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Russia could boost gas supplies to Europe via Nord Stream 2, – Putin

22:18, 21 October 2021 –  112 Ukraine The Russian leader delivered a speech during the annual Valdai forum. The Russian Federation can increase the volume of gas supplies to Europe across Nord Stream 2. President Vladimir Putin said so during his speech at the annual Valdai forum. Putin admitted that the German regulation authority can provide the respective license already tomorrow.

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Ukraine Has Enough Gas Transmission Capacity to Cover Europe Twice — StopFake

By Centre for Strategic Communication and Information Security Increasing gas supplies to Europe through Ukraine’s gas transmission system (GTS) could solve the European gas crisis. Instead, Russia is deliberately discrediting the Ukrainian path. The Kremlin’s arguments, meanwhile, are not actually true. In other words, they are lying. Europe has faced an unprecedented surge in natural… Ukraine Has Enough Gas Transmission Capacity

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Russia’s Cannon Fodder? 2,000 Abandoned Graves In Eastern Ukraine — Glasnost Gone

Abandoned After burial.‘There’s an uncaring conveyor belt of burials. with cheap wooden coffins dumped in trenches.’ This is a story about two thousand individuals buried during a war. Two thousand people killed in Europe’s on-going war in eastern Ukraine. Nothing new in that you might say. But there’s a problem with these burials. They are […] Russia’s Cannon Fodder? 2,000 Abandoned

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Leonid Ragozin, Russian “opposition” journalist in Latvia, as promoter of Kremlin’s narratives — InformNapalm.org (English)

Volunteers of InformNapalm volunteer intelligence community regularly focus on Russia’s information operations and sources that disseminate disinformation, fakes, and manipulation. For example, quite a lot of data about covert methods of Russia’s information warfare and its ways of influencing Ukrainian and foreign audiences were obtained from the materials of SurkovLeaks (data from the e-mail account… Leonid Ragozin, Russian “opposition” journalist in

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EU Leaders Gather In Ukraine For Summit In Shadow Of Russia

October 12, 2021 06:20 GMT – By RFE/RL European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen and European Council Charles Michel are arriving in Ukraine for a summit with President Volodymyr Zelenskiy to discuss a range of issues including European security, EU prospects, and gas-pipeline concerns in the shadow of neighbor Russia. The meeting is the 23rd Ukraine-EU summit and comes with

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15 Years On, Editors Warn Time Up for Justice in Politkovskaya Murder

Russians were set Thursday to commemorate the killing of top journalist Anna Politkovskaya 15 years ago on President Vladimir Putin’s birthday, while her newspaper warned time had run out to name the mastermind of the murder.  Politkovskaya, a fierce critic of Putin and the Kremlin’s brutal wars in Chechnya, was gunned down on October 7, 2006, in the entrance hall

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Gas price hike in Europe – the Gazprom cases — Antitrustpolitics.com

Gas prices are rising in Europe and some are requesting an antitrust investigation into Russian Gazprom. Time to look at past cases against the company and their outcomes. As temperatures are getting colder, gas prices have almost tripled in Europe since the middle of this year. About 37% of EU gas imports stem from Russia, […] Gas price hike in Europe

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German energy regulator demands evidence of Nord Stream 2 correspondence with EU norms

08:03, 5 October 2021 – 112 Ukraine If the Nord Stream 2 starts exploitation of the pipeline without BNetzA certification, it will be a violation of German legislation and can lead to fines Federal Network Agency of Germany (BNetzA), which is the regulatory body in the energy sphere, has appealed to Swiss Nord Stream 2 AG with the request to

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Russian Communists Protest Online Vote Results As Putin Declares State Duma Elections ‘Free And Fair’

September 25, 2021 17:35 GMT – By Current Time – RFE/RL MOSCOW — More than 1,000 Russian demonstrators, angered by the official tally from online voting during last week’s parliamentary elections, defied warnings from authorities on September 25 to protest in central Moscow. The protest was organized by several Russian politicians, most of them Communists, who said they were cheated of

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Putinism is the Post-Industrial Form of Fascism, Skobov Says

Paul Goble             Staunton, Sept. 8 – Hitler’s fascism sought to combine an industrial society with a new medievalism, a goal that required totalitarianism, Aleksandr Skobov says. Vladimir Putin is seeking to combine medievalism with a post-industrial society – and his “post-industrial form for fascism” requires totalitarian controls as well.             Putin’s attention to and approval of ever more distant

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OSCE Frontline Status Report — Glasnost Gone

As I’ve often said, these OSCE fortnightly Status Reports give us a snapshot appreciation of the frontline fighting – or more accurately frontline firing. They also indicate which side is obstructing the work of the OSCE Monitoring Mission in Ukraine. Sorry, but no prizes for guessing which side has consistently done most of the obstructing […] OSCE Frontline Status Report —

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Putin wants to introduce Taliban “into the family of civilized peoples”

The Russian leader believes that the whole world should unite efforts to legalize militants Russian President Vladimir Putin has called for the establishment of better relations with the Taliban militants who captured Afghanistan after the withdrawal of troops by the United States, Interfax reports. Putin believes that communication with the Taliban will supposedly keep the situation in Afghanistan under control.

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A Ukrainian sniper shot dead a lieutenant colonel of the Russian army in Donbass – observers

09:56, 25.08.21 – UNIAN On the Independence Day of Ukraine, the corpse of a Russian lieutenant colonel was taken to the hospital of the Southern Military District of the Armed Forces of the Russian Federation in Rostov. A Ukrainian sniper shot dead a lieutenant colonel of the Armed Forces of the Russian Federation in Donbas . This was announced on its Facebook page by

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