Despite current EU-sanctions on Russia and Russian counter sanctions, Finland, until 1917 part of the Russian Empire, closed a deal on mutual electricity transfer with Russia. Finnish national electricity grid operator Fingrid and its Russian counterparts signed a deal on 7 November 2014 enabling Finland to sell up to 320 megawatt of electricity to Russia. … Continue reading Finland closes electricity deal with Russia
Summer 2014, while others were going to vacation photograph Jérôme Sessini traveled to Eastern Ukraine and took photos. Photos of (destroyed) buildings and people living under the conditions of war – a war that killed so far more than 4,000 people and does not seem to end. Some of the rather sad photos can be … Continue reading Ashes of Donetsk – photo gallery
The Russian government is suspected to finance French right-wing party National Front with a total of 40 Million Euros. The nationalist party has already received a 9 Million Euro credit from the “First Czech Russian Bank” which is controlled by instances close to Russian president Vladimir Putin. This is reported by the French news magazine … Continue reading Russia supporting fascists in Europe?
OSCE reports that one of its team currently deployed in Eastern Ukraine to watch over the not existing cease fire has been attacked near the city of Donetsk. A team of three OSCE monitors were traveling between two Ukrainian army checkpoints escorted by Ukrainian military. Arriving at a checkpoint near Shumy one monitor exited the … Continue reading OSCE-team under fire at Donetsk
Parts of the (most likely) shot down Boeing-777 of flight MH-17 are being transported via Kharkiv to the Netherlands for further investigation. While Russia and the separatists accuse the Ukrainian government for shooting down the passenger plane, Kiev and the West accuse Russia and/or the separatists. One totally different question however is not very often … Continue reading Flight MH 17 – asking the right questions
As Novorossiya News is committed to make all sides in the current conflict in Ukraine been heard, we are naturally also interested by the thoughts of ordinary people that live in Ukraine, in Russia or elsewhere in the world and often have very differing ideas on the crisis in Ukraine. To provide these views we … Continue reading Thoughts of a Briton who supports the separatists in Ukraine