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Tories clash with police over conference protests

The Times/The Sunday Times 03 Oct 2022
They compared the prospect of police stopping the protests to authoritarian regimes, saying. “This isn’t Belarus.”. Ministers wanted the police to use new powers designed to tackle “noisy protests” ... .
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Concerned Belgians sue state over nuclear plant shutdowns

Anadolu Agency 28 Sep 2022
A pro-nuclear Belgian citizens group will take the Belgian government and energy companies Engie-Electrabel and Elia to court over the shutdown of Doel 3 and Tihange 2 nuclear power plants, according to a local TV channel on Wednesday ... In all scenarios, we need nuclear power plants ... Belarus' first nuclear reactor starts power supply.
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Belarus foreign minister blames NATO, West for Ukraine war

Times Union 25 Sep 2022
UNITED NATIONS (AP) — In the eyes of Belarus' foreign minister, the root cause of the war in Ukraine dates back 30 years ago to the end of the Cold War ... Makei said NATO and the West, in their quest to expand eastward, “overlooked the legitimate security interests of both Russia and Belarus."
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Belarus opposition says fate of country, Ukraine intertwined

Times Union 24 Sep 2022
UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The fate of Belarus and Ukraine are “interconnected,” and both countries must fight together to safeguard their very existence because Russia doesn’t view them as independent sovereign states, Belarus' opposition leader said Friday ... As long as Russian President Vladimir Putin is in power, she said on the sidelines of the U.N.
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Mali prime minister lashes out at France, UN, regional bloc

The Associated Press 24 Sep 2022
UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The fate of Belarus and Ukraine are “interconnected,” and both countries must fight together to safeguard their very existence because Russia doesn’t view them as independent sovereign states, Belarus' opposition leader said Friday ... As long as Russian President Vladimir Putin is in power, she said on the sidelines of the U.N.
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Belarus's Fate Intertwined With Ukraine's, Opposition Leader Says

Radio Free Europe 24 Sep 2022
... sidelines of the UN General Assembly in New York, Tsikhanouskaya said there will be constant security threats to Ukraine and on Belarus's western border as long as Putin is in power.
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Estonian PM tells nation to prepare for energy blackouts

The National 24 Sep 2022
A €1.6bn ($1.94 bn) EU-funded project aims to disconnect the Baltic states from their common power grid with Russia and Belarus in 2025 in favour of the decentralised power system of continental Europe ... Our analysis shows that power supply would not be rationed, no serious disruptions expected," Litgrid Chief Executive said.
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No mobilisation in Belarus, Lukashenko says

FX Empire 23 Sep 2022
The president, in power since 1994, said he was commenting on rumours that he planned to announce new measures in Belarus to support Moscow’s invasion of Ukraine. Russia is Belarus’ main backer and the two neighbours are part of a borderless so-called “union state”. Belarus also ...
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Estonian PM tells nation to prepare for blackouts if Russia switches off power grid

Reuters 23 Sep 2022
... power grid, as she announced a snap defence readiness exercise ... A 1.6-billion-euro ($1.94 billion) EU-funded project aims to disconnect the Baltic states from their common power grid with Russia and Belarus in 2025 in favour of the decentralised power system of continental Europe.
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The Kremlin Must Be in Crisis

The Atlantic 21 Sep 2022
chaos, disarray, indecision . The White House must be in crisis ... As long as they believed Russia really had the second largest army in the world, as long as Putin seemed destined to stay in power indefinitely, then the leaders of China, Belarus, and Kazakhstan, along with the strongmen running India and Turkey, were happy to tolerate his company ... .
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VOA Interview: Belarusian Opposition Leader Sviatlana Tsikhanouskaya

Beijing News 20 Sep 2022
Lukashenko, who has been in power in Belarus since 1994, has faced a domestic legitimacy crisis since declaring himself the winner of a sixth presidential term in a disputed 2020 election ... is trying to do a lot toward Belarus, but much more can be done ... Hundreds of thousands had to flee Belarus because of the repression.
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The SCO summit and the need for a new global security architecture

Sott 20 Sep 2022
In the face of tremendous changes of our time on a global scale unprecedented in history, we stand with our Russian colleagues to set an example of a responsible world power.
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Afghan Envoy at UN Signs Condolence Book for Late British Queen

Khaama Press 18 Sep 2022
Venezuela, which does not have diplomatic ties with the UK, Afghanistan, which is currently ruled by the Taliban, Myanmar, where the military seized power in a coup last year. The other countries not invited are Russia, for the invasion of Ukraine, Belarus, for facilitating the ...
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Queen Elizabeth II: Why the state funeral will be an event beyond compare

BBC News 17 Sep 2022
The guest list itself is an expression of politics and power in 2022. Only a tiny number of countries are excluded completely - Russia and Belarus were not invited because of the war in Ukraine ... She was involved in its meticulous planning - and maybe no-one understood the potential power of a painstakingly organised event like the late Queen herself.
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US restricts fentanyl exports to Russia

Russia Today 16 Sep 2022
The US has imposed further sanctions on Russia and its ally Belarus over the conflict in Ukraine, restricting exports of various chemicals, including the powerful synthetic opioid fentanyl ... Notably, the list includes fentanyl, a powerful synthetic opioid, as well as its derivatives.

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