• Ukraine proposes a way for Musk to disconnect Russians from Starlink

    Ukrainian Digital Transformation Minister Mykhailo Fedorov said his ministry had proposed an algorithm to SpaceX designed to prevent Russian troops from using Starlink satellite communication systems without compromising the capabilities of Ukraine's Defense Forces.

    "We looked at and analyzed the case that just happened in Israel when the conflict in Gaza escalated. We found the corresponding algorithm, proposed it to SpaceX, and we are now in clear communication about how to prevent such …

  • Lithuanian Foreign Minister urges EU to find creative solutions to support Ukraine

    Ahead of an EU foreign ministers' meeting in Brussels, Lithuanian Foreign Minister Gabrielius Landsbergis called on allies to devise a creative solution to support Ukraine.

    "Although I am heading to another Council meeting today, I do not believe it should be business as usual. We have to recognize that there is nothing normal about the situation Europe finds itself in, and if we fail to acknowledge this fact, we may end up in even worse circumstances, with the most immediate concerns …

  • Russian pilot who hijacked a Russian military helicopter and transported it to Ukraine reportedly found shot dead in Spain

    Maxim Kuzminov, the Russian pilot who hijacked a military helicopter, has been found dead in Spain, said Andriy Yusov, an official representative of Ukraine's Main Intelligence Directorate (GUR). However, he shared no further details.

    The news about his murder was published by TASS on February 19, citing certain Spanish media sources. In reality, there were no such reports in the Spanish media, and the news originated from the Telegram channel Eureka News - a channel run by Russian blogger and …

  • UAE banks restrict transactions with Russia amid sanctions risk

    United Arab Emirates banks have restricted transactions with Russia and begun closing both corporate and personal accounts due to the risk of secondary sanctions, reports the Russian news outlet Vedomosti, citing Russian businessmen active in the UAE and representatives from the 'Business Russia' association.

    Tax and legal consultants have confirmed this trend, the Russian government is reportedly aware of it, although the Russian officials consider it minor and solvable.

    "At the moment, UAE …

  • Luhansk leader poisoned, Russia accuses US and Ukraine of violating Chemical Weapons Convention

    Leonid Pasechnik, head of the self-proclaimed Luhansk People's Republic (LPR), suffered a serious phenolic compound poisoning in December 2023, said chief of Russian forces for radiation, chemical and biological protection, Igor Kirillov. Furthermore, Kirillov stated that in August 2022, the Russia-installed head of the Kherson regional administration, Saldo, was poisoned with ricin, a substance found in biomedical samples.

    Kirillov highlighted other poisoning incidents involving senior …