Monthly Archives: September 2021

Aukus: China denounces US-UK-Australia pact as irresponsible

China has criticised a historic security pact between the US, UK and Australia, describing it as “extremely irresponsible” and “narrow minded”. The deal will see the US and UK give Australia the technology to build nuclear-powered submarines for the first time. It is being widely viewed as an effort to counter China’s influence in the contested South China Sea. The

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Ukraine has harvested the largest wheat and barley crop in history

Farmers have already fully harvested four major crops.Ukraine received two records for grain harvest / photo REUTERS Even before the end of this year’s harvest, Ukraine has already received two records for grain harvest – farmers have harvested the largest amount of wheat and barley in history. This was reported by the press service of the association ” Ukrainian Club of Agrarian Business “.

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50th container train from China arrives in Ukraine

A container train arrived in Kyiv from Chongqing and delivered 62 containers. Thus, Ukraine has already accepted the 50th direct container train sent from China. The anniversary train delivered, in particular, refrigeration units, car spare parts, stationery and consumer goods, lumber, groupage cargo, etc. It will be recalled that the first such train from China arrived in Kyiv on June

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The European Union has condemned Russia’s decision not to extend the mandate of the OSCE mission on the border with Ukraine

The EU believes that Russia has shown a lack of political will to resolve the situation in Donbass.The EU deeply regrets Russia’s decision / photo by REUTERS The European Union has condemned Russia’s decision not to extend the mandate of the OSCE mission on the Ukrainian-Russian border at the Gukovo and Donetsk checkpoints. This is stated in a statement by the EU

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Kremlin wants to bring Russians living abroad back to Russia

The Russian government has approved a plan for the voluntary resettlement of “compatriots living abroad”. By 2030, it is planned to bring back to Russia at least 500 thousand citizens, according to the resolution of the Cabinet of Ministers on amendments to the state program “Ensuring public order and combating crime”. Resettlement, according to the document, should be organized “by providing emigrants

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Ukroboronprom, Babcock sign cooperation agreement to expand Ukrainian Navy capabilities

PHOTO16.09.2021 13:47 Ukroboronprom State Concern and Babcock International Group have signed a cooperation agreement to expand the capabilities of the Ukrainian Naval Forces, Ukrinform reports, referring to Ukroboronprom’s press service The document provides for cooperation and joint implementation of Ukrainian naval projects in the framework of Ukraine’s Naval Capabilities Enhancement Program (UNCEP). “I expect that the implementation of the signed

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French winemakers bowed to Putin and “gave” champagne to Russia

French winemakers abandoned the dispute with Moscow.French producers agree to call champagne in Russia just sparkling wine / photo open.az From September 15, French producers again began to supply champagne to the Russian Federation . They have abandoned the dispute with Moscow, and specifically for the Russian market, the drink will be called sparkling wine. This was reported by The Times . Representatives of the interprofessional

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Foreign Affairs Minister accuses UN of defending individual states interests over non-participation in Crimean Platform summit

The Minister noted that the UN misunderstands its mission in the world Foreign Affairs Minister Dmytro Kuleba accused the United Nations of protecting the interests of individual states that violate international law by failing to participate in the Crimean Platform summit. This was announced by the Foreign Affairs Minister at a briefing. “This organization ignored the Crimean Platform summit and

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Poland urges Interpol to introduce additional verification of warrants from Belarus and Russia

In November, the Secretary-General of Interpol will arrive in Poland to discuss the prevention of the use of the so-called Interpol “red cards” by Belarus and Russia to prosecute political opponents of the authorities, reports the Polish portal TVN24. The reason for the discussion was the detention of 27-year-old Belarusian Makar Malakhouski in the evening on September 12 near Piaseczno.

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WHO Suspends Sputnik V Approval Process Over Manufacturing Breaches 

Russia’s bid to have its coronavirus vaccine approved by either the WHO or EMA has run into multiple problems. The World Health Organization (WHO) has suspended its approval process for Russia’s Sputnik V coronavirus vaccine, pending a fresh inspection of at least one Russian factory manufacturing the shot. Speaking at a press briefing of the Pan American Health Organization, a

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SpaceX sent the first tourists into orbit (video)

There are no professional astronauts in the Inspiration4 mission.According to the plan, the four members of the mission embody four values: leadership, hope, generosity and prosperity / photo twitter.com/inspiration4x On the night of September 16 (Kyiv time), the first civilian crew of the Inspiration4 mission , launched by Ilona Maska’s SpaceX , was launched into orbit . According  to the  company, the Falcon 9 rocket and the ship Crew

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Did Ukraine Really Create a Missile That Can’t Be Shot Down?

YOUTUBE Ukraine is developing a new missile, Bliskavka (“Lightning”). The missile is a high speed air to ground missile that reaches up to Mach 3.5. An article in Ukraine’s press claims the missile can’t be stopped, an assertion that is not true. A new missile under development by Ukrainian defense contractor Yuzhnoye is virtually unstoppable, flying so fast it cannot be

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Heavy drugs and Russian commanders: a repentant militant was detained in Donbas

The man admitted that he would like to get rid of addiction and start life over.In the Donbass detained a drug addict-militant “DNR” / screenshot The militant Artem Kostenko was detained in Donbass . He was intercepted while trying to cross the demarcation line. This was reported in the press center of the headquarters of the Environmental Protection Agency on Facebook . The man has

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The Ukrainian army has adopted the system of volley fire “Willow” (photo)

The new system surpasses the Soviet “Grady” in the speed of preparation for a volley and has an automatic recharge.The Armed Forces received a new system of volley fire / Ukroboronprom The Armed Forces of Ukraine have adopted a modernized rocket-propelled grenade launcher BM-21U ” Hail ” – DKR “Willow / 1”. The modernization project was developed by the Kharkiv Design Bureau for

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Ukraine seethes as Putin’s party courts voters in separatist-held Donbass

Ukraine seethes as Putin’s party courts voters in separatist-held Donbass Fargo, ND, USA / The Mighty 790 KFGO | KFGOThomson ReutersSep 15, 2021 | By Alexander Ermochenko DONETSK (Reuters) – Russian and separatist flags flutter in the air as lively music blares and soldiers from the self-proclaimed Donetsk People’s Republic sit listening to speeches. Members of the Russian nationalist Night

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Up to 150 thousand hryvnia: Ukraine plans to increase payments for the birth of a child

The Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine Committee on Humanitarian and Information Policy unanimously supported as a basis and as a whole the draft law on increasing payments for childbirth. This was announced by the Chairman of the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine Committee on Finance, Tax and Customs Policy Danil Getmantsev. In particular, from January 1, 2023, it is proposed to increase

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OSCE: Militants deploy dozens of military equipment in eastern Ukraine

15.09.2021 11:16 The militants deployed Grad multiple launch rocket systems, tanks, howitzers, and infantry fighting vehicles in the uncontrolled territories of Donetsk and Luhansk regions. This is stated in the OSCE SMM daily report 215/2021 issued on 14 September 2021. In violation of withdrawal lines, the SMM saw 21 multiple launch rocket systems in a nongovernment-controlled area of Luhansk region, namely 122mm

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Russia scraps its lunar program

Work on the design of a super-heavy spacecraft for the first Russian manned mission to the moon has been stopped. It was decided to completely stop it at the stage of technical design, which was carried out by the Progress Rocket and Space Center for Russian Space Agency Roscosmos, and was to be completed in October 2021, Progress’ general director

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“Eyes” for Buk-M1 launchers: Ukraine Army gets new Phoenix-1 radar

“Eyes” for Buk-M1 launchers: Ukraine Army gets new Phoenix-1 radar 15.09.2021 14:00 At the order of Ukraine’s defense ministry, state-owned Iskra Research and Production Facility has developed an 80K6KS1 Phoenix-1 3D radar. That’s according to the ministry’s press service, Ukrinform reports. According to Minister of Defense Andriy Taran, the project was implemented as part of modernizing a 79K6 radar for its

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“Do you want a massacre?” Prilepin brings 200 “DNR” militants to Nizhny Novgorod to “supervise” election to State Duma

Co-chairman of the A Just Russia political party Zakhar Prilepin has brought about 200 “DNR” militants to the Nizhny Novgorod oblast to “supervise” the election to the State Duma of the Russian Federation. The Russian participant in the occupation of Donbas stated this during a press conference. “In order to help the administration of the Nizhny Novgorod oblast hold fair

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Russian Central Bank communication system fails after Kremlin attempts to shut down Google services

The Russian Central Bank experienced a failure of its electronic systems a few days after the Russian media watchdog, Roskomnadzor, stepped up efforts to block VPNs and attempted to limit the work of a number of Google services. Bank channels through which they interact with the Central Bank became unstable on Monday, September 13, Interfax reports, with reference to the

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Draft state budget-2022: Shmygal told how much doctors will receive

The average salary of a doctor will be over 22.5 thousand UAH.Compared to 2019, the budget for medicine has doubled / UNIAN, Vladimir Gontar The draft state budget for 2022 provides for 193 billion hryvnias for the medical sector . According to an UNIAN correspondent, this was stated by Prime Minister Denis Shmygal during a government meeting. “This is 31 billion more than this

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