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Participants of pickets against domestic violence detained in Moscow

In Moscow, the police detained participants in pickets against domestic violence. OVD-Info was informed about this by the picketers themselves. The protesters stood with posters “The law should protect, but not the rapist, but the victim” and “People who decriminalized violence, resign,” writes MBKh-Media. Five people were detained near the Arbatskaya metro station. The remaining participants of the action moved to the Novokuznetskaya metro

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Groups of Russian snipers spotted near Shyrokyne – Khomchak

Commander-in-Chief of the Armed Forces of Ukraine, Colonel-General Ruslan Khomchak has stated that groups of Russian snipers were recorded near Shyrokyne. He said this today, November 25, during a meeting with the media representatives, – the Defense Ministry’s news agency reports. According to him, a maximum of 3 thousand Russian servicemen are currently stationed in certain areas of the Donetsk

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U.S. Navy challenges Russian territorial claims in the Sea of Japan

The Russian Defense Ministry stated that the American destroyer USS John S. McCain violated the Russian border in the Sea of Japan, Interfax reports. According to the Russian military, the destroyer crossed two kilometers into the Russian territorial waters. The Russian Defense Ministry claims that USS John S. McCain was forced out by the Russian large anti-submarine ship Admiral Vinogradov. In

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U.S. prepares sanctions against Russian Defense Ministry, Aviation Industry, Space and Nuclear Agencies

The United States has prepared new sanctions against Russia, which will include more than 30 state-owned companies, agencies and entities. Russian organizations will be subject to restrictive measures as part of the sanctions package against China, RIA Novosti reports citing a draft document that has not yet been published. The Russian Defense Ministry, as well as the subsidiaries of the Russian Nuclear

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Investigation Claims to Uncover Putin’s Extramarital Daughter

Russian President Vladimir Putin may be the father of a secretive St. Petersburg millionaire’s 17-year-old daughter, the Proekt investigative website reported Wednesday. Yelizaveta Vladimirovna Krivonogikh “bears a phenomenal resemblance to the Russian president,” Proekt reported, citing photographs it said it had obtained.  Her mother Svetlana Krivonogikh is the beneficiary of a company that owns a small share in Rossiya Bank, which was sanctioned by the West

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Government again postpones pay rise for Ukrainian educators

The resolution was passed by Volodymyr Groysman’s government.The decision was taken on Nov 23 / Photo from ua.depositphotos.com Ukraine’s Cabinet of Ministers has again postponed the entry into force of a government resolution on new rates for education and science workers; its implementation was slated from 2021 to 2022. The relevant decision that amends Cabinet resolution No. 822 of July

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Ukrainian soldier wounded by Russian sniper near Avdiyivka dies of wounds

Two violations of the peace agreements were recorded from 00:00 to 17:00 Kyiv time on November 24.A Ukrainian soldier has died of wounds / Photo from pixabay.com The Ukrainian soldier wounded by a Russian sniper outside the town of Avdiyivka in Donbas, eastern Ukraine, has died of wounds. “Two violations of the agreements which entered into force on July 27

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Belarusian Orthodox Church excommunicates Lukashenko

The head of the Belarusian Orthodox Autocephalous Church, Archbishop Sviatoslav Login, excommunicated Alexander Lukashenko from the church and declared anathema against him, reports Radio Liberty. On Sunday, November 22, during a service at St. Cyril of Turov Cathedral in Toronto, Canada, in the presence of believers, the archbishop read “Archpastoral message to proclaim anathema on former President Alexander Lukashenko – dictator, murderer

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Ukrainians are convinced that Russia uses war in Donbas to control Ukraine – research

More than 64% of Ukrainians are of the opinion that the Donbas conflict is a Russian-Ukrainian one, the purpose of which is the Russian Federation’s control over Ukraine. This is evidenced by the data of the analytical study “The factor of public opinion in shaping the policy of settlement of the Russian-Ukrainian conflict: opportunities and risks”, prepared by the Razumkov

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Russian tech corporation delivers 1st fully domestic power unit for latest frigates

Previously, frigates of Project 22350 were equipped with imported power unitsProject 22350 frigate© Ladislav Karpov/TASS WARNING: TASS is a Russian Government run news outlet known for disinformation, propaganda and lies. MOSCOW, November 24. /TASS/. The United Engine Corporation (UEC, part of the state tech corporation Rostec) has delivered the first completely domestic M55R diesel/gas turbine power unit for the latest

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FTA between Ukraine and Israel to come into effect on Jan. 1 – Zelensky

24.11.2020 12:00 A free trade agreement (FTA) between Ukraine and Israel will take effect from January 1, 2021, Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky has said. “FTA between Ukraine and Israel will take effect on January 1, 2021! This is a new level of relations between the countries and the “green light” to the growth of Ukrainian exports, closer cooperation in the

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Ukraine issues seizure orders for 50 ships for entering Crimea

Ukraine has issued seizure orders for 50 ships which entered the ports of Russia-annexed Crimea, said the Ukrainian Prosecutor’s Office for Crimea and Sevastopol, as cited by Radio Liberty. “Currently, the court has issued seizure warrants for 50 infringing vessels, 11 of them entered the closed ports of temporarily occupied Crimea under the Russian flag. Measures are being taken to establish the

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Head of Ukraine’s patrol police tests stun gun on himself

VIDEO23.11.2020 17:39 The Taser X2 stun gun automatically records the time, place and duration of every deployment and stores this information, the head of Ukraine’s patrol police, Yevhenii Zhukov, has said. Ukrainian Interior Minister Arsen Avakov posted the video of Zhukov’s speech on Twitter. “The Taser helps immobilize an offender for a short time if the situation requires emergency measures.

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The excess death rate in Russia since the beginning of the pandemic has amounted to 120 thousand people. This is four times the number of deaths from covid by the operational headquarters.

The official statistics of the operational headquarters on mortality from coronavirus is several times at odds with the excess mortality rate. According to Mediazona, from April to October , 120 thousand more people died in Russia than the average for this period in the last five years. At the same time, the operational headquarters during this period counted only 28.2 thousand deaths from the

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U.S. prepares sanctions against specific companies involved in Nord Stream 2

U.S. authorities have identified companies that will be sanctioned due to their involvement in the Nord Stream project, dpa news agency reported, citing a senior U.S. official. It is noted that not only companies but also individuals can be sanctioned if they do not stop their operations related to the pipeline. “We’re in the process of calling a number of these

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Kiev refuses to act on Normandy Quartet summit’s agreements — Russian embassy

WARNING: TASS is a state-controlled Russian propaganda outlet. Only two of the measures that were agreed in Paris last year have been partially fulfilled, according to the diplomatic mission KIEV, November 23. /TASS/. Most of the agreements concluded by the leaders of the Normandy Quartet (Germany, Russia, Ukraine and France), achieved at the Paris summit last December, remain unimplemented due to

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Igor Poshivailo: “It is obvious that an attempt is being made to multiply the Revolution of Dignity by zero”

On Thursday, November 19, the office of the Maidan Museum was searched by National Police investigators accompanied by SBU officers.  Police attributed the searches to an investigation into the construction of the Memorial to the Heroes of the Heavenly Hundred: the Maidan Museum paid the general contractor UAH 111 million in advance, but the latter allegedly spent the funds improperly and, police

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It was decided to erect a monument to Joseph Kobzon in the center of Moscow

Moscow authorities have gathered to erect a monument to the singer Iosif Kobzon in the city center. Initially, the municipal deputy of the Tverskoy district Ketevan Kharaidze wrote about this on Facebook . The plans to erect the monument were later confirmed to Echo of Moscow by the head of the Moscow City Duma’s Commission on Culture and Mass Communications, Evgeny Gerasimov.  Gerasimov noted that in

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Moderna has estimated the cost of a dose of their vaccine at $ 25-37. Sputnik V manufacturers said their price would be “much lower”

The price of one dose of covid vaccine, which is produced by the American company Moderna, will range from $ 25 to $ 37. The head of the company Stefan Bansel said this in an interview with Die Welt. Bansel said the company was “not interested in maximizing profits” and called the price set “fair” given how much the healthcare system

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Moldova’s presidential election: the Russians were not coming (this time)

Presidents Putin and Dodon meet in 2017. Dodon recently lost the second round of Moldova’s presidential elections. (Source: Moldova.org)  2020/11/20 – 16:59 • INTERNATIONAL Moldova’s recent presidential election (the first round held on November 1, the second round on November 15) has been widely stereotyped by international media as a geopolitical contest between a democratic West and Vladimir Putin’s Russia. But

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What did Ukraine’s Euromaidan revolution really achieve?

During the Euromaidan protests in December 2013  2020/11/21 – 22:46 • MAIDANSeven years ago, the Euromaidan revolution started in Kyiv. Initially springing up against then-President Yanukovych’s foreign policy U-turn in the refusal to sign the EU-Ukraine Association Agreement, it grew into a protest against police violence and the corrupt regime itself. Since then, Ukraine has been on a rollercoaster of dreams

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Seven years after Euromaidan: how much has Ukraine progressed?

An exhibition on Maidan Nezalezhnosti in Kyiv shows scenes from the Euromaidan revolution in 2013-2014. Photo: Kyiv Dialogue  2020/11/21 – 03:37 • MAIDAN, REFORMS Article by: Bohdan BenEdited by: Michael Garrood Decentralization, more transparency, and new people in politics are some of the results Ukraine reaped after the Euromaidan revolution. Ukraine has implemented half of the opportunities provided by the EU-Ukraine Association Agreement;

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The House of Representatives voted against Russia’s participation in the Big Seven meetings

Now the initiative will have to be considered by the Senate The House of Representatives of the US Congress adopted a bill aimed at preventing Russia from participating in the Big Seven (G7) meetings and restoring the G8 format with the participation of the Russian Federation. The document provides for a ban on the use of federal funds by the

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