The groups warned that the agreement violates the commitment of Belgium and the European Union to hold perpetrators of terrorist acts accountable. "The majority of the infrastructure of the ports of wider Odesa -- there are three of them -- remains, so it is a question of several weeks in the event there are proper security guarantees," he told Ukrainian television. The head of Germany's network regulator, Klaus Mueller, said Russias Gazprom had notified deliveries on July 21 of only about 30 percent of the pipeline's capacity. The killings targeted members of the Mujahedin-e Khalq Organization, a political-militant organization that advocated the overthrow of Iran's clerical regime. Tajik President Rahmon said the five nations should keep the developments in the war-torn nation under "permanent focus" as they may affect geopolitical situation in Eurasia in general. Deputy Attorney General Gholam Abbas Turki said on July 21 that the Abadan city administration held a 4.5 percent participation in the Metropol project and bore a large part of the responsibility for the accident since its involvement in the construction led to the neglect of the municipality's "supervisory duty." "We are doing all we can to support Ukraine. Labor protests in Iran have been on the rise in response to declining living standards, wage arrears, and a lack of insurance support. He also noted that he filed a separate, countersuit in state court in 2021, accusing Fuks of defamation, fraud, and being a notorious criminal, specializing in transnational money laundering, fraudulent schemes, and extortion, and being an agent of Russian intelligence. In a report published on July 22, the New York-based rights watchdog said the alleged violations committed by Russian forces, which also included the torture of Ukrainian prisoners of war (POWs) held in the area under their control, amounted to war crimes. Following the court's statement, Israel said it would send a delegation to Russia next week "to ensure the continuation of the Jewish Agency's activity in Russia," according to a statement from Prime Minister Yair Lapid's office. Only a few hundred have successfully reached its summit. The Jerusalem Post cited a top Israeli diplomatic official as saying that the ministrys request is based on allegations that Sohnut "illegally collected info about Russian citizens." MI6 chief Richard Moore: "I think they are about to run out of steam." The agency established in 1929 helps Jews from other countries settle in Israel. According to Iranian media reports, Kanani said Nouri's sentence was based on "baseless, distorted, and fabricated" accusations and said that for this reason, Tehran recalled its ambassador from Stockholm for consultations. Fuks could not be immediately reached for comment. In December, Moscow-based Memorial Human Rights Center recognized Pinchuk as a political prisoner and demanded her immediate release. Zelenskiy called it more fake news put out by the Russians to imply that he is not in control of Ukraine. Ukraine has a significant potential to advance its forces on the battlefield and needs to increase the intensity of its attacks on Russian forces, Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy said in his nightly address on July 21. Nurcular was founded in Turkey by Said Nursi, who died in 1960. (file photo), Iranian lawyer Mohammad Ali Dadkhah (file photo), Iran has been hit by a recent wave of protests by retirees demanding an increase in their pension as the country grapples with an economic crisis. Three members of the Territorial Defense Forces who had the status of prisoners of war were also tortured. The European Union brokered talks between Serbian and Kosovar government officials in Brussels this week to break the impasse. British intelligence noted that Russia has stepped up the use of air-defense missile systems to attack ground targets -- a fact that betrays a critical shortages of dedicated ground-attack missiles. (file photo). The delegation was to include representatives of the prime minister's office as well as the foreign, justice, and absorption ministries, the statement said. They are disproportionately from ethnic minorities. The letter called for "decisive action" from UEFA, saying 1. Following a heated two-day debate, parliament voted 79-41 in favor of the deal, which had already won approval from a parliamentary commission on July 6. That case is still pending.
The man was arrested while meeting with a "client," who paid him $800. Russia's military is likely to start an operational pause in the coming weeks after making only incremental progress recently on the battlefield, the chief of Britain's Secret Intelligence Service said on July 21.
"The war has been going on for almost five months, during which there have been significant changes, and under such conditions, the official exchange rate of the hryvnia at the level of February 24 no longer corresponds to reality and is gradually losing its role as an anchor for expectations," the statement said. The URL has been copied to your clipboard. The landfall facilities of the Nord Stream 1 gas pipeline in Lubmin, Germany. Under the decree, households will be eligible for the current capped power price on electricity usage up to 2,523 KWh per year, but will pay about double that for energy consumed above that limit, although the government said that would still be below the market price. In a message to RFE/RL, Vanetik said he planned to appeal the ruling. The club said in a letter made public on July 21 that it was "simply not sufficient" to have clubs from Belarus play their home games on neutral ground and that they should be removed from competitions, just as Russian clubs had been. Subscribe here. Among the methods of torture described by those interviewed were extended beatings, sometimes with baseball bats and electric shocks, which often resulted in injuries including broken ribs and other bones and teeth, severe burns, concussions, broken blood vessels in the eye, cuts, and bruises. Russian and Ukrainian forces both need to avoid basing their troops among civilians, and to do all they can to remove civilians from the vicinity, Wille said. According to the law, after receiving the official letter from parliament, the government has one week to amend the resolution on wages or it will be canceled completely. Russian forces also bombarded a residential area of Nikopol, a city south of Zaporizhzhya, killing at least two civilians and wounding at nine others overnight, including several children. Years earlier, Fuks, who earned millions building real estate in Moscow in the 2000s and later invested in oil and gas projects in Ukraine, negotiated with Trump over the possibility of building a Trump-branded skyscraper in Moscow. UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres was on his way to Istanbul on July 21, but a UN spokesman said an agreement on a deal had not yet been fully negotiated. Still, foreigners get around that prohibition and routinely attend inaugurations as guests of American donors, which is allowed. The bank said in a statement on July 21 that the new official rate for the currency is 36.5686 to the U.S. dollar. Pakistani climber Samina Baig poses on the top of Chashkin Sar (6,400 meters) in Pakistan. The head of Britain's armed forces said on July 17 in an interview with the BBC that the number of Russians killed and wounded in Ukraine was about 50,000. Russian authorities earlier this month sent an official notice to Sohnut's office in Moscow demanding its closure. The Kremlin reacted earlier to media speculation about Putin's health, dismissing the rumors as "nothing but fakes.". Since taking over the country, Taliban leaders have failed to provide assurances to the international community, Afghan citizens with security, or solve social and economic challenges," Rahmon said. The resolution calls on the United States, along with NATO and European Union allies, to support the government of Ukraine to prevent further acts of Russian genocide against the Ukrainian people and supports tribunals and international criminal investigations to hold Russian political leaders and military personnel accountable. (file photo), A statement from the office of Israeli Prime Minister Yair Lapid said that the country would send a delegation to Russia next week in a bid to resolve the matter. Winds on K2's peak can blow at more than 200 kilometers per hour and temperatures can drop to minus 60 degrees Celsius. He later registered with the U.S. Justice Department as a foreign agent representing a Ukrainian businessman named Valeriy Babych. The Ukrainian oligarch in question was later identified as Serhiy Lyovochkin, who was allied with the Opposition Bloc, a pro-Russian Ukrainian political party. "For this reason, we ask you to follow the recommendation of the [International Olympic Committee] and to not only exclude the Russian teams, but also the teams from Belarus, from all European competitions with immediate effect." Vanetik, a Russian-born U.S. citizen, has been a fixture in Republican politics in California for years, raising money and lobbying congressional Republicans, including former Representative Dana Rohrabacher.
She is one of many Belarusians who have faced multiple charges linked to the mass protests against Lukashenka following the controversial presidential election. Giuliani later worked as Trump's personal lawyer and worked with other Ukrainian figures to dig up information that would be embarrassing to former Vice President Joe Biden. In December 2016, a month after Trump's election, Vanetik opened a Kyiv office for a lobbying company called Medowood. According to the government press service, the embassies of the mentioned countries will now have to limit staff levels. Barrack was later indicted on related charges of illegal lobbying as a foreign agent. Speaking to the BBC in an interview on July 21, Truss ruled out the "direct involvement" of her country's troops if she were to become prime minister. Kosovar Serb Protesters Leave, NATO Troops Arrive At Serbian Border, 'We Get Scared When It's Quiet': Life Under Russian Bombardment In Eastern Ukraine, As Ukrainian Volunteers Try To Evacuate Siversk, RFE/RL Journalists Come Under Fire, scrapping decade-long caps on gas and power prices. Last week, a group of 11 human-rights organizations appealed to Belgium to cancel the agreement. Police in St. Petersburg arrested Pinchuk on November 1 last year at the request of Belarus. That figure could not be confirmed. Pinchuk is wanted in Belarus on several charges, including inciting national hatred, calls for activities that damaged national security, and slander. The letter also emphasized that a recent verdict by the Court of Arbitration for Sport confirmed the legitimacy of the exclusion of Russian clubs and added that the European Union has also imposed sanctions on Belarus over its support of Moscow in its war against Ukraine by providing communications and territory for Russia to launch its wide-scale aggression against Ukraine. The list includes the United States, Canada, Britain, Ukraine, Australia, Singapore, Japan, New Zealand, Taiwan, Micronesia, Montenegro, Albania, Switzerland, Andorra, South Korea, Lichtenstein, Monaco, Norway, San Marino, Czech Republic, and North Macedonia. Pensioners and associated groups blame the government for spiraling inflation, high unemployment, and failing to deliver on pledges to significantly increase wages and improve living conditions.
HRW said it wrote to the Russian and the Ukrainian defense ministries on May 6, asking for details about the measures their armed forces were taking "to minimize civilian casualties, remove civilians from the vicinity of fighting, and avoid deploying forces in densely populated areas." Szijjarto said earlier that Hungary was in talks to buy more gas on the market before the heating season as countries in Europe scramble to fill up and as energy prices skyrocket. Subsequent attacks on these bases killed and wounded civilians, the watchdog said. But critics including members of an exiled Iranian opposition movement say Brussels is backing down in the face of what is in effect hostage-taking by Tehran. U.S. President Donald Trump listens to the national anthem after inauguration ceremonies swearing him in as the 45th president of the United States on the West front of the U.S. Capitol in Washington on January 20, 2017. The deal would imply the release and possibly even pardon of Iranian diplomat Assadollah Assadi, who was last year sentenced to 20 years in connection with a plot to bomb a rally of the National Council of Resistance of Iran, an exiled opposition group, outside Paris in June 2018. The United States, the European Union, and several other countries have refused to acknowledge Lukashenka as the winner of the vote and imposed several rounds of sanctions on him and his regime, citing election fraud and the crackdown. British Foreign Secretary Liz Truss, one of the final two candidates to take over as prime minister after the departure of Boris Johnson, says she does not support sending British soldiers to Ukraine to help fight against Russia. Russia's military kept up its relentless artillery bombardment of civilian-populated areas earlier on July 21 amid what Kyiv said were failed attempts by Russian forces to gain ground. The resolution calls on the United States, along with NATO and European Union allies, to support the government of Ukraine to prevent further acts of Russian genocide against the Ukrainian people and supports tribunals and international criminal investigations to hold Russian political leaders and military personnel accountable. Since a disputed June 2009 presidential election, several co-founders and members of the DHRC have been imprisoned, including lawyer Abdolfattah Soltani and journalist Abdolreza Tajik. A bipartisan group of seven senators introduced the resolution on July 20 shortly after Zelenska spoke to members of Congress about the war, highlighting the suffering of Ukrainian civilians. But it is important that the Ukrainian forces demonstrate their ability to strike back and it is important that Europe continues to back Ukraine militarily. The deal would imply the release and possibly even pardon of Iranian diplomat Assadollah Assadi, who was last year sentenced to 20 years in connection with a plot to bomb a rally of the National Council of Resistance of Iran (NCRI), an exiled opposition group, outside Paris in June 2018. Naumov has rejected the charges, saying that he never promoted, shared, or supported any extremist or radical teachings or ideas. Ukrainian hryvnya banknotes (illustrative photo), Speaking to the BBC in an interview on July 21, Truss ruled out the "direct involvement" of her country's troops if she were to become prime minister. Last month, the chief rabbi of Moscow, Pinchas Goldschmidt, left Russia after he refused a request from state officials to publicly support Moscow's unprovoked invasion of Ukraine. In a joint statement released on July 12, the groups said it could result in the release of a convicted terrorist and legitimize Irans hostage-taking. The Ukrainian military said on July 22 that the main efforts of the Russian Army in the eastern Donetsk region are concentrated in the Kramatorsk and Bakhmut directions.
Dadkhah has been out on parole since 2013. The mayor of the southern city of Mykolayiv said the city had been targeted again on the evening of July 21 after being shelled earlier in the day, injuring one person and damaging infrastructure, energy facilities, and storage areas. He said 13 residential buildings in the city center were damaged by the shock wave and debris caused by the evening shelling. He planned to cross the border based on documents about studies at institutions in Poland. The rights group said that the abuses were apparently aimed not only at obtaining information but also at instilling fear so that people will accept Russia's occupation. Nouri, 61, was convicted of a "serious crime against international law" and "murder" and sentenced to life in prison, the Stockholm district court said in a statement on July 14. HRW said that, in compiling the report, it spoke with 71 people from Kherson, Melitopol, Berdyansk, Skadovsk, and 10 other cities and towns in the Kherson and Zaporizhzhya regions. Lawyer Mustafa Nili wrote on Twitter on July 20 that Dadkhah had been transferred to the notorious Evin prison to serve the eight-year sentence he received in 2011. Erdogans office on July 21 said a general agreement on the resumption of grain exports was reached during the talks and would now be put in writing by the parties. The resolution recognizes that Russias actions, including forced deportations to Russia and the killing of Ukrainian civilians in mass atrocities, constituted genocide against the people of Ukraine. According to international legislation, HRW noted, parties to the conflict must take the necessary precautions to the maximum extent feasible" to protect civilians and civilian objects under their control from the dangers resulting from military operations, avoid locating military targets within or near densely populated areas, and seek to remove civilians and civilian objects under their control from the vicinity of military targets. Ukraine's central bank, citing the deep economic impact of the war with Russia, has devalued the hryvnya by 25 percent. On July 20, Parliament Speaker Mohammad Baqer Qalibaf sent a letter to President Ebrahim Raisi noting that the 10 percent increase was against the law, and that the full hike should be granted in accordance with a decision by the Supreme Labor Council. Supporters of the Mujahedin-e Khalq Organization protest outside Stockholm District Court of Hamid Nouri's trial in August 2021. (file photo). Human Rights Watch (HRW) says both Russia and Ukraine must avoid placing military bases in civilian areas during combat operations without relocating the residents first.
Russia's military has kept up its relentless artillery bombardment of civilian-populated areas, including Kharkiv, Ukraine's second-largest city, where at least two people had been killed and 19 wounded. There has been no claim of responsibility for the cyberattack. "What we're trying to do is have an agreement that would allow for Ukrainian and Russian food and fertilizer to reach global markets," UN spokesman Farhan Haq said in New York said. The devaluation comes a day after Ukraine asked its creditors for a two-year payment freeze on its international bonds in an attempt to focus its dwindling financial resources on repelling Russia. Its importance arises in every diplomatic discussion with the Russian leadership," Lapid said in the statement. There are 40 million (Ukrainians)." Earlier in February, Naumov's appeal against his verdict and sentence was rejected by the Supreme Court of Tatarstan. Szijjarto said his goal was to complete talks on gas purchases as soon as possible, reiterating that Hungary wanted a cease-fire and peace talks to end the war in Ukraine. The mayor of the southern city of Mykolayiv said the city had been targeted again on the evening of July 21 after being shelled earlier in the day, injuring one person and damaging infrastructure, energy facilities, and storage areas. Videos posted on social media showed retirees gathering in at least four southern cities, Ahvaz, Shushtar, Behbahan, and Shush, chanting slogans against Raisi's government. She was among several women to successfully reach K2's peak on July 22, according to Karrar Haidri, chief officer of the Pakistan Alpine Club, which helps coordinate between climbers and the government in the event of an emergency. "The Defendant did not provide any tickets for a cabinet dinner, the inaugural parade, the inaugural concert and fireworks, or for the presidential swearing-in ceremony," the judge wrote. Tamila Tasheva, permanent representative of the Ukrainian president in Crimea, told HRW that human rights monitors estimated that at least 600 people had been forcibly disappeared there since the beginning of Russia's unprovoked invasion of Ukraine in February. Haidri said a second Pakistani female climber, Naila Kiyani, was also among the teams to reach the top of the mountain, but it appeared that Baig had arrived at the peak a few minutes earlier. They face daily attacks by the Russian Army. The summit was the first gathering of heads of state in the region since Russia -- which was not a participant in the meeting -- launched its invasion of Ukraine five months ago. Speaking to reporters in Moscow on July 21, Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov said the 69-year-old Russian leader is fine, adding that a bout of coughing during a public appearance a day earlier was due to a simple cold he caught during a trip to Iran earlier this week that was caused by intensive indoor air-conditioning. The price caps helped right-wing Prime Minister Viktor Orban secure reelection in 2014 and had been a key point of his election campaign in April, when he won a fourth consecutive term in office. Orban is confronted with his toughest challenge since taking power in 2010, with inflation at a two-decade high, the forint currency near record lows, and European Union funds on hold in a dispute over democratic standards. "So, here I am in my office, and I have never felt as good as now," he said. Pensioners and retired government employees have again taken to the streets in several cities across Iran shouting anti-government slogans and demanding a full 38 percent increase in their pensions, which was promised by the Supreme Labor Council. Vuhlehirsk, located some 50 kilometers northeast of Donetsk, is Ukraine's second-largest power plant and a strategic infrastructure objective that Russian forces are keen to capture. Immigration and Absorptions Minister Pnina Tamano-Shata said diplomatic efforts are under way to clarify the situation and resolve the matter accordingly.". For gas, the annual usage limit for price caps is 1,729 cubic meters, above which a price close to market prices applies, resulting in a seven-fold price rise. It also makes it illegal "to make calls against the use of Russian troops to protect the interests of Russia" or "for discrediting such use," with a penalty of up to three years in prison. A court in Iran has indicted 20 people for their responsibility in the collapse of a tower building that killed 43 people in May in the southwestern city of Abadan. Zelenskiy also noted that several members of the U.S. Senate have proposed a resolution recognizing Russia's aggression against Ukraine as genocide. Makeshift barricades erected by local Serbs at the border crossings prompted Kosovo's government to send in police units. Amid growing tensions over Russias war in Ukraine, German officials had feared that the Nord Stream 1 pipeline, which had been closed since July 11 for annual maintenance work, might not reopen at all. "Similarly, while Defendant sent a car to deliver Plaintiff to an event in a midrise building overlooking the Capitol, that event appears to have ended by the time Plaintiff and his guests arrived.". Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy has reassured his country's citizens that he is well after what he said was a fake news report about his health distributed by Russian hackers. If convicted, she faces up to 20 years in prison. Neither side has responded, HRW said. Naumov is well-known in Tatarstan as a teacher at the Russian Islamic University and is the former imam of a mosque in the regional capital, Kazan. Leaders from five Central Asian nations have ended a summit in the Kyrgyz resort town of Cholpon-Ata with a pledge to increase cooperation to strengthen the region as Russia -- the main strategic and trade partner of the region -- is being weakened by its war in Ukraine. Heartbreaking images capture some of the countless tragedies of the Russian invasion of Ukraine, as mothers and fathers grieve over their slain sons and daughters. The government has cracked down on the protesters, arresting many. Prime Minister Alexander de Croo's government has said the treaty is the only solution for the release of Olivier Vandecasteele, a Belgian aid worker jailed in Iran. In early March, President Vladimir Putin signed a law that calls for lengthy prison terms for distributing "deliberately false information" about Russian military operations as the Kremlin seeks to control the narrative about its war in Ukraine. According to the witness, the men did not present an arrest warrant, nor did they provide any explanation as to why they were detaining the lawmaker. "I think they are about to run out of steam, he said. Ukraine could potentially quickly restart exports, Ukraine's Deputy Agriculture Minister Taras Vysotskiy said earlier on July 21. The law envisages sentences of up to 10 years in prison for individuals convicted of an offense, while the penalty for the distribution of "deliberately false information" about the Russian Army that leads to "serious consequences" is 15 years in prison. Troops from the NATO-led peacekeeping force in Kosovo, KFOR, will deploy at the crossings for the next two weeks in an effort to help ensure cross-border traffic resumes without problem. We are determined to further develop our relations, including in the energy sector," Novak told Szijjarto, according to the statement. Baig hails from the remote northern Pakistani village of Shimshal in the GilgitBaltistan region. Russian authorities should immediately investigate war crimes and other abuses by their forces in these areas, as should international investigative bodies with a view to pursuing prosecutions.. Ukraine is a major global wheat supplier, but its Black Sea ports have been blocked because of the war. The Nurcular movement, which has millions of followers around the globe -- especially in Turkey -- has been banned in Russia since 2008. In all but one of the cases, Russian forces did not inform families on the whereabouts of their loved ones and even refused to provide such information when asked by the victims' relatives. Other criminal proceedings that grew out of investigations into the Trump inauguration included that of Washington lobbyist Samuel Patten, who pleaded guilty to helping an Ukrainian oligarch illegally purchase four tickets to Trump's inauguration and illegally working as a lobbyist for Ukrainian politicians without registering as a foreign agent. Media reports said earlier that several lawmakers in the Siberian city had reported Pirogova over her post on Twitter about Russian troops killed in Ukraine. Haidri said Afghan climber Ali Akbar Sakki died on July 21 due to a heart attack while attempting to scale K2 as part of the team of climbers who reached its summit on July 22. EU and U.S. officials also called for dialogue between Pristina and Belgrade to continue to normalize their relations, which remain strained despite substantial cross-border commerce. Moscows Basmanny district court said on July 21 that it will start a hearing on the ministry's request on July 28. Ukrainian forces have been successfully repelling repeated Russian assaults on the Vuhlehirsk power plant while Moscow continued to relentlessly shell the cities of Kramatorsk and Siversk, British military intelligence said on July 22, as Kyiv said that it has for the first time acquired a significant potential to advance its forces on the battlefield.