England scraps all Covid restrictions

UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson has told Parliament that England’s remaining Covid-19 restrictions would be removed, insisting it is time to learn to live with the disease.

Canada: Police probe leaked messages where officers reportedly celebrated brutality

The Royal Canadian Mounted Police has announced that it is “looking into” leaked messages from an officers’ chat group, in which members appear to cheer on the trampling of Freedom Convoy demonstrators in Ottawa.

Poland to expel 45 Russian diplomats

Poland is planning to expel 45 Russian diplomats who are suspected of working as spies, the Internal Security Agency has announced

Russia Today UK broadcast licence revoked by Ofcom

Russia Today has had its licence to broadcast in the UK revoked after watchdog Ofcom said it did not consider the channel «fit and proper» or a «responsible broadcaster».

Biden and Xi fail to bridge differences over Ukraine

President Biden has failed to persuade Chinese president Xi to withdraw China’s support for Russia. The two presidents held a two-hour talk, with president Biden warned of “consequences” for Beijing’s material support to Russia.

Irish MEP slams Western ignorance about conflicts outside Europe

During a plenary session of the European Parliament, Clare Daly, an Irish politician and member of the European Parliament, has criticized the EU for adopting double standards on the Russia-Ukraine conflict.

Obama openly admits ‘brokering power transition’ in Ukraine

In an interview with CNN’s Fareed Zakaria, ex-US president Barack Obama has acknowledged that the United States «brokered a deal to transition power in Ukraine» in 2014.

OSCE ‘Indivisible security principle’ should be put into practice: Chinese envoy to the UN concerning Ukraine

Zhang Jun, Chinas permanent representative to the United Nations, has said at the UN Security Council that ‘Indivisible security principle’ established by OSCE should be put into practice.

compiled by E.B. Krutskikh