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Ukrainian infrastructure minister, Portuguese ambassador discuss cooperation in aviation, transport

   Ukrainian Infrastructure Minister Vladyslav Kryklii has held a working meeting with Ambassador of Portugal to Ukraine Antonio Vasco Alves Machado during which the parties discussed prospects for cooperation between the two countries in various infrastructure areas, including aviation and transport, according to a statement posted on the website of the Ukrainian Infrastructure Ministry. “Vladyslav Kryklii positively noted the bilateral

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Navalny video about Putin’s palace a hit on You Tube

   According to YouTube statistics, as of January 20, 19:30 Moscow time, the video became the most-watched video in Russia, Belarus, Kazakhstan, Latvia, Ukraine, Estonia and Cyprus. In addition, the video hit the top 10 YouTube trends in 15 countries, including Israel, the Czech Republic, Norway, Switzerland, Spain and others. As of 23:50 Moscow time, the video had been watched

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Kyiv authorities negotiating with several U.S., European manufacturers of COVID-19 vaccine to buy 1 mln doses

  Kyiv is negotiating with several manufacturers to purchase a vaccine against COVID-19 for the capital, said mayor of Kyiv Vitali Klitschko. “The capital authorities are negotiating with several American and European companies producing vaccines against coronavirus. I use all my foreign contacts and ties in order to provide Kyiv residents with a vaccine. We are talking about purchasing 1

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U.S. at OSCE: Russia’s attempts to freeze conflict in Donbas must be prevented

   OSCE participating States should consider ways to prevent the conflict in Donbas from becoming another frozen conflict in Europe. Chargé d’Affaires of the U.S. Mission to the OSCE Courtney Austrian said this at a meeting of the OSCE Permanent Council in Vienna on Thursday, January 21, an Ukrinform correspondent reports. “Russia denied its involvement in eastern Ukraine to force

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Transfer of Ukrainian POWs to Medvedchuk from Donbas suspended, as plane did not fly

     The transfer of a number of Ukrainian citizens held in the self-proclaimed Donbas republics to Viktor Medvedchuk, a Ukrainian parliamentarian and chairman of the political council of the Opposition Platform – For Life party, has been suspended, as the plane that had to bring these people did not take off, Leonid Kravchuk, head of the Ukrainian delegation to the

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Biden administration to seek five-year extension on key nuclear arms treaty in first foray with Russia

President Biden is seeking a five-year extension with Russia on the only remaining treaty limiting the world’s two largest nuclear arsenals just days before it expires, said two senior U.S. officials. At the same time, his administration is preparing to impose new costs on Russia pending a newly requested intelligence assessment of its recent activities. The officials said Biden is

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Deputy Minister dismissed after drunk driving, debauch

The inspectors compiled the administrative materials toward the driver: protocol due to the driving under the influence of alcohol and regulation for the violation of the road sign and the protocol about administrative detention. All materials were sent to the court Deputy Minister for Strategic Industries Vitaliy Nemilostiviy was dismissed after he was driving a car under the influence of

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Russian delegation to PACE wants debate on language issue in Ukraine – MP

The Russians allege Ukraine has been conducting a “targeted aggressive campaign” against the Russian language. Member of the Ukrainian delegation to the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE) and MP from Ukraine’s European Solidarity Party Oleksii Honcharenko says the Russian delegation to PACE is initiating a debate on the language issue in Ukraine. “The Russian delegation to PACE

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Frequent New York Times Opinion Writer Was Secret Iranian Agent, Federal Prosecutors Charge

The full article can be seen here : Frequent New York Times Opinion Writer Was Secret Iranian Agent, Federal Prosecutors Charge The NYT has lots of form in supporting evil dictatorships, from Stalin to Castro. A journal which these days is categorised as ‘far right’; The New American, published a well researched article about the demonic Holodomor denier and NYT

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Russia-installed “authorities” may hold another “referendum” in occupied Donbas

The previous “referendum” in May 2014 was not recognized by Ukraine and the international community. The so-called “leader” of the self-proclaimed “Donetsk People’s Republic” (“DPR”), Denis Pushilin, says another “referendum on self-determination” could be held in the Russia-occupied part of Ukraine’s Donetsk region. He announced this in a comment for the Russian news agency RIA Novosti. Pushilin claims it will

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Alexei Navalny may yet be the man to topple Putin

The opposition leader represents an unprecedented threat to the ageing President’s grip on power MARK ALMOND. January 19, 2021 Without personal courage, political principles are merely hot air. Alexei Navalny’s decision to return to Russia where he was poisoned in August makes a sharp contrast  with the cowering US congressmen hiding from the freak show on Capitol Hill on January 6. By

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Nominee for U.S. Secretary of State supports provision of lethal weapons to Ukraine

Nominee for U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken has reaffirmed the Joe Biden administration’s commitment to providing lethal weapons to Ukraine. He said this during a hearing in the U.S. Senate in response to a question from Republican Senator Ron Johnson, Ukrinform’s own correspondent reports. “One of the things that Congress has done unanimously is that we have allocated $300 million

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Waiting for the Advent of the Fifth Stalin

Nationalist Writer Launches Messianic Orthodox Christian Stalinist Religion “Russian superiority(opens in a new tab)” is a special strand of disinformation. There is nothing wrong with pride in your own nation, your people, leaders, history, victories, achievements… The issue appears when a nation, people or creed is defined as superior to others. The EUvsDisinfo database contains numerous examples of claims on

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Russia-Based Neo-Nazi Terror Leader Offers Training To American Far Right

Rinaldo Nazzaro, founder of Nazi terror group the Base, is attempting to once again set up a paramilitary training network across the U.S. By Ben Makuch January 19, 2021, 5:57pm AN IMAGE FROM ONE OF NAZZARO’S LATEST SELF-PUBLISHED VIDEOS. Amidst a raging backdrop of far-right violence in the U.S., the Russia-based former leader and founder of a neo-Nazi terror group

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Zhirinovsky case: Lawyers fail to appear in Kyiv court

The date of the next meeting will be appointed by the judge. Preparatory hearings on the case against Russia’s controversial Liberal leader, Vladimir Zhirinovsky, who is facing charges of sponsoring terrorism in Ukraine, did not take place on January 19. Press Secretary of Kyiv’s Shevchenkivsky district court Olha Piven said in a comment for UNIAN. “The defense did not appear

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Russia delivers over 22,000 tonnes of fuel and drones to occupied Donbas in January

   In January 2021, the Russian Federation has delivered more than 22,000 tonnes of fuel, military equipment and drones to the occupied territories of Donetsk and Luhansk regions. Ukraine’s Defense Ministry spokesperson Yulia Shevchenko said this at a briefing on Tuesday, January 19, an Ukrinform correspondent reports. “The command of the operational group of the Russian occupation forces continues to

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Ukraine does not buy or plan to buy PCR tests produced in Russia – Stepanov

    Ukraine has not purchased and does not plan to purchase PCR tests manufactured by Russia, Health Minister Maksym Stepanov said during a press briefing in Kyiv on Tuesday. “The tests were purchased in China, the United States, Korea, Poland, Germany, Great Britain, France, Austria, Canada, Czech Republic, Turkey, Singapore. There is no Russian Federation here. Most of the PCR

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Vacancy: We’re looking for a human rights reporter

Euromaidan Press, an independent media about Ukraine in English, is looking for a part-time human rights reporter. Requirements: Good awareness of the political, social, economic, and military situation in Ukraine, of human rights issues in occupied territories, of human rights issues in the occupied territories and their legal aspects, knowledge of the sphere of work of human rights NGOs in

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Ukraine Concerned About Detention Of Russian Opposition Leader Navalny

   Ukraine is concerned about the detention of Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny. This is stated in a commentary by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Ukrainian News Agency reports. “The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Ukraine is deeply concerned about the arrest of Russian opposition figure Alexei Navalny,” the statement reads. The ministry views the situation around Navalny as a

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Kremlin claims Trump supporters inquiring about obtaining Russian citizenship

   U.S. officials ask in comments on social networks to explain how they can get Russian citizenship, said the spokeswoman of the Russian Foreign Ministry Maria Zakharova on air of the talk show “Sunday Night with Vladimir Solovyov” on the TV channel “Russia 1.” According to her, President Donald Trump’s supporters fear persecution because of their political beliefs. “This country

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Over 100,000 tourists visited Mukachevo last year despite lockdown

   More than 100,000 tourists visited the city of Mukachevo, Zakarpattia region, in 2020 despite the COVID-19 pandemic and lockdown restrictions. “According to the Mukachevo Historical Museum, 105,538 tourists visited Mukachevo in 2020,” the press service of the Mukachevo City Council wrote on its Facebook page. The city has five tour operators, 13 travel agencies, the Mukachevo City Tourist Information

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President’s Office wants to invite Biden to Ukraine for 30th anniversary of independence

   The visit of U.S. President-elect Joe Biden to Ukraine is a matter of the near future, Deputy Head of the President’s Office Ihor Zhovkva has said in an interview with the TSN.ua online news site. According to him, world leaders, including Biden, will be invited to events marking the 30th anniversary of Ukraine’s independence. “Of course, we will invite

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