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MAJOR: Russia Issues Arrest Warrant Against Belarus’s Foreign-Backed Ex-Presidential Candidate

MOSCOW – An arrest warrant has been issued against foreign-backed former Belarusian presidential candidate Svetlana Tikhanovskaya on Russian territory, according to the Russian Interior Ministry database. “Warrant ground: criminal code clause,” according to the database, TASS reported. Meanwhile, a source in Russian law enforcement told TASS that the arrest warrant had been initially issued in […]

How to do Business at Protests, ‘Newbie’ or Self-Promotion?

By Arthur Evans – Until recently, Russia’s non-systemic oppositionist Navalny was comfortable with everyone and quietly built his protest empire. Born in 1976, the politician received an excellent legal education at the prestigious University of Friendship of Peoples in Moscow, and in the late 1990s engaged in political advertising. From the beginning of the 2010s, […]

GRU Challenges The Russian Ballet

By Gregory Sinaisky – Russian ballet is world-famous for its precision and elegance. If we are to believe Western governments and media,  the recent poisonings attributed to the GRU show that it is now challenging the Russian ballet in terms of precision and daring art. Any secret service can poison a man to death, even […]

MAJOR: EU Launches Legal Action Against UK For No-Deal Brexit

BRUSSELS/LONDON – The European Union launched legal action against the United Kingdom after Prime Minister Boris Johnson failed to respond to Brussels’ demand that he drop legislation that would overwrite the withdrawal agreement and break international law. Ursula von der Leyen, the European Commission President, announced that the UK had been put on formal notice […]

Moscow Vows to Retaliate if EU Stops Nord Stream 2 Over Fictitious Navalny Poisoning

MOSCOW/BRUSSELS – After EU MEPs, on Thursday, called for sanctions over the fictitious poisoning of politically irrelevant Russian opposition figure Alexey Navalny, Moscow said the move merely fuels anti-Russia hysteria and is aimed at disrupting the Nord Stream 2 project. The European Parliament resolution calls for an international probe into the Navalny case. Its approval […]

MAJOR: Yellow Vests Relaunch Protests Across France

PARIS – Organizers of France’s Yellow Vest protest movement called for a major demonstration on Saturday on the Champs-Elysées, despite police orders forbidding access to large areas of central Paris. Protest marches have been called for Paris, Marseille, Toulouse, Lyon, Lille, Nantes, Nice, Bordeaux and Strasbourg, RFI reported. Invoking the potential risk of public disturbances, […]

THE NAVALNY CASE – Europe is Not The Same as in 2014

By Cesare Lombroso – The Navalny case is currently shaking the whole of Europe and the Russian-European relations even more so, to the extent that the question of the completion of the construction of Nord Stream 2 has been raised. The correlations between the Navalny case and the lightning-fast statements across Europe of politicians directed […]