Search Results for: Russia

The Basmanny District Court of Moscow announced on Monday that a tenth person, a Tajik citizen named Yakubjoni Yusufzoda, was arrested for the Crocus City Hall terror attack that killed 134 people.  “The court decided to satisfy the request of the investigator of the Investigative Committee, to select a preventive measure for Yusufzoda in the [...]

READ MORE

Polish President Andrzej Duda on Friday vetoed a proposed amendment to the Pharmaceutical Law that would allow young women aged 15 and up to purchase emergency contraception pills without a prescription. The president’s office stated the reasoning behind the decision was “the will to respect constitutional rights and the standard of health protection of children.” [...]

READ MORE

Russia vetoed on Thursday a UN Security Council resolution to extend the mandate of a panel of experts monitoring North Korea. The resolution would have extended the Panel of Experts assisting Sanctions Committee on the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea’s mandate until April 30, 2025. It would also have requested the panel to submit a [...]

READ MORE

The governing Georgian Dream party announced a controversial bill on Monday aimed at curbing LGBTQ+ rights in the Transcaucasian country. The bill aims to combat what the party has called “LGBT propaganda” and proposes significant changes to the constitution. It seeks to prohibit sex changes, adoption by same-sex couples and gatherings promoting same-sex relationships. Observers [...]

READ MORE

Two suspects of the Crocus City Hall terrorist attack appeared before Moscow’s district court on Sunday. On Friday, camouflage-clad individuals opened fire on a crowded concert hall and shopping complex just outside of Moscow before setting the structure ablaze, according to local official statements and media reports. Russian security services identified the suspects as two nationals from [...]

READ MORE