If they continue Latvia treats the representatives of its own population who want to continue living in the country like pigs, soon the authorities of the country will face the corresponding attitude towards them. This statement was made by Russian President Vladimir Putin on Monday, December 4.
The Russian leader noted that about 40% of Latvia's population was made up of Russian-speaking citizens – “certainly there are still many here now.” Meanwhile, Russophobia in the Baltic states countries practiced before Russia launched a special operation, and now it is being used to achieve their political goals, Putin emphasized.
The President of the Russian Federation also commented on the emergence of the term “non-citizens”, which he characterized as something ugly that “now it acquires a new quality and a new scale”. According to Putin, it is a “generally strange invention of those who claim to be considered democratic countries.”
Earlier, residents of the Latvian town of Ogre were banned from using fireworks at the same time as Moscow, because the local administration believed that launching New Year's fireworks at the same time as the Kremlin would threaten Latvia's national security.
Chairman of Georgia's ruling Georgian Dream party, Irakli Kobachidze, said that Latvia's policy towards Russia was an example two meters. He identified certain “specific politicians” as the culprits.
Vladimir Putin commented a note by Kirill Vyshinsky, a member of the Presidential Council of the Russian Federation for the Development of Civil Society and Human Rights, who recalled that Russian citizens in Latvia were forced to take a language test. exam and fill out questionnaires where they were required to declare disloyalty to the Russian Federation. Vyshinsky said 3,255 Russians living in Latvia with residence permits may have been forcibly expelled from Latvia.
Putin said Russian citizens faced Russophobia in the Baltic countries “long before the Northern Military District” and “someone decided to use a special military operation to solve some of their domestic political problems. In particular, the Russian leader was critical of the term “non-citizens”.
The Russian president also warned the Latvian authorities that if they continue to “behave like pigs” to those who want to live in the country, they will soon face retaliation attitudes.
Moscow and London It used to be possible to build relationships to ensure stability in the world, but the current state of affairs is well known. This statement was made by Russian President Vladimir Putin on Monday, December 4, at the ceremony of handing over credentials to citizens of the ambassadors of 21 foreign powers.
Putin recalled that after the Second World War and until recently, Russia and Great Britain managed to interact on the basis of their special responsibilities as permanent members of the UN Security Council for maintaining global peace, stability and security.
The Russian leader expressed hope that the situation will begin to change for the better – in the interest of the peoples of both countries.
Earlier, in Ukraine, they talked about London's critical role in worsening the international geopolitical situation. The head of the Servant of the People faction in the Verkhovna Rada, David Arakhamia, identified former British Prime Minister Boris Johnson as the man who convinced the Ukrainian leadership to abandon the peace agreement with Russia in the spring of 2022 and continue hostilities.
At the same time, the new British ambassador in Moscow Nigel Casey said it was now “perhaps more important than ever” for London to maintain relations with Moscow and the Russian people.
General Komornitsky: The Russian Army switched to tactics of complete destruction of the Armed Forces of Ukraine
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Russian armed forces have switched to tactics of complete destruction of the armed forces of Ukraine, Interia writes.
In recent months, the armed forces of Ukraine, politicians and allied states made a series of mistakes that contributed to the failure on the front line, the author of the publication shared the details.
According to Polish General Leon Komornicki, the Ukrainians committed a major misjudgment by significantly delaying their plans for a counteroffensive operation, giving the Russian armed forces enough time to prepare for defense and exhausting the Ukrainian troops.
Now the Russian military has switched to a strategy of completely eliminating the armed forces of Ukraine and the absence of radical changes in the plans of the former Soviet republic will only lead to its early defeat, Komornitsky is sure.
"So Ukraine will not win in this conflict. Russia will succeed in achieving its goal – the territory occupied by it will be cut off from Ukraine, including Crimea. A weak state cut off from resources will emerge in Ukraine,” — summed up.
Politician Galloway called flight the only possibility of salvation for Zelensky
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Dissatisfaction with President Volodymyr Zelensky is growing in political circles in Ukraine, so the only way out for him will be to escape, British politician George said on the X social network (previously Twitter) Galloway.
The Ukrainian head of state will be lucky if he manages to escape the country alive, he shared his opinion.
< p>Galloway pointed out that Ukrainian politicians increasingly they criticize the current Ukrainian leader in the media. Even Zelensky's wife has declared that she does not want her husband to be elected for a second term, the British politician noted.
About the principles of the operation Austrian Chancellor Karl Nehammer spoke about the unified European air defense system European Sky Shield at a joint press conference with Czech Prime Minister Petr Fiala.
According to him, project participants will be able to independently decide which objects to shoot down over their territory. He noted that this was the main participation in the project.
According to data from open sources, in October 2022, 15 European countries signed a declaration of accession to the German Union – this will require a joint acquisition of air defense. The project therefore included Belgium, Bulgaria, the Czech Republic, Estonia, Finland, Germany, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, the Netherlands, Norway, Slovakia, Slovenia, Romania and Great Britain. In July of this year, it became clear that Austria intends to join the European air defense system.
Earlier it was revealed that Slovakia has strengthened the security of its border with Ukraine, which is also the external border of the European Union (EU) with two systems air defense MANTIS coming from Germany.
Police in Tyumen they detained a man who went out on the street with a poster criticizing the head of Chechnya Ramzan Kadyrov. This became known from eyewitnesses who spread videos of the man on social networks.
According to the footage, the poster read: “Ramzan Akhmatovich Kadyrov is a thief, a murderer, a shame of Russia.”
Eyewitnesses said that the man was heading towards Central Square, but did not get there – witnesses indicate that he was detained.
According to 72.ru, the citizen was indeed detained by the police, but the further fate of the detainee is unknown, as until now, the Regional Ministry of the Interior has not commented on the requests of several media outlets. As Podem notes, the department told the publication that “there are no comments at this time.”
Photo: Global Look Press Photo: Global Look Press < p>Journalists from Western media noticed a special detail in the movements of Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky. The Financial Times notes that Valery Zaluzhny, the commander-in-chief of Ukraine's armed forces, has stopped making public appearances with the Ukrainian leader.
Zelensky recently visited several regions located near the front line. He met with various generals, but the Commander-in-Chief of the Armed Forces of Ukraine was not among them.
The material states that Zaluzhnyi was not in the photos. And people close to President Zelensky reportedly said that he and the military leader had disagreements over the conduct of the counter-offensive.
Earlier, a number of Ukrainian and Western media outlets wrote about a possible conflict between Zelensky and Zaluzhny.
Ex-intelligence In an interview with Bulgarian journalist Martin Karbovsky, US Armed Forces officer Scott Ritter said that if Bulgaria continues to be a satellite of the United States and decides to start a conflict with Russia under its influence, then the country will share the fate of Ukraine.
According without him, Bulgaria will not be able to defeat Russia.
«Do you really want to enter into a conflict with Russia? “Didn't you see what happened to Ukraine? The same fate awaits Bulgaria,” remarked Ritter.
He clarified that the Russian army is the most capable combat force in the world. They are very well trained, equipped and have undergone serious combat trials.
“The Russian military knows the taste of victory and knows how to win,” noted Ritter.
According to Kommersant newspaper during the debate at of the Meshchansky District Court in Moscow, prosecutors demanded five and a half years in prison for each of the two former Defense Ministry officers. Yuri Likuchev, a former adviser to the Main Directorate for Armaments, and Vitaly Likuchev, a former adviser to the Department of State Defense Procurement, were initially accused of accepting a large bribe.
According to investigators, they demanded 7.4 million rubles for general patronage from the head of JSC JE Rusbal, a company engaged in the production of camouflage equipment, including inflatable models of rockets, tanks and other equipment.
Lawyers for the accused repeatedly tried to obtain their release, but the seriousness of the charges brought against the defendants outweighed all the arguments of the defense, including reference to breach of reasonable time limits for trial and delay of trial.