Category Archives: Whining

Gazprom’s Nord Stream 2 Firm Loses Court Case For Exclusive Pipeline Access

A German court ruling could limit Gazprom’s ability to use the pipeline. The Gazprom-led business consortium constructing the controversial Nord Stream 2 pipeline has lost a crucial court case in Germany that could have excluded it from strict EU rules on the sale and transport of gas into the EU. Nord Stream 2 AG — the Gazprom-owned, Swiss-registered company building

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The Kremlin Weaponising Victimhood

Several researchers note that the role of the victim is a coveted position in modern public discourse. Research points to this phenomenon in US politics(opens in a new tab), among men accused of sexual harassment(opens in a new tab) – “I’m the victim here!” – and as an element in Kremlin disinformation efforts. EUvsDisinfo has observed this on several occasions

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Anglo-Saxons Provoke the Waves: Pro-Kremlin Media Vent about HMS Defender and EU Decisions

This has been a busy time for the Kremlin’s spin-doctors. Russian state-controlled TV channels continued to vent and spin disinformation messages about the recent incident(opens in a new tab) with the UK warship HMS Defender in the Black Sea. At the same time, the head of the Russian diplomacy accused(opens in a new tab) the West of promoting “totalitarian rule

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Russia may be jailed for four years for wearing a new uniform of the Ukrainian national football team

Lawyer Igor Bushmanov said that Russia could be imprisoned for four years for wearing a new uniform for the Ukrainian national football team , in which she will play at Euro 2020 in the summer of 2021. In a comment to Sport24, he noted that if someone puts on this T-shirt on the territory of the Russian Federation, then such actions can be regarded

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Opposition Platform – For Life initiates impeachment of President Zelensky

The Opposition Platform – For Life faction is initiating an impeachment of Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky, MP, co-chairman of the Opposition Platform – For Life party Vadym Rabinovych said. “Today, for the first time in the history of independent Ukraine, three leading TV channels have been turned off at once … The existence of a democratic independent Ukraine is under

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Will there be water in Crimea?

By Alex Ivanov. Moscow Correspondent Since the unification of Crimea with Russia in March 2014, problems with the water supply disturb the population of the Peninsula. Ukraine has stopped supplying fresh water from the Dnieper river through the North Crimean canal, writes Alex Ivanov, Moscow correspondent. It is known that there has always been a shortage of water in Crimea,

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Russia Compares Trump’s Space Mining Order to Colonialism

Russia’s space agency Roscosmos has denounced U.S. President Donald Trump’s order allowing commercial lunar mining and the extraction of other resources in space, appearing to liken the policy to colonialism. Trump signed an executive order Monday establishing a U.S. policy which allows “commercial exploration, recovery and use of resources in outer space.” The Encouraging International Support for the Recovery and

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