Bolivian Socialist Gov’t Restoring Economy as Opposition Continues Political Fight, Journo Says

Following the win of Evo Morales’ former minister of economy, Luis Arce, in Bolivia’s October elections, the country’s economy has grown, says Bolivian journalist and political analyst Aberto Echazu, adding that the Bolivian opposition has not laid down arms. … Read More >Bolivian Socialist Gov’t Restoring Economy as Opposition Continues Political Fight, Journo Says

‘We are under siege’: Ugandan opposition candidate Bobi Wine says military has taken over his home as election count continues

Uganda’s main challenger to the presidency, Bobi Wine, has claimed that the country’s military has besieged his home, as votes are still being counted from Thursday’s poll in an election already marred by controversy. … Read More >‘We are under siege’: Ugandan opposition candidate Bobi Wine says military has taken over his home as election count continues

‘What do you talk about with traitors?’ Belarus’ Lukashenko says he’ll speak with opposition politicians, but not Tikhanovskaya

Belarusian President Alexander Lukashenko has revealed that he would be open to speaking with the opposition, but “not with traitors and terrorists.” The leader was referring to Svetlana Tikhanovskaya, who now lives in Lithuania. … Read More >‘What do you talk about with traitors?’ Belarus’ Lukashenko says he’ll speak with opposition politicians, but not Tikhanovskaya

Rebranding Belarus: Exiled opposition figurehead Tikhanovskaya asks Lithuania to rename her country to eliminate Russian link

For years, Belarus has been one of the countries least widely known outside of Eastern Europe. While the reasons for that are complicated, confusion over its Russian-sounding name can’t have helped it establish its identity. … Read More >Rebranding Belarus: Exiled opposition figurehead Tikhanovskaya asks Lithuania to rename her country to eliminate Russian link

Embattled Belarusian leader Lukashenko tells Russian TV he is a ‘squirrel’ and claims Putin as personal friend & political ally

While mass protests and civil unrest would be enough to drive almost any president nuts, Belarus’ veteran leader Alexander Lukashenko has said the opposition are out of their tree if they think they can get to him that easily . … Read More >Embattled Belarusian leader Lukashenko tells Russian TV he is a ‘squirrel’ and claims Putin as personal friend & political ally

Ukrainian opposition launches petition asking Zelensky’s government to register & import Russian-made Covid-19 vaccine, Sputnik V

Kiev’s refusal to register the Russian Covid-19 vaccine, Sputnik V has turned into a political row, with Ukraine’s opposition launching a petition for those who want the option of having the jab. … Read More >Ukrainian opposition launches petition asking Zelensky’s government to register & import Russian-made Covid-19 vaccine, Sputnik V

Exiled opposition figurehead Tikhanovskaya accused of forming & financing extremist group to ‘seize state power’ in Belarus

Belarus has opened a criminal case against former presidential candidate Svetlana Tikhanovskaya and her ‘Coordination Council’ opposition movement. Its members are accused of forming an extremist group to overthrow the government. … Read More >Exiled opposition figurehead Tikhanovskaya accused of forming & financing extremist group to ‘seize state power’ in Belarus