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Jewish community in Ukraine supports Avakov on post of Interior Minister

Interior Ministry of Ukraine helps the Jewish Confederation of Ukraine, as well as Jewish communities and organizations in the country to carry out monitoring over acts of anti-Semitic nature and quickly responds offences committed for religious and ethnic intolerance, the confederation said. “Minister [Arsen] Avakov and the ministry’s team professionally deal with each specific case of anti-Semitism by informing us

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‘RT’ files lawsuit against Alexey Navalny over anti-corruption investigations

The state-owned television channel RT has filed a lawsuit against opposition politician Alexey Navalny, as well as Lyubov Sobol, a lawyer for Navalny’s Anti-Corruption Foundation (FBK), and the editors of the online publication Znak.com.  On Twitter, Navalny wrote that the lawsuit was filed on behalf of the non-profit organization “TV-Novosti,” which is managed by RT.  A RT representative later told RBCthat the lawsuit was filed over a recent

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Russian Investment World Rocked by Yet Another Arrest

Late last week, the head of Russian Venture Company (RVC), Alexander Povalko, was arrested and put under house arrest for 45 days by a Moscow court after Russia’s Federal Security Service (FSB) and police officers ransacked his home.  It is the latest high-profile legal case to have rocked the Russian investment world — and investors themselves have been quick to raise

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OSCE SMM spots movement of military-type trucks across uncontrolled border in occupied Luhansk region

REPORT08.06.2020 12:18 The OSCE SMM to Ukraine spotted the movement of military-type trucks across the uncontrolled sections of border in the occupied areas of Luhansk region. “On 4–5 June, between 20:40 and 00:24, an SMM long-range UAV spotted a convoy of trucks entering Ukraine and another convoy exiting Ukraine on a dirt road near Cheremshyne (non-government-controlled, 59km south-east of Luhansk),

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Floyd is Russia’s ultimate victory

   The riots in the United States are not coming to a halt. Meanwhile hundreds of whites were injured or killed by the protesters. A white woman got lynched, a father beat up in front of his little daughter by so-called protesters. Images of mayhem are going around the globe. After Putin successfully hypnotized Trump, making him look like a

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Kremlin pathogens

The Power Vertical Podcast at CEPA A Kremlin-sponsored disinformation campaign claims that a new deadly virus is actually a biological weapon developed in a secret U.S. laboratory. Is it 1983? Or is it 2020? Actually, it’s both. Because when it comes to Russian active measures, the more things change, the more they stay the same. From the HIV-AIDS to the

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Russia creates pro-Kremlin ‘Ukrainian’ propaganda media in occupied Crimea while spreading hate speech against Ukraine

Human Rights in Ukraine. Website of the Kharkiv Human Rights Protection Group07.06.2020 Halya Coynash After systematically destroying all independent Ukrainian media in occupied Crimea and imprisoning journalists for their views and coverage of political repression, Russia has set about creating Soviet-style propaganda resources instead.  The new ‘media’ are in the Ukrainian language, but strictly pro-Moscow in content, and seem an

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Pompeo Offers U.S. Help in Cleaning Huge Russian Oil Spill

The United States on Saturday offered to help Russia clean up a vast fuel spill that has fouled an Arctic river in northern Siberia. “Saddened to hear about the fuel spill in Norilsk, Russia,” Secretary of State Mike Pompeo wrote on Twitter.Secretary Pompeo✔@SecPompeo Saddened to hear about the fuel spill in Norilsk, Russia. Despite our disagreements, the United States stands

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Odesa activist to be charged with homicide in what he claims was self-defense

The case where Sternenko is about to be probed as a suspect in the killing of one of the attackers he says were trying to murder him highlights the issue of self-defense boundaries in Ukraine. facebook.com/sternenko Odesa-based activist Serhiy Sternenko says the SBU security service of Ukraine is ready to press homicide charges against him over the death of Ivan

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Donbas children deployed as weapons in Russia’s hybrid warfare against Ukraine, rights watchdog warns

The threat is that the youths that are being massively fed propaganda lies are likely to become a strong pro-Russian electorate after Ukraine regains control over the occupied territories. REUTERS Russia is effectively deploying children in the interests of its aggression against Ukraine in Donbas, and this is not only about military games or competitions. Through systematic militarization and indoctrination,

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Russia claims its air defense systems don’t counter Israeli attacks in Syria for political reasons

Russian air defense systems deployed in Syria do not shoot down Israeli missiles for political reasons, said Dmitry Danilov, head of the European Security Department of the Institute of Europe of the Russian Academy of Sciences and a professor at the Moscow State Institute of International Relations (MGIMO), during a conversation at the Patriot Media Center as part of the

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23 Russian-made Pantsir air defense systems destroyed in Libya by Turkish drones

 Sunday, June 7, 2020 10:00:00 AM Turkish drones have destroyed at least 23 Pantsir-S1 anti-aircraft missile systems during the military conflicts in Syria and Libya. While, eight Russian-made aid defense systems were destroyed in Middle East conflicts, 15 combat vehicles have already been destroyed in Africa, reports Ukrainian news outlet Defense Express. It is noted that the total amount of lost air

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OSCE records about 10,000 ceasefire violations in Donbas over two weeks

   The OSCE Special Monitoring Mission to Ukraine (SMM) has recorded almost 10,000 ceasefire violations in eastern Ukraine over the past two weeks. “Between 18 and 31 May, the SMM recorded about 9,850 ceasefire violations, including about 2,650 explosions. This compares with about 10,500 and about 2,000, respectively, in the previous two-week period,” reads the report of June 1, 2020,

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European neo-Nazis undergo training in Russia and join militants in Donbas, – media

We are talking about the Partizan camp near St. Petersburg, which was founded by Russian ultra-right extremists and supporters of the “white race supremacy”15:43, 7 June 2020Far-right movement participants from GermanyFocus.deFar-right movement participants from Germany, Finland and Sweden undergo training at a Russian military camp near St. Petersburg and join militants in Donbas. This was reported by Focus with reference to intelligence

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Moderate Zelenskyy makes a mockery of the Kremlin’s anti-Ukraine propaganda

Atlantic Council. June 4, 2020. UkraineAlert by Vitaliy Syzov There is much talk of Russian revenge in Kyiv these days. As President Zelenskyy begins his second year in office, political opponents accuse him of pursuing an increasingly revanchist agenda and warn of escalating plots to return Ukraine to the Kremlin orbit. The country’s historic pivot towards Euro-Atlantic integration is in

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Russia has enough funds to promote Russian language globally

Russian President Vladimir Putin instructed Russian Culture Minister Olga Lyubimova to meet with translator of Pushkin’s poetry into English Julian Henry Lowenfeld to discuss and summarize his proposals NOVO-OGAREVO, June 6. /TASS/. Russian President Vladimir Putin has emphasized that Moscow can afford to promote the Russian language and culture across the world even despite falling oil prices. “We have enough

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42 ships were built in Ukraine in three years

Shipbuilding production in Ukraine has been growing for three years in a row, but the country uses only 10% of its shipbuilding potential. In 1991, Ukraine ranked 5th among 24 European shipbuilding countries, today 16th. Shipbuilding takes place only at 6-7 shipyards. Transmitted by the  National Industrial Portal  with reference to  Country Today . Serhiy Lysenko, Deputy Chairman of the Ukrsudprom Association, spoke about this during

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Putin instructs Russian government to create genetic information database of Russians

Russian President Vladimir Putin has instructed Russian Prime Minister Mikhail Mishustin and director of the Kurchatov Institute Alexander Blagov to create a national database of genetic information, according to Putin’s decree which has been published on the Kremlin’s website. The documents state that the National Genetic Information Database, including the development of storage and data formats, related search engines and software, should

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Chaos in America!

   Washington D.C. is expecting one million protesters. In the worst case the White House could be burned down. Currently already 50.000 protesters arrived, while 300 cops are there. Should the US drown in chaos, Russia could become a bigger threat to Ukraine. I hope the Ukrainian Armed Forces are prepared for a sudden full scale invasion. If not, now

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Russian National Defense Management Center: Northern Fleet monitors French frigate in the Barents Sea

The Northern Fleet began to monitor the actions of the French frigate Aquitaine, which entered the Barents Sea, TASS reported, citing the Russian National Defense Management Center. “The forces and facilities of the Northern Fleet have begun to monitor the actions of the French Navy Frigate Aquitaine carrying guided missiles, which entered the Barents Sea on June 5, 2020,” the statement reads.

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‘Mama, this is a terrible disease’ In St. Petersburg, more than 3,000 medical workers have contracted COVID-19. Here’s one of their stories.

According to official data alone, more than 3,000 medical workers in St. Petersburg have fallen ill with the coronavirus — that’s about 20 percent of the total number of COVID-19 cases in the city. In addition to the increasing number of doctors contracting the disease, the general outbreak in St. Petersburg isn’t getting any better: between 350–390 new cases are

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Bank of Russia sees signs of continuing decline in economic activity

MOSCOW, June 5. /TASS/. The business activity index (PMI) in Russia is still much lower than the neutral level of 50 points, evidencing the continuing decline in economic activity, Central Bank chief Elvira Nabiullina said at an online conference on Friday. “PMI indices either in the industry or in services demonstrated notable improvement after the record-breaking drop in April. Nevertheless,

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Resident of Spain, who took off the Russian flag from the wall of her apartment, kidnapped in Donetsk

A citizen of Ukraine, permanently residing in Spain, was abducted in Donetsk. Armed people took her away after she removed one of the Russian flags, hung by the occupiers, from the outer wall of her apartment along the main Artioma Street. This was reported to OstroV by the victim’s friends and husband. Evgeniya Lukiyenko (now Evgeniya Yepes-Vinuesa), born in 1966,

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High Anti-Corruption Court repeals lower court’s move to arrest ex-health minister Bohatyriova

The decision is due to gross violations by Kyiv prosecutors in handing the suspicion notice in line with the Criminal Procedure Code. Raisa Bohatyriova / Photo from UNIAN The Appeals Chamber of the Supreme Anti-Corruption Court has repealed the ruling of the lower-instance court to remand in custody ex-Minister of Health Raisa Bohatyriova, the HACC press service reports. The decision

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