The detention conditions for WikiLeaks portal founder Julian Assange in the British prison are inhumane, Assange’s father John Shipton said on September 29, The Independent reports.
China currently faces a dilemma in connection with the situation in Hong Kong: to defend its sovereignty and territorial integrity, which essentially means to repeat the events on Tiananmen Square in 1989, or to launch the process of the country’s erosion and dissolution. Doctor of political science Vladimir Pavlenko drew such a conclusion in his article “In Hong Kong, Beijing decides between the consolidation of society and decay” for REGNUM News Agency published on August 14.
The permanent representative of the United Kingdom to the UN Karen Pierce received an invitation to search for disadvantaged Ukrainian citizens in Crimea from the head of the Ukrainian community in Crimea Anastasiya Gridchina on August 14, RIA Novosti informs.
US and British special services are preparing a disinformation campaign against Russian President Vladimir Putin’s entourage and the leadership of the Russian Defense Ministry, RIA Novosti reports on July 13 citing its source in the military.