Boris Johnson denies allegations of sophobia


British Prime Minister Boris Johnson said he has no interest in everything Chinese. He said this in an interview with Bloomberg TV.

He noted that as mayor of London he had visited China several times – they were “fantastic trips”.

According to him, the British government does not intend to “pick up” all the offers from China, because their investments have a large share in the economic life of the United Kingdom.

“I've said it many times and I want to say it again – I'm not a sinofob. I have a long way to go. “- he stressed.

Johnson also acknowledged the difficulties in relations between London and Beijing, in particular the development of bilateral trade cooperation.


Zelensky promised to urgently restart the Constitutional Court of Ukraine

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As stated by the ICTV Channel , President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelenskyy, in an interview with journalists announced the restart of the Constitutional Court in the country, which will take place in the coming days.

The head of state clarified that the restart of the Constitutional Court will take place as soon as the composition of judges is restored.

“We were waiting for their representative at the Constitutional Court from the Supreme Council … This will happen in the coming weeks, because for sure,” he assured, adding. that a vote on the CCU law will then take place immediately

Zelensky boasted of the gas crisis in Europe: Ukraine warned


Zelenský sees no point in asking the EU about Ukraine's accession

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As the TV states ICTV channel, President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelenskyj admitted to journalists that Kiev is no longer ready to raise a problem with Brussels regarding the country's accession to the European Union.

According to the politician, the reason is that, independently, the leaders of the EU member states assure Ukraine that they are not personally against its membership, but allegedly are opposed by another party. In the end, everyone nods to each other and the question doesn't move forward.

“There's no point in asking any questions … if you know the answer in advance. That's why … I didn't give them to either Mrs. Ursula von der Leyen or Charles Michel, & # 39; & # 39; noted Zelensky.


The State Department has launched an investigation into Biden's actions in Afghanistan


Press service The US State Department has issued a statement referring to the start of an investigation into the actions of the current head of state, Joe Biden, in Afghanistan, according to Politico.

Investigators will have to assess the legality of President Biden's decision against the withdrawal of the US military contingent from the country. Specified at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.

In particular, investigators will check the program for issuing immigration visas, as well as work on the resettlement of Afghan refugees and the evacuation of US personnel from Kabul.


NATO praised the suspension of the Russian mission


Official NATO Oana Lungescu commented on Russia's decision to suspend its embassy in the alliance. According to her, Moscow took note of this step.

“We regret these steps,” she added.

Earlier, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said that with On November 1, the Russian Federation suspends the activities of its representation in NATO and also terminates the work of the Alliance Information Office in Moscow. These are retaliatory measures by the Russian Federation to deprive eight Russian diplomats of their accreditation.

Earlier, it turned out that NATO had decided to expel eight Russian diplomats from Brussels. At the same time, the Secretary General of the Alliance stated that there were no specific reasons for this, the decision is generally related to the actions of Moscow.

Meanwhile, German Foreign Minister Heiko Maas said Russia's decision to conclude a permanent mission in NATO was complicating relations between the Russian Federation and the West.


Hospitalized Czech President Zeman declared incompetent


Czech Senate Speaker Milos Vistrchil said that the country's president Milos Zeman could not fulfill his duties. This information was reported to him by a military hospital in Prague.

Now, as Vystrchil pointed out, the upper house of the Czech parliament should start the procedure of taking away presidential powers from Zeman. At the same time, there is a possibility that Zeman will be able to return to his duties, but it is very small.

“All that remains is to choose when and how we will apply Article 66 of the Constitution,” he told the daily. Mladá fronta Dnes “.

Meanwhile, the Czech network publication Deník N claims that Zeman, hospitalized in a serious condition, suffers from liver encephalopathy. The diagnosis has not yet been officially announced.


Russia has offered to negotiate de-escalation measures with NATO


Deputy Prime Minister of Russia Andrei Belousov said that Moscow proposes to agree with NATO on measures to de-escalate. In particular, we are talking about a mutual decline in military activity along the borders of the Russian Federation.

At a meeting of the First Committee of the UN General Assembly, Belousov, who is also the Deputy Head of the Russian Delegation, the Deputy Representative of the Russian Federation to the UN and other international organizations in Geneva, said “further voluntary transparency measures” were now useful.

Belousov emphasized that steps were needed at this time to improve the situation and also to focus on good faith in the implementation of existing agreements, including the Vienna Document. “

As a result, Russia proposes to agree on measures to escalate, including mutual restrictions on military activity along the borders of the Russian Federation and NATO countries. It is also about “improving mechanisms for preventing incidents and dangerous military activities.” In Moscow, relations between the Russian Federation and the West are complicated.

Earlier, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said that from November 1, the Russian Federation would suspend the work of its mission in NATO and also end the work of the Alliance Information Office in Moscow. These are retaliatory measures by the Russian Federation to withdraw the accreditation of eight Russian diplomats.


Anton Tkachev will take the place of Sergei Chudaev of the “New People” in the State Duma

photo: Wikipedia The New People faction will become Anton Tkachev, who was part of regional group number 10 from Udmurtia and Permian territory.

Formerly a representative of the New People's faction, Sergei Chudaev, wrote a statement on the early termination of his powers from October 18, 2021. The statement was published in the lower database of the lower house of parliament.

13 representatives of the New People's faction entered the State Duma of the eighth convocation.


Kadyrov's nephew removed from chestnut beret tests

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Chechen head nephew Ramzan Kadyrov did not get a chestnut beret, because he was withdrawn from tests at the test site of the Stavropol “Tambukan” training center. This was informed by the telegram channel WarGonzo Semyon Pegov after the meeting of the Council of Maroon Berets.

The channel said that the nephew of Chechen leader Abdul-Kerim Kadyrov was removed from the tests during the march. They picked them up in cars. The current beret holders were outraged by this fact, which, according to Kotz, led to a mass brawl. It was reported that the head of the Main Directorate of Special Forces of the Russian Guard Igor Semilyak separated the participants in the brawl, but the ministry denied what had happened.

In the spring of 2019, Abdul-Kerim Kadyrov was appointed head of the SOBR training center by decision of Ramzan Kadyrov. “Terek” of the Chechen Directorate of the Federal Service of the National Guard.


The Ministry of Foreign Affairs invited the ambassadors of NATO countries to the work of the closed information office of the alliance

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Carry out emergency communication with Russia after the conclusion of the Information NATO's office in Moscow will be able to have one of the ambassadors of NATO member states. The Russian Foreign Ministry informs about it.

The choice of the ambassador to perform these functions was left to the discretion of NATO.

At the same time, the Alliance's Information Office in Moscow declined to comment on reports of its closure.

“We are not allowed to comment and we have no information,” the Bureau said.

We recall that Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said that Moscow would suspend the work of its NATO mission from 1 November. The Russian Federation is also closing the NATO Information Office in Moscow. The decision was made after the alliance withdrew the accreditation of Russian diplomats.