaten in Russian hospital after micro-stroke – ombudswoman

 A citizen of Ukraine, Crimean Servet Gaziev, who is being held in the Russian Federation, was beaten before his discharge from the tuberculosis hospital in Rostov-on-Don, where he was treated after a microstroke, said Ombudswoman of the Verkhovna Rada for Human Rights Liudmyla Denisova. “They knocked him to the floor, hit him on the back, twisted his arms and shaved

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Kremlin Looks to Establish a ‘Techno-Authoritarian’ Power Vertical 2.0

Prime Minister Mikhail Mishustin has the ambition to manage Russia and sees the country’s future in a smoothly-operating government machine. By Mark Galeotti With the tedious necessity of elections out of the way, the Kremlin now seems set on taming the regional leaderships of the country, although it is an interesting question whether the real impulse comes from Vladimir Putin or

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Lukashenka vs. Ukraine

UkraineAlert by Brian Whitmore On the sidelines of February 2015 Minsk peace talks seeking to establish a ceasefire in Ukraine’s Donbas region, a live microphone picked up a conversation between Belarus dictator Alyaksandr Lukashenka and the then Ukrainian President, Petro Poroshenko. The two were discussing Vladimir Putin. “He’s playing a dishonest and dirty game,” Poroshenko said of the Kremlin leader,

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Founder of Russia’s largest cybersecurity company arrested on treason charges

The founder and head of Group-IB, one of Russia’s largest cybersecurity companies, has been arrested on treason charges. Ilya Sachkov, who heads Group-IB, which includes 6 companies, including those registered in Amsterdam and Singapore, was arrested on Wednesday by the decision of the Moscow Lefortovo court. According to Interfax, the materials of the case, according to which Sachkov can face

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Russia blocks human rights conference – Blinken

29.09.2021 11:20 U.S. Secretary of State Anthony Blinken has expressed deep regret about Russia’s move to block the premier human rights conference of the Europe-Eurasia region that was set to open in Warsaw. That’s according to the Voice of America, Ukrinform reports. “We deeply regret this attempt by the Russian government to block scrutiny of its worsening human rights record,” Blinken

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In Russia, they plan to punish athletes in rubles for moving to foreign clubs

Russian authorities believe that foreign clubs use everything ready and do not invest anything in athletes.In Russia, they want to oblige athletes to pay compensation for moving to a foreign club / photo REUTERS Russian athletes plan to make life difficult . The Russian authorities want to oblige them to pay compensation when moving to a foreign club This was reported by Russian Interfax .

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Ukraine must develop gas storage and trade if transit role lost – regulator official

I.C.I.S. Independent Commodity Intelligence Services Author: Aura Sabadus 2021/09/28 LONDON (ICIS)–Ukraine must build on its powerful natural gas storage system and adopt a strategy geared towards encouraging trading and investments if it wants to stay competitive in the long-term, a Ukrainian energy regulator official said. Speaking to ICIS, Olena Antonova, NERC member under rotation since July 2020, said the two

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The Ghost of John McCain

He was right about the egregious Antony Blinken and the reason we were in Afghanistan.  by PAUL KENGOR September 2, 2021, Sen. John McCain arrives at Bagram Air Field on July 4, 2012 (Wikimedia Commons)  For the 20th anniversary of September 11, 2001, the Taliban flag will fly over Kabul. It is shocking to behold. This is not what anyone

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Ukrainian coach with Moldovan club defeats Real Madrid in Champions League (video)

Moldovan “Sheriff” Yuri Vernidub performed a miracle.Yuri Vernydub / photo by REUTERS In the 2nd round of the group stage of the Champions League, Real Madrid lost at home to Tiraspol Sheriff. The Moldovan team is led by 55-year-old Ukrainian coach Yuriy Vernydub. Zhasur Yakhshiboev and Sebastian Till scored for Sheriff, and Karim Benzema for Real. “Real” – “Sheriff” –

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