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  • An Activist Who Helped Persecuted Belarusians Flee The Country Is Found Hanged

    08/03/2021 9:39:41 AM PDT · by BenLurkin · 9 replies
    NPR ^ | August 3 2021
    KYIV, Ukraine — A Belarusian activist who ran a group in Ukraine helping Belarusians fleeing persecution was found dead in the Ukrainian capital, Kyiv, local police said Tuesday. Vitaly Shishov, leader of the Kyiv-based Belarusian House in Ukraine, was found hanged in one of the city's parks not far from his home, police said in a statement. A probe has been launched, with police investigating whether it was a suicide or a murder made to look like suicide, head of Ukraine's National Police Igor Klymenko told reporters on Tuesday. The Belarusian House in Ukraine reported Monday that Shishov had gone...
  • Giuliani rips Ukraine investigation: 'I committed no crime'

    08/02/2021 6:30:39 AM PDT · by ChicagoConservative27 · 26 replies
    The Hill ^ | 08/02/2021 | Mychael Schnell
    Rudy Giuliani on Friday slammed a Justice Department investigation into his alleged dealings with Ukraine, contending that he “committed no crime.” “I committed no crime, and if you think I committed a crime, you're probably really stupid, because you don't know who I am,” Giuliani said in an interview with NBC New York. Federal prosecutors have for some time been leading an investigation into Giuliani, the ex-personal attorney to former President Trump, and his dealings in Ukraine, looking into his actions when he was pushing for a Ukrainian probe of the Biden family.
  • Baptism of Rus’ Procession Draws Hundreds of Thousands Faithful Ukrainians (+Video)

    07/30/2021 6:36:55 PM PDT · by marshmallow · 1 replies
    Pravoslavie ^ | 7/28/21
    The Ukrainian Orthodox Church’s annual cross procession on the eve of the Baptism of Rus’ drew its largest crowd ever this year. According to preliminary calculations, more than 350,000 Ukrainian faithful took to the streets to honor St. Vladimir the Equal-to-the-Apostles, who baptized Rus’ in the Orthodox faith, His Eminence Metropolitan Anthony of Borsypil and Brovary, the Chancellor of the canonical Ukrainian Church, reported in the briefing following the procession. The day began with a moleben on St. Vladimir Hill at 1:00 PM in Kiev. Then the procession, headed by His Beatitude Metropolitan Onuphry of Kiev and All Ukraine, made...
  • Biden administration urges Ukraine to abstain from criticizing Nord Stream 2 deal with Germany

    07/21/2021 5:51:10 AM PDT · by elpadre · 12 replies
    112.international ^ | July 21, 2021
    Officials from the White House called on their Ukrainian counterparts to abstain from the scrutiny when it comes to the upcoming deal with Germany that concerns Nord Stream 2. Politico wrote that with a reference to informed sources. The dignitaries hinted that they refused to stop the Nord Stream 2 project, and now they're trying to contain the damage by making a large-scale deal with Germany. According to sources, public statements regarding this upcoming agreement may inflict damage on Kyiv-Washington relations. The US official also urged Ukraine not to discuss potential plans of this deal with the U.S. Congress. Related:...
  • US, Germany Threaten Retaliatory Action Against Russia in Draft Nord Stream 2 Accord

    07/20/2021 8:14:18 PM PDT · by NachOsten · 11 replies
    Sputnik News ^ | 07 20 21 | Kirill Kurevlev
    As the US and Germany have reportedly reached a deal on the Nord Stream 2 project, Bloomberg reported on Tuesday, citing the obtained draft text of the agreement, that it would threaten sanctions and other measures if Russia tried to use energy as a "weapon" against Ukraine, though it did not specify what actions could provoke the countermeasures....The almost completed Russia-led project intends to transmit natural gas directly from Russia to Germany. As a strong opponent of Nord Stream 2 and a self-proclaimed proponent of European energy independence, Washington has levied repeated rounds of sanctions on firms and individuals involved...
  • Zerubbabels plumbline

    07/19/2021 8:42:10 AM PDT · by Jedediah · 2 replies
    Precautionary measures are when you come to me first before moving in any direction in your lives for I AM the wind in your sail therefore there is no power in the choices of the flesh but truly as you make me your first love that I begin to bud, blossom and bear fruit in your lives as I did for Aaron's Rod and performed miracles and wonders as He placed My rod before him. For it is as you become My rod of obedience That you allow Me to become your Staff of authority and understanding as My Manifold...
  • Exclusive: Documents Reveal Erik Prince's $10 Billion Plan to Make Weapons and Create a Private Army in Ukraine

    07/08/2021 6:25:23 PM PDT · by elpadre · 22 replies
    time.com ^ | July 7, 2021
    On the second night of his visit to Kyiv, Erik Prince had a dinner date on his agenda. A few of his Ukrainian associates had arranged to meet the American billionaire at the Vodka Grill that evening, Feb. 23, 2020. The choice of venue seemed unusual. The Vodka Grill, a since-defunct nightclub next to a KFC franchise in a rough part of town, rarely saw patrons as powerful as Prince. As the party got seated inside a private karaoke room on the second floor, Igor Novikov, who was then a top adviser to Ukraine’s President, remembers feeling a little nervous....
  • Jesus sings over us

    07/05/2021 11:16:57 AM PDT · by Jedediah · 15 replies
    My children know that I Am singing over you mercy, grace and favor to, Look to the hills from where your help comes, For truly I Am your atmosphere and Zion, Seek me out while I may be found, Simple Thanksgiving and Praise is the sound, That turns my face of mercy, grace and favor towards you, As I hear your worship I will abide with you, Come taste the fruit from My Eternal Tree, Living and bearing for you from me, I alone Am your sustainer and breath of Life, Come to My well of sacrifice, Here I Am...
  • Ukraine Inks Infrastructure Deal with China After Biden Snubs Zelensky for Putin

    07/05/2021 10:48:51 AM PDT · by MarvinStinson · 20 replies
    breitbart ^ | 5 Jul 2021 | FRANCES MARTEL
    Chinese government media confirmed Beijing’s Ministry of Commerce had recently signed an expansive deal to invest in infrastructure in Ukraine . President Zelensky began his tenure with hostility towards China, particularly opposing a Chinese state-affiliated corporation’s attempt to purchase Motor Sich, a strategic company that manufactures jet engines and other valuable technology used in the Ukrainian armed forces. Zelensky imposed unilateral sanctions on China over the deal this year. The Zelensky administration’s abrupt shift in attitude towards Chinese investment follows the president’s condemnation of American counterpart Joe Biden last month for failing to impose sanctions on Russia’s Nordstream 2 fuel...
  • Ukraine criticized for making female cadets parade in heels

    07/04/2021 10:50:05 AM PDT · by 11th_VA · 48 replies
    MOSCOW (AP) — Ukraine’s defense minister is under pressure from members of the government over the decision to have female military cadets wear pumps with heels in an important parade. “The purpose of any military parade is to demonstrate the military ability of the army. There should be no room for stereotypes and sexism,” said a joint statement from three Cabinet members, including Minister of Veterans Affairs Yulia Laputina. The statement followed last week’s announcement about the footwear in the parade planned for Aug. 24, the 30th anniversary of Ukraine’s declaration of independence from the Soviet Union. It noted that...
  • Ukrainian soldiers made to march in high heels during military parade

    07/03/2021 3:07:24 PM PDT · by dynachrome · 51 replies
    Euronews ^ | 7-3-21 | Euronews
    Ukraine's defence ministry caused outrage on Friday after it published pictures of female soldiers rehearsing for an upcoming military parade wearing high heels. In the pictures, the female students of a military college are seen wearing military fatigues and black heeled shoes, which even the cadets themselves admit are impractical. "Today we are training in high heels for the first time. It is a little more difficult than in combat boots but we are doing our best," Ivanna Medvid told ArmiaInform, the news agency of the ministry. The images sparked anger online in Ukraine and protests in the country' parliament,
  • Ukraine renames town 'New York'

    07/03/2021 9:51:58 AM PDT · by Olog-hai · 17 replies
    Deutsche Welle ^ | 07.01.2021 | fb/aw (AFP, EFE, Interfax)
    Ukraine’s parliament on Thursday backed a decision to rename a Ukrainian town to New York in a bid to distance itself from its Soviet past. The town of Novgorodske in the eastern Donetsk region campaigned for years to get its old name back. […] German settlers and members of the Mennonite Church, who came to Russia under Catherine the Great, founded the town in 1892. The settlement was named after the Big Apple because the wife of one of the founders was of American origin. In 1951, Soviet authorities changed its name for ideological reasons. …
  • Fighting rages near New York as government forces battle breakaway militia... but US thanks Ukraine for naming town in its honor

    07/02/2021 4:30:36 PM PDT · by dynachrome · 21 replies
    RT ^ | 7-2-21 | RT
    With its decaying industrial landscape and ever-present risk of violence, New York isn’t a place many people would choose to live. But this is Eastern Europe, not the Upper East Side, in a newly renamed town on the front line. On Thursday, Ukrainian MPs voted through proposals to rename the Donbass region village of Novogorodskoye in honor of the East Coast American metropolis. It is located just seven kilometers from the fractious frontier where Kiev’s forces are facing off against troops loyal to the self-proclaimed breakaway Donetsk People’s Republic. Shelling, drone strikes, and gunfire have been escalating in the region...
  • Hunter Biden-Linked Law Firm Dodged Lobbying Disclosures for Burisma Work

    06/30/2021 6:14:25 AM PDT · by george76 · 7 replies
    Washington Free Beacon. ^ | June 29, 2021 | Chuck Ross •
    Emails from Biden's laptop reveal relationship with Boies Schiller Flexner.. The prominent law firm for which Hunter Biden served as counsel took steps to avoid disclosing to Congress its work with Ukrainian energy giant Burisma Holdings, emails from Biden's laptop show. Heather King, a partner at Boies Schiller Flexner, detailed the lobbying strategy in emails to Biden, his business partners, and an executive for Burisma Holdings in 2014. King wrote that she planned to provide legal and political services for Burisma "right up to the line" at which the law firm would have to disclose the work under federal lobbying...
  • LGBTQ troops and vets go to war with homophobia in Ukraine

    06/29/2021 3:27:26 PM PDT · by Salman · 6 replies
    Deutsche Welle (Germany) ^ | 2021 | Deutsche Welle staff
    The silence inside a makeshift cinema in the heart of Kyiv was shattered with the crash of a windowpane. Fireworks flashed. Homophobic attackers were attempting to besiege the screening of a film about the lives of LGBTQ people. The assailants threw tear gas and pyrotechnics. A member of the audience jumped up onto the windowsill and began throwing the projectiles back onto the street — shocking the men outside, who quickly ran away. That man was Viktor Pylypenko, a former member of the Ukrainian army's anti-terror detail in Donbass and the founder of a federation for equal rights for LGBTQ...
  • Nextrush Unplugged Weekend: Sydney Australia Lockdown Enlarged Hancock Boris Bum Cover Covid Fueled Miami Disaster?

    06/26/2021 8:03:33 PM PDT · by Nextrush · 24 replies
    Nextrush Free ^ | 6/26/2021 | Nextrush/Self
    Welcome to Your Weekend Your Host Here Again Going Through Transition... I am digging through all the archives including books I have accumulated over the years with a 1937 Almanac published by the "Philadelphia Bulletin". Lots of details about Philadephia, Pennsylvania, New Jersey and Delaware. In the details of Delaware something got my attention. What Delaware's Legislature Was Like Before The Earl Warren Supreme Court Changed Things In The 1960's... The Next Round Of Vaxx Jabs The vaccines don't last forever so the next round needs to be planned for. That's what the British National Health Service was saying earlier...
  • News Summary Intelligence Report Friday 6/25/2021 Newsdump Friday Knife Attack Kills 3 Schumer Intervenes

    06/25/2021 7:41:57 PM PDT · by Nextrush · 8 replies
    Nextrush Free ^ | 6/25/2021 | Nextrush/Self
    The massive federal coronavirus bailout will help fuel an unprecedented 40.8 billion dollars of spending by Pennsylvania's state government in the new budget year... The Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer of New York writing the British Ambassador to the US this week regarding the case of Alta Fixler (Fixsler)... Four portions of Australia's largest city where some 450-thousand people live going into COVID lockdown... At Noon today local time (5 AM Eastern US Time) the indoor mask order in effect for Israel again... In Germany today a knife attack in the southern city of Wurzburg. Three dead, five seriously wounded......
  • Russia launches military manoeuvres in the Mediterranean after warning UK it will defend its borders using ‘all possible means’ following HMS Defender incident

    06/25/2021 11:24:33 AM PDT · by RomanSoldier19 · 30 replies
    https://www.dailymail.co.uk/ ^ | 25 June 2021 | RACHAEL BUNYAN FOR MAILONLINE and MARK NICOL DEFENCE EDITOR FOR THE DAILY MAIL
    By RACHAEL BUNYAN FOR MAILONLINE and MARK NICOL DEFENCE EDITOR FOR THE DAILY MAIL PUBLISHED: 05:38 EDT, | UPDATED: 11:52 EDT, 25 June 2021 Russia on Friday launched sweeping military manoeuvres in the Mediterranean Sea just hours after warning the UK it will defend its borders using 'all possible means' following an incident with British destroyer HMS Defender in the Black Sea. The military drills, featuring warplanes capable of carrying hypersonic missiles and several warships, come as a British carrier strike group is in the area. Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Sergei Ryabkob on Friday warned Britain and the US that...
  • Turkish Gambit: Why Biden-Erdogan's deal is interesting for Ukraine?

    06/25/2021 8:56:36 AM PDT · by elpadre · 7 replies
    112.International ^ | June 25, 2021 | Georgiy Kuhaleyshvili
    On Monday, June 21, Turkish President Recep Erdogan said that his recent meeting with US President Joe Biden on the sidelines of the NATO summit in Brussels opens a "new era" in diplomatic relations between the two countries. According to Erdogan, there are no problems in relations between Turkey and the United States that cannot be solved, and there are much more areas for cooperation. Biden expressed the hope that countries can make real progress. At the same time, the parties did not agree on problematic issues, such as the acquisition by Turkey of Russian S-400 anti-missile systems, violation of...
  • The mantle of Favor

    06/24/2021 4:01:18 PM PDT · by Jedediah · 1 replies
    I'm about to move you into the realm of the heavenlies, Now you will walk in my glory, Wherever you are and wherever you stay, I shall be with you in extraordinary ways. The lame will walk and the blind will see. One word from you will remove catastrophe. Be my eyes upon the earth all 7 are now endowed in you, as Enoch walked now so shall you . . . My hand of blessing 🙌 shall be their sign , That I Am with you in pure power "Divine", Now you shall see the future,the Now and the...