Peace protests in Moscow

According to media reports today several thousands demonstrators protested against the war in Ukraine and Russia’s involvement in it. As usually at protest the number of participants communicated by different sources variates. The police speaks of 5000 protesters while the organizers estimate that tens of thousands participated in the protest, nearing the maximum allowed number … Continue reading Peace protests in Moscow

Rosatom-deal: Finland undermines sanctions against Russia

Today the Finnish government accepted the construction of the country’s sixth nuclear power plant in Pyhäjoki, where the biggest single owner is going to be Russian Rosatom (Federal Agency on Atomic Energy). Rosatom will also provide the nuclear reactor that is planned to be run with nuclear fuel originating from Russia. As a consequence of … Continue reading Rosatom-deal: Finland undermines sanctions against Russia

New Russian aid convoy heading for Ukraine

According to RIA Novosti a second Russian humanitarian convoy for Ukraine is currently stationed in the Rostov region in Southern Russia. The RIA Novosti article says nothing about the number of trucks, their schedule and their final destination within Ukraine, but according to Russian authorities the trucks contain among other things food, water purifiers, power … Continue reading New Russian aid convoy heading for Ukraine