Category Archives: Russian Aggression

Russia unveils new ‘Checkmate’ stealth fighter jet at air show

21 July 2021 – By Brie Stimson | Fox News The Kremlin has made modernization of the country’s arsenals a key priority amid tensions with the West that followed Moscow’s 2014 annexation of Ukraine’s Crimean Peninsula. It is expected to be airworthy by 2023 and the country plans to produce 300 of the fighters over 15 years starting in 2026, according to

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US intends to take action against Lukashenko due to closure of border with Ukraine

08:32, 3 July 2021 – 112UA The US promises to hold the government of President Alexander Lukashenko accountable for its actions. The US government is aware of the decision of the Belarusian authorities to close the border with Ukraine and promises to hold the government of President Alexander Lukashenko accountable for its actions. This was announced on Friday by a senior official

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Ukrainian Tycoon’s Lawyer Says Allegations Against His Client Are ‘Wrong’

June 21, 2021 18:17 GMT – By RFE/RL’s Ukrainian Service Ukraine’s controversial tycoon Dmytro Firtash has denied the allegations behind Kyiv’s move to impose sanctions on him for selling titanium products that the Ukrainian government believes end up being used by Russian military enterprises. The National Security and Defense Council of Ukraine, which coordinates security policy, last week announced the sanctions against Firtash, who is

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White House freezes Ukraine military aid package: report

18 June, 2021 – By Thomas Barrabi | Fox News The package is valued at as much as $100 million. The White House has placed a temporary hold on a military aid package for Ukraine that included an arsenal of lethal weapons, according to a report Friday. The package is valued at as much as $100 million and could have included an assortment of weaponry, including

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U.S. Seizes Most Of Bitcoin Ransom From Colonial Pipeline Attack

June 07, 2021 22:38 GMT – By RFE/RL The United States has recovered most of the Bitcoin ransom paid to the suspected Russian-based Darkside cybercriminal group behind the attack on Colonial Pipeline last month that temporarily shut down the largest U.S. fuel network. The Justice Department said on June 7 that the seizure of 63.7 Bitcoins — valued currently at around $2.3 million

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JBS hack latest escalation of Russia-based aggression ahead of June 16 Putin summit: experts

2 June, 2021 – By Caitlin McFall | Fox News Experts say Putin is making show of strength ahead of Geneva meeting, while US has yet to say Russia’s government was involved. Russia-based cyberattacks have targeted U.S. interests in recent months, which experts say is directly related to the upcoming U.S.-Russia summit. The latest ransomware assault this week shut down the U.S.-based meat plants

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Biden received funds from top Russia lobbyist before Nord Stream 2 giveaway

Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin (R) shakes hands with U.S. Vice President Joe Biden during their meeting in Moscow March 10, 2011. Biden is on the second day of an official visit meeting top officials in the Russian capital. REUTERS/Alexander Natruskin (RUSSIA – Tags: POLITICS) (Reuters)

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Office says Zelensky to bring up “difficult issues” when he meets with Putin

23:45, 28.05.21 Such summit should take place in a third, neutral country, the adviser to the President’s Office chief says. The President’s Office intends to include “difficult issues” in the agenda of the summit of President Volodymyr Zelensky and his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin. That’s according to Mykhailo Podolyak, the adviser to the head of the President’s Office, who spoke

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Biden to speak with Zelensky before meeting with Putin – Foreign Ministry

21:45, 28.05.21 – UNIAN The Ukrainian diplomacy is convinced that the U.S. will go for no compromises with Russia on Ukraine. The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Ukraine is preparing negotiations between the presidents of Ukraine and the United States, Volodymyr Zelensky and Joe Biden. The two leaders will talk ahead of the summit of the U.S. President and his

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ukraine: National Broadcasting Council fines pro-Russian TV channels for inciting war

23:15, 27.05.21 – UNIAN The amount of penalties in relation to each of the outlets exceeds UAH 100,000. The National Council of Ukraine on Television and Radio Broadcasting has applied fines to NewsOne, NASH, and 112 Ukraine TV channels for inciting war and discrimination against Ukraine’s Armed Forces. That’s according to the Council’s press service. NewsOne and 112 Ukraine have been

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US to deport Russian man who tried to hack Tesla — manmadenews

A Russian man was sentenced Monday to what amounted to time already served and will be deported from the United States after pleading guilty to trying to pay a Tesla employee $500,000 to install computer malware at the company’s Nevada electric battery plant in a bid to steal company secrets for ransom. Egor Igorevich Kriuchkov, […] US to deport Russian man

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Power Play: Russia gives Google 24 hours to delete banned content — manmadenews

Russia’s communications watchdog on Monday gave Google 24 hours to delete what it called prohibited content or be fined and said Moscow could eventually slow down the company’s traffic in the country. Russia has already placed a punitive slowdown on U.S. social network Twitter for not deleting banned content, part of a push by Moscow […] Power Play: Russia gives Google

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