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Kazakhstan to hold snap presidential election in June

Kazakhstan to hold snap presidential election in June

Kazakhstan to hold snap presidential election in June Kazakhstan’s interim president, Kassym-Jomart Tokayev, called a snap presidential election for June 9 on Tuesday. His ratings are likely to benefit from public sector pay raises in June and other welfare initiatives, Reuters said. “In order to secure social and political accord, confidently move forward, and deal with socio-economic development tasks, it […]

Russia signals OPEC & allies could raise oil output after June

Russia signals OPEC & allies could raise oil output after June

Russia signals OPEC & allies could raise oil output after June A senior Russian official has suggested Russia will press for an end of the OPEC+ production cuts after the end of June when the original agreement expires. Kiril Dmitriev, head of the country’s direct investment fund, has been a staunch supporter of the OPEC+ cooperation since the beginning, which […]

India greenlights purchase of more Russian T-90 battle tanks – Moscow

India greenlights purchase of more Russian T-90 battle tanks – Moscow

India greenlights purchase of more Russian T-90 battle tanks – Moscow Moscow will help India produce additional batches of the time-proven T-90, a Russian government agency said amid reports that New Delhi is eyeing the procurement of almost 500 main battle tanks. Russia “is ready to extend the license [to assemble the T-90] and increase production of T-90 tanks,” a […]

Bolsonaro says Brazil & US focus on creating ‘rift’ within Venezuelan army to oust Maduro

Bolsonaro says Brazil & US focus on creating ‘rift’ within Venezuelan army to oust Maduro

Bolsonaro says Brazil & US focus on creating ‘rift’ within Venezuelan army to oust Maduro Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro is not making a secret of his plan to bring down Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro, saying in an interview that he and Washington pin their hopes on a military coup instigated from the outside. Speaking to Jovem Pan radio on Monday, […]

Eric ‘Nukes for Gun Control’ Swalwell announces 2020 presidential run

Eric ‘Nukes for Gun Control’ Swalwell announces 2020 presidential run

Eric ‘Nukes for Gun Control’ Swalwell announces 2020 presidential run Another moderate centrist is joining the pack of Democratic candidates surging forward to the 2020 US presidential election – only this one has Twitter-threatened to use “nukes” on gun owners. Rep. Eric Swalwell (D-California) has announced he is joining the fight to unseat President Donald Trump, apparently deciding his six […]

State Dept bars 16 Saudi nationals from US over Khashoggi murder

State Dept bars 16 Saudi nationals from US over Khashoggi murder

State Dept bars 16 Saudi nationals from US over Khashoggi murder The US State Department has banned 16 Saudis it believes to be complicit in the gruesome murder of the Washington Post columnist Jamal Khashoggi from entering the US. One of the alleged culprits is not included on the blacklist. In a statement on Monday, US State Secretary Mike Pompeo […]