The British government on Saturday accused Russia of seeking to replace Ukraine’s government with a pro-Moscow administration, and said former Ukrainian lawmaker Yevheniy Murayev is being considered as a potential candidate. Murayev is head of the small pro-Russian party Nashi, which currently has no seats in Ukraine’s parliament ...U.S ... .
Britain’s foreign ministry said Russia was considering the Ukrainian politician Yevhen Murayev to lead a new government, in comments that Russia has denied ... WHO IS YEVHEN MURAYEV? ... In 2014-2019, Murayev was a lawmaker ... But in June 2016 he distanced himself from Opposition Bloc and founded his own party For Life, with a similar ideology ... .
Police have fired water cannon and tear gas to disperse protesters near the European Commission’s headquarters in Brussels after a protest involving some 50,000 people opposing COVID-19 restrictions turned violent ... Some protesters let off fireworks as police advanced in force into a nearby park where large groups of demonstrators had gathered ... .
The chairman of the congressional committee investigating the US Capitol attack and Donald Trump’s attempt to overturn the 2020 election revealed on Sunday that the panel has spoken to the former attorney general William Barr, a further indication that the inquiry has moved closer to the ex-president’s inner circle. ‘House of Trump is crumbling’ ... .
At least 120 people have been killed in ongoing battles between US-backed, Kurdish-led forces and ISIL (ISIS) fighters after an attack on a Syrian prison ... ISIL claimed responsibility for the prison break on its Amaq media mouthpiece on Friday ... Al Jazeera could not independently verify the authenticity of the footage ... Freeing comrades ... .
The rise and fall of ‘Havana Syndrome’ is a story of lazy assumptions and sloppy reporting. US diplomats and security officials suffering from a spate of unexplained health problems were victims of Russian microwave weapons, we were told time and time again ... With each passing week, the list of discredited allegations against Russia grows and grows ... .
The temperature is dropping to below zero in western Afghanistan and Delaram Rahmati is struggling to find food for her eight children. Since leaving the family home in the country’s Badghis province four years ago, the Rahmatis have been living in a mud hut with a plastic roof in one of Herat city’s slums ...There are no jobs ... Photograph ... Photograph ... .
Italian parliamentarians will begin casting their votes for a new president on Monday after scandal-plagued Silvio Berlusconi abandoned his dream of becoming the next head of state ...The winner of the seven-year mandate requires a two-thirds majority in the first three rounds of voting; from the fourth, an absolute majority is sufficient ... Editorial ... .
In great detail, he lays out the scale of the wealth and industry that was created in Britain, not just from the slave plantations and in the sugar refineries and cotton mills, but by building and insuring slave ships, manufacturing goods transported to the colonies – including ...
RuptlyRuptly is live from Paris on Saturday, January 22, as Yellow Vests hold a new round of protests against the COVID-19 ‘vaccine pass' and other measures taken by the French government in order to try to curb the ongoing spread of the virus.