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Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov accuses West of ‘shaking’ global stability

Anadolu Agency 20 Sep 2023
... -- a military alliance between Armenia, Belarus, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Russia and Tajikistan ... He added that Russia is stationing nuclear weapons in Belarus and continuing to use Europe's biggest nuclear power plant and its employees as a “shield for its aggression.”.

Commentary: Russian illusions in Ukraine

The Post and Courier 19 Sep 2023
On Feb ... Putin's naked aggression galvanized NATO ... With the vestiges of the Wagner Group now parked somewhere in Belarus, Prigozhin was no longer a threat to Putin’s hold on power ... Dictators have a well-honed ability to survive despite Western sanctions (see Castro in Cuba or unpopular dictators such as Lukashenko in Belarus and Assad in Syria today) ... .

Putting Ukraine’s corruption problem in context

The Hill 18 Sep 2023
Does Ukraine have a problem with corruption? Obviously. Does that entitle Western countries to wag their fingers with self-serving braggadocio? No, not really ... After both institutions opened their doors to Eastern Europe — but notably not to Ukraine, Belarus and Moldova — the Eastern Europeans had a powerful incentive to get their houses in order.

Celebration of Mickiewicz in WNY begins Sept 20

The Am-Pol Eagle 15 Sep 2023
The Polish Arts Club kicks off the Adam Mickiewicz Festival in celebration of his 225th birthday at its meeting on Wednesday, Sept ... He is the national poet of Poland, Lithuania and Belarus. His writings served as inspiration for uprisings against the three imperial powers that had partitioned the Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth out of existence ... .

New US sanctions target workarounds that let Russia get Western tech for war

The Milton Standard Journal 15 Sep 2023
The U.S ... In July, Putin visited the LNG site in Russia’s far north and said it would have a positive impact on “the entire economy.” ... Russia also gets a lot of electronic components from Belarus, “so even if we whack all the moles, Belarus will still provide the equipment for as long as (President Alexander) Lukashenko is in power,” Connolly said.

New US sanctions target workarounds that let Russia get Western tech

Norfolk Daily News 14 Sep 2023
The U.S ... Putin wants the Arctic LNG 2 project to produce more liquefied natural gas and make Russia a bigger player in the energy market ... The U.S ... Russia, he said, also gets a lot of electronic components from Belarus, “so even if we whack all the moles, Belarus will still provide the equipment for as long as Lukashenko is in power.” ... .

Verkor to launch battery gigafactory in France with over €2B funding

Anadolu Agency 14 Sep 2023
Türkiye's daily power consumption up 1.4% on Sept ... Türkiye's daily power consumption up 12.5% on Sept ... Türkiye's daily power consumption down 12.7% on Sept ... Türkiye's daily power consumption down 5.5% on Sept ... Türkiye's daily power consumption down 1.20% on Sept.

The Ukraine War Is Also a Blood-for-Oil War

The Epoch Times 13 Sep 2023
Russia, Ukraine, Belarus, and Kazakhstan (RUBK is my acronym) has the geostrategic resources to secure global Great Power status.

Nicole Kidman, Amanda Seyfried and Cara Delevingne provide hilarious reactions in star-studded box at US ...

Metro UK 10 Sep 2023
Getty/Splash). It was a truly star-studded affair at the US Open on Saturday, as a slew of Hollywood’s finest female power players, including Nicole Kidman and Diane Keaton, watched the women’s final ... Splash) ... US teenager Coco Gauff powered through to victory against Belarus’ Aryna Sabalenka in the US Open final, her first Grand Slam victory (Picture.

Belarus: Decree Puts Exiled Citizens at Risk

Human Rights Watch 08 Sep 2023
Now, to obtain these essential documents, Belarusians need to return to Belarus. Amendments also stipulate that a range of property transactions, including for real estate, can only be carried out in Belarus or via a power of attorney issued in Belarus.

Poland’s Democracy on the Edge

The Atlantic 08 Sep 2023
But also like Hungary, that reputation started to sour when far-right populists surged to power in the 2010s ... Its location—bordering Ukraine, Belarus, the Russian enclave of Kaliningrad, and the Baltic Sea—gives it immense geopolitical importance. It has a more powerful military than neighboring Germany.

Domestic border security has nothing at all to do with our Ukraine policy

The Hill 08 Sep 2023
... a great power without Ukraine. Its effective control of Belarus, Georgia, Moldova, the Caucasus, and Ukraine, however, would make it a truly global power again, with sufficient control of the global food and energy supply to make it competitive with the Euro-Atlantic alliance.

Russia’s Latest Disaster in Chornobyl

The Atlantic 06 Sep 2023
On February 23, 2022—the day before the Russian invasion—the Ukrainian government had disconnected the country’s electric grid for the first time, in testing mode, from the power grids of Belarus and Russia and connected it to those of the European Union instead.

Aryna Sabalenka powers into US Open last 16

Dawn 03 Sep 2023
ARYNA Sabalenka of Belarus celebrates a match point against France’s Clara Burel during their US Open third-round match on Saturday.—AFP ... Second seed Aryna Sabalenka of Belarus swatted aside France’s Clara Burel to power into the last 16 of the US Open on Saturday.

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