Russia accused of ‘rewriting history’

Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania and the United States have accused Russia of seeking to “rewrite history” to justify the annexation of the Baltic states in 1940. The joint statement marks the 80th anniversary of the Welles Declaration, in which the US outlined its “non-recognition policy” of the Soviet occupation of the Baltic countries, Euronews report. Estonia […]

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U.S: Russia tested anti-satellite weapon in space

The United States has accused Russia of conducting the test of an anti-satellite weapon in space that Washington fears could be used to threaten critical U.S. and allied satellites, RFE/RL report. The Russian Defense Ministry said that a small space vehicle on July 15 inspected one of its satellites up close “using special equipment.” However, […]

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New sanctions against Russia, China and North Korea

European Union ambassadors have given the green light to sanctions on Russia’s GRU military intelligence unit, as well as on Chinese and North Korean entities over three separate cyberattacks in recent years, RFE/RL report. The attacks, which have been linked to the three countries by various intelligence agencies, hit several EU member states and other […]

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US backs sanctions against “Nord stream-2”

The U.S. House of Representatives has approved an amendment that would impose new sanctions on companies assisting Russia in completing a controversial gas pipeline to the European Union bypassing Ukraine. The United States opposes the project on the grounds that it strengthens the Kremlin’s grip on the European energy market and punishes Ukraine, which is […]

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Russia created 260 fakes about the MH17 crash

Russian propaganda has launched 260 different fakes about the terrorist attack since the Russian military shot down MH17 flight. Such data were published by European analysts on the EUvsDisinfo website. “For six years, a continuous pro-Kremlin disinformation campaign aimed at concealing the Kremlin’s responsibility for this tragedy has been conducted. However, as more and more […]

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Caucasus-2020: Preparation for a new aggression?

Russian President Vladimir Putin has ordered a snap “combat readiness check” involving 150,000 personnel and hundreds of aircraft and naval vessels to ensure security in Russia’s southwest, where he sees a “serious threat” from terrorism. Russian Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu said on July 17 that the “check” had already begun and will test the readiness […]

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Russian Wagner Group complicating Libyan ceasefire efforts

The United States military command in Africa has accused the Kremlin-connected military contractor Wagner Group of violating a United Nations arms embargo and endangering the lives of innocent Libyans by laying land mines and improvised explosive devices in and around Tripoli. U.S. Africa Command said in a statement on July 15 that it had “verified […]

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EU urges Russia to claim responsibility for killing soldiers in Donbas

The European Union has called the escalation of violence in Donbas a breach of Minsk agreements, Normandy Summit commitments and international humanitarian law. “The escalation of violence in Donbas, incl. the killing of a Ukrainian medical officer, is a breach of Minsk agreements, Normandy Summit commitments and international humanitarian law. Imperative that all parties respect […]

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Ukraine calls on OSCE to respond to killing of doctor in Donbas

Ukraine has called on OSCE participating states to respond to the killing by Russian occupation forces of a Ukrainian combat medic during an evacuation operation in Donbas, which constitutes a war crime, Deputy Permanent Representative of Ukraine to the International Organizations in Vienna Ihor Lossovskyi has said. He said that Ukrainian servicemen had previously received […]

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