MOSCOW (Sputnik) — On Wednesday, hundreds gathered near the parliament to protest against Moldovan President Nicolae Timofti's decision to nominate Pavel Filip, the minister of informational technologies and communications and member of the ruling Democratic Party, for the post of the Moldovan prime minister.
Opposition forces in Moldova are expected to organize more protests on Thursday, demanding the resignation of the country’s government.
"The Kremlin, of course, is closely following all developments in Moldova. The Kremlin, of course, calls on all parties to respect law, to remain calm and hopes that all the forces that support either side will refrain from any violent actions," Peskov told reporters.
Since early September, major anti-government protests have gripped the Moldovan capital of Chisinau.
Following public backlash, legal threats, and sustained mocking, the Washington Post has added an editor’s note distancing the newspaper from a shadowy website called PropOrNot which they had preciously endorsed as “experts” on “fake news” and “Russian propaganda.”
A lawsuit has been filed in Michigan by a man who was tied to a chair and beaten so severely by police that he lost consciousness, becoming permanently blinded in his right eye. The entire nightmare incident was captured on disturbing surveillance footage.
A new class of sophisticated US Army rotorcraft is already struggling to get off the ground due to funding issues, much to the dismay of officials who hope that more funds will free up under President-elect Donald Trump.
On Tuesday, former National Security Agency director Keith Alexander noted that morale issues are causing a “brain drain” at the agency, resulting in some of the most talented intelligence workers seeking greener pastures outside of the federal government.
A grassroots movement that successfully lobbied for The Netherlands to hold a referendum on ratifying the EU-Ukraine association treaty is launching a bid to use parliament seats as "living voting booths."
Despite complaints of faulty ammunition, India’s Ministry of Defence (MoD) spent $490 million on 36 Pinaka Mark-1 multi-barrel rocket launchers, manufactured by the country’s own Defence Research and Development Organization (DRDO).
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