Monthly Archives: September 2020

Putin Calls For Pact With U.S. To Avoid ‘Digital Sphere’ Election Confrontations

September 25, 2020 13:45 GMT – By RFE/RL Russian dictator Vladimir Putin has called for a new deal with the United States to ensure neither country engages in cyber-meddling in each other’s elections. In a statement ahead of the U.S. presidential election on November 3, Putin called on September 25 for a reset between Russia and the United States, adding that

Read more

People’s inauguration of Tsikhanouskaya: Detentions of protesters begin in Minsk

People are detained on the way to the rally on the streets adjacent to Independence Avenue17:52, 27 September 2020 Minsk protestNEXTA In Minsk, law enforcers began to detain participants of the next opposition march, which is called the people’s inauguration of Sviatlana Tsikhanouskaya. This is reported by Interfax-Ukraine. Protesters march in columns towards the city center. Meanwhile, the security officials are trying to

Read more

Macron urges Belarus president Lukashenko to step down

The President of France calls the situation in the Republic of Belarus “a crisis of authoritarian power” 15:36, 27 September 2020 French President Emmanuel Macron has called on Alexander Lukashenko to leave the post of the President of the Republic of Belarus. His statement was published in Le Journal du Dimanche. “It is a crisis of power, an authoritarian power that cannot accept the logic of

Read more

Ryaboshapka: “Mrs. Venediktova told the president personally that I was selling criminal cases. In my presence.”

It was reported last week that the Specialized Anticorruption Prosecutor’s Office (SAP) opened criminal proceedings against former Prosecutor-General Ruslan Ryaboshapka. “This power is going with the flow,” said a former official who was a part of it two or so months ago. He says that after Bohdan left, everything has been literally falling apart, because everything depended on him (“If

Read more

Putin: it is necessary to stop hostilities in Nagorno-Karabakh

On Sunday, Russian President Vladimir Putin held a telephone conversation with Armenian Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan on the sharp aggravation of the situation in the Karabakh conflict zone . The conversation took place at the initiative of the Armenian side, the Kremlin said. “The Russian side has expressed serious concern about the resumption of large-scale armed clashes. It was noted that now it is important

Read more

Azerbaijan, Armenia on War Footing After Casualties in Heavy Fighting

Baku and Yerevan put themselves on a war footing after heavy fighting erupted Sunday between Azerbaijan and Armenian separatists, claiming military and civilian casualties on both sides, including at least one child. The worst clashes since 2016 have raised the spectre of a fresh war between arch enemies Azerbaijan and Armenia which have been locked for decades in a territorial

Read more

Russia, China block release of UN report criticizing Russia

In this Sept. 22, 2016 file photo, fighters of the Libyan forces affiliated to the Tripoli government rest and reload weapons during an offensive against Islamic State militants, in Sirte, Libya. The warring parties in Libya and their international backers — the United Arab Emirates, Russia and Jordan vs Turkey and Qatar — violated a U.N. arms embargo on the oil-rich north African country that remains “totally ineffective,” U.N. experts said in a new report.

Read more