The Ministry of Defense owed to military 1,5 billion hryvnias, “fighting soldiers” in general stopped being paid – Office of the ombudsman

UAH 1 billion 271 million is arrears of cash benefits for rehabilitation.Numerous complaints / photos of UNIAN are received from servicemen The Ministry of Defense owed 1 billion 465 million 800 thousand hryvnias to Ukrainian servicemen . This was reported by the press service of the Office of the Ombudsman of Ukraine on its Facebook page. In particular, UAH 1 billion 271 million is arrears from

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The United States suggested that Ukraine forget about “Nord Stream-2”

Ukraine was asked not to look at Nord Stream-2 solely as a problem.As Hochstei noted, Ukraine should not talk about the Russian gas pipeline, but directly about integration into the European energy system / Illustration REUTERS On the eve of the launch of the Nord Stream-2 gas pipeline , Ukraine should not focus on Russian gas and its transportation. It is now much better for

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Ukraine, U.S. to hold joint military drills

Ukrainian and U.S. state flags fly in central Kiev, Ukraine September 25, 2019. REUTERS/Valentyn Ogirenko KYIV, Sept 16, 20121 (Reuters) – Ukraine and the United States will start joint military exercises in western Ukraine next week, the Ukrainian General Staff said on Thursday, days after Belarus and Russian staged large-scale drills that have concerned neighbouring countries. The “Zapad-2021” war games

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Russia Claims Soviet Army ’Liberated,’ Not Invaded, Poland During WWII

Russia’s Foreign Ministry claimed Friday that the Soviet invasion of Poland during World War II was an act of liberation, reanimating a years-old debate over a secret Hitler-Stalin pact to carve up Eastern Europe between Nazi Germany and the Soviet Union. “On Sept. 17, 1939, the Red Army began a liberation campaign on the territory of Poland,” it tweeted, noting that

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Apple, Google Delete Navalny App on Day of Russian Parliamentary Vote

Apple and Google have deleted jailed Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny’s apps from their online stores after Russian authorities threatened jail time for their employees, Navalny’s aides said Friday. The move comes as voting gets underway in parliamentary elections overshadowed by an unprecedented crackdown on the opposition. The Navalny app contained recommendations for its supporters to cast their ballots in favor

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Zapad-2021 Exercise—One Step from Declared Defense to Active Assault

Sept 17, 2021 In this publication, volunteers of InformNapalm volunteer intelligence community, analyze Zapad-2021 military exercise to demonstrate why it is not a classic defensive exercise as Russia’s propagandists are trying to make believe. An article titled “Active Phase of Distrust. Why Zapad-2021 Military Exercise Unnerves NATO” was published on the website of TASS, Russia’s Central Governmental News Agency on September 14 (see

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“Cancellation of the Minsk agreements”: Arestovich on the voting of ORDLO residents in the elections to the State Duma of the Russian Federation

Oleksiy Arestovych noted that such actions are a “gross violation of international and national law of Ukraine.”Residents of ORDLO will be able to vote in the elections to the State Duma of the Russian Federation / photo Facebook Denis Kazansky Involving the population of the territories of Ukraine temporarily occupied by Russia in the elections to the State Duma of

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“After Putin, there will be someone worse for Ukraine”: ex-minister about the next president of Russia

Former Minister for Foreign Affairs of Ukraine Pavlo Klimkin stressed that one should not hope that after Putin “there will be someone better” for Ukraine.Vladimir Putin / photo by REUTERS Involving people from the temporarily occupied territories of Ukraine in the State Duma elections is a kind of “handout to the Russian mayor.” According to an UNIAN correspondent, this was stated by

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A Russian political scientist explained why Russia could attack Ukraine in the near future

According to Piontkovsky, Ukraine may need the Iron Dome system not in 2022, but next week.Ukraine can receive from the USA components of the Iron Dome system / photo REUTERS The Iron Dome missile defense system , which is currently being discussed from the United States in 2022, may be needed by Ukraine in the near future. This was stated by Russian political

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Russian-Belarusian military merger accelerates on NATO’s eastern flank

UkraineAlert by Brian Whitmore. Sept 15, 2021 Russian and Belarusian forces stage an amphibious assault during Zapad-2021 joint military exercises. September 11, 2021. (Russian Defense Ministry via REUTERS) Alyaksandr Lukashenka said the quiet part out loud. Speaking to reporters earlier this month, the autocratic Belarusian leader declared that his country and Russia had effectively formed “a single army” and appeared

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Aukus: China denounces US-UK-Australia pact as irresponsible

China has criticised a historic security pact between the US, UK and Australia, describing it as “extremely irresponsible” and “narrow minded”. The deal will see the US and UK give Australia the technology to build nuclear-powered submarines for the first time. It is being widely viewed as an effort to counter China’s influence in the contested South China Sea. The

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Ukraine has harvested the largest wheat and barley crop in history

Farmers have already fully harvested four major crops.Ukraine received two records for grain harvest / photo REUTERS Even before the end of this year’s harvest, Ukraine has already received two records for grain harvest – farmers have harvested the largest amount of wheat and barley in history. This was reported by the press service of the association ” Ukrainian Club of Agrarian Business “.

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50th container train from China arrives in Ukraine

A container train arrived in Kyiv from Chongqing and delivered 62 containers. Thus, Ukraine has already accepted the 50th direct container train sent from China. The anniversary train delivered, in particular, refrigeration units, car spare parts, stationery and consumer goods, lumber, groupage cargo, etc. It will be recalled that the first such train from China arrived in Kyiv on June

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The European Union has condemned Russia’s decision not to extend the mandate of the OSCE mission on the border with Ukraine

The EU believes that Russia has shown a lack of political will to resolve the situation in Donbass.The EU deeply regrets Russia’s decision / photo by REUTERS The European Union has condemned Russia’s decision not to extend the mandate of the OSCE mission on the Ukrainian-Russian border at the Gukovo and Donetsk checkpoints. This is stated in a statement by the EU

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Kremlin wants to bring Russians living abroad back to Russia

The Russian government has approved a plan for the voluntary resettlement of “compatriots living abroad”. By 2030, it is planned to bring back to Russia at least 500 thousand citizens, according to the resolution of the Cabinet of Ministers on amendments to the state program “Ensuring public order and combating crime”. Resettlement, according to the document, should be organized “by providing emigrants

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Ukroboronprom, Babcock sign cooperation agreement to expand Ukrainian Navy capabilities

PHOTO16.09.2021 13:47 Ukroboronprom State Concern and Babcock International Group have signed a cooperation agreement to expand the capabilities of the Ukrainian Naval Forces, Ukrinform reports, referring to Ukroboronprom’s press service The document provides for cooperation and joint implementation of Ukrainian naval projects in the framework of Ukraine’s Naval Capabilities Enhancement Program (UNCEP). “I expect that the implementation of the signed

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French winemakers bowed to Putin and “gave” champagne to Russia

French winemakers abandoned the dispute with Moscow.French producers agree to call champagne in Russia just sparkling wine / photo open.az From September 15, French producers again began to supply champagne to the Russian Federation . They have abandoned the dispute with Moscow, and specifically for the Russian market, the drink will be called sparkling wine. This was reported by The Times . Representatives of the interprofessional

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Foreign Affairs Minister accuses UN of defending individual states interests over non-participation in Crimean Platform summit

The Minister noted that the UN misunderstands its mission in the world Foreign Affairs Minister Dmytro Kuleba accused the United Nations of protecting the interests of individual states that violate international law by failing to participate in the Crimean Platform summit. This was announced by the Foreign Affairs Minister at a briefing. “This organization ignored the Crimean Platform summit and

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Poland urges Interpol to introduce additional verification of warrants from Belarus and Russia

In November, the Secretary-General of Interpol will arrive in Poland to discuss the prevention of the use of the so-called Interpol “red cards” by Belarus and Russia to prosecute political opponents of the authorities, reports the Polish portal TVN24. The reason for the discussion was the detention of 27-year-old Belarusian Makar Malakhouski in the evening on September 12 near Piaseczno.

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WHO Suspends Sputnik V Approval Process Over Manufacturing Breaches 

Russia’s bid to have its coronavirus vaccine approved by either the WHO or EMA has run into multiple problems. The World Health Organization (WHO) has suspended its approval process for Russia’s Sputnik V coronavirus vaccine, pending a fresh inspection of at least one Russian factory manufacturing the shot. Speaking at a press briefing of the Pan American Health Organization, a

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SpaceX sent the first tourists into orbit (video)

There are no professional astronauts in the Inspiration4 mission.According to the plan, the four members of the mission embody four values: leadership, hope, generosity and prosperity / photo twitter.com/inspiration4x On the night of September 16 (Kyiv time), the first civilian crew of the Inspiration4 mission , launched by Ilona Maska’s SpaceX , was launched into orbit . According  to the  company, the Falcon 9 rocket and the ship Crew

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Did Ukraine Really Create a Missile That Can’t Be Shot Down?

YOUTUBE Ukraine is developing a new missile, Bliskavka (“Lightning”). The missile is a high speed air to ground missile that reaches up to Mach 3.5. An article in Ukraine’s press claims the missile can’t be stopped, an assertion that is not true. A new missile under development by Ukrainian defense contractor Yuzhnoye is virtually unstoppable, flying so fast it cannot be

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Heavy drugs and Russian commanders: a repentant militant was detained in Donbas

The man admitted that he would like to get rid of addiction and start life over.In the Donbass detained a drug addict-militant “DNR” / screenshot The militant Artem Kostenko was detained in Donbass . He was intercepted while trying to cross the demarcation line. This was reported in the press center of the headquarters of the Environmental Protection Agency on Facebook . The man has

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