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Fifty Ukrainian soldiers killed in Donbas since 2020 – Def. Ministry

In total, 2,665 Ukrainian servicemen have been killed since 2014.Fifty Ukrainian soldiers killed in Donbas since 2020 / Photo from facebook.com/ovkChe Ukraine’s Defense Ministry reports 50 Ukrainian soldiers have been killed in Donbas since 2020. “The number of servicemen of the Ukrainian Armed Forces who have been killed amid the hostilities during the Joint Forces Operation since the beginning of

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Ukraine defends legality of anti-dumping measures against cement imports from Russia, Belarus, Moldova

The litigation contests the issue worth about UAH 7.16 billion (US$255.2 million).REUTERS Kyiv’s District Administrative Court has ruled in favor of the Interdepartmental Commission on International Trade within the court proceedings related to the application of anti-dumping duties on imports of cement originating in Russia, Belarus, and Moldova. That’s according to a statement by Ukraine’s Ministry for Development of Economy,

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Bosnia names condition for handing back to Ukraine relic icon earlier gifted to Lavrov

Ukraine has slammed the statement as “unacceptable”.Collage by 112 Ukraine The Serb member of the Presidency of Bosnia and Herzegovina, Milorad Dodik, says he will transfer to Ukraine a centuries-old Orthodox icon, which had earlier been handed as a gift to Russia’s Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov on condition that Kyiv proves it has actually been searching for it earlier. That’s

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Russian navy captain investigated for stealing own ship’s propellers

The total damage is estimated at nearly $530,000.mil.ru A Russian navy officer is under investigation for conspiring to steal two bronze propellers from his own ship, according to Russian state media. “An officer, as part of an organized group, together with other military personnel and civilians, stole two bronze propellers with a total weight of 26 tons from the ship,”

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Russian Tycoon Prigozhin Offers Tombstone for Journalists Killed in Central Africa

Russian tycoon Yevgeny Prigozhin has offered to erect a tombstone for three Russian journalists who were killed in the Central African Republic while investigating a secretive mercenary group linked to him. Kirill Radchenko, Alexander Rastorguyev and Orkhan Dzhemal were shot and killed on July 30, 2018, while investigating the activities of the Wagner private military contractor. A media investigation funded by the exiled tycoon,

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Journalists banned from filming Navalny’s arrival at Vnukovo

Vnukovo Airport, where opposition leader Alexei Navalny is due to fly from Berlin on January 17, refused the possibility of filming this event. The answer of the Vnukovo press service was published by the Sota Vision edition. The airport explained the refusal by anti-coronavirus measures. In order to prevent the spread of coronavirus infection, as well as to ensure the safety

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In Belarus, posted a recording of the speech of the Deputy Minister of the Ministry of Internal Affairs to his subordinates He admits that the first person killed during the protests was killed by the security forces. And talks about the camp for the “especially sharp-hoofed”

The project of former Belarusian security officials BYPOL has published an audio recording , which allegedly contains the voice of Nikolai Karpenkov. This is the deputy head of the Ministry of Internal Affairs of Belarus – the commander of the internal troops. Until mid-November, he  headed the Main Directorate for Combating Organized Crime and Corruption (GUBOPiK) of the Ministry of Internal Affairs, a unit that actively participated in the suppression

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Roskomnadzor asked journalists to translate discordant foreign words “from a position of high professional standards”

Roskomnadzor has published on its website a recommendation for the media regarding the spelling of dissonant foreign names, surnames and geographical names. The corresponding statement appeared after the department’s office for the Saratov region demanded that the Svobodnye Novosti agency remove the comment under the post where readers played in the city. One of the users wrote in Russian the abbreviated name of

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Russia Warns ‘Obliged’ to Detain Kremlin Critic Navalny on Return

Russia’s prison service said on Thursday it was “obliged” to detain Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny who has said he plans to return to Moscow from Germany on Sunday. Navalny has been in Germany since late August after he collapsed on a flight from Siberia to Moscow and was flown to Berlin by medical aircraft.  Western countries say the 44-year-old opposition

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Ukraine v. Russia: Putin’s confessions contributed to ECHR decision on occupied Crimea

14.01.2021 16:36 The European Court of Human Rights (ECHR), in its decision to declare complaints brought by Ukraine against Russia concerning human rights violations in Crimea partly admissible, has taken into account statements by Russian President Vladimir Putin in which he confirmed the capture of the peninsula by the Russian military. This is stated in the ECHR’s press release issued on January

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U.S. sanction threats force Danish firm out of Nord Stream 2 – media

The company withdrew last autumn, the local publication wrote, fearing potential implications.REUTERS The prospect of severe U.S. sanctions led the consulting firm Rambøll to withdraw from Russia’s controversial natural gas project Nord Stream 2. In the last phase of the Nord Stream 2 project, the Rambøll consultancy eventually bowed to the threat of U.S. sanctions, Politiken reports. On the Nord Stream 2

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More than 60 children in Buinaksk were hospitalized with poisoning

Update.  According to updated data , the number of poisoned people in Buinaksk has grown to 71, including 61 children. The UK  opened a criminal case under the article on the provision of services that do not meet security requirements. Several dozen children in Buinaksk were hospitalized with poisoning, according to the city administration’s instagram. “The number of poisoned children in Buinaksk has exceeded 50,”

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Facebook removes dozens of accounts, groups associated with Poroshenko’s party, NGOs

In particular, 27 Facebook accounts, 37 pages, 21 groups and 13 Instagram accounts that originated in Ukraine and focused on domestic audiences were removed.REUTERS Facebook has removed dozens of accounts and groups associated with Petro Poroshenko’s European Solidarity Party, Sprava Gromad NGO, as well as Anti-Corruption Blockpost NGO. “We removed 27 Facebook accounts, 37 pages, 21 groups and 13 Instagram

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Pimp complains that MFA of France wants to ban fake “DNR” representative office in Marseille

The Court of Appeal in France will consider the liquidation of the fake DNR representative office in Marseille. This is reported by separatist media with reference to fringe politician Hubert Fayard. “The French Foreign Ministry continues to harass the “representative center of the DNR” in France. Having failed in 2018, when the judges of the Aix-en-Provence Tribunal refused to dissolve

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Bus en route from Moscow to occupied Donetsk overturns in Russia. There are victims (PHOTO)

A passenger bus en route from Moscow to occupied Donetsk has overturned in the Rostov oblast. This is reported by the regional department of the Russian Ministry of Emergency Situations. The accident occurred in the Krasnosulinsky district on the M-4 Don federal Russian highway in the morning of January 13. According to preliminary data, the driver born in 1973 lost

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US calls on Russia to free all Ukrainian political prisoners

13.01.2021 17:10 The United States has called unjust the Russian court’s conviction of three Ukrainian citizens, Crimean Tatars, in the case of the so-called Bilohirsk group of Hizb ut-Tahrir, and urged Russia to free all Ukrainian political prisoners. “Russia reportedly sentenced three Crimean Tatars to a total 48 years in prison, its latest set of unjust convictions. Russia has no

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Navalny returning to Russia

On January 17, Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny will return to Russia from Germany, where he was treated after being poisoned. “The question of “coming or not coming back ” was never there before me. This is because I never left. I ended up in Germany, after being brought there in the intensive care box, because of one reason –

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Construction of Europe’s largest rail intermodal terminal starts on Hungary-Ukraine border

12.01.2021 11:50 The construction of Europe’s largest railway intermodal combi terminal East-West Gate (EWG) has begun near the Hungarian-Ukrainian border. “The construction of the largest and most modern railway intermodal combi terminal in Europe has begun at the gates of the European Union in Fényeslitke (Hungary), near the Hungarian-Ukrainian border,” the Daily News Hungary informs. As noted, the EWG will be

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Russia is among top three trade partners of Ukraine in 2020, customs service says

According to the customs service, grains, ferrous metals, fats and oils of animal or vegetable origin formed the bulk of Ukraine’s exports KIEV, January 12. /TASS/. Russia became one of the three main trade partners of Ukraine in 2020, Ukraine’s State Customs Service announced on Tuesday. “The countries Ukraine imported most of the goods from are: China – $8.3 bln,

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Two cities and three villages in the Donetsk region were left without centralized water supply for a week

In the Donetsk region, since January 4, about 38 thousand residents of the cities of Toretsk and Zheleznoye, as well as the settlements of Severnoye, Yuzhnoye and Shcherbinovka have been left without centralized water supply. Water was delivered to the residents. Today, January 12, the water supply system has already been launched. This was announced by the head of the Donetsk Regional State

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China scooping up bankrupt Russian defense companies

Russian media, citing informed sources, reports a sharp increase in the activity of the Chinese authorities in the Russian Federation. The sources said that Russian special services are investigating purchases through front persons of Russian defense companies and holdings, which are going through bankruptcy. This allowed China to gain access to some of the technologies that have been previously de facto closed

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Interpol has put two Russians on the wanted list for an explosion of saltpeter in the port of Beirut. The explosion killed 190 people.

Interpol has put two Russian citizens on the wanted list in connection with the investigation into the  explosion of saltpeter in the port of Beirut in August 2020. We are talking about the captain of the vessel on which the saltpeter was delivered, Boris Prokoshev, as well as the owner of the vessel, Igor Grechushkin. Together with them, the Portuguese Jorge Moreira, who

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