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The city authorities of Moscow, Krasnodar, Tomsk, and Novosibirsk are allowing an Open Russia rally to take place on April 29th, during which protesters will ask Vladimir Putin not to participate in the upcoming presidential elections. According to TV2, in Tomsk the event will take place at the Novo-Sobornaya Square.
Taiga.info reports that the authorities of Novosibirsk also agreed to the event, but moved its location from the city square to the cinema building.
In Krasnodar, the rally will …
A representative of the White House National Security Council accused Russia of planning a coup in Montenegro on election day.
According to him, the US completely believes the media’s reports that Russian intelligence was connected to the coup attempt in October last year.
“We are very concerned about Russian interference in the October elections in Montenegro, including credible reports of Russian support for an attempted election day attack on the government,” a senior White House official …
On Saturday, April 8, in the capital of Serbia, more than ten thousand citizens gathered in protest against Aleksandar Vučić’s victory in the presidential election. The opposition fears that Vučić would threaten the country by establishing a dictatorship. The streets were filled mainly with students, police and army representatives.
Vučić won the election in the first round, gaining 55 percent of the vote. His main rival, opposition candidate Sasha Jankovic scored 16 percent of the vote and …
The police of Barcelona arrested a Russian programmer at the request of the American authorities. According to preliminary information, 36-year-old Peter Levashov was arrested at the request of the United States on suspicion of involvement in hacking activities, in particular related to Donald Trump’s election campaign.
The representative of the Consular Department of the Russian Embassy in Madrid, Andrey Konstantinov, confirmed the fact that he had been arrested. According to Levashov’s wife, …
The NATO bloc does not recognize the elections held in the occupied Georgian region of Abkhazia.
This was announced by the NATO Secretary General’s Special Representative for the Caucasus and Central Asia, James Appathurai, reports Ukrinform.
"NATO does not recognize the elections held in Georgia's Abkhazia region on March 12. These elections do not contribute to resolving the situation in Georgia," the Secretary General's Special Representative emphasized.
The Alliance also once again …
The President of Germany, Joachim Gauck, stated that the country should be aware of the possibility of Moscow’s interference in the Bundestag election campaign. “It would be naïve to think that this can be completely avoided,” Joachim Gauck said in his interview with Bild am Sonntag. According to him, false statements have been made at the governmental level of the Russian Federation.
“Nearly 18 months ago, false statements that refugees in Germany raped a young Russian-speaking German …
According to RIA Novosti, French authorities have decided not to utilize electronic voting during the upcoming parliamentary elections in June due to the high possibility of cyber threats, as indicated in a statement released by the French Foreign Ministry on Monday.
It was originally planned to use electronic voting for French citizens living abroad. It was used for the first time during the parliamentary elections in 2012, in one of the constituencies outside France and was successful, with …
Russia could implement "targeted and very specific" actions through an information campaign against Latvia before the start of parliamentary and local government elections, according to Delfi’s report on the concerns of Security Police Chief Normunds Mežviets.
According to Mežviets, Russia could try to discredit the Latvian state, its policies and its leaders to support its anti-state sentiments and pave the way for political organizations that offer an alternative model of the political …
Permanent Representative of Ukraine to the United Nations Volodymyr Yelchenko said at a meeting of the Security Council that Russia has gone out of its way to provoke and pressure Ukraine. According to him, Russia's actions bode ill for Europe.
"Instead of conscientiously implementing Minsk agreements, Russia exerts political pressure, uses blackmail and conducts military provocations. Ongoing Russian aggression against Ukraine and its negative consequences are among the main threats to …
Instead of holding a presidential election in 2018, Russia wants to hold a referendum on the Russian people’s confidence in Vladimir Putin.
As reported by Dozhd TV Channel, the Kremlin is making plans for special procedures for the presidential election of 2018.
“We expect a referendum on confidence in the national leader”…As was reported earlier by Dozhd, the presidential administration does not see any point in making an effort to choose opponents for Putin who have shown an interest in the …