Day: February 3, 2021

Karabakh Is Settled, Who Is Next? No Peace In Sight For The Donbass.

On December 12, despite the ceasefire formally in force since July, Ukrainian mortars and grenade launchers hit several areas in the Eastern formerly autonomous regions of Donetsk (RPD) and Lugansk (RPL), including Jakovlevka, Spartak, and Trudovskaja. Two militiamen of the RPD were also killed in the village of Leninskoe by

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Pandemic Review Panel Critiques WHO

Monday, January 18th, an independent panel of experts concluded that Chinese officials could have applied public health measures more forcefully last January to curb the initial COVID-19 outbreak. Experts reviewing the global handling of the pandemic, led by former New Zealand Prime Minister Helen Clark and former Liberian President Ellen

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Thai Woman Sentenced To 43 Years In Prison For Criticizing Monarchy

A Thai woman has been sentenced to more than 43 years in prison for criticizing Thailand’s monarchy, the longest sentence ever imposed for violating the country’s lèse-majesté law. According to Amnesty International, the 65-year old woman, Anchan Preelert, pled guilty to 29 separate counts of “insulting the monarchy,” after sharing

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