Monthly Archives: August 2020

The KGB of Belarus announced the prevention of the assassination attempt on Svetlana Tikhanovskaya

The KGB of Belarus prevented an attempt on the life of presidential candidate Svetlana Tikhanovskaya. This was stated by the head of the department Valery Vakulchik. According to Vakulchik, the KGB received a message from Tikhanovskaya’s headquarters about fears for her life. “Before that, a message was intercepted in the Ministry of Internal Affairs in the fight against extremism that“ a sacred

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Kravchuk says that he has not communicated with Medvedchuk for five years, considers his position on Donbas unacceptable

Head of the Ukrainian delegation to the Trilateral Contact Group (TCG) on the settlement of the situation in Donbas, first president of Ukraine Leonid Kravchuk said that the position of Head of the political council of the Opposition Platform – For Life party, MP Viktor Medvedchuk on Donbas is unacceptable for Ukraine, but not excludes communication with him in the

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China imposes sanctions on Ted Cruz and Marco Rubio as diplomatic spat escalates

China’s foreign ministry said it would impose retaliatory sanctions against 11 American politicians and civil society leaders, including US senators Ted Cruz and Marco Rubio, starting on Monday. It follows the Trump administration’s move on Friday to impose sanctions on 11 top Hong Kong and Chinese officials whom it accused of curtailing political freedoms in the city. Mr Cruz and

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Iran not willing to pay compensation over downed Ukrainian passenger jet

It’s European insurance firms who should be paying, Tehran stands. Iran does not intend to compensate Ukraine’s largest air carrier, Ukraine International Airlines, for the downing near Tehran in January 2020 of its Boeing 737 passenger jet. According to the head of the Central Insurance Organization of Iran, Gholamrez Soleimani, the plane was not insured by Iranian insurance companies, Reuters

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First Ukraine, then Belarus. What is the Kremlin’s plan

Vitaly Portnikov The Kremlin needs Lukashenko so that the independence of Belarus never becomes real, so that it is the “semi-independence” of the satellite On the eve of the presidential election in the Republic of Belarus, the head of this country Alexander Lukashenko had a telephone conversation with his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin. Of course, they talked first of all

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“Servant of the People” Shevchenko congratulated Lukashenko on victory in the elections

People’s Deputy from Servant of the People Yevgeny Shevchenko congratulated President of Belarus Alexander Lukashenko on his victory in the presidential elections. The Ukrainian parliamentarian wrote about this on his Facebook page. “Alexander Grigorievich, I congratulate you on your victory in the presidential elections in the Republic of Belarus. I believe in the deepening of the Ukrainian-Belarusian friendship! Thank you for

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Medvedchuk congratulates Lukashenko on convincing victory in elections

Viktor Medvedchuk believes that the leadership of Lukashenko is based on the phenomenal diligence Dear Alexander Lukashenko! I congratulate you on the successful finish of the election campaign and a convincing victory. The citizens of the Republic of Belarus confirmed that you remain to be the incontestable leader in your state. As a person who knows you for many years

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Russian propagandist Semyon Pegov harshly detained in Minsk: he cannot get in touch (VIDEO, PHOTO)

Against the background of protests against the results of presidential election in Minsk, Russian propagandist Semyon Pegov, who actively supports the occupation of Donbass, was harshly detained. This was reported by his colleague Alexander Kots, commenting on the video of the detention.     “This video records the arrest of my friend and brother, journalist Semyon Pegov (creator of the WarGonzo

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Russian Journalists Targeted, Missing in Belarus Crackdown

Several Russian journalists have been detained, deported or have gone missing in Belarus ahead of and during Sunday’s highly contested presidential election. Police detained 3,000 people for taking part in unauthorized post-election demonstrations in Minsk and other cities, the Belarusian interior ministry said in a statement Monday. Fifty civilians and 39 police officers were injured in clashes in the capital,

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Huge shortfall in funds to fight coronavirus, WHO says

GENEVA (Reuters) – There is a huge gap between the funds needed to fight the coronavirus pandemic and funds committed worldwide, World Health Organization chief Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus said on Monday. More than 19.92 million people have been reported to be infected by the coronavirus globally and 729,883​ have died, according to a Reuters tally. Infections have been reported in

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Tikhanovskaya declared herself the winner of the presidential election and offered negotiations to Lukashenko

The presidential candidate of Belarus Svetlana Tikhanovskaya said that she considers herself the winner of the last elections. According to Tikhanovskaya, her headquarters has data from the alternative vote count, and her team intends to “prove all violations.” “We do not recognize the election results. We have seen real protocols. We urge those who believe that their voice was stolen not to

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Plane of Belarus’ President Lukashenko flew to Turkey

t is not reported whether Lukashenko or members of his family were on the board of the plane10:20, 10 August 2020 President of Belarus Alexander LukashenkoAP A plane owned by the family of Belarus’ President Alexander Lukashenko left Minsk and headed to Turkey as MBK media reported. The issue is about Bombardier Challenger 850 liner. The route of the plane was also spotted by

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NATO expands scientific cooperation with Ukraine

10.08.2020 09:22 Cooperation and dialogue with Ukraine is deepening thanks to the country’s new status as an Enhanced Opportunities Partner, obtained in June 2020. The NATO Science for Peace and Security (SPS) Programme provides the Ukrainian scientific community with a platform to work side-by-side with NATO Allies and partner countries on security-related issues, according to a press release on the NATO website.

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Zelensky calls on Belarusian people to dialogue, maximum tolerance, indulgence, refusal from street violence

President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelensky calls on Belarusians to tolerance, indulgence, rejection of street violence and broad dialogue to get out of the crisis situation that has emerged after the announcement of the preliminary results of the presidential elections in Belarus. “Our neighbors Belarusians are going through difficult times now. They are trying to determine the vector of their further

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Belarus rebelled against Lukashenka. Why is Russia dangerous now?

Putin will not want to lose the opportunity to annex Belarus by force Right now, the Russian special services are collecting information and working out operational plans to interfere in Belarusian affairs up to the provision of “ peacekeeping assistance” in accordance with union agreements . And Russia will most likely intend to provoke the carnage and blood in the same way as it

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Wonders of Ukraine: Kamianets-Podilskyi Fortress and its people

The Kamianets-Podilskyi Fortress is one of the most popular tourist attractions of Podillia, the west-central and southwestern historical region of Ukraine, and, without a doubt, one of the most iconic castles in Ukraine. Lately, the castle turns from a regular museum complex into a living organism, where various craftsmen are plying their trades such as bow-making, pottery, carving, and baking

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Police, protesters clash after Belarus presidential vote

Demonstrators run away from police as they gather to protest against a result of the Belarusian presidential election in Minsk, Belarus, Sunday, Aug. 9, 2020. Police and protesters clashed in Belarus’ capital and the major city of Brest on Sunday after the presidential election in which the authoritarian leader who has ruled for a quarter-century sought a sixth term in office.

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