Monthly Archives: September 2020

In Russia’s Far East, A Rare Protest Movement Refuses To Be Cowed

People take part in an anti-Kremlin rally in support of former regional governor Sergei Furga in the far eastern city of Khabarovsk on September 5.

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Belarus protests: Opposition keeps up pressure on Lukashenko

Tens of thousands of people have reportedly been marching in the capital Minsk and other cities, in the latest of several weeks of mass protest against President Alexander Lukashenko.Large numbers of police have been deployed, blocking key areas.Police said they had arrested about 250 people ahead of the demonstration, dubbed the March of Heroes.The protests have been triggered by a

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The head of the “Fair Russia” branch was detained in Novorossiysk. He is suspected of accepting a bribe for promising not to interfere with elections

Detained deputy of the Novorossiysk City Duma, chairman of the council of the local branch of the Fair Russia party Mikhail Erokhin. This is reported by the Investigative Committee. A criminal case has been initiated against Erokhin for attempted fraud. According to the UK, he received 2.1 million rubles from a representative of the Novorossiysk administration. In return, the deputy promised that “citizens

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Protesters in Minsk headed towards the village of Drozdy, where Lukashenka’s residence is located. The media reported shots in the air

The bulk of the protesters in Minsk are moving towards the elite village of Drozdy, where one of the residences of Alexander Lukashenko is located and where many high-ranking Belarusian officials live. This was reported by “Mediazona”. According to the  assessment of “Nasha Niva”, no less than 100 thousand people participated in the protest. Interfax estimates the number of participants at 150,000. According to the agency,

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Breaking: Lukashenko found injured on toilet

   Unconfirmed reports claim that Belarus’ fascist dictator slipped on a banana skin in his restroom and got seriously injured. Reports also claim that since the elections the dictator is suffering from cholera. Lukashenko, a professional toilet cleaner, rules Belarus for almost three decades. Some sources claim that a photo of naked Vladimir Putin was found at the scene, with

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Ukraine’s Ban of Russian Media Apps in App Store Breaches Int’l Commitments, Moscow Says

“We amount the SBU demand … to yet another manifestation of the Ukrainian authorities’ repressive policy toward the media. This act of political censorship was Kiev’s signature under a cynical infringement on the key democratic principles of ensuring free distribution of information and unobstructed access to it, with absolute ignorance of its international obligations with regard to the protection of

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