High-profile Belarusian protest leader Maria Kolesnikova charged with conspiracy to seize state power & setting up extremist group

Follow RT on One of Belarus’ most prominent opposition figures, Maria Kolesnikova, is facing criminal charges for her alleged role in organizing long-running demonstrations against the country’s embattled leader, Alexander Lukashenko. That’s according to the headquarters of jailed former presidential hopeful Viktor Babariko, where Kolesnikova previously worked as a political…

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Israeli military ombudsman slams IDF for poor response to coronavirus pandemic

Follow RT on Israel Defense Forces soldiers have complained of their commanders’ inability to effectively curb Covid-19 outbreaks and provide timely treatment or proper quarantine conditions, according to the military ombudsman. Released on Wednesday, the latest annual report by the acting ombudsman, Brig. Gen. (res.) Eitan Dahan, included 5,706 complaints…

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