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Hunter Biden took $3.5 million from ex-Moscow mayors wife

   A new Senate report out Wednesday shows former Vice President Joe Biden’s son, Hunter Biden accepted $3.5 million from the wife of a fired mayor of Moscow in 2014. According to the joint report released by the Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee with the Senate Finance Committee, Rosemont Seneca, an investment firm co-founded by Hunter Biden received

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Ukraine, Hungary foreign ministers agree to launch work of three intergovernmental groups

   Minister of Foreign Affairs of Ukraine Dmytro Kuleba and Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade of Hungary Péter Szijjártó have agreed to launch the work of intergovernmental groups on national minorities, education, and cross-border cooperation. “I had a very intensive dialogue with my Hungarian colleague, the goal of which is to ensure rich, dynamic, and effective cooperation between Ukraine

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Ukraine wants full integration into EU – Zelensky

   Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky has said that Ukraine seeks full integration into the European Union and wants to receive from the EU a clear membership perspective. He stated this in an interview with Slovak economic newspaper Hospodarske noviny, the presidential press service said. “Ukraine wants full integration into the EU. We are a European country and we can give

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Navy Ships Start Practical Implementation Of Tasks Within Framework Of United Efforts 2020 Exercise

The ships of the Naval Forces of the Armed Forces of Ukraine have begun practical implementation of tasks at sea within the framework of the United Efforts 2020 strategic command and staff exercises. The press service of the Ministry of Defense has said this in a statement, Ukrainian News Agency reports. “In the place of permanent basing, the crews of

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New protests in Minsk

In Minsk a crowd of people has finally managed to gather outside Stela despite all the police and army efforts to prevent them from gathering, multiple detentions and the lack of communication due to internet shutdown. More people are now heading there from all across the city. Tens of thousands of people are chanting “Resign!” Warning shots in Brest where

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Package sent to Trump contained deadly poison

  A package containing the deadly poison ricin addressed to President Donald Trump was intercepted by law enforcement sometime this week, before it was delivered to the president, two law enforcement officials told CNN on Saturday. Two law enforcement officials also told CNBC about the ricin package that was addressed to Trump. According to CNN, two tests were performed on

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Putin will try to kill Navalny again and the West will do little about it, NATO sources say

   Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny, the latest critic of Russian President Vladimir Putin to be mysteriously poisoned, has announced he plans to return to Russia after his recovery from exposure to a deadly nerve agent. But Navalny, who is recovering in a Berlin hospital, will be taking an enormous personal risk, according to three officials from NATO intelligence services

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Belarus police arrest hundreds of women in Minsk ‘Sparkly March’ protest

    About 2,000 people marched through the city demanding that President Alexander Lukashenko step down. Belarus, a former Soviet republic closely allied with Russia, has been rocked by mass street protests since Lukashenko claimed a landslide victory in an August 9 presidential election that his opponents say was rigged. He denies the accusation. Saturday’s protesters, most of them women, briefly

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Elections in occupied Donbas possible only after complete de-occupation – Yermak

   Head of the President’s Office Andriy Yermak has said the holding of elections in the temporarily uncontrolled areas of Donetsk and Luhansk regions in Donbas (eastern Ukraine) is possible only after their complete de-occupation and settlement of all security issues, as well as those related to human rights. The comment came during a “Freedom of Speech by Savik Shuster”

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Federal states of eastern Germany support completion of Nord Stream 2

   BERLIN (Reuters) – The prime ministers of Germany’s eastern federal states have backed a resolution in support of the Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline, which is supposed to supply fuel from Russia to Germany, the Bild newspaper reported on Friday. The German government has questioned the completion of the project after the poisoning of opposition politician Alexei Navalny. Berlin

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All Derkach’s statements are political manipulation with aim of interfering in U.S. presidential election – Kononenko

   Former MP Ihor Kononenko called the statement made by MP Andriy Derkach a political manipulation. “All of Derkach’s statements, which were made exactly a few months before the U.S. presidential elections, are purely political manipulation, which has a specific goal to influence the United States election process,” Kononenko wrote on Facebook on Thursday, commenting on Derkach’s press conference in

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EU, U.S. announce that further support for Ukraine to depend on transparency of election of SAPO head

   “EU, U.S. take note of Ukrainian parliament’s decision to appoint members to the commission to choose the Specialized Anti-Corruption Prosecutor. The commission needs to embark on a transparent process with candidates’ integrity and merits at its core. Our further support will depend upon it,” a statement posted by the U.S. Embassy in Ukraine and the EU Delegation to Ukraine

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Constitutional Court declares unconstitutional certain provisions of law on NABU

   The Grand Chamber of the Constitutional Court has declared unconstitutional certain provisions of the law “On the National Anti-Corruption Bureau of Ukraine.” A respective decision was made at a court hearing on Wednesday, September 16, the court’s press service reported. “Following the consideration of the said case, the Constitutional Court of Ukraine adopted a decision recognizing certain provisions of

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Derkach reiterates about external control of Ukraine by United States, related corruption

Ukrainian MP Andriy Derkach reiterated that the Burisma group transferred funds to accounts connected with Hunter Biden, the son of former U.S. Vice-President Joe Biden, and Ukraine was under the external control of the United States. At a press conference in Kyiv on Wednesday, he announced that he won a court case against Burisma last week. “By the way, if

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Notorious Russian Ultranationalist Found Dead In Jail Cell

    A notorious Russian antigay ultranationalist, Maksim Martsinkevich — also known as “Tesak” (Machete) — has been found dead in the cell of a detention center in the Chelyabinsk region. The Federal Penitentiary Service (FSIN) said on September 16 that it has started a preliminary investigation after the 36-year-old Martsinkevich, who was serving a 10-year prison term, was found dead

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Opposition Figure Kalesnikava Charged With Threatening Belarus’s National Security

  Belarusian opposition leader Maryya Kalesnikava has been officially charged with calling for action aimed at damaging the country’s national security. The Belarusian Investigative Committee said on September 16 that Kalesnikava is suspected of committing the alleged crime via the usage of media and the Internet. The 38-year-old Kalesnikava has become a prominent leader of protests demanding the resignation of

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Situation doesn’t allow admitting additional number of Hasidic pilgrims to enter Ukraine – Dpty FM Enin

   At the moment, the situation does not allow the authorities to authorize an additional number of Hasidic pilgrims to enter Ukraine, said Deputy Foreign Minister of Ukraine Yevhen Enin. “At the moment, the situation does not allow us to authorize an additional number of Hasidim to enter Ukraine, in particular those pilgrims who have gathered at the border with

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Venediktova Announces Investigation Of 3 Cases Involving Operation To Detain Wagner PMC Mercenaries

    Prosecutor General Iryna Venediktova has announced that three criminal proceedings involving the operation to detain the Wagner private military company’s mercenaries are being investigated. Venediktova announced this during an address to the parliament, the Ukrainian News Agency reports. “We have three cases involving the Wagnerites,” she said. According to her, the first criminal proceedings were opened based on media

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Russian fighter jets intercept U.S. nuclear bombers over Black Sea

  On Monday, September 14, Russian fighter jets intercepted three U.S. Air Force B-52 Stratofortress strategic bombers and escorted them over the Black Sea, reported the Russian Defense Ministry. The Russian Defense Ministry noted that radars were detected three air targets approaching Crimea from Ukraine over the Black Sea. Two Su-27 fighter jets and two Su-30 fighter jets from the

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Zelensky: We don’t have “relations” with Russia after Crimea annexation, war in Donbas, and it’s still too early to talk about them- we have just started dialogue

   President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelensky notes that there is no word “relationship” between Ukraine and the Russian Federation after the illegal annexation of Crimea by the Russian Federation and the outbreak of war in Donbas, and it is still very, very early to talk about such a concept. “Unfortunately, we have lost this word [“relationship.”] And we lost the

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