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Due to the situation in Afghanistan, the Russian-led CSTO is conducting military exercises in Central Asia

The Russia-led Collective Security Treaty Organization (CSTO) plans to hold military exercises in Kyrgyzstan and Tajikistan due to the ongoing situation in Afghanistan. CSTO spokesman Vladimir Zainetdinov told the Interfax news agency on August 27 that several thousand soldiers would be involved in the planned Rubezh (Frontier) exercises in Kyrgyzstan …

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Belarus tightened lawyers

WARSAW, August 23 (Reuters) – Belarusian lawyer Mikhail Kirilyuk says he received a troubling text message in October from an acquaintance associated with the country’s security services. The acquaintance urged Kirilyuk, who had defended anti-government demonstrators and publicly criticized the rule of President Alexander Lukashenko, to leave the country. According …

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NEWS | The Ukrainian weekly newspaper

Announcer calls Ukrainian medalists “Russian”Tokyo Olympics organizers apologized after a spokesman mistakenly identified Ukrainian swimming medalists as Russian. Ukrainian couple Marta Fedina and Anastasiya Savchuk won bronze in their duet-free routine event on August 4th behind the Russian Olympic Committee (ROC) and China couples. However, Fedina and Savchuk were named …

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