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Belarus president says he will close borders with Poland and Lithuania

Belarus’s embattled president Alexander Lukashenko says he has placed the military on high alert and will close borders with Poland and Lithuania amid fears of a ‘war’. The strongman, known as Europe’s last dictator, appealed to the ‘crazy leaders’ of both countries, plus Ukraine, not to let conflict break out, saying it ‘will not resolve … Read more Belarus president says he will close borders with Poland and Lithuania

2,000 Hasidic Jews gather at Ukraine’s border where they are barred entry from Belarus

Around 2,000 Hasidic Jews have gathered at Ukraine’s border with Belarus where their annual pilgrimage has been barred due to coronavirus restrictions. Kiev has accused President Alexander Lukashenko of manufacturing the crisis by giving the pilgrims hope that they could cross the frontier in retaliation for Ukraine’s support for the recent pro-democracy protests.   Despite Ukraine’s … Read more 2,000 Hasidic Jews gather at Ukraine’s border where they are barred entry from Belarus

SIR DAVID ATTENBOROUGH reveals how those born today could witness sixth mass extinction

Pripyat in Ukraine is a place unlike anywhere else I have been. It is a place of utter despair.  On the face of it, it seems quite a pleasant town, with avenues, hotels, a square, a hospital, parks with fairground rides, several schools and swimming pools, cafes and bars, supermarkets and hairdressers, a football stadium … Read more SIR DAVID ATTENBOROUGH reveals how those born today could witness sixth mass extinction

SIR DAVID ATTENBOROUGH reveals how those born today could witness sixth mass extinction

Pripyat in Ukraine is a place unlike anywhere else I have been. It is a place of utter despair.  On the face of it, it seems quite a pleasant town, with avenues, hotels, a square, a hospital, parks with fairground rides, several schools and swimming pools, cafes and bars, supermarkets and hairdressers, a football stadium … Read more SIR DAVID ATTENBOROUGH reveals how those born today could witness sixth mass extinction

Interactive world map shows countries most wary of vaccines

An interactive map has revealed how huge proportions of people do not think vaccines are safe, raising concerns about whether people would get a Covid-19 jab. Researchers from the UK, US and Belgium compiled data from surveys of nearly 300,000 people in 149 countries to identify vaccine ‘hesitancy hotspots’.  They found that European countries were … Read more Interactive world map shows countries most wary of vaccines

Interactive world map shows countries most wary of vaccines

An interactive map has revealed how huge proportions of people do not think vaccines are safe, raising concerns about whether people would get a Covid-19 jab. Researchers from the UK, US and Belgium compiled data from surveys of nearly 300,000 people in 149 countries to identify vaccine ‘hesitancy hotspots’.  They found that European countries were … Read more Interactive world map shows countries most wary of vaccines

Belarus’s President Lukashenko admits ‘I may have stayed in power a little too long’

Belarus’s President Alexander Lukashenko admitted he ‘may have stayed in power a little too long’ today but vowed to hold onto power despite continued protests against his disputed election victory. Lukashenko’s rare admission comes after 26 years in power and the day after country’s opposition leader was allegedly snatched by masked men. Speaking on Russian state … Read more Belarus’s President Lukashenko admits ‘I may have stayed in power a little too long’

Belarus opposition leader ‘tears up her passport’ to stop her deportation

A Belarus opposition leader tore up her passport to foil authorities trying to deport her to Ukraine in the dead of night, it was claimed today.  Maria Kolesnikova was driven to a border crossing in the early hours of this morning but ‘took action’ to prevent her ‘forcible expulsion’, Ukraine’s government said, a day after … Read more Belarus opposition leader ‘tears up her passport’ to stop her deportation

Mother goes for a walk on Boeing 737’s WING to ‘get some air’ while waiting to disembark in Ukraine

Mother goes for a walk on Boeing 737’s WING to ‘get some air’ because she was ‘too hot’ while waiting to disembark in Ukraine A woman climbed onto the wing of a plane when landing in Kyiv from Antalya Videos show the women stalling on the wing before climbing back in the cabin The mother-of-two was banned from … Read more Mother goes for a walk on Boeing 737’s WING to ‘get some air’ while waiting to disembark in Ukraine

Vladimir Putin has formed ‘special force’ and says he is ready to intervene in Belarus

Vladimir Putin forms elite ‘spec ops force’ to intervene in Belarus if protests ‘get out of control’ Vladimir Putin said is he will intervene in Belarus if protests ‘get out of control’   He confirmed Russia has created a reserve police force to send to the country Added that move would honour joint defence pact Russia … Read more Vladimir Putin has formed ‘special force’ and says he is ready to intervene in Belarus