Category Archives: Ukraine

Russia Virus Toll, Deaths, Hit New Highs

Russia on Saturday registered record numbers for daily infections and deaths from the coronavirus, two days after having passed two million cases. Health officials reported 24,822 new infections and 476 deaths, bringing the national total to 2,064,748 million cases and 35,778 fatalities since the beginning of the year. While those figures suggest a lower death rate than elsewhere in the world,

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Flights launching from Boryspil to Heathrow Dec 17 – Ambassador

The negotiations with the administration of London Heathrow Airport have been a success.Photo from UNIAN In a month, Ukrainians will be able to fly from Boryspil International Airport to London’s main airport, Heathrow. Ambassador of Ukraine to the United Kingdom Vadym Prystaiko has made the relevant announcement via Twitter. “Finally, the Ukrainians will fly from Kyiv to Britain’s main air gate

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Attempt to destroy the High Anti-Corruption Court: what you should know about connection between the judge of the CCU and disgraced KDAC

Originally published on Liga.net Ukraine is under threat while judges of the Constitutional Court of Ukraine and other subjects of the NABU cases, whom the Court granted an indulgence, celebrate the collapse of cases against them. For the fourth week in a row, Ukraine has been in constitutional crisis due to the decision of the Constitutional Court regarding demolitionof the

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Ukraine’s ministry asks not to use the term ‘annexation’ regarding Crimea

19:48, 20 November 2020 – Source : 112 Ukraine The term ‘annexation’ is erroneous regarding Crimea, according to Ukraine’s Minister for the Reintegration of the Temporarily Occupied Territories. The Minister for the Reintegration of the Temporarily Occupied Territories asks not to call Crimea ‘annexed’ because the term ‘annexation’ is erroneous toward Crimea and it contradicts the Ukrainian legislation as Deputy Minister for the Reintegration

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A theater in the taiga in three days through crowdfunding raised 300 thousand rubles for a new toilet. Now Kirill Serebrennikov invites fashion actors to perform there

The Motyginsky Drama Theater in the taiga village of Motygino in the Krasnoyarsk Territory raised more than 300 thousand rubles through crowdfunding to repair a toilet. It took three days, the theater’s artistic director, director Dmitry Turkov said on the fundraising page on the Planeta.ru platform. https://meduza.io/impro/QM3ErFpd0H2vr0BFtxD5Yqc-jTAMl9qKtbV6k_svhS8/fill/650/0/ce/1/aHR0cHM6Ly9tZWR1/emEuaW8vaW1hZ2Uv/YXR0YWNobWVudHMv/aW1hZ2VzLzAwNi8x/ODMvMTY2L29yaWdp/bmFsLzdlM01XYmww/RVVjRTNXLWdwOVBN/OFEuanBn.webp Motygino is the smallest village in Russia with its own drama theater. Artistic director Dmitry Turkov calls Motygino the most inaccessible

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In Yakutia, six people died after drinking hand sanitizer. Three more are in critical condition

In Yakutia, six people have died after drinking alcohol-containing hand sanitizer. Three more were hospitalized, doctors assess their condition as extremely serious, Interfax reports . According to the regional Rospotrebnadzor, residents of the Tattinsky district on November 18 purchased a five-liter canister of “Skin antiseptic for hand treatment” in one of the local stores. Three of them died immediately after drinking the sanitizer,

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Crimean authorities sound alarm about water shortage on peninsula

Igor Danilovich, director of government-owned facility company Voda Kryma (Water of Crimea), said that this year’s drought in Crimea exceeded all forecasts and there is very little water left in reservoirs that supply Simferopol. “To date, the main sources of water supply to Simferopol are natural water reservoirs. These are Ayansk, Simferopol and Partizanskoye reservoirs. This is just for information.

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Moldova’s president-elect: Crimea is part of Ukraine (Video)

She says she has repeatedly expressed respect for the territorial integrity of Ukraine.Moldova’s president-elect Maia Sandu / REUTERS Moldova’s president-elect Maia Sandu has reaffirmed her position on supporting the territorial integrity and sovereignty of Ukraine in relation to Crimea. Sandu spoke about this in an interview for the European Pravda media outlet. She noted that as Prime Minister of Moldova, she

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PM Shmyhal announces Ukraine’s steps to enter TOP-30 in Doing Business ranking

20.11.2020 09:12 Apart from the anti-crisis support provided during the coronavirus pandemic, the Ukrainian government is also focused on strategic steps to improve the business climate in the country. Prime Minister Denys Shmyhal stated this during the annual meeting of the European Business Association, which was held online on November 19, the Government portal reports. In particular, commenting on the government’s

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Lukashenko ‘finds’ U.S. Intelligence centers in Warsaw and Kyiv

Alexander Lukashenko said the U.S. Intelligence has deployed its control center near Warsaw and Kyiv. The canters were allegedly discovered by the Russian and Belarusian intelligence services, reported BelTA agency. “The U.S. – they created a center near Warsaw, and now they have created a center in Kyiv. Well, I would say, but us and the Russians, our intelligence agencies 

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Putin’s decree recognizing CADLO documents is a step by Russian Federation against sovereignty of Ukraine and is contrary to Minsk agreements – EU

The decree of the President of the Russian Federation on the recognition of documents and registration of cars in the territories of occupied areas of the Donetsk and Luhansk oblasts is another step of Russia against the sovereignty of Ukraine and is in direct contradiction to the Minsk agreements. This is said in the statement of the EU representative, the

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Ukraine not to slap sanctions on Lukashenko – media

At the same time, Kyiv also does not intend to meet with the Belarusian opposition leaders because of their pro-Russian stance.Photo from UNIAN Journalist of Ukraine’s weekly newspaper Zerkalo Nedeli (Mirror Weekly) Volodymyr Kravchenko says the Ukrainian authorities are not in contact with President of Belarus Alexander Lukashenko, yet they do not plan to impose sanctions against him. According to

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Marine border guards base in Mariupol is being modernized with the support of the Americans

In Mariupol, the maritime border security base is being modernized, which will help to strengthen the protection of Ukraine’s borders on the Sea of ​​Azov. This was reported on the website of the city ​​council. The project is supported by the US government. Its goal is to strengthen the security of Mariupol. “This is an important step in strengthening the maritime security not only

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First eight people in Donbas to receive compensation for destroyed housing due to Russian aggression

First eight applicants in the Luhansk oblast will receive compensation for housing destroyed as a result of the armed aggression of the Russian Federation. This was reported on Facebook of the Ministry of Temporarily Occupied Territories of Ukraine. The first meeting of the commission on payment of monetary compensation for housing destroyed as a result of a military emergency caused

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Russia Threatens to Block YouTube for ‘Censoring’ State Media

Russia could block YouTube and other major U.S. social media platforms for “censoring” content from Russian state media, according to draft legislation submitted to parliament Thursday. The draft bill explains that the Prosecutor General’s Office and the Foreign Ministry would be able to identify foreign platforms they view as violating Russians’ rights by restricting content. That designation would allow Russia’s

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Resolution by UN General Assembly on Crimea is biased — diplomat

According to the Russian Foreign Ministry spokeswoman, Ukraine used the UN platform for peddling its political and territorial claims to CrimeaUnited Nations headquarters© AP Photo/Mary Altaffer MOSCOW, November 19. /TASS/. The Ukraine-initiated resolution on Crimea is politically biased, Russian Foreign Ministry Spokeswoman Maria Zakharova told a news briefing in Moscow on Thursday.READ ALSO UNGA committee adopts resolution condemning human rights

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Belarus Adds Opposition Telegram Channel Founders to Terror List

Belarusian authorities on Wednesday added the creators of the Nexta Live opposition Telegram channel, which mobilized protesters during the country’s ongoing post-election rallies, to a list of terrorists. Protests in the ex-Soviet country broke out in early August after strongman leader Alexander Lukashenko won a disputed reelection for a sixth term.  The opposition believe political novice Svetlana Tikhanovskaya was the

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Russian law enforcement agencies refuse to initiate criminal case into Navalny poisoning

The Federal Security Service (FSB) of Russia has refused to open a criminal case under Article 355 of the Russian Criminal Code on the development, production and storage of banned chemical weapons in connection with the poisoning of oppositionist Alexei Navalny, reported lawyers of Navalny’s Anti-Corruption Foundation with reference to the response of the Investigative Directorate of the FSB. According to the

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“DNR” leader bans posting picture of everything happening in occupied Donbas on Internet

Leader of the “DNR” Denis Pushilin has forbidden to post on the Internet everything that happens in the occupied Donbas. He signed the relevant “decree” on Wednesday, November 18. According to it, “state” bodies, “local self-government” bodies, legal and private entities “are prohibited from connecting video surveillance systems and individual video cameras to information and telecommunication networks, including the Internet”.

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Ukroboronprom: Defense industry reform under threat

The defense giant accuses the newly-formed ministry of strategic industries of interference and blocking reform of the Concern and the industry in general.REUTERS Ukroboronprom, Ukraine’s state-owned defense concern, has released a public appeal to President Volodymyr Zelensky, Prime Minister Denysh Shmyhal, National Security and Defense Council Secretary Oleksiy Danilov, and Rada Defense Committee Chair Oleksandr Zavitnevych, voicing “concern regarding the

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English language to become essential in Ukraine Army

18:00, 18.11.20 – UNIAN This will help achieve better interoperability with NATO forces. Learning English is becoming an integral part a new military culture being introduced into the Armed Forces of Ukraine, based on Euro-Atlantic values and principles. In the new system of professional military education, English language testing will become mandatory, the press service of the defense ministry reported. “The

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Oxygen pipe ruptures at Moscow’s hospital for COVID-19 patients, says source -PHOTO AND VIDEO

Eyewitnesses reported about a fire as there was while smoke MOSCOW, November 18. /TASS/. An oxygen pipe burst at Moscow’s Kommunarka hospital for COVID-19 patients, a source with emergency services told TASS on Wednesday. https://t.me/pdmnews/35939 “There was a rupture in the oxygen supply line of the modules, without fire or destruction. According to immediate reports, no one got injured,” the

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Petition for Sytnyk’s dismissal gets over 27,000 signatures, has votes cut down, ends up in archive

Photo from UNIAN The petition calling for the resignation of NABU Director Artem Sytnyk has received the required number of votes – more than 27,000 (25,000 signatures are required for the petition to be considered by President). However, for the reasons unknown, the President’s Office failed to count almost half of the signatures and refused to submit the petition to the President.

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The Kiev-Class: This Russian Aircraft Carrier Was Built To Kill Other Carriers

An ambitious ship that proved not very useful. by Kyle Mizokami Here’s What You Need to Know: The Kiev-class carriers were an ambitious attempt to give Russia a powerful ship capable of taking on American aircraft carriers. At the tail end of the Cold War, the Soviet Union produced a number of unique aircraft carriers. Known as the Kiev class, the

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