EU calls for sanctions on airlines and tourism companies that help migrants enter Belarus

The European Union expects the introduction of the fifth package of sanctions against Belarus. However, the contested land will not be their only destination. The EU plans to target airlines and tour groups for the sanctions after the organization accused Belarusian President Alexander Lukashenko of targeting migrants to destabilize neighboring …

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Fund run by Russia in talks with Belarus about aid, but wants reforms

Vehicles drive on a ring road around Minsk, Belarus March 5, 2020. REUTERS / Wassily Fedosenko / File Photo Register now for FREE unlimited access to reuters.com to register MOSCOW, Nov. 24 (Reuters) – The Russia-led Eurasian Stabilization and Development Fund (EFSD) is in talks with Belarus over financial assistance, …

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Why Peng Shuai is frustrating China’s propaganda machine

The Chinese government is extremely effective at controlling what the country’s 1.4 billion people think and say. But influencing the rest of the world is a different matter, as Peng Shuai aptly pointed out. Chinese state media and their journalists have presented one piece of evidence after another to prove …

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“The game has changed”: VMware manager says the defense industry is facing destructive cyberattacks and warlike enemies – Breaking Defense Breaking Defense

Sarah Miller and Tech. Sgt. Carrol Brewster discusses options in response to a staged cyber attack while filming a scene for an Air Force Reserve Command mission video at San Antonio-Lackland, Texas, June 1, 2019. (U.S. Air Force photo by Major Christopher Vasquez) WASHINGTON: Foreign threat actors targeting the defense …

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Belarus is open to investing in high-tech manufacturing

MINSK, Nov 22 (BelTA) – Belarus is open to investors interested in starting high-tech companies in the country, Belarusian Economy Minister Aleksandr Chervyakov said at the Belarusian Investment Forum as part of the Belarusian National Day at EXPO 2020 in Dubai on Dec. November, BelTA learned. Aleksandr Chervyakov gave five …

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The devastating suffering of women on the Polish-Belarusian border | Refugee news

Names marked with an asterisk have been changed to protect identity Sokolka, Poland – When the 28-year-old Shirin *, an Iraqi Kurdish woman, crossed the border from Belarus to Poland with her seven-year-old son Ali *, she did not expect to end up unconscious and motionless in the ice-cold forest. …

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High-ranking PDK member suggests that Kurds remain neutral in Baghdad

ERBIL (24th Kurdistan) – Ali Awni, a member of the leadership council of the Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP), believes the Kurds are staying out of post-election disputes between influential Shiite leader Muqtada al-Sadr and Iranian-backed politicians should parties that reject the election result. “The formation of the (next) Iraqi government …

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Make Pragmatism the Foundation of Relations with Belarus: The Tribune India

KP Nayar Strategic Analyst Last week, India avoided with remarkable sovereignty becoming embroiled in Europe’s rapidly escalating crisis on the Belarusian-Polish border over migrants from Iraq and Syria trying to get into the European Union. The EU wants India by its side to isolate and ostracize Belarusian President Alexander Lukashenko, …

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Belarusian democracy supporter praises Canada’s anti-authoritarian stance

Mike Blanchfield, The Canadian Press Published Sunday, November 21, 2021 8:24 AM EST OTTAWA – Valery Kavaleuski was powerless in the safe environment of Washington, DC and his comfortable job at the World Bank to withstand the tide of democratic reforms that washed over his home country of Belarus last …

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Lenders in Metro Detroit expand with “risky” business loans

At Wing Lake Capital, the focus has long been on working with troubled small businesses caught up in high interest merchant loans, and its The original Franklin Fund works with clients to “clean them up, restructure them,” said Baum, who called the company a “restructuring company that also writes a …

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