President of Belarus Alexander Lukashenko he said he did not intend to run after his resignation. He said this at an extended session of the Constitutional Commission.
This is how he responded to the request of Commissioner Volodymyr Bask. After resigning, Lukashenko asked him to “try to remain in the role of guarantor of independence, peace and tranquility in Belarus,” BelTA said. As a result, the Belarusian leader stressed that “he has no crazy thoughts.” He added that he never ran anywhere and did not run.
In the meantime, he also proposed consolidating in the new constitution the right to make new changes to the basic law for the All-Belarusian People's Assembly, which is planned to gain constitutional status.
The President of Belarus also said that if he became the chairman of the All-Belarusian People's Assembly (VNS), then only the people would be elected president of the republic and he was not the chairman of the VNS.
US Army disrupted Afghanistan airspace. Zabiullah Mujahid, Deputy Minister of Culture and Information of the country, stated this on his Twitter page.
According to a representative of the Taliban movement (banned as a terrorist organization in the Russian Federation), American drones are present in the airspace of Afghanistan, which is a violation of its sovereignty.
Zabiullah Mujahid also called on the United States and other countries to comply with the interim commitments. He warned the American side of the possible consequences.
Former adviser to the former – US President Donald Trump for Russia's Fiona Hill believed that Russian leader Vladimir Putin had deliberately chosen an “attractive brunette” as a translator at a meeting with the White House chief in Japan in 2019. Former Trump spokeswoman Stephanie Grisham wrote about it in her book.
Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov commented on the situation. According to him, the selection of interpreters for meetings with the President of the Russian Federation is in the competence of the Russian Ministry of Foreign Affairs. The head of state himself is not involved in this process.
In Grisham's book “ I will now answer your questions: What I saw in Trump's White House“ it was said that when the meeting began, “the counselor leaned over and asked if she had noticed Putin's translator. The girl was a “ attractive brunette with long hair, a pretty face, and an amazing figure.“
Finally, Hill admitted that she suspected that Putin had deliberately chosen a woman to distract the American. president, the New York Times reported. She also noted that Trump allegedly wanted to act harder on journalists in relation to Russian President Vladimir Putin. In particular, at a meeting between Putin and Trump in Japan in 2019, according to Grisham, the American leader leaned over and warned Putin with the undertone that “ in front of the cameras & # 39; & # 39; will behave differently, and harder.
Internet users criticized American missile tests. According to Pentagon reports, it was accelerated to a speed that exceeds five times the speed of sound. An article published on the website of the British portal Daily Express refers to the words of Andrew Knedler, a representative of the Advanced Development Agency in the Pentagon (DARPA). He called the project “a real miracle created by the US military.” However, readers ridiculed this statement. “Are they signaling? Very funny, “says one of the users. In his opinion, Russia and the whole world really hear the signal “clearly and distinctly”. And she “laughs at Biden and his poor army.” He urged him to wait until “these boys in pink-haired clothes run into real men on the battlefield.”
Another user pointed out that we were talking about “toys for boys.” Led only by backward countries, which are “Lucky to have an air force.” He also called to remember when the developed and advanced country last went to war with another developed and developed country.
As stated in another comment, the United States needs to be rebuilt, not “engaged in the manufacture of weapons.”>
The day before, on September 27, the United States announced a test of a hypersonic missile 5 times the speed of sound, developed by Raytheon. The engine on the rocket comes from a Northrop Grumman aircraft. It is known, for example, that the engine runs on a mixture of hydrocarbon fuel and air.
Hungary has agreed requirements of the European Commission regarding the signing of a gas agreement with Russia. This was announced by Vladimir Chizhov, Russia's Permanent Representative to the European Union.
“Naturally I can't know the details, including the business details of this contract, but I'm sure by signing this contract” It's quite serious and long-term, Budapest has taken into account the relevant requirements of the European Commission, “Chizhov said on air. TV channel Russia-24.
The agreement between Gazprom and Hungary was signed on 27 September and will enter into force on 1 October. The contract is for 15 years. In ten years, the parties can reconsider supply volumes. According to the agreement, most of the gas will go through Serbia, the rest of the fuel – through Austria.
Russian President Dmitry Peskov's press secretary has previously said that the agreement was concluded on the most favorable economic conditions for the parties and that it would be wrong to call it politicized.
US Ambassador v In Kazakhstan, William Moser said Washington did not have specific plans to use Russian bases in Central Asia.
Earlier, the Wall Street Journal said, citing sources, that the head of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, General Mark Milli, spoke about Russia's General Staff, Valery Gerasimov, about the possibility of sharing bases.
“We have no specific plans for this yet,” Moser told a news conference in time for the completion of his diplomatic mission.
Vice-Chairman of the Russian Security Council , Chairman of the United Russia Party Dmitry Medvedev, said why he was not elected to the State Duma. Medvedev argues that it is not “obviously right” for a former head of state to be elected to the State Duma “for obvious reasons.”
He noted that the former head of state does not have many opportunities to continue working. In some countries, former presidents do not hold public office, but are engaged in public activities. He especially lectures at universities, Medvedev recalled.
According to him, such rules do not exist in Russia, but “there is also an idea of what you do”. The Security Council addresses important issues related to ensuring Russia's national security as well as defense capabilities. But in the State Duma, “this kind of work is very delicate,” which requires coordination of interests and compromises between different people and between different factions, writes RT.
Medvedev also noted that the work of foreign social networks and IT companies in the Russian Federation could be banned if they do not comply with Russian law. According to him, such a scenario is possible due to the interference of foreign technology giants in the political life of the country. The vice-president of the Security Council added that Russia must have all the necessary resources to influence such companies.
He also said that Russia would probably never have a compulsory vote in elections. Speaking of the three-day vote, the prime minister noted that this was a necessary measure given the situation with coronavirus. It may persist after a pandemic.
Russia will probably never have a mandatory vote in elections. This was stated by Deputy Chairman of the Security Council Dmitry Medvedev.
At the same time, he reminded that this has already happened in world history. According to the chairman of the United Russia & nbsp; in the future, Russians should have the right to choose between face-to-face and distance voting, RT said.
We are talking about a three-day former prime minister noted during the vote that this is a necessary measure from – for the situation with coronavirus. This may persist after a pandemic.
Medvedev also said that there was no need to respond to Western doubts about the legitimacy of Russia's elections. According to him, “the dog barks, but the caravan goes on.” He also stressed that “ there are no such statements. & # 39; & # 39;
Medvedev recalled that the Russian Federation is an independent large country that has state sovereignty over its entire territory and its own legislation. He also noted that the OSCE had tried in advance to discredit the Russian elections by refusing to send its experts.
Previously, LDPR leader Vladimir Zhirinovsky demanded fines or criminal liability for refusing to vote for citizens.
Vice-Chairman of the Russian Council Dmitry Medvedev said that there was no need to respond to Western doubts about the legitimacy of Russia's elections. According to him, the dog barks and the caravan moves. & # 39; & # 39; An independent large country that has state sovereignty over its entire territory and its own legislation. Medvedev also noted that the OSCE had tried to discredit Russian elections in advance by refusing to send its experts.
Russian Senator Alexei Pushkov previously said that the EU's non-recognition of the State Duma elections would lead to a break with Russia. According to him, the main document is the European Parliament's resolution of 16 September. It has an advisory character. A member of the Federation Council said that now the West has no reason to report violations in the elections to the State Duma of the Russian Federation.
Pushkov clarified that such a development of events is unrealistic. Most likely, “ the EU can only be made a statement, and Western leaders will not go further. & # 39;
Russian gas pipes & quot; Nord Stream 2 & quot; poses less of a threat to the Ukrainian economy than Turkish Stream. This view is shared by Ukrainian General Gennady Moskal.
The statement was made against the background of the agreement between Russia and Hungary on gas supplies until 2036.
In the air TV channel Ukraine 24; Moskal indicated that Kiev is taking “ reverse gas & # 39; & # 39; from Slovakia, a country that does not produce a single cubic meter of gas. “But we shop there.” & quot; Turkish current & quot; – Why we're silent that it's much worse for us economically than Nord Stream 2, & nbsp; – concluded General/
Moskal does not know where Slovakia is refueling. “ At the same time, however, the country can take gas from Nord Stream 2 and Ukraine will face the question – from whom to buy it? & # 39 ;, – & nbsp; said the representative of Ukraine.
Kiev has indicated that it intends to continue the fight against Russia's Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline. About this agency & quot; France Press & quot; said the press secretary of the President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelensky Sergei Nikiforov.
Construction of Nord Stream 2 completed on September 10. Gas supplies are expected to begin on October 1. Kiev opposed the project and insisted that Russia use gas as a way to put pressure on countries, especially Ukraine. Now Kiev intends to claim compensation under the association agreement with the European Union.