Category Archives: UK

Russia Hires Britons for ‘Intelligence Operations’ – Guardian

The Russian government has allegedly hired British politicians, former intelligence officers and PR firms to advance its interests in Britain’s politics and form a “western buffer network,” The Guardian reported Monday. The claims are based on U.S.-born financier Bill Browder’s Sept. 2018 testimony submitted to the British parliament for its report on alleged Russian interference in Britain’s politics. London postponed

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MH17 crash murder suspects absent as trial kicks off with reading nearly 300 names of those killed

Rob Fredriksz, who lost his son Bryce and his girlfriend Daisy, places a sign next to 298 empty chairs, each chair for one of the 298 victims of the downed Malaysia Air flight MH17, placed in a park opposite the Russian embassy in The Hague, Netherlands, Sunday, March 8, 2020.

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Ukraine, Britain begin formal talks on bilateral agreement

The Ukrainian Foreign Ministry has started formal negotiations on the signing of a bilateral agreement on cooperation, free trade and partnership with the United Kingdom, the ministry has reported on its Twitter account. “Official talks have begun with the UK delegation on a bilateral agreement on political cooperation, free trade, and partnership. Key issues: strategic partnership and visa dialogue between

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Russia to Offer Free E-Visas to 53 Countries, Snubs U.S. and Britain

Citizens of 53 countries will be able to apply for free and simplified electronic visas to visit Russia starting next year, a senior official has said in an interview published Thursday. The 16-day e-visas will go into effect Jan. 1, 2021, for citizens of the European Union and different countries in Southeast Asia, the Middle East and Latin America. U.S.,

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UK: London police shoot man in ‘terrorism-related’ incident

A man has been shot dead by police after apparently stabbing several people in southern London. Authorities said two people were injured in the attack, which police are treating as a “terrorism-related” incident. London’s Metropolitan Police Service on Sunday said a man was shot by officers in a southern district. “At this stage it is believed a number of people

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Now I will Need To Find a Real Job

As everyone knows, the UK is set tp leave the EU this week. Here are a few facts and figures regarding this useless entity, and the freeloaders it supports. How much do MEPs earn? While Brexit negotiations continue, British MEPs will receive a salary. Since 2009, all MEPs within the EU, regardless of the country they represent have received the

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Ukrainian Coat of Arms removed from UK Extremism Guide amid massive backlash

The move is a result of wide-ranging diplomatic efforts, the Ukrainian embassy noted. UK officials have removed from the Police Counter Terrorism Policing Guide the Ukrainian Coat of Arms, the Tryzub (Trident) following outrage it caused among Ukrainian officials and regular citizens. “In response to numerous messages from Ukrainians, efforts by Ukrainian diplomats have resulted in Counter Terrorism Police UK

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Ukraine can feed Brexit Britain

Once Britain leaves the EU on 31 January 2020, it will have the opportunity to demonstrate the benefits of Brexit by lowering food costs through favorable trade treaties. A free trade deal with Ukraine, one of the world’s major food producers, would permit important new imports of grain, poultry and other vital food supplies at much lower prices (for the same

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Britain ‘Regretful’ Ukrainian State Symbol Appears In Police’s ‘Extremist’ Guide

A statement by the British government says it is aware that Ukraine’s national symbol appears in a British police guide for identifying extremist symbols and that it is “regretful” of the fact. “We are aware and regretful of the insult caused by the appearance of the Ukrainian Trident in the British police’s visual guide,” a U.K. government spokesperson said late

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Ukraine requires British police to remove trident from anti-extremizm guide

In the visual section of the guide on identifying signs and symbols of right-wing radical groups, in the “tattoo” section, the coat of arms of Ukraine under the name “Ukrainian trident (nationalist)” is published The guide of the British police, sent to medical personnel and teachers as part of the campaign against extremism, features such non-violent groups as Greenpeace, as

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Moscow Will Talk Retaliatory Action Against British Media

Russia will take retaliatory measures against British media operating on Russian territory over what it regards as unfriendly action taken by British authorities against its own journalists, Russian news agencies reported on Thursday. The state-run TASS and RIA news agencies cited what they said was a senior but unnamed source in Moscow who said Russia would respond in kind “in

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Ukraine Floats Nuland as Possible US Special Representative for Ukraine Negotiations

The position has been vacant since the abrupt resignation of Kurt Volker The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Ukraine has informed the US of its interest in appointing a new US Special Representative for Ukraine Negotiations following the resignation of Kurt Volker. “I told an envoy of the US Department of State that we are interested in having a person

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George Woloshyn: Ukraine’s nuclear option

A quarter-century ago the leaders of four states – Ukraine, the United States, the United Kingdom, and the Russian Federation – met in Budapest to sign a document of historic and far-reaching importance in abating the threat of global nuclear annihilation. For the very first time, a nation agreed to rid itself of nuclear weapons and to forswear their future

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Russian Nationalist Party Leader Endorses Johnson in U.K. Election

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson won a heartfelt endorsement from Russian nationalist leader Vladimir Zhirinovsky on the day of an election that may decide the future of Brexit. Polls show Johnson’s Conservative Party winning a majority in the general election, despite recent figures narrowing its gap with the Labour Party. Opponents have accused him of delaying publishing a report on

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