Daily Archives: November 4, 2016

Turkey | Turkish Police Detain HDP Co-Leaders and MPs

November 3

Turkey’s Interior Ministry has confirmed that 11 Peoples’ Democratic Party (HDP) lawmakers have been detained by police in operations across the country tonight.

Those detained include HDP co-chairs Selahattin Demirtas and Figen Yuksekdag.

Russia | Kremlin administration building makeover exposes medieval mysteries

Descending into the basement of the 1930s-era Kremlin administration building is an eerie experience: the corridors are still lined with brown Soviet tiles and walls bear remnants of secret communication wires.

But turning off to the left or right, concrete foundations have been removed from the humid underground storage rooms, giving a glimpse at some of the best-preserved remains of early Moscow’s bustling mediaeval quarters.

Ukraine | Mariupol Became a City of Torture: Resident of Donbass About Humiliation Endured During UAF Captivity

Those residents of Donbass who managed to survive after all the humiliation and torture, simply don’t believe that this hell is over, and that they are free.

The atrocities of volunteer battalions in Donbass have been spoken about for a long time, including in the Ukrainian media, against some of the punishers in Ukraine criminal cases for atrocities in Donbass were opened, but not one word about the UAF, for the same reason. And all this is because volunteer battalions are bloodthirsty and greedy for money, “volunteers”, they came by themselves in the so-called ATO zone, they volunteered by themselves to kill civilians, while it is the state who encourages service in the UAF, therefore, it is them who are responsible for everything that ATO soldiers commit there.

Greece | Russian Foreign Min Reiterates Prospects for Greece-Russia Cooperation on Energy

Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov reiterated the good prospects for the Greece-Russia cooperation in the energy sector during his meeting in Athens with Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras on Wednesday morning.