Daily Archives: October 20, 2015

UK | Podgorica Protesters Give PM Six Days to Resign

Anti-government demonstrators say rallies will spread unless Montenegrin PM resigns and forms a transitional government by next Saturday.

Several thousand people continued to demonstrate in Podgorica on Sunday to demand the resignation of Prime Minister Milo Djukanovic’s administration.

Moldova detains former PM in parliament over $1 billion fraud

Former Moldovan prime minister Vlad Filat was detained in parliament on Thursday over the theft of $1 billion from the banking system, a crime that has led thousands to camp out in the capital in protest.

Television footage showed Filat being handcuffed by masked officials from Moldova’s anti-corruption bureau. Anti-government protesters had blocked the exits to the building for most of the day to prevent him leaving.

USA | Latest polling has the party of Ukrainian Prime Minister Yatsenyuk at one per cent

If an election were to take place this month to the Verkhovna Rada (Ukrainian parliament), the ‘People’s Front’ party of Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk would score only one per cent of the vote and fail to return to Parliament.

This is one of many significant findings in an extensive poll released by the sociological survey group Rating Group Ukraine and published on its website.