24th January 2023: Twitter and Ukraine invasion by Russian Federation / Wagner and Pringozhin

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NOËL  

@NOELreports

The German concern Rheinmetall reported that they could deliver 29 Leopard 2 tanks in April-May this year, and another 22 would be repaired before the end of the year. In addition, they may start repairing Leopard 1 tanks, of which there are 88 units in warehouses in Germany.

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Dmytro Kuleba

@DmytroKuleba

Ukraine government official

Russian state-sponsored propaganda sows hatred, promotes conspiracies, undermines democracy, and whitewashes Russian war crimes. All Russian propaganda channels and outlets must be banned all around the world.

@Ukraine_ua

explains why this is the only way:

war.ukraine.ua Russian lice. Why the world should ban Kremlin media From inciting genocide in Ukraine to amplifying racial tensions in the US. It is time to stop the Russian disinformation machine disguising
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Euromaidan Press

@EuromaidanPress

Team Ukraine at 2023 Winter World University Games, Lake Placid, USA Mykhailo Kharuk snowboard  Dmytro Hrushchak biathlon  Yuliya Horodna&Stepan Kinash biathlon Dmytro Mazurchuk&Vitaliy Hrebeniuk Nordic sprint Nadiya Hapatyn snowboard Mykhailo Kharuk snowboard

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Euromaidan Press

@EuromaidanPress

Wagner Group fighters have become the disposable infantry of Russia’s offensive in Ukraine’s east, but a Ukrainian military intel document obtained by CNN sets out how difficult they are to fight against.

edition.cnn.com Deadly and disposable: Wagner’s brutal tactics in Ukraine revealed by intelligence report | CNN Wagner Group fighters have become the disposable infantry of the Russian offensive in eastern Ukraine, but a Ukrainian military
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Bill Browder

@Billbrowder

The UK claims its trying to stamp out libel tourism and lawfare, but a new leak has shown that the government waived sanctions to allow Prighozin, Putin’s chef, to pay for UK lawyers to sue Elliot Higgins of Bellingcat in a totally vexatious libel suit

opendemocracy.net Exclusive: Treasury helped Putin ally sue UK journalist UK Treasury, then under Rishi Sunak’s control, let Yevgeny Prigozhin circumvent sanctions to target Eliot Higgins

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Garry Kasparov Retweeted

Diane Francis

@dianefranci

Germany’s World War III https://dianefrancis.substack.com/p/germanys-world-war-iii

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Eliot Higgins

@EliotHiggins

This quote says it all, even though Prigozhin was trying to undermine Bellingcat’s reputation by rebutting one of the articles we published on his Wagner connections, he still sued me directly in the UK for tweeting it rather than Netherlands based Bellingcat for publishing them.

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Mary Fitzgerald

@maryftz

BREAKING: How Rishi Sunak’s Treasury helped Putin’s top warlord sue @bellingcat journalist @EliotHiggins in London How did the notorious Wagner Group chief get a ‘special licence’ from the UK govt, when he was already on the sanctions list? Full @opendemocracy story here  twit

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Ian Birrell

@ianbirrell

How the Treasury helped Wagner boss Prigozhin sue Bellingcat’s ⁦

@EliotHiggins

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@openDemocracy

investigation that exposes again the complicity of both the UK state and lawyers in serving the interests of Putin’s circle of thieves and thugs

opendemocracy.net

Exclusive: Treasury helped Putin ally sue UK journalist

UK Treasury, then under Rishi Sunak’s control, let Yevgeny Prigozhin circumvent sanctions to target Eliot Higgins

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Miles Johnson

@MilesMJohnson

“WAGNER INC”: Yevgeny Prigozhin is not only a mercenary boss but an international criminal entrepreneur who has built up what is, in effect, a mining and natural resources multinational powered by war crimes and human rights abuses

ft.com Wagner Inc: a Russian warlord and his lawyers Yevgeny Prigozhin, founder of the mercenary operation, has used prominent legal firms around the world to try to keep western

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Meduza in English

@meduza_en

Russians who flocked to Turkey in the wake of the Feb. 2022 invasion are suddenly finding it much harder to acquire updated residency permits. So, now what?

meduza.io ‘Maybe Uncle Vova asked Erdogan to make our lives harder’ Thousands of Russians have emigrated to… Story by Daniil Bolshakov. Abridged translation by Emily Laskin

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The Moscow Times

@MoscowTimes

Russian prosecutors have banned as “undesirable” the U.S.-based foundation that preserves the legacy of Soviet thermonuclear weapon designer and Nobel Peace Prize winner Andrei Sakharov.

themoscowtimes.com Russia Labels U.S.-Based Sakharov Foundation ‘Undesirable’ Russian prosecutors on Monday declared as “undesirable” the U.S.-based foundation that preserves the legacy of Soviet thermonuclear
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Novaya Gazeta Europe

@novayagazeta_en

Journalists have identified another Wagner Group mercenary: St. Petersburg entrepreneur Alexander Tyutin who was sent to prison for 23 years after he hired a contract killer to slaughter a family of four, including two children, 47news reports.

novayagazeta.eu 47news: Russian man sentenced to 23 years for hiring killer to murder family of four released for… Journalists have identified another Wagner Group mercenary: St. Petersburg entrepreneur Alexander Tyutin who was sent to prison for 23 years after he hired a contract killer to slaughter a family of…

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Kenneth Roth

@KenRoth

Putin’s Russian government failed to kill opposition leader Alexei Navalny quickly by poisoning him with the nerve agent Novichik, so now it seems to be trying to kill him slowly through harsh prison conditions and the denial of proper medical care.

washingtonpost.com Navalny says Kremlin wants to break him in jail. His team fears worse. Russia’s leading opposition figure survived an assassination attempt in 2020, but supporters say the Kremlin is now trying to kill him by brutal

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Ian Birrell

@ianbirrell

How the Treasury helped Wagner boss Prigozhin sue Bellingcat’s ⁦

@EliotHiggins

⁩ -an ⁦

@openDemocracy

investigation that exposes again the complicity of both the UK state and lawyers in serving the interests of Putin’s circle of thieves and thugs

opendemocracy.net Exclusive: Treasury helped Putin ally sue UK journalist UK Treasury, then under Rishi Sunak’s control, let Yevgeny Prigozhin circumvent sanctions to target Eliot Higgins

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KyivPost

@KyivPost

Poland Makes Formal Request to Send Leopard Tanks to #Ukraine It comes as Germany said allies could start training Ukrainian forces to use the heavy tanks.

kyivpost.com Poland Makes Formal Request to Send Leopard Tanks to Ukraine | Article | KyivPost It comes as Germany said allies could start training Ukrainian forces to use the heavy tanks.

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KyivPost

@KyivPost

EXPLAINED: How General Gerasimov is Trying to ‘Fix’ the #RussianArmy His tactics so far have led #Wagner’s Chief to label him and his superiors a “bunch of clowns.”

kyivpost.com EXPLAINED: How General Gerasimov is Trying to ‘Fix’ the Russian Army | Article | KyivPost His tactics so far have led Wagner’s Chief to label him and his superiors a “bunch of clowns.” =============

The Kyiv Independent

@KyivIndependent

It has been exactly 11 months since Russia began its full-scale invasion of Ukraine. Here’s what it has cost Ukraine so far.

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Project Syndicate

@ProSyn

If proven in court, Russia’s acts of aggression could constitute what the post-World War II Nuremberg trials called the “supreme international crime,” write

@GordonBrown

, et al.

project-syndicate.org

Summon a Special Tribunal for Putin’s Crimes in Ukraine | by Gordon Brown – Project Syndicate

Gordon Brown calls for a new body to investigate and prosecute Russian aggression and other offenses.

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