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First eight people in Donbas to receive compensation for destroyed housing due to Russian aggression

First eight applicants in the Luhansk oblast will receive compensation for housing destroyed as a result of the armed aggression of the Russian Federation. This was reported on Facebook of the Ministry of Temporarily Occupied Territories of Ukraine. The first meeting of the commission on payment of monetary compensation for housing destroyed as a result of a military emergency caused

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Resolution by UN General Assembly on Crimea is biased — diplomat

According to the Russian Foreign Ministry spokeswoman, Ukraine used the UN platform for peddling its political and territorial claims to CrimeaUnited Nations headquarters© AP Photo/Mary Altaffer MOSCOW, November 19. /TASS/. The Ukraine-initiated resolution on Crimea is politically biased, Russian Foreign Ministry Spokeswoman Maria Zakharova told a news briefing in Moscow on Thursday.READ ALSO UNGA committee adopts resolution condemning human rights

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Belarus Adds Opposition Telegram Channel Founders to Terror List

Belarusian authorities on Wednesday added the creators of the Nexta Live opposition Telegram channel, which mobilized protesters during the country’s ongoing post-election rallies, to a list of terrorists. Protests in the ex-Soviet country broke out in early August after strongman leader Alexander Lukashenko won a disputed reelection for a sixth term.  The opposition believe political novice Svetlana Tikhanovskaya was the

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Russian law enforcement agencies refuse to initiate criminal case into Navalny poisoning

The Federal Security Service (FSB) of Russia has refused to open a criminal case under Article 355 of the Russian Criminal Code on the development, production and storage of banned chemical weapons in connection with the poisoning of oppositionist Alexei Navalny, reported lawyers of Navalny’s Anti-Corruption Foundation with reference to the response of the Investigative Directorate of the FSB. According to the

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“DNR” leader bans posting picture of everything happening in occupied Donbas on Internet

Leader of the “DNR” Denis Pushilin has forbidden to post on the Internet everything that happens in the occupied Donbas. He signed the relevant “decree” on Wednesday, November 18. According to it, “state” bodies, “local self-government” bodies, legal and private entities “are prohibited from connecting video surveillance systems and individual video cameras to information and telecommunication networks, including the Internet”.

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Ukroboronprom: Defense industry reform under threat

The defense giant accuses the newly-formed ministry of strategic industries of interference and blocking reform of the Concern and the industry in general.REUTERS Ukroboronprom, Ukraine’s state-owned defense concern, has released a public appeal to President Volodymyr Zelensky, Prime Minister Denysh Shmyhal, National Security and Defense Council Secretary Oleksiy Danilov, and Rada Defense Committee Chair Oleksandr Zavitnevych, voicing “concern regarding the

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Oxygen pipe ruptures at Moscow’s hospital for COVID-19 patients, says source -PHOTO AND VIDEO

Eyewitnesses reported about a fire as there was while smoke MOSCOW, November 18. /TASS/. An oxygen pipe burst at Moscow’s Kommunarka hospital for COVID-19 patients, a source with emergency services told TASS on Wednesday. https://t.me/pdmnews/35939 “There was a rupture in the oxygen supply line of the modules, without fire or destruction. According to immediate reports, no one got injured,” the

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Petition for Sytnyk’s dismissal gets over 27,000 signatures, has votes cut down, ends up in archive

Photo from UNIAN The petition calling for the resignation of NABU Director Artem Sytnyk has received the required number of votes – more than 27,000 (25,000 signatures are required for the petition to be considered by President). However, for the reasons unknown, the President’s Office failed to count almost half of the signatures and refused to submit the petition to the President.

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​​​​​​​Russians trying to sell legendary Massandra winery in occupied Crimea

Today, 100% of the company’s shares belong to the “Ministry of Property” of Crimea.Photo from UNIAN The occupation authorities in Crimea have put up for an auction 100% of shares of JSC Production and Agricultural Association Massandra – the oldest and largest winery on the peninsula. That’s according to the Russian Interfax, referring to the data released on the Unified Electronic

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Steelworkers in occupied Makiivka demand to return wage arrears, refusing to work

Workers of the Makiivka metallurgical plant in the occupied territory of Donetsk oblast are on strike, demanding full payment of wage arrears. This is reported on social networks. Let us remind you that this is not the first protest campaign at the metallurgical enterprise. The workers had already staged a strike in mid-October, having suspended the production. As a result,

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Moldova’s President-elect vows to support Ukraine’s territorial integrity

The President-elect of Moldova Maia Sandu fully supports the territorial integrity of Ukraine. “I feel love and respect for Ukrainians who have sacrificed their lives to protect their country, its sovereignty and future as a European state,” she said during a meeting with Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky in July 2019, while serving as Prime Minister of Moldova. In addition, Sandu spoke about

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Russia’s lower house bolsters immunity guarantees for ex-presidents

The proposed amendments stipulate that former president’s immunity can be taken away if the State Duma puts forward accusations of high treason or other serious indictable offence© Marat Abulkhatin/Russian State Duma Photo Service/TASS MOSCOW, November 17. /TASS/. The Russian State Duma (lower house of parliament) has passed the bill to change the order of stripping immunity from former presidents in

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Kremlin Slams Brutality, Provocations in Belarus After Protester’s Death

The Belarus security services’ unprovoked violence against anti-government protesters is unacceptable, Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov said Tuesday while also criticizing protesters for “provocations” against officers. Peskov spoke after thousands of Belarusians took to the streets Sunday to protest the death of arts teacher and former soldier Roman Bondarenko in police custody last week. Bondarenko, 31, never recovered from a coma after men

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Ukrainian lawmakers collecting votes for government resignation

he relevant initiative has already been supported by 84 Ukrainian lawmakers.Ukrainian lawmakers collecting votes for government resignation / Photo from UNIAN Members of the European Solidarity parliamentary faction have collected over a third of votes needed for initiating the resignation of the government. “Our faction has initiated and we have already collected 84 signatures of Ukrainian lawmakers in support for

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Alexey Navalny filed a lawsuit against Dmitry Peskov

Politician Alexei Navalny has filed a lawsuit to protect honor and dignity against the press secretary of the President of the Russian Federation Dmitry Peskov. The claim went to the Presnensky Court, the date of consideration has not yet been set. As the press service of the court told Open Media , Navalny asks to declare Peskov’s statement that “CIA specialists” are working with the

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Putin congratulates Maia Sandu on winning Moldovan presidential election

Sandu won the election with 57.7% of the voteMaia Sandu© AP Photo/Roveliu Buga MOSCOW, November 16./TASS/. Russian President Vladimir Putin has congratulated Maia Sandu on winning the presidential election in Moldova, the Kremlin press service reports. “President of the Russian Federation Putin sent a telegram of congratulations to Sandu over her victory in the presidential election in the Republic of

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Thirty tank cars go off rails in Russian Vladimir Region killing one

According to the Emergencies Ministry, fuel oil spilled from six tank cars© The press service of the Russian Emergencies Ministry’s Main Directorate for the Vladimir Region/TASS VLADIMIR, November 16./TASS/. A man injured when 30 tank cars with fuel oil went off the rails in Russia’s Vladimir Region died as he was being rushed to hospital, the chief physician of the central

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Peacekeepers in Karabakh headed by Russian career officer who went through the Donbas – Pegov

Being a career officer of the Armed Forces of the Russian Federation, commander of the peacekeeping contingent in Nagorno-Karabakh Rustam Muradov took part in the occupation of Donbas. This information was published by Russian propagandist Semyon Pegov. He recalled that Muradov “had openly stated that he was a Russian officer first of all”. “But if you look at the biography

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Rada failing to meet deadline for 2021 Budget adoption – Hetmantsev

Only in early December will Parliament receive the draft from Government before considering it.Photo from UNIAN, Oleksandr Kuzmin The Verkhovna Rada, Ukraine’s Parliament, in considering the draft state budget for 2021, is failing to meet the deadlines established by the Budget Code, says Chairman of the Rada Committee on Finance, Tax and Customs Policy Daniil Hetmantsev. “We will obviously fail

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Kyiv court overturns ruling to arrest Yanukovych in absentia in Maidan case

The appeals court also ordered the court of first instance to reconsider the investigator’s motion to select a preventive measure against Yanukovych in the form of detention.Photo from UNIAN Kyiv’s Court of Appeals has overturned the ruling to arrest former President Viktor Yanukovych in absentia in the Maidan case investigating mass killings of civilians on February 18-20, 2014. The relevant

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Gas from Azerbaijan to Europe bypassing Russia may be released by the end of 2020

The construction of the gas pipeline lasted 4.5 years. Now the works have moved to the stage of commercial operations. Trans-Adriatic Pipeline Project (TAP)Photo: http://www.trans-adriatic-pipeline.com The Trans Adriatic Pipeline (TAP) is ready for commercial supplies of Azerbaijani gas to Europe. This was reported by “Interfax” with reference to the statement of the consortium TAP AG. The company said that the construction of the pipeline

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Gennady Trukhanov is in the lead in the election of the mayor of Odessa – exit poll

Photo: Max Levin In the second round of elections of the mayor of Odessa the incumbent mayor Gennady Trukhanov is in the lead . He, according to preliminary estimates, is gaining 55.1% This is evidenced by KIIS exit poll data as of 5 p.m. His rival, MP and candidate from OPZZH Mykola Skoryk is gaining 42.8%. The sample is representative of the city as a whole. As of 5 pm, 1,780 respondents

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At the rally in Minsk, the security forces used stun grenades and gas. Several protesters were injured

Another protest action in Minsk was dispersed with tear gas and flash-noise grenades. https://t.me/tutby_official/19429 According to Tut.by, at least four stun grenades exploded in the area of ​​the Square of Changes, where several thousand people gathered. https://t.me/radiosvaboda/21803 Eyewitnesses told Interfax that after the explosions “several people are lying on the ground with injuries.” At the beginning of the rally, before

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Putin asks Macron for help in production of Russia’s new COVID-19 vaccine

Russian President Vladimir Putin has asked French President Emmanuel Macron for help in the production of the Russian COVID-19 vaccine Sputnik V, writes the French publication Challenges with reference to a diplomatic source. According to the newspaper, during a telephone conversation on November 7, Putin said that it is necessary to establish cooperation between the Russian organizations and the Pasteur Institute to

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Solving social problems should always be at the forefront, says Putin

According to him, many of the proposals are “meaningful, constructive, they contain a sincere desire of citizens to build the kind of Russia we want it to be – successful, prosperous, free and modern” NOVO-OGARYOVO, November 13. /TASS/. Russian President Vladimir Putin finds it important to ensure that the best ideas for the country’s development can be put into practice.

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