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Useful Idiot or Trojan Horse? Belarusian opposition figure Tikhanovskaya’s links to NATO’s Atlantic Council adjunct raise eyebrows

From the moment she announced her candidacy for the Belarusian presidency after her husband Sergey was spuriously jailed for electioneering activities that would be considered normal in the rest of Europe, Tikhanovskaya has been a darling of the Western media. With her improbable ascension from stay-at-home mother to leading opposition …

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Washington unilaterally reimposes UN sanctions on Iran despite opposition from UN Security Council members – including US allies

Pompeo announced the unilateral return of virtually all UN sanctions against Iran late on Saturday, hailing the development as “great news for peace in the region”.  He went on, threatening any nation that refuses to comply with Washington on the matter with “consequences”, according to the official statement. Pompeo promised to …

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Venezuela scenario at play? Lithuania recognizes exiled opposition figurehead Tikhanovskaya as ‘elected leader’ of Belarus

In the resolution, titled “On the Illegitimate Union Imposed by Russia on Belarus” and adopted on Thursday, the Lithuanian parliament threw its weight behind the presidential election’s official runner-up, deeming her and the Belarusian opposition’s Coordination Council “the only legitimate representatives of the Belarusian people.”  The resolution refers to Tikhanovskaya …

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