Russian Constitution Proposed Amendments and Article 67 – Is Ukraine Going to Loose Donbass and Luhansk Regions?

Russian President Vladimir Putin announced the scheduled vote on amendments to the Russian Constitution will run from June 25 to July 1. According to the Kremlin, the ballot will not contain separate items for each amendment; voters can only vote for the entire package at once by answering just one question: “Do you Approve of changes to the Constitution of the Russian Federation?” Yes or No?

Is This Lukashenko’s Last Year? What Awaits Belarus with a Kremlin Backed Opposition Candidate?

This week Russian President Vladimir Putin announced the vote on the proposed Russian constitution amendments will take place on July 1. The amendments include the removal of term limits so Putin can remain in power until 2036 and beyond. On August 9 there will be a presidential election in Belarus; current president Alexander Lukashenko is running for a sixth term.

Russian President Putin Signs Nuclear Decree

Russian President Vladimir Putin signed the Nuclear Weapons decree on June 2. The decree titled “On The Basis Of  The State Policy Of The Russian Federation In The Field of Nuclear Deterrence” is a document regulating the conditions under which Russia has the right to launch a nuclear strike against an aggressor (or a pack of aggressors). The main goal is to legalize the use of nuclear weapons in limited local conflicts.

Ukrainian Deputy Prime Minister Proposes Budapest Style Negotiations Without Russia – Is It Viable?

Consultations on the settlement of the situation in the Donbas area should begin with the participation of Ukraine, the US and the UK according to the Ukrainian Deputy Prime Minister Olexii Reznikov. On March 4 the Ukrainian Parliament approved the country’s new Cabinet of Ministers. Due to his appointment as Vice Prime Minister of Ukraine – Minister for Reintegration of the Temporarily Occupied Territories, Reznikov has ceased his partnership in Asters law firm.

The Ultimate Guide for Entrepreneurs Looking to Enter the Esports Industry

Sports have played an important role in human civilization since its inception. It had its ‘ups’ and ‘downs’ over the years and has gone through several transformations. People love sports for its unique combination of physical and mental exercise, along with the excitement it provides. Hence some people take up sports for handling stress and to have a healthy life.

How Different Social Media Platforms Can Help Brands to Grow in the Digital Domain

Over the past few years, the growth of startups in the digital world has seen an upward trend. Many social media and influencer marketing companies have made their mark looking at the ever-growing demand of social media apps. Every brand wants to reach out to a wider audience and connect to the different categories of people. When we say social media, the platforms are not just restricted to Facebook, Twitter or Instagram anymore.

Three Crucial Steps That Can Scale Your Instacart Clone App In The Market

“In just a couple of weeks, we were already ahead of this year’s goal. After a week, we were ahead of our 2021 goals,” says Apoorva Mehta, the founder and CEO of Instacart. The pandemic has appeared as a blessing in disguise for these grocery delivery apps. People were annoyed looking at the empty shelves of grocery stores with the fears of contracting the disease. To overcome this situation, apps like Instacart are offering doorstep grocery deliveries to people in need.

Details: The Vote to Proposed Russian Constitution Amendments is July 1

Russian President Vladimir Putin announced the date of the all-Russian vote on amendments to the Constitution. The vote will be held on July 1 the President said at a meeting with the working group on preparing amendments. Putin said that there are 30 days needed from that date in order to work out the mechanisms for protecting citizens from the coronavirus pandemic. Russia has the third highest number of cases in the world.

Beware of Future Travel to Russia – Tracking and Intelligence Gathering of Foreigner Data

Russian experts suggested that the Russian Interior Ministry create a digital profile of a foreigner entering Russia as well as foreign nationals who are already working in Russia. It will be a special app that all foreigners will have to install on their electronic devices. Russian law enforcement will monitor all the person’s whereabouts and communication.

Russia Expanding Military Bases in Syria – Is Africa Next?

Russian President Vladimir Putin gave an order to the Russian Defense and Foreign ministries to discuss with Syria the transfer of additional real estate and water areas to the Russian military. The Russian government approved the draft Protocol No. 1 to the agreement on the deployment of the Russian aviation group in Syria on August 26, 2015. After reaching an agreement with the Syrian side, the agencies must sign it on behalf of Russia. Changes are allowed to the document that do not have a fundamental character.

New Info on Russia’s New Private Spacecraft ARGO – Is It Better?

The Russian private company International Commercial Space announced a concept of ARGO in the Fall of 2019. The majority of the staff is from the S7 Space company, which is the first Russian commercial company providing a full service launching of spacecrafts with the use of the launch vehicles Zenit. Only now is new information pertaining to the ARGO project becaming available. ARGO will be a conjoined project between Roscosmos, Rosatom and Rostec.

4 Reasons To Use Medical Software for Your Practice

In an age where everything can be done easily with technology, countless industries today have felt the need for making use of such innovations for better productivity and efficiency. The healthcare industry is no exception to that. Gone are the days where you attempt to make use of paper-based systems. These days, medical software can solve all of those problems for you. The only thing that you’ll have to do is to be up-to-date with the latest technologies. With medical software, you can make use of the best practices, features, and other efficiencies that will help enhance your practice.

US Democrats, Biden, Ukraine and the Kremlin Proxy Battle – Details Revealed

Last week, there was a press conference in Ukraine pertaining to “New facts of the international corruption and external governance.” The event organizers were the non-factional Deputy Andrey Derkach and ex-head of the special group of prosecutors Konstantin Kulik. At the press conference, seven fragments of conversations were released between President Petro Poroshenko, Vice President Joe Biden and Secretary of State John Kerry.

Russian Prosecutor Asking 18 Years Maxim Security Prison Term for Paul Whelan, Was He a Spy or Black Market Contractor?

A Prosecutor investigating the case of a former US Navy officer accused of spying in Russia has requested 18 years in a maximum-security prison for the defendant, Paul Whelan. The trial wrapped up on May 25, 2020. It is expected that the verdict of the marine, who was detained in Moscow 17 months ago, will be announced by the court in June after final submissions.

Japan Plans Wants Robots to Overtake Work Force and Entertainment By 2050

The Japanese Cabinet has announced an initiative to create a future society as part of the Moonshot Research and Development program.  The main goal of the program is to free people from physical, mental, temporal and spatial restrictions by 2050. By 2030, the government of Japan plans to develop technology for piloting robotic avatars. By combining AI, biotechnologies, and a super-fast network, a single person can control up to 10 avatars simultaneously to perform various tasks from the comfort of their own home and regardless of their physical capabilities.

Top Ten Alternatives and Mirror Sites for YIFY/YTS

YIFY/YTS torrents were first unleashed to the world in 2011 and since then has come a long way to become the number 1 reliable site for dabbling in torrents.Frequent disappearances characterize this site, which has been why the name was somewhere in the years changed from YIFY to YTS. Given below are some nicer equivalents or mirror sites for YIFY/YTS torrents, which one can use when there is sudden vanishing act from YIFY!

These Leading Companies Have Fallen

It may seem that market leaders sit on the top of the world, but in reality, some of those sharks are just destined to hit the bottom. Why? Let’s see how some obvious mistakes can drive companies into a trap.

Sitting in the comfort zone

Unwillingness to leave the comfort zone is a most common cause of a collapse. Why do companies keep repeating obvious mistakes?

The Checklist to Scale Your On-demand App in the Market

On-demand apps are a major hit nowadays. In the wake of the coronavirus pandemic, people are confined to their homes with restricted movements. However, they get instant doorstep services. How is that even possible? This is the power of on-demand apps. People needn’t look out for services. Services knock people’s doors. On-demand apps are modern technological wonders. In times like these, a highly beneficial business venture is to develop on-demand apps.

Top 7 Websites Functioning Exactly Like Craigslist

Craigslist is an American creation, making the life of people easier, by getting them a platform for putting up classified advertisements. Not only is it absolutely free of cost and also free posting, but the site claims to have over millions of users accessing Craigslist daily. If you are, however, looking for something more, with the ‘classifieds’ remaining intact, then given below are some of the trustworthy sites, which function exactly as Craigslist does.

COVID-19 can Transform American Healthcare for the Better

Telehealth and telemedicine have been implemented into American healthcare to help slow down the spread of COVID-19 and protect the at-risk population. In late March, President Trump signed a $2.2 trillion stimulus package, the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act, to help Americans pay for telehealth. This has helped at-risk patients receive the care they need from home while conserving hospital beds and resources for those that need it most.

BREAKING: Another “Suicide” of a Former Oligarch in Ukraine – Peculiar Parallel to Russian Oligarch “Suicide” Last Month

This Saturday the body of Ukrainian MP Valery Davydenko was found by the toilet. The cleaning lady who found his body stated that he appeared to have a gunshot wound to the head. The location was the office of the European Solidarity party, a political party in Ukraine. It has its roots in a parliamentary group called Solidarity dating from 2000 and has existed since in various forms as a political outlet for Petro Poroshenko.

How to Set Up Good Relations with Russia

Russia treated Ukraine like an aggressor who occupied Crimea and a part of East Ukraine, infringing on the international laws and agreements. Agreements that there signed by Russia itself.

This was possible because of former president Barrak Obama.

What should be done now? Should Ukraine under support of NATO take actions to reclaim the territories? This means war. Such a war can leap into a nuclear war as Russia was hinted repeatedly. Obviously this path is unacceptable. Much more desirable is to find a solution by utilizing peaceful means.

Decorated SVR Intelligence Officer Found Dead in Moscow Apartment – Natural Cause or Perhaps Something Else?

A decorated SVR intelligence agent has been found dead in Moscow. SVR is the Russian Foreign Intelligence Service focusing mostly on civilian affairs. The SVR RF succeeded the First Chief Directorate of the KGB in December 1991. It is also engaged in intelligence to provide the state with information that can influence Russian policy and decisions made by its leadership. The range of power is extremely wide including intelligence in the military-strategic,  economic, political, scientific and technical fields. The SVR headquarters are located in the Yasenevo District of Moscow.

US Withdraws from the Open Sky Treaty and New Sanctions

The US officially notified the parties to the Open  Skies Treaty of its withdrawal, after which they will be released from their obligations under this document six months later. The announcement came on May 22. The US government cited Russia’s alleged non-compliance with the terms of the agreement as the reason. At the same time, US President Donald Trump did not rule out that the decision may be changed if Moscow begins to follow the document. Russia has denied US accusations of violating the Treaty.

IRS.gov Helps Taxpayers Get Tax Information They Need – Find Tools for Filing, Paying, Checking Accounts and Answering Questions (IR-2020-99)

The Internal Revenue Service reminds taxpayers today about several online tools available to help them get the tax information they need as the IRS has limited operations due to the coronavirus. More taxpayers are using IRS.gov than ever before; as of May 8, the agency’s website had been visited a record 1 billion times, up 141% compared to the same time last year.

Effectively Managing Your Workforce

Effective and strategic management is a must in every workplace. No matter what company you are part of or running, you need to manage and motivate your employees properly so that they can work towards attaining your vision. Aside from making sure operations are smooth, and company objectives are attained, you also have to learn how to lead your team and motivate them during stressful times. There are many challenges, indeed, but with the right mindset and qualities, you will be able to improve as a manager.

The Future Of Online Food Delivery Apps

“If your plans don’t include mobile phones, your plans are not finished,” quotes Wendy Clark, the Senior Vice President (Integrated Marketing) of Coca-Cola companies. Mobile phones have become an integral part of people’s lives. According to reports, almost 4 billion people in the world have access to mobile phones. The revolution of on-demand apps is visible with the increased popularity of these apps. Besides, the Coronavirus pandemic has left people stranded to their homes. Moreover, people fear to step out of their homes due to the higher chances of disease contraction.

STO – A Modern Rendition on the Traditional Fundraising

As the industry evolved, businesses started looking for different ways to brush up their fundraising methods. The early investing stage before ICOs made progress was very traditional, driven by venture capital. But in 2018, when businesses were shifting towards a decentralized environment, this method started looking out-of-date. Also, it was unadaptable for accommodating new concepts such as on-chain governance. So, we eventually started looking for something better.

Treasury is Delivering Millions of Economic Impact Payments by Prepaid Debit Card

This week, Treasury and the IRS are starting to send nearly 4 million Economic Impact Payments (EIPs) by prepaid debit card, instead of by paper check. EIP Card recipients can make purchases, get cash from in-network ATMs, and transfer funds to their personal bank account without incurring any fees. They can also check their card balance online, by mobile app, or by phone without incurring fees. The EIP Card can be used online, at ATMs, or at any retail location where Visa is accepted. This free, prepaid card also provides consumer protections available to traditional bank account owners, including protections against fraud, loss, and other errors.

Germany Warns Against Using WhatsApp in Wake of European Parliament Data Leak

The German Government warned federal employees against using the WhatsApp messenger. The information became available on May 17 via Handelsblatt, a leading German-language business newspaper published in Düsseldorf by Verlagsgruppe Handelsblatt. It was founded in the 1946.  The newspaper claims the source of this announcement is a letter from the German Government Commissioner for Data Protection Ulrich Wolfgang Kelber. He sent the letter to all the ministries with a warning.

Global Nuclear Spending Report – Largest Spending Since Cold War Era

A new report by the International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons states that global spending on nuclear weapons development set a record not seen since the end of the cold war. The ICANW is a global civil society coalition working to promote adherence to and full implementation of the Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons. The headquarters are located in Geneva, Switzerland.

5 Unique Nutrition For the Traveling Athlete

In today’s modern world of sports, travel is an indispensable part of an athlete’s life. Whether it is traveling for training camps or competitions, it becomes challenging for athletes to meet their nutritional goals. Even the destination of travel, i.e. overseas or domestic, can make a significant impact on the eating habits of an athlete. They cannot take any chances and have to be on top of their game before the competition. As travel disrupts the standard eating patterns, that can lead to suboptimal nutrition, affecting the training and performance of an athlete. Therefore, athletes have to follow a comprehensive diet plan that helps them meet their physical needs.

The Low Cost Freelance Gig Marketplace is Here

When selecting or working with a gig platform or marketplace, whether buying or selling gigs, you need to understand: what is the total cost?  You should always try to compare the total cost of a gig platform so you know what you’re dealing with. Often the higher percentage the gig provider takes or charges, the more confusing or complicated they make it in presenting those costs; so if it’s hard to understand the total cost on a platform, that means they are often very high and don’t want to openly disclose the costs.

Drone Food Delivery Launched in Russia – Is It Coming to US?

Drone food delivery has been launched in Russia. The residents of the city of Izhevsk are the first in Russia to have such service. ZALA AERO, which is Russia’s leading manufacturer of drones received certification to start selling the service. The ZALA AERO Drone Service launch is perfectly timed, given the coronavirus social distancing measures in place.

Strange Fires in Russian Hospitals Treating Patients with Coronavirus

In the past month, there are series of strange hospital events resulting in deaths reported in Russia. The epicenter seems to be Moscow, St. Petersburg and surrounding areas. On May 9th in Moscow Hospital #50, a fire broke out in the ICU treating coronavirus patients. One woman on a ventilator died and over 300 people had to be evacuated. At the time, the cause of fire was suspected to be a Russian Made Aventa-M ventilator.

Is There a Race Between US and Russia to Upgrade the Afterburner Engine in Jets?

The Rockwell B-1 Lancer is one of the three strategic bombers in the  U.S. Air Force fleet as of 2020. The additional two are the B-2 Spirit and the B-52 Stratofortress. Nicknamed “The Bone,” the B-1B Lancer is a long-range, multi-mission, supersonic conventional bomber, which has served the United States Air Force since 1985. The Russian equivalent of the B-1 Lancer is the TU-160.

Market Research Has New Rapidly Growing Low Cost Marketplace  

You now have many options on one gig platform to buy research reports. Last Wednesday, Communal News (CN) and Freelance Global Gigs (FGG) Low Cost Marketplace launched their new gig service: Buy Research Report. The news system allows for any Market Research publisher to post an article using the company’s combined services and it will be published on Communal News as it always has been; Communal News often receives more than 30 research reports from writers in a single day.

Russian Autonomous Uninhabited Underwater Vehicle Vityaz Takes Historic Dive

The Russian autonomous uninhabited underwater vehicle Vityaz installed a historic pennant at the bottom of the Mariana Trench in honor of the 75th anniversary of the “Victory in the Great Patriotic War” (WWII).  The information was released by the press service of the Foundation for Advanced Research. The statement claimed this was the first time Vityaz sank to the bottom of the world’s deepest trench. The depth reached was recorded at 10,228 meters.