Oleg Kalugin is a former Soviet Foreign Intelligence Service officer, then a Counter-Intelligence Service officer and a KGB General. In the USSR, he served as immediate supervisor of Vladimir Putin, President of RF. Now Kalugin lives in the USA. Yuri Felshtinky, a Russian American historian, recently interviewed Kalugin. They talked about US President Donald Trump and his ties with Russia. GORDON exclusively publishes transcription of this conversation.→
Taking into account the identical letters that the vandals left on the desecrated monuments to the victims of the Holocaust in the Mykolaiv and Kirovohrad regions, we can talk about an anti-Semitic organization, which makes the situation dangerous for the Ukrainian Jews, since such organizations rarely stop at the desecration of monuments, said the president of the Jewish Confederation of Ukraine Boris Lozhkin.→
Freed Ukrainian political prisoner Mykola Karpyuk says that his “good acquaintance” told him that Russian President Vladimir Putin had intention to hold a meeting with ex-Right Sector leader Dmytro Yarosh, non-factional Member of Parliament at the time, and that the decision about trip to Russia was made at the party meeting.
Deputy Head of the Main Investigation Department of the National Police Yevhen Shevtsov who was mentioned in a number of journalist investigations probably could be reassigned to the new Service, claims citing his own sources Masi Nayyem, lawer, partner at “Miller” law firm.→
During an official meeting ceremony in Kyiv airport Sara, the wife of Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, threw away a piece of korovai bread. Office of the President claims that this episode could not cast a shadow on importance and great scale of an Israeli politician visit to Ukraine. →
President of Ukraine informed Russian President Vladimir Putin in telephone conversation that he will protect the rights of all Ukrainians regardless of where they are. In order to do so according to him there is no need to stipulate in Constitution any special status for Donbas.→
According to Central Election Comission of Ukraine after processing of 100% of voting protocols in the nationwide election district the following parties are elected to Verkhovna Rada: Servant of the People, Opposition Platform — For Life, Batkivshchyna, European Solidarity and Voice. →
Entrepreneur Dmitry Barbarchuk spoke with GORDON to discuss a new Ukrainian startup ChePeer, world e-commerce trends, the difficulties that Ukrainians face while making purchases abroad. Also, he discussed why interest in social networks is declining and what kind of online services may become popular in the closest future.→
Andriy Bohdan, appointed Head of the Office of the President of Ukraine, signed a standing order creating the Office as a governmental body. The order was approved by a decree of Volodymyr Zelensky, the President of Ukraine.→
Ukrainian film director Andrii Pryimachenko says there is a fragment that he created in the first episode of HBO’s miniseries. It is visualization of telephone conversation between dispatcher of Central firefighters’ station and dispatchers of Militarized firefighting unit. The conversation took place at the aftermath of the Chernobyl nuclear disaster.→
The major problem Western investors face in Ukraine is not war. In fact, it has to do with the lack of a qualified workforce, reputational risks, lack of transparency when it comes to the rules of the game, poor market liquidity, an inefficient banking system and differences in business culture and ethics, says American businessman Givi Topchishvili, Founder and CEO of 98 Group in an interview with Gordon. Along with Grigol Katamadze, President of the Ukrainian Taxpayers Association and former Georgian Ambassador to Ukraine (2000–2007, 2009–2013), Mr. Topchishvili shared his vision regarding what steps the new Ukrainian Presidential Administration should take to attract foreign investments into the country.→
Now all adults can be vaccinated for free against measles, mumps and rubella. In addition, the Ministry of Healthcare informs that infants older than six months, for whom measles is especially dangerous, are also eligible for vaccination.→
Elected President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelensky said that today he discussed with the leaders of Verkhona Rada parliamentary fractions possible dates for the procedure of his inauguration as the President.→
Due to congenital achromatopsia Neil Harbisson was not able to see different colors. That is why 15 years ago he implanted in his skull an antenna with microchips and that allowed him to identify sound frequencies and to “hear” colors. →
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