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      Russia threatens to strike at the US embassy in Kyiv, – Russian State Duma Deputy
      Jun24

      Russia threatens to strike at the US embassy in Kyiv, – Russian State Duma Deputy

      Russian State Duma Deputy said that the supply of multiple launch rocket systems (MLRS) Himars from the United States “is moving step by step to the third world war.” Source: Russian State Duma Deputy and Deputy Chairman of the Committee on National Defense Yuriy Shvytkin He also called for a strike on the US embassy in Kyiv over the...

      Ukraine has officially received the status of a candidate for EU membership
      Jun24

      Ukraine has officially received the status of a candidate for EU membership

      The summit of EU leaders, which is being held in Brussels, has decided to grant Ukraine the status of a candidate for EU membership. Source: European Council President Charles Michel  On June 23, the heads of state and government of the European Union member states at a summit in Brussels decided to grant Ukraine the status of a candidate for EU...

      The Russian President headed the anti-rating of politicians
      Jun24

      The Russian President headed the anti-rating of politicians

      The invasion of Ukraine has led to a sharp deterioration in attitudes toward Russia around the world. The Russian president has led an anti-rating of politicians who are least trusted. Source: Pew Research Center  According to the survey, an average of 85% of respondents in 18 countries said they had a negative attitude towards Russia, with the...

      EU identified human traffickers searching for Ukrainian victims online, – Europol
      Jun24

      EU identified human traffickers searching for Ukrainian victims online, – Europol

      Law enforcement agencies in 14 EU countries, together with Europol, exposed a network of criminals who found Ukrainian refugees on social networks and fraudulently tried to sell them into labor or sexual slavery. Source: Europol “The online investigations focused on the monitoring of posts offering help to refugees for transportation,...

      Britain expanded sanctions against Russia
      Jun23

      Britain expanded sanctions against Russia

      Britain is stepping up economic pressure on Russia over the invasion of Ukraine. London has announced new sanctions against Russia. Source: The Press Service of the British Government Britain bans exports to Russia of pounds sterling and banknotes of EU countries, as well as the supply of air-fuel. Prohibitions on the export, supply and delivery,...

      The US Department of Justice will provide Ukraine with a prosecutor to advise on anti-corruption issues
      Jun23

      The US Department of Justice will provide Ukraine with a prosecutor to advise on anti-corruption issues

      The US Department of Justice will provide additional personnel to Ukraine to expand its efforts to combat Russian illicit finance and sanctions evasion. Source: The US Department of Justice “Among other things, the Department will provide Ukraine an expert Justice Department prosecutor to advise on fighting kleptocracy, corruption, and...

      The next chapter of history is being written today by the brave people of Ukraine, – EU Commission President
      Jun23

      The next chapter of history is being written today by the brave people of Ukraine, – EU Commission President

      Before the EU summit, European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen called on leaders to take historic responsibility for the expected decision to grant Ukraine EU candidate status. Source: EU Commission President Ursula von der Leyen “History is on the march. And I am not just talking about Putin’s war of aggression. I am...

      Finland is ready to fight if Russia attacks – Finnish Defense Commander
      Jun23

      Finland is ready to fight if Russia attacks – Finnish Defense Commander

      Finland has been preparing for Russia’s attack for decades and will fiercely resist if it happens. Source: Commander of the Finnish Defence Forces General Timo Kivinen The country has accumulated a significant arsenal. But in addition to military equipment, added General Timo Kivinen, the decisive factor is that the Finns will be motivated...

      Robot Dog will help Ukraine with demining
      Jun23

      Robot Dog will help Ukraine with demining

      The US military has approved the transfer of one of two robotic Spot dogs, developed by Boston Dynamics, to clear Ukrainian territory of mines and other munitions after they are liberated from Russian troops. Source: Executive Director of the HALO Trust Demining Company Chris Whatley “HALO Trust, a demining enterprise with multiple U. S....

      G7 to discuss ‘Marshall plan’ for Ukraine, – German Chancellor
      Jun23

      G7 to discuss ‘Marshall plan’ for Ukraine, – German Chancellor

      Scholz said the outlines of the Marshall Plan for Ukraine would be one of the issues to be discussed by the G7 leaders at their upcoming summit in Germany. Source: German Chancellor Olaf Scholz Scholz hopes for a united front of long-term support for Ukraine. The Chancellor told the German parliament that the restoration of Ukraine would be the...