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  • European Solidarity is in the lead in Ukraine – KIIS and SOCIS

    20.02.2021

    European Solidarity is in the lead in Ukraine - KIIS and SOCIS
    European Solidarity (ES) holds first place in the ranking of parties. This is the data of a sociological survey conducted by SOCIS and KIIS from 11 to 16 February 2021. If the parliamentary elections to take place next Sunday, 19.2% of those who have decided and will go to the polls are ready to vote for the ES. The results of other parties: Opposition Platform – For life – 17.8%, Servant of the People – 17.6%, Fatherland (Batkivshchyna) – 11.4%, Strength and ...
  • Lancet’s report confirms that Russian vaccine is highly effective? Not if you read it closely

    14.02.2021

    Lancet's report confirms that Russian vaccine is highly effective? Not if you read it closely
    An article in “The Lancet” attests that the Sputnik V vaccine is 91.6 percent effective. But the professional world remains skeptical, writes spiegel.de. In September 2020 around 40 experts led by the well-known molecular biologist Enrico Bucci, criticized the Russian data. At the time, he mainly pointed out the noticeable duplication in the diagrams of the publication. Half a year later, the doubts remained: “The decision of the Russian government to make the vaccine available before Phase III is still unacceptable,” Enrico Bucci, who teaches at the University of ...
  • Elon Musk thinks it’s a great honor to talk to Russian dictator

    14.02.2021

    Elon Musk thinks it's a great honor to talk to Russian dictator
    Tesla CEO Elon Musk invited vladimir putin to join him on the new invite-only chat Clubhouse.  “@KremlinRussia_E would you like to join me for a conversation on Clubhouse?” Musk wrote on Twitter. In a follow-up tweet, Musk wrote in Russian that “it would be a great honor to talk to you.” https://twitter.com/elonmusk/status/1360700181658886147 It is not clear from Musk’s statement why he sought to talk to the Russian dictator.
  • Twitter supports occupation refusing to remove ‘verified’ account of Russian MFA in Crimea

    10.02.2021

    Twitter supports occupation refusing to remove 'verified' account of Russian MFA in Crimea
    Ukraine is demanding from Twitter to remove a “verified” sign from the account of the Russian Foreign Ministry’s office in occupied Crimea, accusing the social-media giant of promoting Kremlin propaganda. Ukraine’s ambassador to the United States, Volodymyr Yelchenko, sent a letter to Twitter asking the company to deactivate the Russian account. The account of “Russian occupation authorities in Crimea cannot be described as official and legitimate,” the diplomatic mission said on Facebook. Back in 2019, the Embassy of Ukraine in the UK appealed ...
  • The Netherlands will not hold Ukraine accountable for MH17

    10.02.2021

    The Netherlands will not hold Ukraine accountable for MH17
    The Dutch parliament has released a report on the completion of an additional inquiry into the airspace closure above and around eastern Ukraine in relation to the downing of Flight MH17, ukrinform.net reported. The Flight Safety Foundation’s report notes that the inquiry did not find sufficient facts that Ukrainian authorities responsible for analysing security risk levels in civil aviation airspace and those establishing restriction of airspace in a conflict zone were aware of a threat to civil aviation before the downing ...
  • Сhannels of putin’s stooge in Ukraine were financed from Russia – Defense Council

    04.02.2021

    Сhannels of putin's stooge in Ukraine were financed from Russia - Defense Council
    The Ukrainian National Security and Defense Council’s decision to impose sanctions against the 112 Ukraine, NewsOne and ZIK television channels and their owner, Taras Kozak, who is believed to be an ally of Viktor Medvedchuk, is based on evidence that they are being funded by the aggressor state, Deputy Head of the Ukrainian President’s Office Ihor Zhovkva has said in a video seen by ukrinform.net. “Yesterday, the National Security and Defense Council made a consolidated decision to impose sanctions on three ...
  • Ukraine imposes sanctions against airlines for flights to Russian-occupied Crimea

    03.02.2021

    Ukraine imposes sanctions against airlines for flights to Russian-occupied Crimea
    Ukraine imposed sanctions against Moldova’s JET4U S.R.L. and Portugal’s JET4U LDA for flights to the Russian Federation and to the temporarily occupied territories of Ukraine in violation of applicable law. According to the report, SBU (Security Service of Ukraine) recommended that the National Security and Defense Council apply the following sanctions to these airlines: the suspension of financial and economic obligations, complete cessation of the transit of resources, flights and transportation through Ukraine, and the blocking of assets. The sanctions should be ...
  • Western policymakers have to understand what Kyiv already knows about Putin – Harding

    28.01.2021

    Western policymakers have to understand what Kyiv already knows about Putin - Harding
    Russian President Vladimir Putin is not interested in finding mutually beneficial solutions and he does not need dialogue, said British writer and journalist Luke Harding in an interview with Dom television channel, ukrinform.net reported. “I think the point we’ve reached after two decades of Vladimir Putin in the Kremlin is really Western policymakers have to understand – what Kyiv already knows – that Putin is not interested in mutually beneficial solutions. He’s not interested in dialogue. He has a kind of ...
  • Kyiv does not need Kremlin advice on status of Ukrainian language – Secretary of National Defense Council

    26.01.2021

    Kyiv does not need Kremlin advice on status of Ukrainian language - Secretary of National Defense Council
    Ukraine does not need advice from Russia on the status of Ukrainian language, Secretary of the National Security and Defense Council of Ukraine Oleksiy Danilov wrote, commenting a statement by Secretary of the Russian Security Council Nikolai Patrushev, ukrinform.net reported. “Ukrainian is the only state language whose status is secured in the Constitution of Ukraine, and we do not need the advice of Russia or any other country in the world on this issue,” Danilov said. He also recalled that after the ...
  • Russian occupation administration may hold another sham referendum in occupied Donbas

    24.01.2021

    Russian occupation administration may hold another sham referendum in occupied Donbas
    The “leader” of Russian occupation administration in Donetsk, Denis Pushilin, says another “referendum on self-determination” could be held in the Russia-occupied part of Ukraine’s Donetsk region, ria.ru reported. This is the way the Russia-controlled terrorist organization wants to draw the world’s attention to the “commitment of Donbas to full respect for the norms and principles of international law.” “It was for this purpose that readiness was expressed to assist any international observers if a decision is made to conduct the procedure to ...
  • Crimean Tatars and Ukrainians subjected to considerable pressure in occupied Crimea – UNESCO

    24.01.2021

    Crimean Tatars and Ukrainians subjected to considerable pressure in occupied Crimea - UNESCO
    The Executive Board of UNESCO once again points out the deteriorating human rights situation on the occupied Crimean peninsula.The relevant decision was made as a result of the monitoring of the situation in the Autonomous Republic of Crimea, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Ukraine informs. According to the conclusions of the report of the UNESCO Director-General, the data collected by Ukraine and international organizations indicate a further deterioration of the human rights situation in the temporarily occupied Autonomous Republic of ...
  • In 2019-2020 Ukraine becomes world’s second-largest grain exporter

    24.01.2021

    In 2019-2020 Ukraine becomes world's second-largest grain exporter
    Ukraine has become the world’s second-largest grain exporter, trailing only to the United States, ukrinform.net reported. “Ukraine is an important player in the international grain market, one of the guarantors of global food security, and has the potential to increase grain production and exports. Based on the results of 2019-2020 marketing year, Ukraine has become the world’s second-largest grain exporter, trailing only to the United States,” Deputy Minister of Economic Development, Trade and Agriculture – Trade Representative of Ukraine Taras Kachka ...