Minister of Justice crawled under table in support of PM

Photography shows Malyuska’s hand, while minister himself is hiding under table18:35, 17 January 2020000112 Agency  The Minister of Justice of Ukraine Denys Malyuska in support of Prime Minister Oleksiy Goncharuk in a scandal with a ‘drain’ of audio recordings of the meeting posted a photograph sitting under the table.  Malyuska posted the photo on his page on Facebook.  The photography shows the hand

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Leader of "DNR" states that occupied Donbass must have its own "citizenship" according to Minsk agreements

The “DNR” leader Denis Pushilin has stated that the occupied Donbass would have its own “citizenship” after the implementation of the Minsk agreements. He stated this in an interview with separatist media, commenting on the facts of detention of the residents of CADO, who do not have a fake “passport” of the “DNR”. “We do not yet have a fundamental law

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Zelensky wants to know in two weeks who recorded Honcharuk’s conversations

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky has demanded that law enforcement agencies identify within two weeks those who recorded conversations during a meeting between Prime Minister Oleksiy Honcharuk, ministers and representatives of the National Bank of Ukraine. The head of state set a respective task at a meeting with the heads of the Security Service of Ukraine, the Office of the Prosecutor

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Ukraine ready to fully participate in NATO’s procurement system

Ukraine is planning to join in the services and partnerships of the NATO Support and Procurement Agency (NSPA) in order to get full access to the alliance’s procurement system, Deputy Prime Minister of Ukraine for European and Euro-Atlantic Integration Dmytro Kuleba has said. “Ukraine has intensified its efforts to join in the services and partnerships of the NATO Support and

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Ukrainian prime minister submits resignation after tapes

KYIV, Ukraine (AP) — Ukraine’s prime minister submitted his resignation Friday, days after he was caught on tape saying the country’s president knows nothing about the economy. In a Facebook post, Oleksiy Honcharuk said that he had given his resignation to President Volodymyr Zelenskiy. “I took this post to implement the president’s program. He is an example of transparency and

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U.S. at OSCE: Elections in ORDLO should be held after withdrawal of Russian forces

Elections in the temporarily occupied territories of Donbas should be held under Ukrainian control and in a secure environment, with Russia-led forces withdrawn from Ukraine’s territory. U.S. Ambassador to the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE) James S. Gilmore said this during a meeting of the OSCE Permanent Council in Vienna on Thursday, January 16, an Ukrinform correspondent

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Rada To Legalize Gambling Business

The Verkhovna Rada intends to legalize gambling business. A total of 260 parliamentary members backed respective bill 2285-d, when 226 votes were enough to pass the decision, the Ukrainian News Agency reports. The bill envisions that the gambling will be regulated by the state collegiate body reporting to the Cabinet of Ministers. The bill introduces a system of online monitoring

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Russian ex-Prime Minister Medvedev spends $2 billion from the budget a few hours before his resignation

On Wednesday, January 15, a few hours before his resignation, then-Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev ordered to allocate 127 billion rubles ($2.06 billion) from the budget for the construction of the world’s largest nuclear icebreaker “the Leader.” The decree, signed by Medvedev, was published on Thursday on the official Kremlin’s website of legal information. The ship will be built at the

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Ukrainian MP: Servant of the People deputies discussed whether to 'beat s*it out of Prime Minister Honcharuk'. PHOTO

At a meeting of the faction of the political party “Servant of the People” in anticipation of the arrival of Oleksii Honcharuk, the Prime Minister’s the previously released audio recordings were discussed. Censor.NET reports citing Ukrainian MP Maksym Buzhanskyi channel on Telegram.  “We are sitting on the faction, waiting for the Prime Minister. The deputies are listening to the recordings with his

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Iran chooses Chinese J-10C over Russian MiG-35 fighters

Thursday, January 16, 2020 12:00:00 PM Contrary to reports from numerous sources in Russia’s Defense Ministry that Iran was seriously interested in Russian MiG-35 fighters, the Islamic republic’s government plans to use $1.5 of the $3 billion allocated by Qatar to purchase 36 Chinese Chengdu J-10C fighters, which are reportedly cheaper and more promising. “The Emir (head of state) of

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PHOTOFACT. Leader of "DNR" goes to movie with once disgraced militant Khodakovsky. Friends again?

Creator of the terrorist Vostok Battalion Alexander Khodakovsky was seen next to the “DNR” leader Denis Pushilin while watching a propaganda Russian film about fighting for the Donetsk airport. Donetsk, January 16, 2020. OstroV’s briefing note. Alexander Khodakovsky is a former SBU employee who betrayed the oath from the first days of the Russian hybrid war against Ukraine and became one of

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French President Macron does not consider Russia's aggression against its neighbors an obstacle for closer cooperation

French President Emmanuel Macron said in an interview with the news outlet RFI that he is ready for closer relations with Russia, despite Moscow’s long history of conflicts with its neighbors. When asked what event caused Emmanuel Macron to change his attitude towards Vladimir Putin and support a review of relations with Russia, the French president said that it was the result

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Parliament in Ukraine approves return of country's delegation to PACE

The Rada tasked the Ukrainian delegation with encouraging Russia to fulfill its international obligations. Council of Europe/ Candice Imbert The Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine, the country’s parliament, on Thursday adopted a statement on the return of its delegation to the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe in 2020, according to an UNIAN correspondent. The statement says the Verkhovna Rada

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Ukraine Will Return to PACE After All

The Ukrainian parliament has voted to return to the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE). 348 MPs voted in favor of this.  There was no discussion during the voting process. According to the explanatory note that accompanies the decree, the aim of this return is to “avoid the retainment of the current situation in Europe, which arose due to aggressive

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PM Honcharuk on leaked audio recordings allegedly with his voice: "You do not scare us"

Three parts of the audio recordings have already been released. PM Oleksiy Honcharuk / Photo from UNIAN Ukrainian Prime Minister Oleksiy Honcharuk has commented on leaked audio recordings allegedly with his voice recorded during a meeting between government and central bank officials. “I appeal to those who are fighting against us: You do not scare us! We will root out

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