• Belarusian opposition leader asks that Belarusian riot police be recognized as terrorist organization

    Belarusian opposition leader Svetlana Tikhanovskaya has asked that  Belarusian riot police and the Anti Organized Crime Directorate be recognized as terrorist organizations.

    Tikhanovskaya spoke about the brutality of Belarusian security forces during a meeting with the Dutch Foreign Minister.

    "Since GUBOPIK (Main Anti Organized Crime Directorate) and riot police have turned into criminal gangs, we are beginning the procedure of recognizing these organizations as extremist or terrorist. All …

  • German lobbyists ask Washington not to pursue sanctions against Nord Stream 2

    The Committee on Eastern European Economic Relations, an organization that lobbies for the interests German companies operating in Russia and Eastern Europe, appealed to prominent representatives of the U.S. Democratic Party with a request to abandon new, extraterritorial sanctions against the Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline. The letter is addressed to the Speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives Nancy Pelosi and other well-known Democratic politicians, reports the newspaper Handelsblatt. As the …

  • Ukraine and six other countries join EU sanctions against Lukashenko's regime

    Seven EU partner countries, including Ukraine, have joined European sanctions against high-ranking officials of the regime of the self-proclaimed President of Belarus Alexander Lukashenko, as reported on the website of the European Parliament.

    Ukraine and other countries joined the EU sanctions of Octobers 2. The sanctions list includes 40 Belarusian officials, but not Lukashenko himself.

    “The Candidate Countries the Republic of North Macedonia, Montenegro and Albania, and the EFTA countries …

  • Lukashenko ‘finds’ U.S. Intelligence centers in Warsaw and Kyiv

    Alexander Lukashenko said the U.S. Intelligence has deployed its control center near Warsaw and Kyiv. The canters were allegedly discovered by the Russian and Belarusian intelligence services, reported BelTA agency.

    "The U.S. - they created a center near Warsaw, and now they have created a center in Kyiv. Well, I would say, but us and the Russians, our intelligence agencies  did their job and found these centers. Not a single Pole is there. These are all Americans - smart, talented, capable …

  • Moldovan President warns Ukraine that ‘soft dialog’ didn’t help Moldova to retake Transnistria

    Moldova's President-elect, Maia Sandu, recalled that despite the country's decision to choose a "soft approach" in the Transdniestrian negotiations, it did not resolve the conflict for almost 28 years.

    "For example, Moldova has chosen a softer approach. We recognized that Transnistria is part of the negotiating format. We gave local businesses the same trade preferences that our producers have - in particular, the right of free exports to the EU under the Association Agreement. We have signed …