• Assistant to US President: Russia wants the world to forget about Ukraine

    "Russia is trying to make the world forget about Ukraine" – stated the Special Assistant to the US President, Celeste Wallander, in her interview to Meduza. According to her, Kremlin, in being actively involved in Syria, is trying to make the West forget about the war in Ukraine.“That could be partly true. It’s one of their goals. But I want to emphasize that the USA is ready to cooperate with Russia to find a solution for the Syrian crisis. But Ukraine remains the unsolved problem, and you can’ …

  • Name of Putin's daughter revealed

    As reported by Reuters, Putin's daughter Katerina uses the last name of Tikhonova.Katerina's identity was revealed by Andrey Akimov, deputy chairman of Russia's Gazprombank.Reuters has also learned that earlier this year Katerina, 29, described herself as the “spouse” of Kirill Shamalov, son of Nikolai Shamalov, a longtime friend of Putin. Shamalov senior is a shareholder in Bank Rossiya, which U.S. officials have described as the personal bank of the Russian elite. Katerina and Kirill, 33,   …

  • Ukraine will stop electricity imports from Russia

    On November 11, Ukraine intends to terminate electricity imports from Russia. The statement was made by The Ukranian Minister of Energy and Coal, Vladimir Demchishin, at a press conference. “On Wednesday we will stop any electricity imports from Russia. This becomes possible because Power Unit 3 at the Rivne Power Plant is returning to operation” – he said. He added that Ukraine has enough power to meet its internal consumption. According to him, this year, before the heating season, Ukraine …

  • White House compares Putin with Stalin

    While honoring victims of the Holodomor, a mass starvation in the 1930's Soviet Union, the White House Press Secretary Josh Earnest subtly compared Russia's Vladimir Putin with Soviet premier Josef Stalin.

    "The Holodomor was inflicted on the people of Ukraine, a country who continues to experience massive political struggles today. The Ukrainian people face new threats to their territory and well-being, they have once again demonstrated their resolute commitment to human dignity," Earnest said. …

  • Worsening situation in the East of Ukraine

    On November 7, 2015, Ukrainian Army positions were attacked with heavy artillery, the calibre of which is greater than 100 mm. The same day 15 Ukrainian servicemen were killed. The information was shared by the Ukrainian army servicemen and the Director of the Department for Cooperation with Volunteers, Yuri Danilov“The situation hasn’t changed over the year. We just got used to it. By the way, we have 15 people killed. They (the separatists) shelled us with mortars with the calibre greater …

  • 10 Euros to avoid security checks in Egyptian Sharm El Sheikh airport

    Security agents of the Sharm El Sheikh airport, inspecting baggage with X-ray scanners, take bribes from passengers for turning a blind eye to the content of their bags – reports Associated Press agency.

    Associated Press’s journalists carried out an independent investigation and found that in Sharm El Sheikh airport from where Airbus 321 of the Russian airline”Kogalymavia” had flown and then crashed in the Sinai, numerous violations had been observed for a long time. The main reason of abuses …

  • Ukrainian Officials: Multiple ceasefire violations put Minsk agreement at risk.

    Ukrainian authorities confirm their withdrawal of heavy armor from the areas around Mariupol. Although due to the continuing ceasefire violations from the areas controlled by Pro-Russian separatist the withdrawal may be reversed.In his statement, the spokesman for the Ukrainian army stated that while Ukrainian military continues the withdrawal stipulated by the Minsk Agreement  there are multiple violations of ceasefire from the Separatist controlled areas. In the past day, militants opened …

  • The founder of 'Russia Today' found dead in Washington

    The Russian embassy in Washington has confirmed that the person found dead in the hotel room in the center of USA capital is indeed Michael Lesin. Lesin had been staying at Hotel Dupont when he was found Thursday, according to ABC News.From 1999 to 2004, Lesin served as Russia's Minister of Press, Television and Radio, and also a media advisor to the Russian President.From 2013 to 2014 Lesin was the head of the media holding "Gazprom-Media," the state-controlled media giant.Lesin is credited …

  • Russian officials admit: Oil prices are set in the USA.

    The president of the Russian oil producer,“Rosneft”, Igor Sechin, stated that shale oil production affects the structure of the world oil production and the flow of exports. “The decline in the oil prices is caused by the increase in the production of shale oil. Thus, the determination of the oil prices that was previously done by OPEC countries has moved to the USA, one of the biggest shale oil producers. This market has become the most important global regulator.” – Said Sechin.

    According to …

  • Rebels counterattack government forces in the West of Syria

    Syrian human rights activists report that on Friday, the fighters of Ahrar ash-Sham group and other rebel forces went on counteroffensive and took control of the village of Atshan and surrounding areas in Hama region. According to the Human Rights Monitoring Center, Atshan village was under the control of the Government Forces since October. This village is located at the intersection of several country roads and lies 10 km to The East of the village of Morek. Morek is situated near the highway …