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The expert assessed the statement about "money for destabilization" in Belarus from Russia

The Russian expert, a specialist on the former Soviet Union Andrei Suzdaltsev called the nonsense words of the member of the initiative group of former presidential aspirant in Belarus Victor Babariko Yury Voskresensky, who broadcast the state TV channel "Belarus 1" said that he had accepted money from Moscow's politicians for "destabilizing the situation" in the country.

"Belarus 1" on Thursday evening aired the confession of the resurrection, who said on camera that he met with political analyst Dmitry Balkanton, later he introduced his colleague, Andrei Suzdaltsev. According to Voskresensky, for a reward he offered to "communicate further on the subject of the study of the socio-political situation in the Republic of Belarus", Balconet allegedly told him about the intention to destabilize the political situation in the country ahead of the elections. Under the statement of the resurrection, Bolkunets "get at the meeting of 30 thousand rubles from his personal funds with the words "democracy" and advised them to convey for purchasing laser pointers in case of use of violence by Riot police". Seeing the recent developments in the Republic, the resurrection "decided to turn himself in" to the KGB, which outlined all available information about the offense, realizing that it was used "as pawns blindly Moscow puppeteers".

The experts commented on the departure of Kuchma, the contact group on Donbass

Care of the ex-President of Ukraine Leonid Kuchma, the contact group on Donbass will have a negative impact on the settlement of the conflict and will slow down the process, and who will take his place - it's difficult to forecast, according to respondents RIA Novosti experts.

The former President of Ukraine Leonid Kuchma stopped work in the contact group on conflict settlement in the Donbass, said Tuesday the press service of the office of President Vladimir Zelensky on the results of their meeting.

The expert estimated the value of the talks between Putin and Zelensky

A telephone conversation between the leaders of Russia and Ukraine Vladimir Putin and Vladimir Zelensky will not bring fundamental changes in policy towards settlement in the Donbas, but Ukraine needs to show at least some initiative, believes the Russian political scientist Andrei Suzdaltsev.

Earlier, the press service of the Kremlin reported that telephone conversation, Putin and Zelensky was held at the initiative of the Ukrainian side. The parties discussed the implementation of agreements, "Norman Quartet", which was reached at a summit in Paris in December 2019, and the conditions necessary for the holding of the next summit in Berlin. Also discussed were de-mining of territories in the Donbas and the opening of a new checkpoint on the demarcation line. Both leaders praised the agreement by the contact group additional measures to cease fire in the Donbass.

The expert assessed the results of the summit of EU leaders

Ended on Tuesday a summit of European Union harmonization package to support agroekonomika after the pandemic COVID-19 showed that the two countries enterprises there is a clear trust deficit, which continues to worsen, said RIA Novosti Deputy Dean of the faculty of world economy and world politics HSE Andrew Suzdaltsev.

In the night of Tuesday in Brussels ended a summit of EU leaders, which lasted since Friday. The leaders discussed the budget and the Fund for the recovery of the European economy from the crisis caused by the pandemic. The European Commission proposed 500 billion from the Fund to implement subsidies, 250 billion as loans. In the end, under the pressure of the "Thrifty four" - the Netherlands, Denmark, Sweden and Austria - configuration of the Fund is different: 390 billion euros as subsidies, 360 billion as loans.

The expert believes that the protests in Belarus will increase

Street protests in Belarus against the background of the campaign will continue to grow, the authorities do not take political decisions that can stop them, a Russian political scientist Andrei Suzdaltsev.

Earlier in the press service of the interior Ministry of Belarus told RIA Novosti that about 270 people were arrested on Friday in different cities of Belarus after the election of pickets because of the violation of order of holding mass actions and disobedience to police officers.

The analyst commented on the detention of Babariko

The detention in Belarus of the presidential candidate Victor Babariko practically means failure of elections, it has not let go, considers the Russian expert, Deputy Dean of the faculty of world economy and world politics HSE Andrew Suzdaltsev.

Formerly the headquarters of Babariko RIA Novosti reported that the politician and his son are in the KGB jail. In Minsk at the head office of Belgazprombank, which Babariko headed for 20 years in Minsk, earlier were searched.

The analyst evaluated the statements of Kiev about the worthlessness of the Minsk agreements

Statements of Kiev about the worthlessness of the Minsk agreements from the international legal point of view, first, talk about the level of education of the Ukrainian elite, and, secondly, of weakness, so as to cancel those agreements, they can not, or will disappear grounds for sanctions against Russia, said RIA Novosti, the Russian political scientist Andrei Suzdaltsev.

On Friday Vice Prime Minister of Ukraine, Minister for reintegration of the temporarily occupied territories Alexey Reznikov said that the Minsk agreements are worthless from the international legal point of view, however, the Belarusian capital is to be used as a platform for the conflict settlement in the Donbass.

Russia's chances to finish the construction "Nord stream — 2" after new sanctions

Politicians and experts commented on the introduction of U.S. Senate bill to expand sanctions against the pipeline "Nord stream — 2". According to Russian parliamentarians, Washington is trying to impede development of the project and promote their own interests at the expense of European partners. The key statement in the material RIA Novosti.

The head of the international Committee of the Federation Council Konstantin Kosachev called cynical and illegal sanctions against insurance companies that provide services operating on pipe-laying vessels.

US sanctions can't stop "North stream – 2", the analyst believes

The project of the pipeline "Nord stream 2" will be completed, despite the possible U.S. sanctions against insurance companies for vessels for the laying of pipes, said to RIA Novosti, the Russian political scientist Andrei Suzdaltsev.

The bill on sanctions against the "Nord stream 2" were previously submitted to the Senate of the United States. He proposes to impose sanctions against the insurers of the ships employed on the construction of a gas pipeline. The document was supported by five senators from both parties, including the influential Senator from Texas Ted Cruz.

Dismissed Belarusian Prime Minister Rumas will do business

Dismissed Prime Minister of Belarus Sergei Rumas goes to the business, said on Thursday, Belarusian leader Alexander Lukashenko.

Earlier, the Russian expert, Deputy Dean of the faculty of world economy and world politics HSE Andrew Suzdaltsev stated that the Rumas left "in free flight", may join the opposition.