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Poland did not invite Russia to the anniversary of the outbreak of World War II

The Russians are Coming! – The Soviet Invasion of Poland – WW2 – 004 – September 22, 1939 [IMPROVED] Warsaw linked this decision with Moscow’s aggression against Ukraine The Polish authorities refused to invite the Russian delegation to the ceremony to mark the 80th anniversary of the outbreak of World War II. As the representative […]

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USA condemned persecution of journalists in Belarus

Belarus expels journalists, withdraws accreditation in crackdown American Embassy in Minsk underlines the importance of independent media in a democratic society The US Embassy in Belarus issued a statement condemning the actions of the Belarusian authorities in relation to Belarusian and foreign journalists. “Members of the media should not be threatened, physically assaulted, arrested or […]

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US calls for release of political prisoners in Belarus

India’s political prisoners: UN calls for release of activists Secretary of State Pompeo also stressed the need to end violence against peaceful protesters US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo calls for the immediate release of political prisoners in Belarus. “The United States condemns the continued detention of political prisoners in Belarus,” said the Secretary of […]

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Human rights defenders complain to the Council of Europe about “repressive laws”

They will lead to total control of the state and an increase in the persecution of dissent, the authors of the appeal say. Russian human rights defenders appealed to the Council of Europe “in connection with new serious threats to Russian civil society and fundamental rights and freedoms” in the country. The reason for the […]

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Poland was “amazed” by the idea of ​​State Duma deputies to cancel recognition of Katyn

Katyn massacre: Tensions continue between Russia and Poland Embassy of the Republic of Poland in Moscow&# 160; issued a special statement on Tuesday night The Embassy of the Republic of Poland in Moscow issued a statement on Tuesday evening, in which it expressed "amazement" the idea of ​​some deputies of the State Duma of the […]

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Oleg Kashin: “A massive layer of active citizens has formed in Russia”

Defying Putin: The Courageous Leader Taking on Russia’s Strongman | Foreign correspondent Popular blogger and journalist spoke in New York as a Paul Khlebnikov Foundation Fellow Oleg Kashin, special correspondent for the Kommersant newspaper and popular blogger, speaking at Columbia University in New York, said that the gap between the revitalized civil society in Russia […]

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First Global Refugee Forum opens in Geneva

Live Now | First Global Refugee Forum opens in Geneva | #GenevaForum #GlobalRefugeeForum UN officials hope the forum will fundamentally change the attitude towards refugees and the communities that host them More than 2,000 government, UN and business, civil society and humanitarian workers gather in Geneva to take part in the first ever Global Forum […]

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Secretary of State Kerry will visit Europe and the Middle East

Overseas tour will start on Sunday and end on March 6 WASHINGTON –  John Kerry travels to Europe and the Middle East. This is his first trip abroad as Secretary of State. Kerry will discuss the situation in Syria and other regional problems. According to the State Department, Kerry will visit nine countries: the UK, […]

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The State Duma introduced fines for failure to indicate the status of “foreign agents”

Also, non-profit organizations-foreign agents will face fines if their materials do not contain a label that they have been issued. "foreign agent" The State Duma adopted in the third and final reading a bill on fines for disseminating information about "foreign agents" and their materials without indicating the status. Amendments are made to the Code […]

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Pompeo met with the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Kazakhstan

Secretary Pompeo Meets With Foreign Minister Atamkulov of Kazakhstan Secretary of State expressed hope for strengthening ties with the government of President Tokayev US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo met with Kazakh Foreign Minister Beibut Atamkulov, State Department reported. “The Secretary of State expressed strong support for the expanded strategic partnership between the United States […]

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Ivan Golunov is free, but pressure on the media in Russia continues

Russian journalist Ivan Golunov released Investigating the actions of representatives of the Russian government is still a dangerous business MOSCOW – Independent media outlets in Russia have experienced several troubling days when authorities accused prominent investigative journalist Ivan Golunov of drug production and distribution, presenting what observers say is dubious evidence.. The indignation of fellow […]

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Azerbaijani Prosecutor’s Office Demands 9-Years’ Imprisonment for Khadija Ismayilova

Khadija Ismayilova The journalist herself and her supporters call the accusations fabricated and politically motivated The prosecutor’s office in Baku demanded that Khadija Ismayilova, winner of international awards in investigative journalism, be sentenced to nine years in prison on charges that the defendant herself and her supporters called fabricated and politically motivated.. The demand of […]

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Blogger Yegor Zhukov impressed the public with his last word

Russian opposition activist hospitalized after attack outside his home A Moscow student received a three-year suspended sentence for &# 171; calls for extremism&# 187; Among the numerous political protestors that swept Moscow this summer, the eloquent 21-year-old student of the Higher School of Economics Yegor Zhukov stands out.. Zhukov’s YouTube channel has gathered an impressive […]

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Birx disappointed with local authorities’ indecision in the fight against COVID-19

Dr. Deborah Birx reveals Trump insiders believed COVID-19 was hoax White House Working Group Coordinator emphasized that governors and mayors refuse to resort to restrictive measures that they resorted to in the summer Some US states on Sunday try to rush to impose restrictive measures in order to contain the increase in the incidence of […]

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Facebook, Google and Twitter are in the focus of attention of American lawmakers

US Congress worried about the threat of new foreign interference in the presidential election Senior officials from Facebook, Google and Twitter met with US lawmakers on Thursday in a virtual hearing on foreign interference attempts in the November 3 presidential election.. Executives from Facebook and Twitter told the House Intelligence Committee that they found no […]

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US Mission to the OSCE condemns the violation of the right to peaceful protest in Russia

Russia: Why does U.S. have information on ‘protest routes’? The mission statement named Navalny’s arrest and suppression of protests &# 171; warning signs&# 187; The US Mission to the OSCE issued a statement condemning the harsh crackdown on recent peaceful protests in Russia and the crackdown on independent media, political opposition and civil society in […]

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UN Security Council members failed to agree on a joint statement on Syria

UN Security Council fails to agree on Syria Russia has repeatedly blocked talks over Syria, diplomats say The countries that make up the UN Security Council on Tuesday failed to agree on a joint statement on Syria, which diplomats discussed during the day, trying to renew the stalled peace process in a country torn by […]

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Reuters: Fancy Bear hackers attack Democrats and researchers

Who Are the Alleged Russian Hackers Behind DNC Breach? According to the agency, structures of the Democratic Party and well-known research centers were targeted by Russian hackers. Fancy Bear, a group of Russian hackers accused of interfering in the 2016 American elections, attacked accounts of the Democratic Party structures in California and Indiana, as well […]

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US imposes new visa restrictions on Chinese officials

U.S. imposes visa restrictions on Chinese officials over Hong Kong security law As Secretary of State Pompeo emphasized, restrictions are related to human rights violations in the PRC US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo announced additional visa restrictions on Chinese officials complicit in human rights abuses. “China’s authoritarian authorities severely restrict freedom of expression, religion […]

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WHO urges to prepare for possible coronavirus pandemic

‘Prepare for potential Coronavirus pandemic’ warns World Health Organization The organization stresses that timely action can prevent the spread of the disease worldwide World Health Organization Director General Tedros Adanom Ghebreyesus warns that the coronavirus epidemic has reached a crucial moment and that all countries need to prepare for a possible pandemic of this dangerous […]

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U.S. Steps Up Efforts to Combat Human Trafficking Around the World

Thailand steps up efforts to combat IUU Fishing and Human Trafficking Secretary of State Blinken issues statement on National Freedom Day The United States celebrates National Freedom Day on Monday, the day President Abraham Lincoln signed a joint resolution on the 13th Amendment to the Constitution, abolishing slavery in the United States.. “This is the […]

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Office for Relations with Religious and Community Organizations Created in the White House

President Biden’s executive order highlights the importance of such organizations in addressing the problems of low-income people US President Joe Biden on Sunday issued a decree establishing a White House office for partnerships with religious and community organizations. Such organizations are essential for the country’s ability to address the problems of people with low incomes […]