Monthly Archives: November 2020

Prosecutor Mamedov: Iran conceals suspects in downing of Ukraine International Airlines flight

Iranian authorities have taken elaborate steps to keep the identities of suspects in the downing of a Ukraine International Airlines plane secret from the Ukrainian investigation and are attempting to convict and sentence them to mild penalties, according to Ukrainian Deputy Prosecutor General Giunduz Mamedov. In total, 176 people were killed in the sky over Iran’s capital Tehran as one

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Lukashenko warns Ukraine of sanctions, criticizes Zelensky for playing along with West

Ukraine’s move to impose economic restrictions on Belarus Lukashenko branded “shameful copycatting the European Union and the U.S.” Alexander Lukashenko of Belarus has threatened Ukraine with sanctions in response to measures recently taken by the Ukrainian side. Lukashenko has suggested in his interview with the national and foreign media that President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelensky imposed sanctions against Belarus under

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Putin asks Macron for help in production of Russia’s new COVID-19 vaccine

Russian President Vladimir Putin has asked French President Emmanuel Macron for help in the production of the Russian COVID-19 vaccine Sputnik V, writes the French publication Challenges with reference to a diplomatic source. According to the newspaper, during a telephone conversation on November 7, Putin said that it is necessary to establish cooperation between the Russian organizations and the Pasteur Institute to

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Solving social problems should always be at the forefront, says Putin

According to him, many of the proposals are “meaningful, constructive, they contain a sincere desire of citizens to build the kind of Russia we want it to be – successful, prosperous, free and modern” NOVO-OGARYOVO, November 13. /TASS/. Russian President Vladimir Putin finds it important to ensure that the best ideas for the country’s development can be put into practice.

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Protest organizers had plans for asking for foreign military support, Lukashenko says

He said that “the loss of Belarus would spell the disappearance of Ukraine”© Maxim Guchek/BelTA/TASS MINSK, November 13. /TASS/. The organizers of protest demonstrations in Belarus had hoped to plunge the country into chaos at least for a couple of days and then to request foreign military assistance, President Alexander Lukashenko told foreign media on Friday. Extracts from that interview

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