This is a six-year-old girl Elya from Avdiivka. For the past 11 months, she has lived 5 km from the front line, under shelling. She hid in the basement and trembled with fear. She died last night of a heart attack. This kid died of a heart attack… Burn in hell, Russia
Please translate and read Alexei Navalny’s description of one way they’re torturing him in prison-by putting an insane person next to him who screams all day and night to impose sleep deprivation. The details are shocking.
1/19 За два тюремных года моя единственная по-настоящему оригинальная история — про психа. Все остальное много раз было и много раз описано.
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Moscow-based Italian architect, who built ‘Putin’s Palace’, refuses to return to Italy to face trial
theartnewspaper.com Moscow-based architect, who built ‘Putin’s Palace’, refuses to return to Italy to face trial Italian Lanfranco Cirillo—whose 150-strong art collection was seized last year—will be tried in absentia by an Italian court next month for tax
Progress soon? As I said months ago, Scholz seems to want German tanks to be shiny and new for the victory parade in Kyiv… What are Leopards for if not to destroy Russian invaders?
The Kyiv Independent
German minister: Berlin shouldn’t oppose transfer of Polish Leopard tanks to Ukraine. German Vice-Chancellor and Economy Minister Robert Habeck said on Jan. 12 that Berlin “should not stand in the way” of Poland’s decision to supply German-made Leopard tanks to Ukraine.
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Extremely true. Seen a surge of interest in the West about Russian colonialism in Siberia, the Caucasus, Volga, etc—and how central that’s all been to Russia’s revanchism.
One of the achievements of the whole debate is that Western public is becoming aware of Russia’s colonial practices, which are just as deplorable and brutal as colonial practices of some Western countries used to be. The difference is that Russian colonialism continues.
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WIN A PRIZE I would be very interested if anyone would read the Kyiv Post
(http://KyivPost.com) for a few days and e-mail (JSmart at KyivPost. com) or DM me their brutally honest views on what they like/dislike or what to improve/cut. 1/2
I’ll send one person a magnet from Kyiv (might get them mailed from US/EU) as my “thanks”!!! I’ll see what others are sold on Maidan, but here’s: – “Russian warship go F* yourself” – postage stamp of Moskva sinking – “Who is a good boy” (it’s Patron the mine-sniffing dog).
Russian men with several children will no longer be able to claim a deferment if mobilized that was promised during the country’s “partial” military mobilization in October.
themoscowtimes.com Russia Ends Mobilization Deferment For Fathers With 3 Children – Lawmaker Russia’s military has canceled the right to mobilization deferment for fathers of three children, a Russian lawmaker said, amid ongoing speculation that Moscow could launch a second round of mobili… ============
In an apparent effort to increase pressure on exiled anti-war Russians, senior Russian lawmakers are floating the idea of confiscating their property for continuing to speak out against the invasion of Ukraine.
We pay tribute to the heroic men&women who stood to fight the invaders RIP–Oleksandr Shcherban, Andriy Yukhymenko, Serhiy Hotsuliak, Vladyslav Shvets These put their bodies Between us& the flaming skies Between us& a night as foul As ever fell on European eyes #ArmUkraineNow
The Ukrainian House in Davos will open its doors on January 16, 2023 for a four-day programme of panel discussions and cultural events during the World Economic Forum. #WorldEconomicFourm #Davos #davos2023 #Switzerland #Ukraine️ #Ukrainenews
odessa-journal.com The Ukrainian House in Davos opens its doors from January 16 to 19 | odessa-journal.com An exceptional programme of events with the participation of world-famous speakers: www.ukrainehousedavos.com The Ukrainian House
‘Putin is crazy’: China ‘thinks Russia is going to fail in Ukraine and will emerge from the conflict a minor power’
dailymail.co.uk ‘Putin is crazy’: China ‘thinks Russia is going to fail in Ukraine’ Several Chinese officials warned Beijing must not ‘simply follow Russia’ and blindly support the war in Ukraine in a rare rebuke of Putin’s barbaric invasion.
“The relationship between Xi and Putin is not equal,” writes
“The Ukraine war has exposed Russia as a declining power, and its isolation from the West has left Putin little choice but to turn to Beijing. Xi is taking advantage.”
Children of sanctioned Russian officials continue to visit NATO & EU countries incl USA & Italy,
investigation shows. Dubai, Bali, Maldives & Seychelles are also popular holiday destinations for travelers whose fathers are at war with Ukraine
Russian forces have suffered devastating losses up to 20,000 troops in their months-long attempts to capture Bakhmut and Soledar in Donetsk Oblast Ukrainian presidential adviser Mykhailo Podolyak said in an interview with Ukrainian TV Channel 24 on Jan 12.
english.nv.ua Russia may have lost 20,000 troops near Bakhmut and Soledar, Zelenskyy’s adviser says Russian forces have suffered devastating losses – up to 20,000 troops – in their months-long attempts to capture Bakhmut and Soledar in Donetsk Oblast, Ukrainian presidential adviser Mykhailo… ============
The Ministry of Defense of Spain noted on January 12, 2023, on Twitter, that 225 Ukrainian servicemen arrived in Spain for military training. 20 of them will undergo training in handling HAWK air defense systems.
President Zelensky: “Especially today I’d like to highlight the paratroopers of the 77th airmobile brigade who with fighters of the 46th airmobile brigade in Soledar hold their positions & inflict significant losses on the enemy. I thank you, guys!”
Putin’s vacuous Russia – it’s a corrupt comedy show. Russian terrorist mercenary group Wagner, posted a video directly disparaging the Russian defense ministry’s claim that regular Russian military forces have participated in the assault on town of Soledar