A prominent Belarusian opposition leader serving an 11-year prison sentence for helping organize anti-government protests was in stable condition Wednesday after being rushed to hospital, her family and allies say.
Authorities have now ordered the congregation at the New Life Church in Minsk, Belarus, to stop even the outdoor parking lot meetings they were reduced to after city officials sealed their church building last year, Voice of the Martyrs (VOM) reports. Ideologically close and loyal to Russia’s President Putin, Belarus’ authoritarian regime has criminalized unregistered Christian activity.
Israel has accepted almost 60,000 new immigrants over the past Jewish year, the highest number in 20 years mainly driven by an influx of Russians and Ukrainians seeking refuge from the war between the two countries.
Two groups representing more than 600 million evangelical Christians urged prayers for an end to the war in Ukraine as territories still controlled by Kyiv observed Ukraine’s Independence Day.
Chinese troops will be in Russia to join military exercises led by the host along with India, Belarus, Mongolia, Tajikistan, and other anti-western countries, China’s defense ministry says.
Russia and its allies are involved in military games in Iran when Moscow seeks sophisticated Iranian combat drones for its ongoing invasion of Ukraine, Worthy News monitored.
Ukraine’s President Volodymyr Zelensky was to address the Group of Seven (G7) wealthy nations on Monday after Russian missile strikes on the capital Kyiv and other areas killed at least one person and injured many more.
In a clear warning to the West, Russia‘s president announced Saturday he would send nuclear-capable short-range missile systems to ally Belarus.