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      100,000 March in Belarus Capital on 50th Day of Protests Over President Lukashenko
      Sep27

      100,000 March in Belarus Capital on 50th Day of Protests Over President Lukashenko

      (KYIV, Ukraine) — About 100,000 demonstrators marched in the Belarusian capital calling for the authoritarian president’s ouster, some wearing cardboard crowns to ridicule him, on Sunday as the protests that have rocked the country marked their 50th consecutive day. Protests also took place in nine other cities, underlining the wide extent...

      Trump’s top 10 tricks: Here’s a useful guide to have on hand as the presidential debates get underway
      Sep27

      Trump’s top 10 tricks: Here’s a useful guide to have on hand as the presidential debates get underway

      Ready for even more Trumpian disinformation?Cornered by a continuing pandemic, teetering economy and racial strife, President Houdini has been resorting to rhetorical tricks honed over a lifetime to escape political calamity. One way to prepare for this Tuesday’s first debate and his Fall barrage is to reveal Trump’s...

      100,000 march in Belarus capital on 50th day of protests
      Sep27

      100,000 march in Belarus capital on 50th day of protests

      KYIV, Ukraine (AP) — About 100,000 demonstrators marched in the Belarusian capital calling for the authoritarian president’s ouster, some wearing cardboard crowns to ridicule him, on Sunday as the protests that have rocked the country marked their 50th consecutive day. Protests also took place in nine other cities, underlining the wide...

      Can Foreign Powers Help the Belarus Prodemocracy Movement Without Undermining It?
      Sep27

      Can Foreign Powers Help the Belarus Prodemocracy Movement Without Undermining It?

      When Alexander Lukashenko began to face the biggest challenge yet to his 26-year rule of Belarus, he attributed it to only one thing: Western meddling.“We have managed to take steps to anticipate and thwart a major plan to destabilize Belarus,” the longtime president said in the run-up to last month’s disputed elections. “The masks have...

      Pro-Kremlin Writers Irked By Bulgarian Author’s Escape From Crimea
      Sep27

      Pro-Kremlin Writers Irked By Bulgarian Author’s Escape From Crimea

      Members of two Bulgarian writers’ organizations are accused of pro-Kremlin biases for attacking an author who wrote about Russia’s occupation of Crimea. Now the book has been published in Ukrainian. …read more Source:: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

      Military Plane Crashes in Ukraine, Killing at Least 22
      Sep27

      Military Plane Crashes in Ukraine, Killing at Least 22

      A military transport plane carrying air force cadets crashed and burst into flames near a highway in northeastern Ukraine, Friday, September 26, killing at least 22 people on board, officials said. ––––––––– READ MORE: Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy said on Saturday the causes of a military plane crash, which killed 26 people, would be...

      Scores arrested in protest against Belarus’ president
      Sep27

      Scores arrested in protest against Belarus’ president

      KYIV, Ukraine (AP) – Hundreds of women calling for the authoritarian president to step down protested in Belarus’ capital on Saturday, continuing the large demonstrations that have rocked the country since early August. Police blocked off the center of Minsk and arrested more than 80 demonstrators, according to the Viasna …...

      Correction: Belarus-Protests story
      Sep26

      Correction: Belarus-Protests story

      KYIV, Ukraine — In a story September 23, 2020, about the inauguration ceremony of Belarusian President Alexander Lukashenko and anti-government protests, The Associated Press incorrectly reported that more than 7,000 people were detained during the first three days of demonstrations. The correct number is around 6,000. The Associated Press...

      Ukraine plane crash death toll rises to 26, with 1 survivor
      Sep26

      Ukraine plane crash death toll rises to 26, with 1 survivor

      Searchers combing the area where a Ukrainian military aircraft crashed found two more bodies Saturday, bringing the death toll to 26. One person survived. …read more Source:: FOX...

      Scores arrested in protest against Belarus’ president
      Sep26

      Scores arrested in protest against Belarus’ president

      KYIV, Ukraine — Hundreds of women calling for the authoritarian president to step down protested in Belarus’ capital on Saturday, continuing the large demonstrations that have rocked the country since early August. Police blocked off the centre of Minsk and arrested more than 80 demonstrators, according to the Viasna human rights...