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"Constantinople" is planning to go to court due to blocking of the account in YouTube

YouTube blocked the account of the network edition of "Tsargrad" and the eponymous TV channel, the publication intends to go to court, said in a statement on the official website of the TV channel.

"Lock "Constantinople" on YouTube occurred suddenly on the night of 28 July. Now, while the situation up to the end not clear, instead of the official channel with high-quality video content, YouTube shows for our audience black cap", - stated in the message.

Lukashevich commented on the attack on journalists of the First channel in the United States

Russia's permanent representative to the OSCE Alexander Lukashevich on Thursday called unacceptable the attack on the American police on the film crew of the First channel in Portland and urged Washington to ensure the proper attitude towards journalists in accordance with international obligations.

Earlier, Russian journalists were attacked by American police while covering protests in Portland. They filmed a report about the riots, which was besieged by the local court. The building housed the Federal law enforcement forces entered the city, despite the dissatisfaction of the local authorities. Both attacked the journalist was with the badges with the inscription "Press".

Lukashevich praised the work of the contact group on Donbass

Kiev in the contact group on settlement in Donbass only pretends to negotiate, but in fact continues to sabotage Minsk agreement, said on Thursday Russia's permanent representative to the OSCE Alexander Lukashevich.

Earlier, the Parliament of Ukraine appointed on 25 October, the next local elections the relevant draft resolution was supported by 326 parliamentarians when the required minimum of 226 votes, while the elections will not take place in uncontrolled Kiev territory of Donetsk and Lugansk regions.

Lukashevich said that Ukraine was preparing a military scenario in the Donbass

In Kyiv is actively preparing a military scenario of solving the problem of Donbass, this is evidenced by the recent statements of the Ukrainian authorities, said on Thursday Russia's permanent representative to the OSCE Alexander Lukashevich.

According to him, increasingly there are attempts by Ukrainian officials to escalate war hysteria. So, despite actually launched a campaign of preparation for the scheduled for the autumn local elections again operated hackneyed myth of the "external threat".

USA announced plans on transferring arms to Ukraine

USA announced plans on the transfer of Kiev weapons and military equipment totaling approximately $ 600 million, said Russia's permanent representative to the OSCE Alexander Lukashevich.

According to him, the special monitoring mission of OSCE in Ukraine (SMM) captures new victims among the civilian population and the destruction of the shelling in the Donbass.

Medvedchuk has evaluated the possibility of cancellation of norms of the Russian language in Ukraine

Amendments in article of the Constitution of Ukraine concerning the free development, use and protection in the country of the Russian language is impossible as there are many Russian-speaking citizens, said the head of the political Council of the parliamentary faction "the Opposition platform For life" Viktor Medvedchuk.

In mid-January of the current year the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine adopted the law "About complete General secondary education", which significantly reduces learning in schools in minority languages, including Russian. In March, President Vladimir Zelensky law was signed. Russia called on international human rights institutions of the UN, OSCE and Council of Europe to give an adequate assessment to actions of the Ukrainian authorities in connection with the discrimination of the Russian language.

"We need blood": why the U.S. arming the Ukrainian army

Weapons, military equipment, equipment and ammunition — the Pentagon continues to equip, Shoe and clothe the Ukrainian army. The state Department approved the sale of 16 patrol boats on a record amount of $ 600 million. The U.S. Embassy in the Ukrainian capital announced the delivery of anti-tank missile systems Javelin, radios and other military equipment for 60 million. About how and why Washington is arming Kiev — in the material RIA Novosti.

Just with 2014, the United States spent on strengthening the Ukrainian defense almost half a billion dollars. Only this year has allocated 300 million, and 100 on lethal weapons. However, for 16 patrol boats Mark VI Kiev will have to pay.

Lukashevich urged Latvia to stop political censorship

Russia's permanent representative to the OSCE Alexander Lukashevich on Thursday called on the official Riga "to stop political censorship", and the representative on freedom of the media and the high Commissioner on national minorities to respond to the limitation of broadcasting of Russian TV channels in Latvia.

The Saeima in the third reading adopted a bill that significantly restricts broadcasting in cable networks of the Republic of Russian channels, some of the most popular among local audiences. Under the bill, in packages of cable operators 80% of the content should initially be created in one of the official languages of the European Union. The relevant amendments for consideration by the Parliament gave the President of Latvia Mr. Egils Levits. He believes that limiting the broadcast in Russian will help to fight the spread of Kremlin rhetoric. The amendment limiting the broadcasting of Russian TV channels in Latvia will come into force on 1 July 2021.

The United States has put APU military cargo in the amount of $ 60 million

U.S. authorities on June 16 gave APU a regular military cargo in the amount of $ 60 million, said on Thursday Russia's permanent representative to the OSCE Alexander Lukashevich.

"According to the U.S. Embassy in Ukraine, 16 June, the American authorities gave APU a regular military cargo, including walkie-talkies, ammunition and warheads to the missile complexes in the amount of $ 60 million. In the implementation of the previous supply of us military cargo in may this year was not hidden that he will be sent to Eastern Ukraine for military operations," - said the Russian diplomat at the meeting of the OSCE permanent Council.

Lukashevich said the OSCE about the dangerous experiments of the USA in Ukraine and in Georgia

Moscow is concerned about military biological activity of the USA in laboratories dual-use located in Ukraine and in Georgia, said Russia's permanent representative to the OSCE Alexander Lukashevich.

At the meeting of the OSCE permanent Council Lukashevich drew attention to the activities of bioepilyatsii laboratories dual purpose, created by the United States in the OSCE area. In particular, we are talking about foreign military biological activity in Georgia, primarily on the basis of the Center named Lugar in the village Alekseevka near Tbilisi, and also more than ten similar in purpose objects on the territory of Ukraine.

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