Tag: US

June 25, 2022

Russian extradited from Thailand to US faces up to 20 years in prison

Russian citizen Dmitry Ukrainsky, who was extradited by the Thai authorities to the United States, faces up to 20 years in prison, TASS reports, citing the conclusion of the US prosecutor's office. The Russian is accused of conspiracy to commit fraud, banking fraud, cyber fraud and money laundering. In particular, law enforcement officers believe that Ukrainian stole the money of American citizens, and then legalized […]

June 25, 2022

US temporarily withdraws export privileges from Pobeda, S7 and Nordwind

Previously, similar decisions were made by the US authorities in relation to Aeroflot, Rossiya, Utair and Azur Air The US Department of Commerce withdrew export privileges from Russian Pobeda airlines for six months , S7 and Nordwind, Reuters reported, citing a ministry statement. It says that the decision was made due to violations of export controls imposed by the United States against Russia after the […]

June 24, 2022

US announces new $450 million military aid package for Ukraine

In total, since the beginning of the military operation, Washington has sent military assistance to Kyiv for $ 6.1 billion. The new package, among other weapons, will include additional HIMARS MLRS military equipment and munitions, White House National Security Council (NSC) strategic communications coordinator John Kirby said during a briefing. “The United States announced a $450 million additional military aid package for Ukraine as part […]

June 23, 2022

The Hermitage announced a moratorium on exhibitions in the US and Europe

The moratorium is introduced for a year, all exhibits previously sent to European museums have already returned to Russia. The Hermitage pointed out that in the 1990s such a moratorium was in place inside Russia for security reasons The Hermitage, St. Petersburg The State Hermitage will not hold exhibitions in Europe and the US for a year, according to the museum page on VKontakte. “The […]

June 23, 2022

Biden said the US and EU knew about the consequences of restrictions on oil

According to the American president, Western countries have cut off Russian oil in response to Moscow's actions in Ukraine, knowing that this will lead to higher fuel prices. But they had no choice Joe Biden The US and the EU understood that due to restrictions on Russian oil, they would face higher fuel prices, said US President Joe Biden. p> «Russia— one of the world's […]

June 22, 2022

US explains NATO’s fear of Iskanders

The most modern Russian platform for launching ballistic and cruise missiles The United States explained the fear of the North Atlantic Alliance of the Russian OTRK 9K720 Iskander. The Russian-made operational-tactical missile system is highly accurate, writes the 19FortyFive portal. Photo: Press Service of the Ministry of Defense According to observer Wesley Culp, the Iskander (the 9P78 launcher, capable of carrying two missiles for three […]

June 22, 2022

The White House considered Peskov’s words about the execution of US citizens in the Donbass terrible

Peskov did not reject the possibility of a death sentence for two Americans captured in Ukraine, this is appalling, the White House said. The Russian Ministry of Defense considers foreigners fighting on the side of Ukraine to be mercenaries The house considered Peskov's words about the execution of US citizens in the Donbass terrible” /> John Kirby The situation in which the representative of the […]

June 18, 2022

Washington Post learned about US preparations for a protracted conflict in Ukraine

The White House predicted such a scenario even before the start of hostilities, writes WP. To speed up the denouement, the United States stepped up arms supplies to Kyiv. In Russia, on the contrary, the transfer of arms is associated with the desire to prolong the conflict alt=”Washington Post learned of US preparations for protracted conflict in Ukraine” /> The United States and its allies […]

June 18, 2022

US senators complained to TikTok about the failure to remove the content of Russian state media

The senators said that although TikTok restricted operations in Russia, it allowed state media to publish news for a while. Also, the platform did not remove previously posted “misleading pro-government content” Republican U.S. senators sent a message to TikTok CEO Show Zi Chu expressing concern over the placement of Russian state media content on the platform in conditions where the publication of other videos is […]

June 17, 2022

Putin called US statements about “Putin’s inflation” stupidity

The West is using the Russian special operation as a “lifeline” that allows it to “blame its own miscalculations on others,” Putin said. According to him, the increase in imports from the US and the EU led to an increase in prices in the world. 756554722171579.jpg” alt=”Putin called the US statement about “Putin's inflation” stupid” /> Vladimir Putin Today's rise in prices— this is the […]

June 17, 2022

Russian oil continues to flow to the US and Europe through India

photo pixabay.com According to the National Post portal, Russian raw meat continues to flow to Europe and the United States, despite the plans of countries West “to give up energy dependence” from the Russian Federation. “A significant share of crude oil is re-exported from Russia to the United States and Europe through refineries in India,” the publication writes. Moreover, the National Post claims that France […]

June 17, 2022

US authorities study photos of Americans captured in Ukraine

Photo: Social networks The State Department is checking the authenticity of photographs that may show two US citizens who were captured by Russian military during the clash on the territory of Ukraine. This is reported by CNN with reference to the mother of one of the captured Americans. “Now they are working hard, checking the authenticity of the photos. We really hope” – said the […]

June 16, 2022

WP learned that the FBI is investigating the case of US chips in Russian military equipment

US authorities have begun investigating the supply chain of American-made chips to Russia. The researchers found them in Russian military equipment that is involved in the hostilities in Ukraine jpg” alt=”WP has learned that the FBI is investigating the case of US chips in Russian military equipment” /> FBI agents, together with the US Department of Commerce, began investigating the case of US chips in […]

June 15, 2022

US admits ‘monstrous mistake’ against Putin

Vladimir Putin. Photo: Kremlin.ru. American political analyst James Dore said on a Youtube show that the US must admit it was a terrible mistake when it thought President Vladimir Putin was bluffing about Russia's economic power. According to Dore, in 2014 Senator Lindsey Graham said that Putin had “weak cards” in his hands and expressed a lack of understanding of how the Russian leader manages […]

June 14, 2022

US to allocate $1 billion to Israel to strengthen Iron Dome missile defense system

Biden will visit Israel in mid-July. During the trip, he will also visit the Iron Dome air defense systems The United States plans to allocate about $1 billion to complete the Iron Dome missile defense system (ABM) after the escalation of the conflict with Gaza in May 2021. This, according to The Times of Israel, was announced at a briefing by a representative of the […]

June 12, 2022

US senators reach agreement on tougher gun control

US Democratic and Republican Senators Agree on Key Measures to Reduce Gun Violence U.S. senators have reached a bipartisan agreement on the main provisions of a bill to tighten gun control in the United States, reports The New York Times. According to the report, a group of 10 Democrats and 10 Republicans approved proposals to fund mental health resources; improving school safety; providing grants to […]

June 12, 2022

China’s defense minister says US should stop slandering China

Photo: pixabay.com China has demanded that the US government stop vilifying it and stop attempts to contain it. This was stated by Chinese Defense Minister Wei Fenghe at the Shangri-La Dialogue security conference in Singapore. His speech can be viewed live on the forum's YouTube channel. “Persistently pursuing a policy that sees China as a threat, an adversary, and even an enemy, could be a […]

June 12, 2022

Kissinger found US parties more divided than during the Vietnam War

Today, politicians even argue about “America's core values,” including issues of individual freedom and the provisions of the national Constitution, and every US administration faces “continuous hostility” from the opposition, according to politician Modern American parties are more divided than during the Vietnam War, said former US Secretary of State Henry Kissinger in an interview with The Sunday Times. “Yes, incomparably more,” — he answered […]

June 8, 2022

US vows ‘strong and quick’ response to North Korean nuclear test

U.S. Deputy Secretary of State Wendy Sherman promised a “strong and swift” response to Pyongyang's nuclear test during her visit to South Korea. Photo: pixabay.com Yonhap News Agency reported that U.S. Deputy Secretary of State Wendy Sherman promised a “strong and swift” response to Pyongyang's nuclear test during her visit to South Korea. Recall that the representative of the White House arrived in South Korea […]

June 7, 2022

Fiji court orders US to seize yacht linked to Russian businessman

A court in Fiji has allowed the United States to seize the Amadea yacht, which the FBI believes is related to sanctioned Suleiman Kerimov. The defense insists that the owner of the ship is businessman Eduard Khudainatov, who is not on the sanctions list .jpg” alt=”Fiji court orders US to seize yacht linked to Russian businessman” /> Amadea superyacht in Lautoka, Fiji The Fiji Supreme […]

June 7, 2022

The Foreign Ministry put US ministers, heads of Universal Pictures and Netflix on the “stop list”

Russia is imposing sanctions on 61 more American citizens, including the heads and leaders of the Treasury, Energy, Netflix, Moody's, NASDAQ and Fitch Group. In total, Moscow imposed restrictive measures against 963 US citizens put on the “stop list” of US ministers, heads of Universal Pictures and Netflix” /> Jennifer Granholm The Russian Foreign Ministry announced personal sanctions against another 61 US citizens, the list […]

June 6, 2022

NYT learned about the US letter to 14 countries on the sale of Ukrainian grain

According to the publication, Washington sent a warning to 14 countries that Russia is trying to sell grain from Ukrainian ports. Africa has been particularly hard hit by food shortages due to the conflict in Ukraine alt=”NYT learned about the US letter to 14 countries about the sale of Ukrainian grain” /> In mid-May, the United States sent a warning to 14 countries (mostly African) […]

June 6, 2022

Commission of the Federation Council and the State Duma discussed US biological laboratories in Nigeria

Vice Speaker of the Federation Council Konstantin Kosachev announced the operation of six US biological laboratories in Nigeria, where monkeypox originated. It is reported by RIA Novosti.  «We received absolutely new information about the activities of biolaboratories (USA) in Nigeria», – Kosachev said during the  commission to investigate the activities of US biolaboratories in Ukraine. He clarified that at the moment the nature of the […]

June 6, 2022

US and South Korea launch eight missiles in response to North Korean launches

Eight surface-to-surface missiles were launched from the American ATACMS missile system in response to North Korean launches on June 5. Then North Korea fired the same number of shells. South Korea fired seven missiles, the US fired one in response to the launches of the DPRK on June 5, Yonhap reports with reference to the Joint Chiefs of Staff. The first launch was carried out […]

June 5, 2022

WP learns about US aid to the Saudi military in Yemen airstrikes

The Washington Post learned that the United States provided military support to the Saudi Air Force in Yemen The armed conflict in Yemen began in 2015. At first, the US worried that the airstrikes by the Saudi-led coalition might violate the customs of war. However, then they began to conclude military contracts with this country The consequences of the airstrikes of the Saudi-led coalition on […]

June 3, 2022

Fiji Supreme Court suspends decision to extradite ‘Kerimov’s yacht’ to US

The vessel will remain in the port while the court considers the next appeal of the owner company: Millevarin Investment says that Fiji has no reason to extradite the yacht to the United States, since it does not belong to Kerimov, who fell under the sanctions Amadea" The Fiji Supreme Court has suspended the extradition of the US superyacht Amadea, which US authorities have linked […]

June 3, 2022

Antonov spoke about the impact of US sanctions on food security

Russian Ambassador Antonov: US sanctions will affect food security Antonov spoke about the impact of US sanctions on food security” /> Washington's decision to expand anti-Russian sanctions will affect food security around the world, as well as the situation within the United States. Russian Ambassador to the United States Anatoly Antonov stated this on his Telegram page. The Russian ambassador called the imposition of sanctions […]

June 2, 2022

US lifts Trump-era restrictions on flights to Cuba

Restrictions on charter flights to Cuba, with the exception of flights to the José Marti International Airport in Havana, have been in effect since January 2020. In the Biden administration, the removal of restrictions was explained by “support for the Cuban people” “The United States has lifted restrictions on flights to Cuba imposed under Trump” /> The administration of US President Joe Biden has lifted […]

June 1, 2022

Biden named the US goal in the conflict in Ukraine

Biden: The United States will continue to help Ukraine, but will not directly participate in the conflict Washington does not want a war between Russia and NATO and will not put pressure on Kyiv to make concessions to Moscow, he pointed out Joe Biden The United States has no intention of directly engaging in a conflict in Ukraine until it or its allies are attacked, […]

May 28, 2022

The Pentagon did not confirm reports of US readiness to supply MLRS to Ukraine

The fact that the United States next week may begin supplying multiple launch rocket systems to Kyiv was reported by CNN. Washington said that they have not yet finalized the next package of military assistance to Ukraine ” alt=”The Pentagon has not confirmed reports that the United States is ready to supply MLRS to Ukraine” /> Pentagon, USA The US authorities have not yet decided […]