Articles Tagged with Alexei Navalny

Belgium’s Prime Minister Alexander de Croo announced in a press conference on Friday that Belgium has opened an investigation into alleged Russian interference in the upcoming EU parliamentary elections. The Prime Minister specified that the Belgian intelligence received information from Czech authorities that revealed pro-Russian activity in the EU involving several types of espionage networks. [...]

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The former chairman of China Everbright Group, Tang Shuangning, who used to serve as a senior official at the People’s Bank of China and the China Banking Regulatory Commission, is under indictment Friday on bribery and embezzlement charges. Tang was originally arrested in January. On Friday, the investigation of Tang was concluded by the National [...]

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Kansas Governor Laura Kelly (D) vetoed SB 233 on Friday, a Senate bill aimed at prohibiting gender-affirming care for transgender youth, including surgery, hormone treatments, and puberty blockers. Additionally, it proposed revoking the licenses of doctors providing such care and restricting state funds for gender-affirming treatments. Kelly stated that she vetoed the bill because “he [...]

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Former Cornell University student Patrick Dai pleaded guilty to making a threat using interstate communications against the university’s Jewish students. On October 28 and 29, 2023, Dai anonymously posted several antisemitic threats of violence against Cornell students in an online discussion forum. One of his posts stated: if I see a pig male jew I [...]

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India’s National Investigation Agency (NIA) reportedly withdrew Friday three out of 15 lookout notices against suspects of the attack on the Indian High Commission in London in March 2023, according to Indian national newspaper Indian Express. The alleged attack took place on March 19, 2023, during protests outside the Indian High Commission by alleged separatists [...]

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After a contentious debate Thursday, the Sejm, the lower house of the Polish legislature, voted on four abortion–related proposals Friday and created an Extraordinary Committee to draft new abortion laws. Meanwhile, the EU Parliament voted to include the right to a safe and legal abortion in the EU Charter of Fundamental Rights, specifically condemning Poland’s [...]

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The Supreme Court of Canada found Friday that the government acted dishonestly when it reneged on an 1877 treaty to an Alberta indigenous community and allowed for declaratory relief. The case concerned the Blood Tribe, which is a member tribe of the Blackfoot Confederacy of First Nations. In 1877, the Crown and the Blackfoot Confederacy [...]

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The US Department of Justice (DOJ) announced a plan Thursday to expand background check requirements for gun dealers. The goal of the plan is to close loopholes for gun shows and online sales while simultaneously expanding the definition for firearm dealers required to be licensed. The rules, which fulfill provisions in the 2022 Bipartisan Safer [...]

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The Dominican Republic Public Prosecutor’s Office launched an investigation on Thursday into the alleged rape of a 14-year-old girl by an immigration officer. Human Rights Activist Santiago Molina filed on Tuesday a criminal complaint against an immigration officer for the rape of a minor. The activist stated that in the early morning of April 5, [...]

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Federalist Society president Leonard Leo was subpoenaed by the US Senate Judiciary Committee on Thursday as part of the committee’s ongoing ethics investigation into the Supreme Court. The subpoena was authorized by the committee in November of last year when Durbin stated their goal “has been to ensure that like all other federal judges, Supreme Court [...]

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