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Lukoil Closed Shell Acquisition Deal

Lukoil has closed a deal to acquire Shell gas stations and a lubricants plant in Russia.  “The final documents were signed in Moscow as part of a deal to sell Shell’s assets in Russia – a network of gas stations located mainly in the Central and North-Western Federal Districts, as well as a plant for

US Ex-President Admitted US Broke NATO Promise to Gorbachev [Video]

Former US President, George W. Bush, in a telephone conversation with renowned Russian pranksters Vladimir Kuznetsov (Vovan) and Alexey Stolyarov (Lexus), confessed that the US administration together with his father, George Bush, had really promised the Soviet Union’s former president, Mikhail Gorbachev, that NATO would not expand. He also confirmed, the promise is not relevant

Ukraine Banned Russian Special Operation Symbols and Refused Saving Memory of Soviet Soldiers’ Feat

Ukraine’s parliament on Sunday, May 22, banned the symbols “Z” and “V”, used by Russia’s military, but agreed to President Volodymyr Zelenskiy’s call to allow their use for educational or historic purposes.  The Ukrainian authorities decided to ban the use of the letters Z and V. The relevant bill was adopted by the Verkhovna Rada.

French Newspaper: EU Failed to Find Replacements for Russian Gas

Some EU countries are pushing forward the idea of refusing Russian hydrocarbon supplies due to Russia’s special military operation in Ukraine. Now the EU countries are facing troubles finding replacements for Russian hydrocarbons, especially gas, French newspaper Le Monde diplomatique states.  The article explains that in their effort to stop purchases of Russian hydrocarbons, the