Thought for the day

"There is no worse mistake in public leadership than to hold out false hopes soon to be swept away. The British people can face peril or misfortune with fortitude and buoyancy, but they bitterly resent being deceived or finding that those responsible for their affairs are themselves dwelling in a fool's paradise." -- Winston Churchill

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The European Commission has announced on Wednesday that a new program to aid civil society, students, scientists and professionals in Belarus worth 25 million euros was endorsed.

The statement released by the European Commission explains the objectives covered by the allocated funds.

Firstly, funds are provided to "civil society activists to promote democratic changes and human rights in Belarus." The European Union believes that thanks to this aid, they would be "able to continue their work despite the very difficult context on the ground."

PROF: RYSZARD LEGUTKO: "Two minutes of truth, of bitter truth" in the European Parliament MikeRivero Thu, 12/08/2022 - 13:19
Putin says Polish nationalists dream of seizing western Ukraine MikeRivero Thu, 12/08/2022 - 13:16

Russian President Vladimir Putin on Wednesday said Polish nationalists can’t wait to seize western Ukraine.

"As for the governments of some of our neighbors, Poland, nationalist elements there dream of taking back their so-called historical territories, seizing the western territories that Ukraine gained as a result of a decision by Joseph Vissarionovich Stalin following World War II," the president said at a meeting with the Human Rights Council.

He said "these territories were taken away from Poland and given to Soviet Ukraine."

As the security crisis and energy instability worsen in Europe, mainly in Germany, the unfeasibility of continuing the current European model of automatic alignment with American foreign policy becomes increasingly evident. American rivalry with Russia, passively embraced by European states, seriously violates EU’s interests and places the entire bloc under a serious threat.

As war shakes Eastern Europe, combatants on both sides have suffered heavy losses. Despite Ukraine’s tenacity and its latest battlefield gains, a long-term victory will likely be pyrrhic at best.

Poland - M1A1 Abrams Main Battle Tanks MikeRivero Wed, 12/07/2022 - 14:14

The State Department has made a determination approving a possible Foreign Military Sale to the Government of Poland of M1A1 Abrams Main Battle Tanks and related equipment for an estimated cost of $3.75 billion. The Defense Security Cooperation Agency delivered the required certification notifying Congress of this possible sale today.

BREAKING: Russian on High Alert MORE ATTACKS, Poland is Mobilizing For WAR! MikeRivero Wed, 12/07/2022 - 09:10

The European Commission intends to propose restrictions in the mining industry as part of the ninth package of sanctions against Russia. This was reported by the Financial Times newspaper on Tuesday. According to her sources, we are talking about a ban on new investments within the industry. At the same time, an exception will be made for some types of mining products.