More than 10,000 people were detained at recent rallies in Russian Federation in support of Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny with many subjected to mistreatment in police custody, monitors said Wednesday. Mr Navalny's arrest and the mass detentions have triggered a wave of condemnation from the West, with many leaders calling for his release and some urging new sanctions against Moscow .
The decision marks a u-turn from the statement made by Rajapaksa over two weeks ago, when he said the project would go ahead, citing "regional geo-political concerns". The spokesperson said that the commitment of the Government of Sri Lanka with regard to the ECT has been conveyed several times in the recent past, including at the leadership level.
The Space Force was created as a separate branch of the US military by Trump, who spoke enthusiastically about the need for a force to protect American interests in orbit and celebrated its new flag in an Oval Office ceremony. Mike Rogers (R-AL) asked the White House to "immediately apologize" for what he called Psaki's "disgraceful comment" on the Space Force , according to Politico .
A few seconds later, the girl screams as she is hit with pepper spray and then begs officers to wipe her eyes. "This is your last chance, otherwise pepper spray is going into your eyeballs", said a female officer. "And Mike Mazzeo did exactly what he was trained to do to protect this institution, and that was to demonize a child and immediately tried to discredit the feelings of the community members that he is charged with 'protecting and serving'".
Police detained more than 500 people in Moscow and at least 2,200 across Russian Federation on Sunday at protests calling for the release of jailed Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny , a monitor said . Prosecutors also demanded that social media platforms block calls to join the protests. The almost two-hour video has been watched over 100 million times on YouTube, forcing the Kremlin to respond.
The study included more than 2,100 people over 60, and the vaccine appeared to be about 92% effective in them. The latest study is based on research involving about 20,000 people over 18 at 25 hospitals in Moscow between September and November, of whom three-quarters got two doses of the Russian vaccine 21 days apart and the remainder got placebo shots.