Monthly Archives: January 2021

Kremlin Accuses U.S. of Meddling After 3,500 Protesters Detained

The Kremlin on Sunday accused the United States of interfering in Russia’s domestic affairs and downplayed the scale of the weekend’s protests, when tens of thousands rallied in support of jailed opposition politician Alexei Navalny. More than 3,500 demonstrators were detained in protests across the country on Saturday, with several injured in clashes with police in Moscow, following Navalny’s call to

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We abandon concept of collaborator in bill on state policy for transition period – Reznikov

    Deputy Prime Minister, Minister for the Reintegration of the Temporarily Occupied Territories of Ukraine Oleksiy Reznikov says that in the bill on the state policy of the transition period, they refused to use the concept of a collaborator. “We made a decision for ourselves to refuse the word ‘collaborator.’ I also used it in my public interviews and even

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Russia Police Violence Under Review After 3,300 Protesters Held: Monitor

More than 3,300 protesters were arrested at demonstrations in support of jailed Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny, a monitor reported Sunday, as prosecutors probed possible violence “on the part of law enforcement.” Police clashed with demonstrators in Moscow as tens of thousands took to the streets across the country on Saturday following Navalny’s call to protest against President Vladimir Putin’s rule.

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Biden instructs intelligence to assess threat of domestic terrorism in the United States

19:42, 23 January 2021 – 112UA White House, at National Security Council level, will build capacity to counter domestic violent extremism. US President Joe Biden has directed his administration to conduct a full assessment of the risk of domestic terrorism in the wake of the attack on the US Capitol by supporters of former President Donald Trump, the White House said according

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CITIbank blocks Russia’s money transfer to Latin America

Citibank has blocked the money transfer of the Russian Foreign Ministry to Latin America, said the Russian Foreign Ministry’s spokesperson Maria Zakharova. The bank, which is the top 5 U.S. bank in terms of its assets, acted as an intermediary in the transaction. “The bankers had questions about the money transfer of the Foreign Ministry: first they asked for a

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Language law: Ukrainians complain over violations in service sector, ombudsman says

18:00, 23.01.21 – UNIAN The largest number of complaints were sent from the capital city of Kyiv and Kyiv region. Ukrainian Language Ombudsman Taras Kremin says 195 complaints and appeals have been registered since the law on the obligatory use of the Ukrainian language in the service sector came into force. “Exactly a week ago, on January 16, Article 30

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