Commencing today and continuing into next week, military forces from Russia and Belarus will take part in Zapad 2021. Zapad, meaning “West” in Russian, is a military exercise conducted on Russia’s Western borders to showcase their strategic capabilities and practice operational maneuvers.
Today, Chair Bill Keating and Ranking Member Brian Fitzpatrick released a statement condemning Turkish Cypriot actions, with the support of Turkey, to further reopen the Cypriot town of Varosha.
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"During Pride month, it is important that we highlight the ongoing plight of LGBTQI+ Polish citizens as they struggle for recognition of their fundamental human rights. Increasingly dangerous rhetoric and a proliferation of discriminatory legislative initiatives in Poland are fostering an environment hostile to the safety and wellbeing of the LBTQI+ community.