Monthly Archives: March 2020

In a hurry to the throne: Putin approves amendments to Russian Constitution ahead of time

Today, on March 14, Russian President Vladimir Putin signed a decree on amendments to the Russian Constitution. Previously, it was assumed that the package of amendments to the Russian Constitution would be approved by the head of the Kremlin almost a week later. The decree “On improvements to certain aspects in regulations of organization and functioning of public power” has

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Oksana Bashuk Hepburn: How to stop Putin

A protester holds a sign reading “Putin – resign” during an unsanctioned rally in front of the headquarters of the FSB security services in central Moscow on March 14, 2020. – Moscow police detained dozens of people at a protest against “political repressions” near the headquarters of the Russian security service, including a well-known human rights campaigner.The protest demanding to

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Journalists declassified factory of Russian ‘Internet trolls’ Source : CNN

Factory operated in Ghana and Nigeria11:11, 14 March 2020 Open source A CNN investigation has found a Russian troll operation targeting American voters. A campaign to interfere in the 2020 US election has been, at least in part, outsourced — to trolls in the west African nations of Ghana and Nigeria. CNN went to Accra, Ghana, to confront the people on the

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Russia Shuts Land Borders to Poland, Norway to Foreigners – PM

Russia will close its land borders with Poland and Norway to foreigners in a bid to limit the spread of the new coronavirus, Prime Minister Mikhail Mishustin said on Saturday.  The ban will come into force at midnight on Saturday and apply to all foreigners traveling “for professional, private, study or tourist reasons”, he said. He added that Belarusians, members of

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Chinese spy gets 10 years in prison in Ukraine

SBU operatives caught the perpetrator red-handed during a sting raid upon his attempt to obtain classified papers. A citizen of the People’s Republic of China, Shu Yuanjie, has been sentenced to 10 years in prison in Ukraine on espionage charges, the Security Service of Ukraine reports. The investigation proved that the spy, a Ph.D. in Technical Sciences, had been gathering

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