Belarus appointed bishop of New Minsk while Belarusian Catholics defend themselves

Msgr. Iosif Staneuski, former Auxiliary Bishop of Grodno and Secretary of the Catholic Bishops’ Conference of Belarus, replaces Archbishop Kandrusievich, who was exiled by President Lukashenko for urging the authorities to enter into dialogue with anti-government demonstrators. State media attack the Belarusian Catholic Church. Moscow (AsiaNews) – Mgr. Iosif Staneuski …

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Raisi meets Lukashenko and says his priority is the economy

TEHERAN – “The Iranian government‘s priority is the economy, and we are striving to develop economic ties in the region,” said President Ebrahim Raisi at a meeting with his Belarusian counterpart Alexander Lukashenko on Thursday evening on the sidelines of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO. ). ) Summit in Dushanbe, …

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Major backer breaks ties with Navalny Associates

One of the staunch supporters of the imprisoned Russian opposition politician Aleksei Navalny says she was “disappointed” with the Kremlin critic’s companions in exile and cut ties with them when the country went to polling stations. Anastasia Vasilyeva, head of the NGO Physicians’ Alliance, accused Navalny’s now defunct Anti-Corruption Foundation …

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Taliban government not included but essential to work with; need to coordinate attitudes towards recognition: – The New Indian Express

from PTI MOSCOW: Russian President Vladimir Putin said Friday that the Afghan government formed by the Taliban was not representative and inclusive, but it was important to work with it as he stressed the need to take other countries’ stance on recognition coordinate. At the joint meeting of the leaders …

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