Tag: belarus

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Russian Military on the Move, Warships Heading for the Black Sea
On Thursday, Jan. 20, Russia announced that it would be sending its fleet, complete with warships, aircraft and army personnel, for a series of military exercises to “zones of responsibility.” Some of those warships have...
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Washington Wants to Supply Ukraine With Helicopters; Russia Moves S-400 Missile System Into Belarus
The Biden administration is planning to send helicopters as part of military aid to Ukraine. Russia has positioned more than 100,000 soldiers near the borders of Ukraine, threatening an invasion in case its demands are...
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Russian-led Troops Enter Kazakhstan to Quell Unrest; ‘Dozens Dead’
Widespread protests in the nation of Kazakhstan, a country of nearly 20 million people and one of the largest oil, gas and coal producers in the world, continue to rage as reports of deadly encounters...
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Press Freedoms Under Attack in China, Dozens of Journalists Jailed in 2021
The Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ), a nonprofit that promotes press freedoms across the world, recently published its annual prison census report for 2021. China was once again found to be the world’s worst jailer...
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Lithuania Defying China, Opens Taiwan Embassy
Tensions rose between Beijing and Vilnius on Nov. 18 after Lithuania opened a de facto diplomatic office for Taiwan, with Beijing decrying the move calling it an “extremely egregious act.” In retaliation, Beijing, with a...