Putin criticised for ending ‘non-work period’ amid record Russian COVID-19 figures | Euronews


Russian President Vladimir Putin’s call to end what he describes as the ‘non-working period’ is drawing sharp criticism from his political opponents.Putin said orders to remain at home would end this week for most of the country’s workforce – despite a record increase in new coronavirus figures.

Source: Putin criticised for ending ‘non-work period’ amid record Russian COVID-19 figures | Euronews

Syrian Kurds accuse Turkey of violations, Russia says peace plan on track – Reuters


BEIRUT/MOSCOW (Reuters) – The Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) accused Turkey on Thursday of launching a large land offensive targeting three villages in northeast Syria despite a truce, but Russia said a peace plan hammered out this week was going ahead smoothly.

 

Source: Syrian Kurds accuse Turkey of violations, Russia says peace plan on track – Reuters

After the Secret Flights to Deport Windrush Migrants, No-One Is Safe in Tory Britain


We all need to look at ourselves and judge who of us is racist as we all have a right of live. Just because someone, for whatever reason may be different is no reason to be abusive to each other.

There should be zero tolerance on racist attitudes so that we can all live in peace with each other.

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Mike in his articles attacking May and her truly foul decision to destroy the evidence needed for the Windrush migrants to show their right to live in our wonderful country also mentioned that poem by Martin Niemoller. Niemoller was one of the scandalously few Christians in Nazi Germany to oppose the regime. You know the poem. It’s become something of a cliché – It opens with the various groups the Nazis came for, with the refrain ‘I did not speak out, because I was not’ whichever group was being attacked. It ends with the line that when they finally came for him, there was no-one to stand up for him. This was the reality in Nazi Germany. The Nazis attacked group after group, not just Jews, but also Gypsies, Socialists, Communists, trade unionists, the disabled, and other political and religious dissidents. And it had an effect. The Catholic Centre Party…

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Russian airline sent American passengers back to India ‘because of their skin colour’ : Independent


Russian airline forced five Asian-American passengers to fly to Delhi instead of New York because of their skin colour, according to a racial discrimination complaint.

Aeroflot staff warned the US citizens, all of south Asian descent, they would be “deported” to India if they refused to board the flight.

The Americans were travelling from Delhi to the US on 7 January but were stranded during a stopover in Moscow when their connecting flight to JFK International Airport was cancelled due to heavy snow in New York.

 

Source: Russian airline sent American passengers back to India ‘because of their skin colour’ : Independent

MOSCOW: Sochi loses right to host bobsleigh & skeleton World Championships as IAAF decide to retest 2014 samples of athletes and it’s announced a new venue will be announced next week all in an effort to bring Russia into line in the US-UK-UN affiliated efforts to undermine Russia in anyway possible – @AceNewsServices