Monthly Archives: March 2018

Ukraine | Ukrainian “National Corpus” Nazis Seized the Nikolaev Regional State Administration Building

Nationalists from National Corpus and other far-right organisations rushed into the building of the Nikolaev Regional State Administration, demanding the resignation of the governor Aleksey Savchenko.

Turkey says France sending troops to Syria would be ‘invasion’

Turkey on Saturday warned France against increasing its military presence in Syria, saying it would be an “invasion”, as tensions between Paris and Ankara remained high.

Temperatures were raised after French President Emmanuel Macron on Thursday met a delegation of the Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) made up of Kurdish and Arab fighters.

Egypt’s Sisi Wins Second Term with 92% of Vote

gyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi has been reelected for a second term with 92 percent of the vote, preliminary results showed on Thursday, but turnout of just 40 percent dented his push for popular legitimacy.

Some 23 million of the 60 million registered voters turned out during the three days of polling that ended Wednesday, state-owned newspapers Al-Ahram and Akhbar el-Youm, and the official MENA news agency reported.

USA | “Fight the disinformation with information”

In what the BBC is unironically referring to as “a remarkable show of solidarity,” the US and more than 20 other countries have participated in the largest collective expulsion of Russian diplomats ever in history. The US topped them all with no less than 60 diplomats expelled, far exceeding the 23 diplomats expelled by the UK, the location of the alleged “Novichok” poisoning which the expulsions are intended as a response to.

Kosovo Deports Serbian Official

On March 26 Kosovo authorities deported Marko Djuric, the head of Serbia’s Office for Kosovo, after police arrested him in North Mitrovica for illegally entering the country.

Kosovo deported Marko Djuric, the head of Serbia’s Office for Kosovo, after police arrested him in North Mitrovica for illegally entering the country.