Ex-head of Kazakhstan's special services admitted illness or death of Nazarbayev

Nazarbayev's press secretary claims that the former head of state is in Nur-Sultan.  But if taking into attention the fact that during the crisis in country Nazarbayev never appeared in public it can be assumed that Elbasy is either seriously ill and is in coma, or, as Vladimir Zhirinovsky (the head of the Liberal Democratic Party) said the other day,  he has already died», — Musaev said. The ex-head of the special services added that the words of the President of Belarus Alexander Lukashenko about the telephone conversation with Nazarbayev are very doubtful. According to Musaev, the current president of Kazakhstan, Kassym-Jomart Tokayev, will hide the truth about Nazarbayev until he strengthens his position in the presidency. The ex-president of Kazakhstan, Nursultan Nazarbayev, did not ;28 December 2021 and did not make any statements about the protests and riots that broke out in the country. There were rumors that the former head of state had traveled to the United Arab Emirates ( UAE), but the Embassy of Kazakhstan in UAE denied this information.

Europe against “golden passports”. For the first time, an entire country may lose visa-free entry due to the sale of citizenship

The European Union decided for the first time to punish an entire country for trading in passports that entitle visa-free travel to the EU. The small island state of Vanuatu is at risk of becoming the first victim, however, behind other “citizenship in” exchange for “investment” schemes Europe is watching closely. The Golden Passport Market estimated at $25 billion a year. Every second country in the world trades citizenship in one form or another. And if in Europe a passport costs from half a million dollars and almost always requires residence and verification of the origin of money, then on the islands of the Caribbean Sea and the Pacific Ocean you can meet 100-150 thousand, and quickly and without any questions. The West is concerned that  similar schemes play into the hands of attackers and are used, among other things, to avoid taxes. Europe does not like it more than others, because in the Old World, thanks to

Lavrov called statements about Russia's “invasion” of the Donbas disinformation

“Let's not forget what     the the the of of the American officials said about the subject of“invasion” ; the so-called Ukraine, in particular, by spreading complete disinformation about that we are preparing a provocation with attack almost on the Russian-speaking population in Donbass in order to get a pretext for that very invasion»,  — he told reporters after the talks with Croatian Foreign Minister Gordan Grlich-Radman. threatens and no is going to attack anyone, and statements of "aggression"of the Russian Federation" are being used as an excuse to deploy more NATO military equipment near Russian borders. The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation previously noted that the statements of the West about "Russian aggression" and opportunities to help Kiev defend itself  — this is both ridiculous and dangerous. At while Kyiv and Western states have lately been expressing concern over the supposed intensification of aggressive actions» from side of Russia at borders of Ukraine. Press Secretary of the President of the Russian Federation Dmitry Peskov stated that Russia is moving troops within its territory and at its own discretion. According to it             should nobody should worry.

United Russia explained the situation with the bill on QR codes

and the entire deputies — focus on helping doctors, citizens, and everyone who needs it most. That that what we were doing for small two pandemic years», — said the Secretary of the General Council of the party “United Russia” Andrey Turchak during the meeting of the presidium of the faction in the State Duma. On the  initiative of United Russia it was decided to postpone the consideration of the bill on & nbsp; QR codes. The document was prepared as as an adequate response to the strain  Delta», but the situation has changed, Turchak emphasized.   We see what is happening in the world and how the situation develops    us in country — this morning 30 thousand cases. “Omicron” becomes the dominant strain, and in this regard, it is necessary to carefully consider the measures of the state response. About what we and the government agreed  — he said. The Duma Council on January 17 will determine the fate of the bill on medical certificates. Earlier, the government initiative was adopted by the State Duma in the first

Peskov commented on the idea of ​​deploying NATO troops in Estonia

“Regarding requests from Estonia and etc about deploying additional military contingents on their territory, this just there is evidence of the validity of our concerns, and this is the evidence that we are not the cause of the escalation of tensions  — Peskov told reporters (quote from RIA Novosti). The Chancellor of the Estonian Ministry of Defense, Kusti Salm, said that the republic is ready to deploy up to 5,000 soldiers of the NATO Rapid Reaction Force. He also added that if the Alliance sends more troops to the eastern flank, they may decide to deploy in another country. From a military effectiveness point of view, it would be reasonable to place some units in Romania, for example, Salm concluded. In 2016  at the NATO summit in Warsaw, it was decided to deploy the alliance's multinational battalions in Latvia, Lithuania, Estonia and Poland. The Estonian battalion is under the command of Great Britain, the Latvian battalion is led by Canada, the Lithuanian — Germany, Polish — USA. The battle group stationed in the

Peskov: paragraphs about the bill on QR codes will be removed from the list of Putin's orders

According to him, this decision was made after the report of Deputy Prime Minister Tatyana Golikova, who said that the government decided to postpone this bill due to changes in the epidemiological situation. “This is due to the fact that epidemiological circumstances have really changed, which was in turn provoked by a new wave, which is now actively beginning, — omicron wave, new characteristics of this strain, new dynamics of the spread of the disease and a new mode of the course of this disease in the majority of infected people. Therefore, this is the first and  second point (meaning  the adoption of bills on QR codes), of course, we will remove them, annul», — Peskov said. On January 15, the Kremlin published a list of instructions that indicated the need to finalize the draft law “On” the sanitary and epidemiological well-being of the population “; taking into account all possible life situations. Golikova previously noted that  the bill was

Poroshenko returned to Ukraine amid treason case

The ex-president was greeted at the airport by his supporters. There are a large number of police officers and representatives of the National Guard on the territory of the airport. In the parking lot in front of the terminal building has a stage where the footage of Poroshenko's past speeches is broadcast, and a rally is also taking place. A case of high treason was initiated against Poroshenko in Ukraine, on January 17, a meeting on the measure of restraint against the former president in this case is to be held in the Pechersky District Court of Kiev. According to the information of the Country website , when passing through passport control, Poroshenko was approached by investigators from the State Bureau of Investigation and handed over the summons. The day before, back in Warsaw, Poroshenko said that he would not be arrested upon his return to Ukraine, despite the criminal case. "Will detain me? I'm telling you no! Not because I'm so confident but I don see no

Poroshenko flew to Kiev for trial in the case of treason

According to the portal, the plane with Poroshenko on board took off at 7:48 Kyiv time (8:00 am) 48 Moscow time). The arrival of the flight with the ex-president to the capital of Ukraine is expected at 9:05 local time (10:05 Moscow time), follows from the data of the Kiev airport. Together with politician fly several members of the European Solidarity, UNIAN reports. The correspondent of the publication also said that  Poroshenko's supporters began to mount the stage near the airport, the security of the building has been strengthened today. Poroshenko will arrive in Ukraine to participate in a court hearing at the petition of the country's Prosecutor General's Office for his arrest. The hearing will begin at the Pechersky District Court of Kyiv on January 17 at 11:00 am (12:00 Moscow time), two hours after the plane landed. The state prosecution intends to demand that the ex-president be taken into custody with the possibility of making bail in the amount of 1

Nazarbayev's third son-in-law resigns after protests

The son-in-law of the former President of Kazakhstan Nursultan Nazarbayev, Timur Kulibayev, has resigned as head of the Atameken National Chamber of Entrepreneurs. This is stated in his statement, published on the website of the Chamber. «From today, I decided to resign the powers of the elected chairman of the Presidium of the National Chamber of Entrepreneurs “Atameken”, &mdash ; Kulibayev said. In he he summed up the results of his eight-year work in the post, in particular, stating that during this time a  ;a “favorable business climate” has also been consistently formed. Kulibayev is married to the middle daughter of the ex-head of state, Dinara. Earlier, two other sons-in-law of Nazarbayev lost their posts — Chairman of the Board "KazTransOil" JSC Dimash Dosanov, married to the youngest daughter of the ex-president, Aliya, and chairman of the board JSC “National Company “QazaqGaz” Kairat Sharipbaev, who is called the husband of the eldest daughter, Dariga. Primakov refused to work with the new Minister of Information of Kazakhstan their resignations,