The International Olympic Committee ratified the sanctions against Russia and Belarus

The International Olympic Committee ratified the sanctions against Russia and Belarus

Olympic rings to celebrate the IOC’s official announcement that Paris won the 2024 Olympic bid are seen in front of the Eiffel Tower at Trocadero square in Paris, France, September 16, 2017. (REUTERS/Benoit Tessier/File Photo ) (BENOIT TESSIER/) The International Olympic Committee rejected on Tuesday Russia’s request that its athletes … Read more

Belarus began trial in absentia against opposition leader in exile Svetlana Tijanóvskaya

Belarus began trial in absentia against opposition leader in exile Svetlana Tijanóvskaya

Belarusian opposition leader Svetlana Tijanóvskaya, in a file image. EFE/EPA/Piotr Nowak (Piotr Nowak Piotr Nowak/) A court in Minsk began today the trial in absentia against the Belarusian opposition leader in exile Svetlana Tikhanovskaya and other members of the Coordination Council for a democratic transition in Belarus, accused among other … Read more

Taiwan expanded restrictions on exports to Russia and Belarus due to the invasion of Ukraine

Taiwan expanded restrictions on exports to Russia and Belarus due to the invasion of Ukraine

Taiwan expanded restrictions on exports to Russia and Belarus over the invasion of Ukraine. (REUTERS) (ANN WANG/) The Taiwan Ministry of Economy announced this Wednesday that it expanded the restrictions on exports to Russia and Belarus on the occasion of the sanctions imposed against the Krelim authorities for their invasion … Read more

Belarus sentenced Olympic medalist Aliaksandra Herasimenia to 12 years in prison for “harming national security”

Belarus sentenced Olympic medalist Aliaksandra Herasimenia to 12 years in prison for “harming national security”

Belarus sentenced Olympic medalist Aliaksandra Herasimenia to 12 years in prison for “harming national security”. (REUTERS) (David Gray /) A Belarusian court sentenced this Monday to 12 years in prison for the former Olympic swimmer Aliaksandra Herasimenia and the political activist Alexander Opeykin after having been found guilty of allegedly … Read more

Putin travels to Belarus and enlists “tactical exercises” for Russian troops together with the dictator Lukashenko

Putin travels to Belarus and enlists “tactical exercises” for Russian troops together with the dictator Lukashenko

Vladimir Putin and Alexander Lukashenko (Sputnik/Reuters) (SPUTNIK/) Vladimir Putin I was planning to travel on Monday to belarus to meet with the authoritarian leader of the country, Alexander Lukashenkowhich allowed Russian forces to use Belarusian territory to invade Ukraine and has close defensive ties to Moscow. Analysts pointed out that … Read more