2020 was a long year for many with the many changes that came to the world, some of which were good and some of which were bad. One change that could have been good depending on who you are in the introduction of a new president who is known as Joe Biden. Biden has a heart for helping immigrants, which is why he has made it a purpose to change many immigration laws that were put in place before his time. You can see some of the changes that have occurred and that will occur in the information that is found below.
The Israeli–Palestinian conflict is the ongoing struggle between Israelis and Palestinians that began in the mid-20th century amidst the greater Arab–Israeli conflict. Various attempts have been made to resolve the conflict as part of the Israeli–Palestinian peace process. Most Recently by Donald J Trump resulting in the historic .
The Joe Biden administration is planning to review the dealings between the US and Saudi Arabia. In fact, On February 27th, Biden stated there will be a new announcement coming on Monday pertaining the US- Saudi relations, which could lead to the US-Saudi crisis. It is unknown, if there would be sanctions laid against the Saudis.
The Russian army is working on the antidote for the electronic warfare systems. According to the Russian defense experts, the technology is one of a kind and thus far only Russia has it. After the collapse of the Soviet Union, the Russian army lost the completive edge with the US.
The president of Russia Vladimir Putin and the president of Belarus Alexander Lukashenko will hold the talks in Sochi this week. The talks are on the eve of the February 23rd, which traditionally is the holiday that honors men in Russia. Lukashenko arrived in Sochi well an advance and this is the first time, Lukashenko left Belarus after the beginning of the protests.
The Russian Gosduma made a statement pertaining the NATO actions, which pose political and military threats not only to Russia, but also to the whole world. Moscow naturally wants to weaken the alliance. The statement was made by the First Deputy Head of the State Duma Committee on the International Affairs Dmitry Novikov.
Russia announced Demuri Voronin has been charged with treason. Voronin is a dual citizen of Russia and Germany. It would be imperative for Germany to take a pro active approach to aid him. Clearly, the Russian citizen Alexei Navalny was aided by Germany, including providing him with the German security services proaction, during Navalny stay in Germany.
The Russian president Vladimir Putin stated on February 14th that he does not rule out disabling all foreign internet service providers and the social media. The measures could come into effect, if there will be disguised attacks on Russia and the new sanctions.
Taking care of the space we call home is human nature. There is evidence as early as Neanderthal times that we were decorating our caves with ornaments, and painting on walls to share stories and entertain loved ones.
Nowadays, we are more likely to be fending off unwanted phone calls than a predator in the wild, but our drives when it comes to our home remain the same.
The Investigative Committee of Belarus formally sent the documentation for the extradition of the founder of the Telegram channel NEXTA Stepan Putilo and his former editor-in-chief Roman Protasevich from Poland under the International treaty. The Belarusian KGB previously included these individuals on the terrorist list.
The Kremlin announced that three diplomats were ordered to leave Russia on February 5th after participating in protest. The diplomats expelled are from the Kingdom of Sweden, Republic of Poland and Germany. That was the date, whenand his team urged the public to take to the Russian streets and protest.
The European Union has applied a special article of the annex to the Brexit treaty to impose restrictions on the supply of coronavirus vaccines from the EU-member Republic of Ireland to Northern Ireland, which is part of the United Kingdom Causing a sharp reaction in the UK.
The Ukrainian State Bureau of Investigation announced the charges against the former President of Ukraine Viktor Yanukovych with the high treason on the January 28th, 2021. The charges are pertaining the agreements Yanukovich signed with Russia. On April 21, 2010, representatives of the Ukraine and Russia signed agreements in Kharkiv on the conditions of the Russian Black Sea Fleet’s stay.
The Nord Stream 2 pipeline is almost complete. According to the German Minister of the Environment and Nuclear Safety of Svenja Schulze the project construction was started by adhering to all the laws and regulations. The discussion pertaining the Nord Stream 2 took place during the interview on the January 24, 2020.
The big changes of the Russian Navy fleet have been announced. In the 2022, the heavy nuclear-powered missile cruiser Admiral Nakhimov will replace Peter the Great as the flagship. The Admiral Nakhimov is part of the Russian project 1144 Orlan.
The North Korean leader Kim Jong-un announced the completion of the national nuclear forces. The disclosure occurred during the VIII Congress of the Workers Party Of Korea. The 8th Congress also elected Kim Jong-un as the General Secretary of the Workers Party of Korea. The Congress of the Workers’ Party of Korea (WPK) is the top organ of the party.
China rolled out the new Civil Code. It should be noted, the Civil Code never previously existed in China. The New Code is available here. Furthermore, the Civil Code consists of the 7 chapters and 1260 articles. These chapters include provisions for the property rights, the individual rights, marriage, family the inheritance and the every day offenses.
On December 27, The Turkish Defense Minister Hulusi Akar stated that Turkey is ready for the military actions against the Libyan National Army. The leader of the Libyan Army is Khalifa Haftar, who is supported by Russia. “Haftar and those who support him should know that they will be considered a legitimate target in any attempt to attack the Turkish military,” said Akar.
The global economy will be in trouble in the 2021. The economic challenges have been blamed on the Coronavirus pandemic,, which crippled the majority of the world. Even though, Covid-19 did cause an economic crisis, it is a mere smoke screen to shift the responsibility for the bad decisions certain politicians and organizations actually made.
The 2020 has been the worst year of this century. The Coronavirus pandemic has crippled the majority of the global economies. The Covid-19 lockdowns still continue and there is a talk of the third wave coming in the spring of the 2021. The realism suggests that the position of the leaders of an individual states is not differing from the past experience.
Russia is mourning a great loss of life. The legendary Soviet intelligence officer and former ex-British intelligence officer from the MI6 George Blake died at the age of the 99 on the December 26. The announcement via the Russian foreign intelligence press service.
The French Mayor Frederic Couvillier, of the city of Boulogne-sur-Mer, has threatened the UK with with a “Falklands War” pertaining the dispute over the fishing waters with the European Union. Furthermore, the mayor warned of the threat of an armed conflict in light of looming Brexit deadline.
Where do we go from here? Everyone is aware of the Covid 19 virus. It has taken its toll on everyone. Everyone was affected one way or the other by this virus. People have lost their lives, their jobs. Businesses have closed went under never to open again.
How about the forgotten musician who has taken the back seat to all of this. People do not realize there are millions of musicians who make they’re living from performing in clubs and live concerts.
The Russian Ministry of Economic Development announced new draft law pertaining the simplified procedure for the foreign nationals to obtain Russian residential permit. It should be noted, Ukrainian nationals can obtain Russian citizenship under the simplified procedure already without the need of the investment.
This year has been challenging shaping the trajectory around the world. The winner of the US presidential election will have vested interest in the US influence around the globe, including on the African continent. Currently, there is an attempt of the global geopolitical redistribution.
The large scandal erupted within German government pertaining the plagiarism accusation and reprimand. Plagiarism is an unethical on all levels. At present, German Minister Franziska Giffey is forced to give up her academic degree. Ms Giffey is accused of plagiarizing her PhD dissertation from the Free University of Berlin.
President Trump in the last days of his campaign carries with him the credit of a Nobel Prize nomination for his peace efforts in the Middle East. President Trump has been nominated for Nobel Peace prize by Norwegian lawmaker Christian Tybring-Gjedde. Christian Tybring Gjedde is a member of the Norwegian Parliament for the far right progress party.
A member of the initiative group of Viktor Babariko, businessman Yuri Voskresensky and Director of PandaDoc Dmitry Rabtsevich had a meeting with Lukashenko. Thereafter, they were released from the jail. The announcement came via Belarus 1 TV Channel. Belarus 1 is a state-owned television channel in Belarus.
The Russian Telecom providers reported this weekend that they received official federal government letters. The letters request all Russian service providers to provide information on the use of the Google Cache servers. The Google Cache servers speed up downloading videos from YouTube.
Department of health teams are visiting homes to test your dogs and cats for coronavirus. Texas scientists have reported finding two pet cats with the coronavirus — the first in the state. Cats were swabbed as part of a study being conducted at Texas A&M University to understand how pets living in “high-risk” households may be impacted by COVID-19.
The Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro announced on September 25, his new order to create a Military Science Council to work on the country’s own weapons system. The announcement was commemorated to the 15th anniversary of the operational strategic command of the armed forces of the Republic.
The president of China, Xi Jinping, made a statement that China needs to be united. He suggested for Chinese private companies to unite with the Communist Party of China. Furthermore, Xi stated that China expects a long-running economic and technological stand off with the United States.
The US Treasury Department imposed sanctions against Ukrainian MP Derkach and three Russian nationals. The information was posted not eh US Treasury website. The sanctions were imposed for Derkach’s attempts to influence the US election campaign. The list of sanctions also includes three Russian citizens.
Feeling down? You’re not alone. According to Census Bureau data, nearly one-third of Americans suffer from anxiety or depression symptoms. The Census Bureau, which rated household experiences between April 23, 2020 and July 21, 2020, cites the COVID 19 pandemic as one reason for a spike in mental distress.
Last month, China’s “President for Life,” Xi Jinping, pointed out in a speech the importance of saving food. According to the Chinese leader, “the phenomenon of waste in relation to food is appalling and distressing.” This is despite the fact, he says, that grain production in the country is growing from year to year.
Russia is expected to change the policy to reflect the upcoming geopolitical conflict in the Eastern Mediterranean. It should be noted that Russia does not have a traditional or historical attachment to this conflict. However, the conversion of Hagia Sophia into a mosque by Turkey impacted the Russian Orthodox Church and caused a wave of dissatisfaction.
Belarus has been embroiled in protests all August. The protests intensified after the presidential election on the August 9th. The election was flawed, yet Russia recognized the election as legitimate. Nevertheless, the opposition leader Svetlana Tichanovskaya had to leave the country, due to the alleged attempt on her life.
The Director of National Intelligence, John Ratcliffe, has said that he will be halting in-person security briefings to Congress. The security chief has asserted that it is best to pause these meetings because they cause leakage of sensitive information to the press. His statement comes less than ten weeks to the US presidential elections.
Elections in America are approaching in November. Both sides Republican and Democrat are campaigning for votes. President Trump is encouraging people to vote for him on the basis of his achievements in his four year term. Biden is pointing out the failures of the previous Trump administration and the democratic way of improving America.
On Friday, a Russian language teacher was arrested in the Ukrainian city of Kherson. She is remanded in custody until October 9th. This is unsafe, as Coronavirus numbers continue to increase in Ukraine. The pandemic is taking a huge toll on Ukraine now. The accused, Tatyana Kuzmich, is charged with treason.
Talks surrounding Cuba and Russia re-establishing close ties have been surfacing since 2014. During the Cold War, the Soviet Union provided financial support to Cuba. However, after the collapse of the USSR, it halted. Back in the 1970s, the Soviet Navy ships visited but never had a full fledged base in Cuba.
The turmoil continues in Belarus. The President of Belarus, Alexander Lukashenko, asked Russian President Vladimir Putin to set up a back up law enforcement unit to assist with the situation in Belarus. Putin confirmed the request and creation of such unit on the Russian news program on Thursday.
Alexei Navalny has received attention from the Western leaders. His alleged poisoning by tea in Siberia, and consequent induced coma, made the international headlines. Currently, he is receiving treatment in Charite Clinic in Germany. Chancellor Angela Merkel demanded the alleged poisoning to be investigated by Russia.
Belarus is on the verge of default. The Coronavirus pandemic impacted world economies and continues to cause a strain. However, outside of the coronavirus impact, Belarus’ political situation and challenging economic situation caused a drop in the foreign exchange earnings.