Posts tagged as economic collapse

Pro-Kremlin outlets “predict” coronavirus-driven economic collapse of the Baltic countries

By Lukas Andriukaitis on Friday, April 10, 2020

As the Baltic states went into quarantine, pro-Kremlin media predicted the crash of their economies. Pro-Kremlin media outlets routinely push various narratives targeting the Baltic states; usually, these narratives accuse them of Russophobia, or describe them as aggressive. As COVID-19 puts pressure on the world’s economic system, however, these outlets have shifted their attention, publishing stories that claim the coronavirus is going to destroy the Baltic economies and undo their decades of post-Soviet progress.…

Israel security forces should face justice for Gaza killings: U.N.

Thursday, February 28, 2019

United Nations investigators said on Thursday Israeli security forces may have committed war crimes and crimes against humanity in killing 189 Palestinians and wounding more than 6,100 at weekly protests in Gaza last year. The independent panel said it had confidential information about those it believes to be responsible for the killings, including snipers and commanders. “The Israeli security forces killed and maimed Palestinian demonstrators who did not pose an…