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Bloomberg: US is preparing new sanctions against Nord Stream 2

Nord Stream 2 construction resumes despite new US sanctions | DW News According to the agency, they will affect insurance and certification companies According to Bloomberg News, the United States is preparing new sanctions against the construction of the Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline. The agency said negotiators representing the House and Senate have agreed […]

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Navalny was ordered to return to Russia under the threat of replacing the suspended sentence with a real one

Russian court orders Alexei Navalny to prison, igniting protests, global condemnation FSIN accused the oppositionist of non-compliance with the rules of probation The Federal Penitentiary Service delivered an ultimatum to opposition leader Alexei Navalny: he must immediately return from Germany and appear at the Moscow branch of the department on Tuesday morning; otherwise he will […]

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The alleged head of the FSB officers accompanying Navalny turned out to be a chemical weapons specialist

Russian Police Detain Kremlin Critic Alexey Navalny’s Wife Yulia Stanislav Makshakov specializes in the same group of substances that Alexei Navalny was poisoned with The alleged head of a group of FSB officers accompanying opposition politician Alexei Navalny turned out to be a military medic specializing in chemical warfare agents. Writes about this edition “Meduza”, […]

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Senators ask Trump to impose sanctions on Russia over Navalny’s poisoning

EU to sanction Russian officials over Navalny poisoning: Report This is stated in a letter to the President from the leadership of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee Republican Jim Risch and Democrat Bob Menendez, heads of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, sent a letter to President Donald Trump on Wednesday asking the White House to […]

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Alexei Navalny was discharged from the Berlin clinic

Alexei Navalny discharged from Berlin hospital after poisoning Russian opposition politician has been treated at a clinic in Germany since August 22 Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny was discharged from the Berlin Charite hospital on September 22. This is stated in a message on the clinic’s website.. “The patient’s condition improved so much that he […]

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US to raise issue of human rights violations in DPRK at UN Security Council meeting

UN debates North Korea human rights abuses The meeting will be held behind closed doors at the request of Russia and China Nearly half of the 15 states that make up the UN Security Council plan to raise the issue of human rights abuses in North Korea during a closed meeting on Friday. Russia and […]

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World powers negotiate with Iran to try to save nuclear deal

🇮🇷 Iran to negotiate with world powers to keep nuclear deal in place | Al Jazeera English On the eve of negotiations, Moscow announced the suspension of the project to redesign the nuclear plant in Fordow WASHINGTON – Five world powers trying to rescue an international nuclear deal with Iran meet with Iranian officials in […]

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Pope Francis urges Catholics to prevent a repeat of the Holocaust

Pope Francis calls for action at Catholic summit on sex abuse The Pontiff said that indifference to this tragedy is unacceptable Pope Francis on Sunday called on Catholics of the world to pray and reflect on the 75th anniversary of the liberation of the prisoners of the Nazi death camp Auschwitz (Auschwitz) and to declare […]

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Germany handed over materials of investigation of Navalny’s poisoning to Russia

Opposition politician plans to return to Moscow next Sunday, despite the risk of immediate arrest Germany provided Russia with transcripts of conversations between representatives of the Berlin prosecutor’s office and Alexei Navalny, which were conducted as part of an investigation into the poisoning of a Russian oppositionist. This was announced on Saturday by a representative […]

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Turkey demanded from Russia to stop attacks in Idlib

Russia must stop Idlib attacks: Turkey | Indus News An offensive by Syrian government forces in the province has increased tensions between Ankara and Moscow. Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu said on Sunday that during a meeting the day before, he told his Russian counterpart Sergei Lavrov that attacks in the Syrian province of Idlib […]

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Russia imposed sanctions on EU citizens in connection with the “Navalny case”

Ambassadors of Sweden, France and Germany were summoned to the Foreign Ministry The Russian Foreign Ministry has banned several citizens of the EU countries from entering the country, whom Moscow considers “involved in escalating anti-Russian sanctions activity.” Who exactly entered the new list – has not yet been reported. The lists were handed over to […]

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Draft NATO document names US nuclear weapons storage locations in Europe

Where Are The World’s Nuclear Weapons Stored? A copy of the document was published by the Belgian De Morgen Recently published by one of NATO affiliates, and then deleted, the document became confirmation of what, in fact, was known before: US nuclear weapons are stored in Belgium, Germany, Italy, the Netherlands and Turkey.. A version […]

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Navalny returned to social networks, talking about his health

Poisoned opposition leader Alexei Navalny heads back to Russia | DW Deutsch The Russian oppositionist published the first post after the poisoning in &# 171; Instagram&# 187; Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny on Tuesday published the first post after the poisoning on Instagram, telling subscribers about his health. “I still can hardly do anything, but […]

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Alexey Navalny – about the possibility of poisoning in prison

Russian opposition leader Alexey Navalny sentenced to prison over alleged probation violation The oppositionist explained what happened &# 171; stupidity&# 187; the authorities According to Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny, he suspects his lawyer and doctor that he may have been poisoned in prison.. While awaiting trial over his appeal against his 30-day imprisonment, Navalny, […]

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Putin fired two police generals in connection with the Golunov case

Russia: Court arrests five former police officers over Ivan Golunov’s case The detention and arrest of the journalist caused public outrage, and on Tuesday Russian Interior Minister Vladimir Kolokoltsev said that all charges against the journalist had been dropped Russian President Vladimir Putin fired two high-ranking police officers involved in the arrest of investigative journalist […]

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Preliminary investigation into Whelan’s case completed in Russia

American Paul Whelan convicted of espionage in Russia and sentenced to 16 years in prison The American is accused of espionage. He faces up to 20 years in prison Preliminary investigation into the case of American Paul Whelan completed in Russia. The Federal Security Service accuses him of espionage. He faces up to 20 years […]

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Germany and Estonia will propose a global ceasefire resolution to the UN Security Council

COVID-19: Germany and Estonia submit resolution for global ceasefire at UNSC | Scope | Indus News Earlier, a similar attempt was made by France and Tunisia, but the document was blocked by the United States. Germany and Estonia plan to submit to the UN Security Council a resolution on a global ceasefire amid the coronavirus […]

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Cybersecurity company hit by hacker

U.S. Agencies Hit in Brazen Cyber ​​-Attack by Suspected Russian Hackers The company believes that a foreign state was behind the attack The well-known American company FireEye, specializing in cybersecurity, reported that it was subjected to a hacker attack. According to the company, the nature of the hack indicates that a foreign nation with advanced […]

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Germany considers it “quite probable” that Navalny was poisoned

Russian dissident Alexei Navalny ‘poisoned’, say German medics | ITV News Berlin says Kremlin critic needs personal protection Personal bodyguards for Alexei Navalny are needed because a Russian opposition politician may have been poisoned, a spokesman for the German government said on Monday. “Since there is a certain likelihood of poisoning, security is necessary,” Steffen […]

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EU imposed sanctions against six Russian officials in connection with the Navalny case

Russia: Moscow vows response to EU sanctions imposed in connection with Navalny case – Zakharova The Russian Foreign Ministry said that sanctions against representatives of the leadership of the Ministry of Defense, the FSB and the presidential administration of the Russian Federation will not remain unanswered The EU has imposed financial sanctions against six senior […]

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Navalny’s health improvement sparks discussion about his return to Russia

Russian opposition leader posted on Instagram a photo from a hospital ward MOSCOW – Russian opposition Alexei Navalny leader confirmed reports of improvements in his health following a near-fatal poisoning in Siberia in August, posting a social media post from a hospital ward in Germany. Meanwhile, his team has announced that he plans to return […]

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Tihanovskaya to visit Berlin and possibly meet with Merkel

Germany: Belarusian opposition leader Tikhanovskaya meets with Merkel in Berlin On Tuesday, the leader of the Belarusian opposition met with the President of France The leader of the Belarusian opposition Svetlana Tikhanovskaya will visit Berlin on October 5-6, her press secretary Anna Krasulina told Reuters. According to Krasulina, a meeting with German Chancellor Angela Merkel […]

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Lithuania expressed hope for the adoption of sanctions against Belarus following the EU summit

Gitanas Nausėda President of Lithuania in Brussels to discuss Belarus, Turkey sanctions EU leaders’ two-day meeting kicks off in Brussels on Tuesday Lithuanian President Gitanas Nauseda on Thursday expressed hope that the EU countries will be able to agree on the introduction of sanctions against Belarus during the summit in Brussels. “I look forward to […]

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Lithuania: Tihanovskaya had no choice but to leave Belarus

Belarus opposition candidate Tikhanovskaya releases video from Lithuania | DW News After the elections, the leader of the Belarusian opposition was forced to leave for Lithuania The leader of the Belarusian opposition Svetlana Tikhanovskaya left her country under the threat of detention, and the Belarusian authorities facilitated her departure, said Lithuanian Foreign Minister Linas Linkevicius. […]

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New sanctions may be imposed against Nord Stream 2

NEW SANCTIONS IMPOSED ON THE NORD STREAM 2 – Poland In Sanctions Provisions Introduced into Defense Policy Bill The annual US defense policy bill includes provisions for sanctions against the construction of the Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline, two congressional aides said Wednesday.. The sanctions under the Senate-House of Representatives compromise bill will affect companies […]

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Pope Francis supports Guterres’ call for a global ceasefire

The pontiff called &# 171; end militant hostility in any form&# 187; Pope Francis on Sunday supported UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres’ call for a global ceasefire so the world can focus on fighting the coronavirus pandemic. Due to the quarantine imposed in Italy, the pontiff addressed his weekly blessing from the official papal library, […]

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“Big business” will be taxed

The finance ministers of the UK, France and Germany have decided to close tax loopholes used by large companies Britain, France and Germany have taken new steps to force businesses to pay more taxes and make it harder for businesses to minimize their tax base. The plan was announced following talks between the finance ministers […]

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OPCW ready to cooperate with Russia on Navalny case

Russia: Lavrov reiterates Moscow’s request for data on Navalny case The organization is ready to provide its experts and asks Moscow to explain what kind of assistance it wants to receive The Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW) said its experts are ready to help Russia in the case of the poisoning of […]

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US imposed sanctions against Cuba’s Interior Ministry

Cuba official asks US to rethink Trump sanctions Beating and torture practiced in ministry prisons On Friday, the United States imposed sanctions on the Cuban Interior Ministry, accusing the department of serious human rights violations. In a statement, the US Treasury Department cites the example of Cuban dissident Jose Daniel Ferrer being held in a […]

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Merkel: Russia must answer “difficult questions” about Navalny’s poisoning

Angela Merkel: ‘unequivocal proof’ Alexei Navalny was poisoned with novichok The German Chancellor said that they tried to poison the Russian opposition with poison from the group &# 171; Newbie&# 187; Alexei Navalny was the victim of an assassination attempt using a nerve agent from the Novichok group, German Chancellor Angela Merkel said Wednesday, adding […]

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Trump considers the possibility of imposing sanctions in connection with the “Nord Stream – 2”

How to stop Nord Stream 2 Earlier, the administration announced the preparation of a draft law providing for severe restrictions for the companies participating in the project. US President Donald Trump said on Wednesday that he is considering the possibility of imposing sanctions in connection with the Nord Stream 2 project. He called on Germany […]

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US calls on Russia again to reconsider decision to sell arms to Myanmar

State: US reviewing response to Russia, Burma The US State Department named &# 171; disturbing&# 187; reports on the sale of SU-30 fighters The United States again called on Russia and Myanmar to reconsider the agreement on the sale of Russian fighters. Russian media this week reported, citing the Ministry of Defense, that Russia is […]

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Qatar is ready to mediate between the US and Iran

Israel’s prime minister has rejected suggestions that the US leader has deliberately not called him since taking office on January 20 Qatari Foreign Minister met with his Iranian counterpart on Monday after Doha announced its intention to mediate between Tehran and Washington on the nuclear deal. The meeting comes at a time when the future […]

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Senators urged to impose sanctions against Russia for the poisoning of Navalny

Navalny arrest prompts calls for EU sanctions against Russia To impose sanctions, the authors of the letter suggest using &# 171; Magnitsky act&# 187; A group of American senators urged the administration of US President Donald Trump to impose new sanctions on Russia for the poisoning of opposition leader Alexei Navalny. Letter to Secretary of […]

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In St. Petersburg, the deputies demand to check the facts from the investigation into the poisoning of Navalny

U.N. calls for investigation into apparent poisoning of Putin critic Alexei Navalny Boris Vishnevsky, Maxim Reznik and Mikhail Amosov signed the statement Three deputies of the legislative assembly of St. Petersburg sent a statement to the director of the FSB, Alexander Bortnikov, demanding to verify the facts from the investigation into the poisoning of Alexei […]

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A case on laundering a billion rubles has been initiated against FBK Navalny

Alexei Navalny releases investigation into Vladimir Putin’s wealth His defendants face up to seven years in prison The Investigative Committee of Russia opened a criminal case against the Anti-Corruption Fund of Alexei Navalny "on the performance of financial transactions with funds, knowingly acquired by other persons in a criminal way". According to the agency’s website, […]

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Litvinenko’s widow for awarding the Peace Prize to Navalny and Ponomarev

Petition posted on change.org The widow of a former FSB officer Alexander Litvinenko calls for the award of the Nobel Peace Prize to Russian oppositionist Alexei Navalny and human rights activist Lev Ponomarev. Marina Litvinenko’s petition to the Norwegian Nobel Committee is posted on change.org. In the text, Navalny and Ponomarev are named "two brave […]

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About 500 demonstrators arrested in Belarus over the weekend

Hundreds Arrested During Lukashenko Protests in Belarus Protests against Lukashenka took place in 22 cities Police in Belarus have arrested about 500 demonstrators over the weekend as protests against Alexander Lukashenko continue in the country. The country’s interior ministry said 150 people were arrested on Saturday and 350 more on Sunday, the Associated Press reported. […]

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Great Britain intends to hold Russia accountable for the detention of Navalny

Nearly 1,000 Arrested in Protests After Russia Jailed Navalny Earlier, Navalny proposed to impose sanctions against 8 persons, one of whom is the owner of a football club. &# 171; Chelsea&# 187; Roman Abramovich Britain will work with its international partners to ensure that Russia is held accountable for the detention of Russian opposition leader […]

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Navalny gave the first video interview after being discharged from the hospital

Navalny makes first video appearance since coma, says health much improved Russian opposition leader reiterated that he was poisoned at Putin’s orders The Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny gave a more than two-hour interview to a prominent Russian video blogger. This is his first appearance on a YouTube video after being discharged from a Berlin hospital.. […]