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Tikhanovskaya’s traveling Belarusian circus the latest example of failed Western ‘regime-change’-based policy in ex-Soviet Union

The West’s favorite Belarusian opposition figurehead, Svetlana Tikhanovskaya, has been in Washington, asking lawmakers to impose sanctions on her country, in a bid to overthrow its embattled veteran leader, Alexander Lukashenko. … Read More >Tikhanovskaya’s traveling Belarusian circus the latest example of failed Western ‘regime-change’-based policy in ex-Soviet Union

Ukrainian poet & professor ‘fired’ from university post after sparking wrath of far-right online over support for Russian language

A popular Ukrainian writer, translator and cultural studies academic has claimed she was dismissed from her job at one of the country’s top universities because of her “political dissent” and collaboration with Russian colleagues. … Read More >Ukrainian poet & professor ‘fired’ from university post after sparking wrath of far-right online over support for Russian language

US slanders effort to bring criminals to justice, Beijing says, as Chinese prosecutor charged over intimidating citizens to return

Washington is slandering the government’s efforts to pursue criminals overseas, Beijing has said, after a Chinese prosecutor was charged in the US over an alleged plot to bully citizens into returning to China. … Read More >US slanders effort to bring criminals to justice, Beijing says, as Chinese prosecutor charged over intimidating citizens to return

Hungary’s PM condemns EU’s ‘ideological war’ after bloc seeks two-month delay to country’s recovery-plan talks

Hungary’s Viktor Orban has accused the European Union of engaging in an “ideological war” after the bloc sought to delay talks over his country’s recovery plan, amid ongoing disagreement about Budapest’s new anti-LGBTQ+ law. … Read More >Hungary’s PM condemns EU’s ‘ideological war’ after bloc seeks two-month delay to country’s recovery-plan talks

Orban announces mandatory coronavirus vaccine for Hungary’s healthcare workers and jabs for schoolkids

Hungary’s Prime Minister Viktor Orban has announced that coronavirus vaccinations will become mandatory for healthcare workers, and children are to be vaccinated before returning to school, in a bid to boost inoculation rates. … Read More >Orban announces mandatory coronavirus vaccine for Hungary’s healthcare workers and jabs for schoolkids

‘Predatory & dangerous behavior’: Australian brand fined nearly $4 million over misleading advertising of ‘anti-viral’ activewear

The brand was fined AU$5 million (some $3.7 million) by the Federal Court of Australia on Friday. In addition to the fine, the company was ordered to publish corrective notices for its ill-fated ad campaign. … Read More >‘Predatory & dangerous behavior’: Australian brand fined nearly $4 million over misleading advertising of ‘anti-viral’ activewear

New South Wales premier sparks row with other Australian state leaders after requesting priority access to Covid-19 vaccines

A request to divert Covid-19 vaccines to Australia’s most afflicted state by the New South Wales premier has drawn the ire of other state leaders, who have turned down the call to readdress the country’s shot-sharing program. … Read More >New South Wales premier sparks row with other Australian state leaders after requesting priority access to Covid-19 vaccines

After 18 years in Iraq, was all that war just for oil? (full show)

After 18 years of occupation, President Biden has announced a withdrawal of US troops from Iraq. After hundreds of thousands of civilian deaths, what – if anything – was achieved? Was the war, after all, just over oil? RT America’s John Huddy gives us the latest news. Then economics Professor Richard Wolff and energy and security expert Khaldoun Khelil share their analysis. … Read More >After 18 years in Iraq, was all that war just for oil? (full show)