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Moldova: court ousted president, early parliamentary elections scheduled

‘The people want snap parliamentary elections,’ Moldovan president-elect Maia Sandu tells Euronews US calls on all sides to restraint Moldova plunged deeper into a political crisis after the country’s Constitutional Court ousted pro-Russian President Igor Dodon from power, claiming he was unable to form a new government after months of political deadlock.. Court appointed former […]

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USA: parliamentary elections in Syria – not free and unfair

LEBANON: PARLIAMENTARY ELECTIONS: CHRISTIANS 9 Syria has not seen a free and fair election since Bashar al-Assad’s party came to power, says State Department statement The United States considers the parliamentary elections held on Sunday in Syria to be unfair and not free, the State Department said in a statement. According to US Foreign Ministry […]

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Tikhanovskaya expressed regret in connection with the meeting of Lukashenko and Putin

Putin grants $ 1.5B loan to Belarus at meeting with Lukashenko The leader of the Belarusian opposition said that the President of Russia &# 171; supported the dictator, not the Belarusian people&# 187; The leader of the Belarusian opposition and human rights activist Svetlana Tikhanovskaya expressed regret that President Alexander Lukashenko met with Russian President […]

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Russia 2021: symbolism of protest

Russian opposition leader’s arrest sparks wave of national protests Symbols used by protesters reflect the realities of the country Blue panties and toilet brushes, volleys of snowballs and snow graffiti – participants in the protest movement unfolding in Russia in support of the Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny are showing creativity. Where did the unusual memes […]

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US destroyer sailed near disputed islands in the South China Sea

This is another step in countering Beijing’s efforts to restrict freedom of navigation in strategic waters. The US Navy destroyer on Tuesday again passed near the islands located in the disputed part of the South China Sea, which China considers part of its territory, three sources in the US administration said.. The operation has sparked […]

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Russia sees the chances of the START-3 extension being minimal

Forum: U.S.-Russian Relations Worsen – Reverse Them with New Paradigm, or Face Nuclear War Moscow disagrees with US terms Moscow believes that the chances of an extension of the US-Russian START III, the most recent major nuclear arms control agreement between the two countries, are “minimal” because it does not accept the terms set forth […]

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Baghdad: demonstrators broke into the territory of the US embassy

Protesters storm US embassy compound in Baghdad Law enforcement agencies used tear gas Security forces used tear gas to disperse demonstrators who stormed into the US embassy in Baghdad during a protest against US airstrikes against a pro-Iranian group in Iraq and Syria. Some of the thousands of protesters kindled bonfires, throwing stones and waving […]

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Russia handed over to Israel the remains of a soldier who died 37 years ago

Reconcilement on the Horizon? Russia Hands Over Remains of Long-Lost Israeli Soldier to Bibi! The grave with the remains was discovered by the Russian special forces Russia handed over to Israel the remains of Sergeant Zachary Baumel, who went missing 37 years ago, which were discovered by Russian special forces in Syria. Russian President Vladimir […]

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Diplomat: Russians detained in Minsk were heading to Latin America

Belarus: Dozens of alleged Russian members of ‘PMC Wagner’ detained near Minsk Belarus says more than 30 Russian citizens entered the country to prepare &# 171; terrorist attacks&# 187; The Russian diplomat said that more than 30 alleged Russian mercenaries detained in Belarus last week were passing through Minsk on their way to an unnamed […]

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The UN supported the activities of the International Criminal Court

Why is the International Criminal Court under attack? – BBC News The United States, in turn, has declared against attempts to establish jurisdiction of the ICC over citizens of states that are not parties to the Rome Statute. Seventy-two United Nations countries pledged support for the International Criminal Court (ICC) on Monday, as Washington sanctions […]

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Actor Pavel Ustinov was sentenced to 3.5 years in prison

Russian Actor Sentenced to 3.5 Years On Charges of Hurting Policeman The court found Ustinov guilty of violence against a policeman Russian actor Pavel Ustinov sentenced to 3.5 years in prison on charges of violence against a police officer during a protest in August. Ustinov himself insists that he did not participate in the action […]

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“Wedding Gift” for $ 380 million: an investigation into Putin’s son-in-law

Navalny reveals investigation into ‘Putin’s Palace’ | DW News The husband of the president’s youngest daughter bought 3.8% of the company &# 171; Sibur&# 187; for only $ 100 WASHINGTON – In February 2013, Yekaterina Tikhonova, the youngest daughter of President Vladimir Putin, married the son of one of the closest friends of Russian leader […]

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Russia and China introduce reciprocal duties on American goods

Russian internet influencer sells Russian goods to Chinese consumers Moscow and Beijing seek ways to protect their economies In Russia, new rates of import duties have come into force for a number of American goods. This was a response to previously adopted US duties on steel and aluminum.. According to the agency “Prime”, the increase […]

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New Mexico: School Shooting

2 students killed in New Mexico high school shooting Two victims of the incident are reported; the shooter is dead The US media, citing the San Juan County Sheriff’s Office, reported a shooting incident at an Aztec high school on Thursday. The shooter is reportedly dead. No data has yet been provided about him.. Earlier, […]

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Belarusian opposition leader Ales Bialiatski awarded “Alternative Nobel Prize”

European human rights award: Belarusian opposition given Sakharov prize Award organizers &# 171; For a correct lifestyle&# 187; noted the efforts of Bialiatski in the fight for democracy and human rights A prominent Belarusian opposition figure on Thursday was awarded the Right Livelihood Award, sometimes referred to as the “Alternative Nobel Prize”. The head of […]

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Congressmen Engel and McCall condemn the threat of shooting at demonstrators in Belarus

They said that this would only underline the illegitimacy of Lukashenka House Foreign Affairs Committee Chairman Eliot Engel and senior committee member Michael McCall issued a statement commenting on the Lukashenka regime’s threat to open fire on demonstrators. “The threat of the Lukashenka regime to use deadly force against the brave women and men peacefully […]

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Belarus: hundreds of protesters detained

Belarus police detain hundreds of protesters in Minsk as crowds swell It is reported that among the detainees are famous athletes According to a number of reports, hundreds of people were detained in Minsk during new anti-government protests. After the special services dispersed the people gathered in the center of the capital, the demonstrators dispersed […]

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Lithuania proposed to impose sanctions against more than 100 officials of Belarus

Lithuanian Foreign Minister: Belarus sanctions are ‘the least we can do’ President Alexander Lukashenko is included in the list to be approved by the Minister of Internal Affairs Lithuania has presented its own sanctions list, peaceful consisting of persons whom it considers responsible for vote rigging and violence against demonstrators in Belarus. This list includes […]

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Belarus wants to buy oil from the USA

&# 171; Belarusian Oil Company&# 187; hired a lobbyist to get a license to buy American crude oil Belarus wants to buy US oil for the first time for its refineries in an effort to diversify imports and reduce dependence on neighboring Russia. Meanwhile, Moscow is expressing increased interest in forging an alliance with Belarus, […]

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Lithuania’s new government to support “freedom fighters” in Taiwan

Taiwan Report News Brief – Talk of a Chinese invasion of Taiwan The ruling coalition obliged the government to conduct &# 171; values-based foreign policy&# 187; Members of Lithuania’s new ruling coalition have agreed to oblige the future government to support the “freedom fighters” in Taiwan, which could harm the relationship between this small EU […]

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Belarusian workers on strike demanding re-elections

More workers join strike in Belarus demanding Lukashenko step down Strikes begin in protest against brutal crackdown on street protests Workers at some of Belarus’s largest industrial enterprises go on strike to protest violence by security forces. Hundreds of workers of the Belarusian Automobile Plant (BelAZ) in the city of Zhodino left the building, chanting […]

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UK and Canada imposed sanctions against Lukashenka and a number of Belarusian officials

Sanctions targeting persons guilty of violence against protesters Britain has imposed sanctions on President of Belarus Alexander Lukashenko and seven other officials for electoral fraud and violence against protesters, British Foreign Minister Dominic Raab said on Tuesday. According to him, Lukashenka’s national security adviser and the head of the presidential administration were also included in […]

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US plans to impose new sanctions against Iran

US Imposes New Sanctions on Iran About this on condition of anonymity to the agency &# 171; Reuters&# 187; three sources said The United States is expected to impose sanctions next week on those who participated in the brutal crackdown on anti-government demonstrations in Iran last year. This was reported to Reuters by three familiar […]

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Pompeo welcomed Shklyarov’s departure from Belarus

Pompeo on Belarus, Iran, US troops moving to Poland Belarusian authorities detained political scientist Shklyarov in July, accusing him of participating in organizing illegal rallies The United States welcomes the departure of the illegally detained US citizen Vitaly Shklyarov from Belarus, said US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo. “After three months of illegal detention and […]

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Washington and Tehran do not plan to exchange prisoners

Iran: Tehran “ready to cooperate” with Washington for more prisoner swaps – gov. spokesperson Despite the nuclear agreement reached, the problem of American prisoners in Iran remains unresolved Iran is not considering a prisoner swap with the United States, a senior official said ahead of an expected sentence on an Iranian-American journalist who has been […]

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Gulag specialist historian Dmitriev detained in Russia

The History of the Gulag (1929 – 1953) – The Soviet Labor Camps Under Joseph Stalin For many years he was engaged in the search and exhumation of the graves of victims of Stalinist repression. Russian historian and gulag specialist Yuri Dmitriev, who was cleared of charges of producing child pornography, has been detained again, […]

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Pompeo issues statement on International Human Rights Day

Secretary Pompeo’s video remarks on “Promoting and Protecting Human Rights” Secretary of State noted serious human rights violations in countries such as China, Iran, Syria and Venezuela US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo issues statement on the occasion of International Human Rights Day. Pompeo recalled that the UN Commission on Human Rights, which drew up […]

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US, UK and EU urge Belarus to hold free and fair elections

Belarus: Opposition leader Tikhanovskaya urges EU leaders to reject results of presidential election Diplomatic missions of the USA, Great Britain and the EU publish a joint statement on the upcoming presidential elections in Belarus Diplomatic missions of the USA, Great Britain and the European Union publish a joint statement on the presidential elections in Belarus. […]

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Putin visited Siberian mountains before his birthday

Putin celebrates 67th birthday in Siberian mountains On October 7, the Russian leader turned 67 Russian President Vladimir Putin spent the weekend before his birthday in the mountains in southern Siberia with the Minister of Defense. On Monday, Putin turned 67 years old. Photos and videos shared by the Kremlin show Putin climbing steep slopes […]

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Iraqi protests kill 65 people

Iraq: Protesters killed in clashes with security forces | DW News Political leaders promise to reform Three days of massive protests in Iraq killed 65 people, injured 192. Police snipers fire on demonstrators. Iraqi Prime Minister Adil Abdul-Mahdi called on the people of the country to calm, promising to carry out political reforms. This outbreak […]

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Western countries urged Belarus to comply with international obligations

Belarus opposition urges EU to move on sanctions Ambassadors of the USA, EU and a number of European states met with the head of the Belarusian Foreign Ministry On Wednesday, the Heads of diplomatic missions of the USA, EU and EU member states, as well as Great Britain and Switzerland, met on Wednesday with Foreign […]

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EU countries agree on new sanctions against Belarus

Reportedly, the new package could be ready in a few weeks. EU foreign ministers in a videoconference on Thursday agreed on a new round of sanctions against Belarus, which could be ready within a few weeks, two European diplomats told Reuters. According to sources, the new sanctions are likely to affect not only high-ranking officials, […]

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Prystaiko announced the need to modify the Minsk agreements

The Minsk Agreements: Five Years Later According to the head of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Ukraine, some points of the agreements cannot be implemented On the eve of the discussion of the situation in eastern Ukraine at the UN General Assembly, Ukrainian Foreign Minister Vadym Prystaiko said that the ongoing war indicates the […]

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Congressmen made a statement on the occasion of the Day of Solidarity with Belarus

Webinar “Where is Belarus heading?” #BelarusFuture Six months have passed since the beginning of peaceful protests in Belarus The leaders of the House of Representatives Committee on Foreign Affairs made a statement on the occasion of the Day of Solidarity with Belarus, which is celebrated on February 7. “We stand in solidarity with the Belarusian […]

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President Lukashenko accused Russia of “twisting hands”

Belarus elections: President Lukashenko claims Russian mercenaries arrested &# 171; There they have already become so insolent that they begin to twist our arms&# 187;, – the agency quotes Lukashenko &# 171; Belt&# 187; President of Belarus Alexander Lukashenko compared the actions of Moscow, which closes the Russian market for a number of Belarusian goods, […]

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US condemned the use of arbitrary detention as a political tool

Secretary of State Blinken expressed support for &# 171; Declarations against the use of arbitrary detention in interstate relations&# 187; US Secretary of State Anthony Blinken welcomed Canada’s Declaration Against the Use of Arbitrary Detention in Interstate Relations. “It is a great honor for me to participate in launching this important initiative and today, together […]

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Shooting in Halle: investigation continues

Halle Yom Kippur attack: What we know about the shooter | DW News The suspect was detained about an hour and a half after the attack at the synagogue Saxony-Anhalt Interior Minister Holger Stalknecht said the suspect in the armed attack at the Halle synagogue was arrested about an hour and a half after the […]

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Archbishop Kondrusiewicz allowed to return to Belarus

Border guards stop Catholic archbishop from returning to Belarus | Ewtn news nightly The country’s authorities made this decision after Pope Francis’ personal appeal to Alexander Lukashenko Alexander Lukashenko allowed the Catholic archbishop, expelled by the Belarusian authorities, to return to the country. The decision was made after Pope Francis personally addressed Lukashenka with an […]

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US imposed sanctions on 33 companies and organizations in China

Will US Sanctions On Chinese Companies Affect Xi Jinping’s Belt And Road Initiative? Sanctions imposed, inter alia, for human rights violations in Xinjiang US Department of Commerce announced the imposition of sanctions against 33 companies and organizations in the PRC. 24 government and commercial entities have been added to the “blacklist,” as the ministry said […]

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Tikhanovskaya urged Europe not to recognize the results of elections in Belarus

The video was published on the YouTube channel &# 171; Country for life&# 187; Belarusian presidential candidate Svetlana Tikhanovskaya wrote down an appeal to the European Council, in which she urged EU countries not to recognize the results of the August 9 presidential elections. The video in English was published on the “Country for Life” […]