Monthly Archives: November 2020

Moldova election: Pro-EU candidate Sandu leads in preliminary results

Opposition candidate Maia Sandu holds a narrow lead over current leader Igor Dodon in Sunday’s presidential run-off election in Moldova, preliminary results say. With 94% of the vote counted, Ms Sandu is ahead with about 52% to President Dodon’s 48%. Ms Sandu, a former World Bank economist, favours closer ties with the EU. President Dodon, meanwhile, is openly backed by

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Gas from Azerbaijan to Europe bypassing Russia may be released by the end of 2020

The construction of the gas pipeline lasted 4.5 years. Now the works have moved to the stage of commercial operations. Trans-Adriatic Pipeline Project (TAP)Photo: http://www.trans-adriatic-pipeline.com The Trans Adriatic Pipeline (TAP) is ready for commercial supplies of Azerbaijani gas to Europe. This was reported by “Interfax” with reference to the statement of the consortium TAP AG. The company said that the construction of the pipeline

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Gennady Trukhanov is in the lead in the election of the mayor of Odessa – exit poll

Photo: Max Levin In the second round of elections of the mayor of Odessa the incumbent mayor Gennady Trukhanov is in the lead . He, according to preliminary estimates, is gaining 55.1% This is evidenced by KIIS exit poll data as of 5 p.m. His rival, MP and candidate from OPZZH Mykola Skoryk is gaining 42.8%. The sample is representative of the city as a whole. As of 5 pm, 1,780 respondents

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Russian doctor vaccinated against COVID-19 tests positive for coronavirus

One of the doctors in Russia’s Kuzbass region who was among the first ones to receive the Russian coronavirus vaccine became ill with COVID-19, said the Kuzbass Deputy Health Minister Elena Selenina. . “We have one case of a medical worker being infected with COVID-19 after vaccination with the first dose of the two-component vaccine,” she said, as cited by local

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Russian government accuses Crimea residents in fresh water shortages on peninsula

Russian law enforcement agencies to control the proper use of water and watering gardens The government of the Russian Federation believes that the residents of annexed Crimea are themselves to blame for the lack of water on the peninsula, as they “steal water from each other.” This was stated by the Deputy Prime Minister of the Russian Federation Marat Khusnullin,

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At the rally in Minsk, the security forces used stun grenades and gas. Several protesters were injured

Another protest action in Minsk was dispersed with tear gas and flash-noise grenades. https://t.me/tutby_official/19429 According to Tut.by, at least four stun grenades exploded in the area of ​​the Square of Changes, where several thousand people gathered. https://t.me/radiosvaboda/21803 Eyewitnesses told Interfax that after the explosions “several people are lying on the ground with injuries.” At the beginning of the rally, before

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Sensational find in Khortytsia as archeological team uncovers deep grave of Scythian warrior

An archeological team has made a sensational find – the grave of a tall Scythian warrior buried about 2,500 years ago on the island of Khortytsia in Zaporizhzhia Oblast. The burial site was discovered by the archeological expedition of the Khortytsia National Reserve, headed by Dmytro Nykonenko, Candidate of Historical Sciences and leading researcher at the Department of Protection of Historical,

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Moldova Torn Between Russia and West in Presidential Runoff

Moldova heads to the polls on Sunday for the second round of a tightly-contested presidential election pitting a pro-European challenger against the country’s Moscow-backed incumbent. The tiny ex-Soviet nation votes under the watchful eye of Russia, which wants polarised Moldova to remain in its sphere of influence as several Kremlin-aligned governments are rocked by political unrest. In the first round

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