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Moscow police detain Navalny supporters staging unsanctioned rally to demand release of jailed opposition figure

Protestors who have taken to the streets of Moscow on Saturday to demand the release of prominent activist Alexey Navalny have been confronted by law enforcement officers, apparently determined to break up the unsanctioned rally. Hundreds of people have gathered…

UK and Spain reach last-minute agreement on Gibraltar border, before Brexit kicks in

Britain and Spain have reached an agreement on their border at Gibraltar, according to Spanish Foreign Minister Arancha Gonzalez Laya. The agreement will see the rocky peninsula join the EU’s Schengen zone. With the UK’s post-Brexit relationship with the European…

Putin orders start of mass vaccination against Covid-19 in Russia, will begin NEXT WEEK with key workers given priority

President Vladimir Putin has ordered the start of large scale vaccination against coronavirus in Russia, by the end of next week. Medics and teachers will be the first to get the shots and participation will be voluntary. Russia’s pharma industry…

Thousands of protesters march in France against security law that bans filming police

Protesters throughout France have shown up for rallies against a controversial draft law on public safety, under which filming a police officer on duty may result in a hefty fine. Critics say it fosters impunity for misconduct. The protests were…

6.2 magnitude quake hits off Chile coast – USGS

A 6.2-magnitude earthquake rocked the Chilean coast, the US Geological Survey has reported. It struck at a depth of 20 kilometers (12 miles). The jolt occurred late Saturday 157.4 km (97.8 miles) to the southeast of Talca, a city of…

UK bans ALL visitors from Denmark over mink mutant-coronavirus scare

The British government has denied entry to all visitors from Denmark over concerns they may be infected with a new strain of Covid-19. The new virus variant, which had spread through mink farms, has been detected in 214 people. The…

Poland’s national women’s strike sees mass walkouts in opposition to near-total abortion ban

A nationwide women’s strike is being held in Poland on Wednesday, as people continue to demonstrate against the near-total abortion ban that was imposed after a court ruling last week. On the seventh consecutive day of protests against the legal…

Pentagon Papers leaker Daniel Ellsberg testifies in Assange’s defense, says WikiLeaks exposed ‘war crimes’ in ‘public interest’

Whistleblower Daniel Ellsberg – whose ‘Pentagon Papers’ leak exposed illegal US bombing during the Vietnam War – said Julian Assange would not see a fair trial if extradited to the US, comparing the publisher’s case to his own. Testifying at…

If Berlin can bring Russia’s Navalny to Charite hospital, why can’t it help Assange? German MP asks

A German MP is calling on her government to provide medical assistance to the “seriously ill” WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange, saying that Berlin spared no effort when it came to Russian opposition figure, Alexey Navalny. Berlin should not be supporting…

Russian doctors say German colleagues congratulated them for ‘saving Navalny’s life’ & insist two lab tests found no poison traces

The doctors who first treated Moscow protest leader Alexey Navalny in Siberia have claimed it’s beyond any doubt that they saved his life. They added that the German team which took him to Berlin agreed with this assessment. Anatoly Kalinichenko,…

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