Trust, or trussed?

Truss

When eight central and eastern European countries joined the EU in 2004, an opinion poll showed their people placed greater trust in EU institutions than their own governments: the latest Eurobarometer poll confirms that this was not an isolated result. Based on information gathered across all EU Member States in February and March of last…

EPP Condemns Russian Occupiers’ Referenda

Sham Referendum

The EPP Group in the EU Parliament says it “strongly condemns the illegal referenda” organised by the Russian occupiers in Ukraine, in the regions of Donetsk, Luhansk, Zaporizhzhia and Kherson. The group said “they constitute a blatant violation of international law, are not legitimate and thus their so-called results have no legal power.” “The shameful…

Call to support Taiwan’s participation in ICAO

The International Civil Aviation Organisation (ICAO) develops common regulations and standards for civil aviation. Countries around the world abide by ICAO’s directives to ensure the safe and orderly growth of international civil aviation, writes Wang Kwo-tsai. The 41st session of the triennial ICAO Assembly, to be held between September 27 and October 7 this year…

Sinem Tezyapar

Sinem Tezyapar

The situation of Turkish peace campaigner Sinem Tezyapar, who has been imprisoned by the Turkish authorities for more than four years despite having committed no crimes, has not drawn the attention of any human rights organization. Her health has declined seriously as a result of her imprisonment. This website first reported on her case 2…

Could Russia be on the Verge of Disintegration?

Before the so-called special military operation, all of President Putin’s problems were related to the domestic political situation in Russia, where his ratings were rapidly declining. Approaching the presidential election in 2024, he risked facing a situation in which his nomination to the presidency might provoke a powerful wave of protests. A full-scale attack on…

XI Jinping’s Agenda for His Central Asia Trip

On 14 September, Chinese leader Xi Jinping embarked on a three-day trip (Sept. 14–16) to Central Asia, where he is visiting both Kazakhstan and Uzbekistan. During his trip, he will attend the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) summit in the southeastern Uzbekistani city of Samarkand and meet with his Russian counterpart, President Vladimir Putin, write Jianli…

Why Russia is a Terrorist State

Russia uses terror tactics as a tool of warfare. The asymmetrical weakness of the Russian army, unable to effectively accomplish even mediocre tasks on the front line, has resulted in Putin terrorizing Ukraine and the world with military and nuclear terror. The Russian army’s unprecedented crimes in Ukraine give every reason to recognize Russia as…

Freedom of Faith in Kazakhstan

Currently, representatives of 130 ethnic groups and 18 religious denominations live in Kazakhstan, including Muslims, Orthodox, Catholics, Protestants, Jews, and Buddhists. There are many mosques and temples operating and being built all over the country, which are actively visited by believers. Religious freedoms in Kazakhstan are guaranteed by article 14 of the country’s Constitution, which…

Psychological trauma of Ukraine’s war to be the focus of international forum

Julia Gershun

Warsaw will see many experts and organisations come together in the Sejm of the Polish parliament on Monday 12 September 2022 to tackle the urgent topic of the psychological trauma suffered among the population of Ukraine. The conference has been initiated by Julia Gershun’s Peace Committee of Ukraine. Ms Gershun is a UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador…