Protests in Belarus
Mass protest actions took place in Minsk and other cities of Belarus on August 10, a wave of arrests took place in Minsk near the Yubileinaya hotel, where several hundred people gathered. Siloviki detained more than 10 people.
In the Minsk microdistrict Kaskad on Kalvariyskaya Street, security forces fired at demonstrators with rubber bullets. According to the publication “Nasha Niva”, one of the bullets hit the journalist Natalia Lubnevskaya, she was taken to the hospital, she did not feel her legs.
Tihanovskaya did not recognize the result
The headquarters of the Belarusian oppositionist Svetlana Tikhanovskaya said that does not recognize the results of the presidential elections in Belarus and filed a complaint with the country’s Central Election Commission. According to the headquarters, in all regions of the country, voters gave from 70% to 90% of votes for Tikhanovskaya.
Cooperation with the IMF
Ukraine expects to receive by the end of the year $ 1.4 billion from the International Monetary Fund… This was announced by Minister of Finance Sergei Marchenko.
“Until the end of the year, we still count on a loan from the World Bank in the amount of $ 700 million, $ 1.4 billion from the IMF, provided for by two revisions of the program this year, and €1.2 billion under a new program of macro-financial assistance from the EU, “he said.
MAU plane crash
Iran said that will not pay compensation to the airline Ukraine International Airlines (UIA) for the downed Boeing 737-800 flight PS752 in January, because the plane was insured by European companies. This statement was made by the head of the Central Insurance Organization of Iran, Gholamreza Suleimani.
War in Ukraine
In Ukraine, 39 thousand children received the status of victims of armed conflicts. This is stated in the annual report for 2019 on the state of observance and protection of human and civil rights and freedoms in Ukraine. As of December 31, 2019, internally displaced persons due to the armed aggression of the Russian Federation against Ukraine more than 190 thousand children became.
Explosives in embassies
Information about the explosives was received at 15.00 by e-mail of one of the embassies. The message said that the diplomatic mission was mined and another several embassies in different parts of the city… The police did not specify which embassies were on the list.