Author Archives: mike0074711

Six US F-16s join in protecting Bulgaria’s air space

   Six US F-16 fighter jets are participating in a joint mission with Bulgarian Air Force MiG-29s to protect Bulgaria’s air space from September 26 until October 30, Bulgaria’s Defence Ministry said. The F-16s are temporarily based at Graf Ignatiev Air Force Base, having arrived on September 18 and having taken part in the Thracian Cinderella 2020 exercise which ended

Read more

Ukraine’s Health Ministry, Danish charitable organization ‘Bevar Ukraine’ sign memo of cooperation

   The Ukrainian Health Ministry has signed a memorandum of cooperation with Danish charitable organization “Bevar Ukraine,” the ministry said on Facebook. According to the statement, the conclusion of the memorandum will increase the volume of humanitarian aid several times. “Many Ukrainian hospitals, hospices, nursing homes have not had enough funds for new equipment or repairs for decades. This is

Read more

Ukraine, Brazil to work on defense developments – Ukroboronprom

  Representatives of the Ukrainian Foreign Ministry, the Ministry of Strategic Industries and Ukroboronprom and their Brazilian colleagues have discussed the possibility of implementing joint projects. This issue was discussed during an international video conference on key areas of cooperation between Ukraine and Brazil in the defense industry, Ukroboronprom’s press service reported. “The current state of cooperation between the defense

Read more

Atlantis – Ukrainian movie review

   Winner of best film in Venice’s Horizons section, Valentyn Vasyanovych’s film imagines a near-future Ukraine victorious in its war with Russia but economically, morally and ecologically devastated. What might the embattled Ukraine’s future be six years from now, asks Atlantis? The legendary submerged continent of the title casts a lugubrious shadow over Valentyn Vasyanovych’s grimly filmed story, which is

Read more

Government should represent measures on Ukrainian winemaking development

  President Volodymyr Zelensky has said that he has signed a decree on the introduction of Winegrower and Winemaker’s Day in Ukraine. The president stated this in a speech at the presentation of the Strategy for Development of Zakarpattia region, an Ukrinform correspondent reported. “Today I have signed a decree establishing an official holiday in Ukraine – Winegrower and Winemaker’s

Read more

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

Read more

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

Read more

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

Read more

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

Read more

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

Read more

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

Read more

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

Read more

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”

Read more

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

Read more

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

Read more

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

Read more

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

Read more
« Older Entries