Legendary Soviet dissident Nathan Sharansky: a lack of support for Iranian protesters “a moral and strategic mistake of historic proportions”
Dissident and democracy activist Nathan Sharansky
WASHINGTON – DUBAI – The number of killed and arrested protesters increased during the seventh day of protests on Friday morning. Former dissident Nathan Sharansky, who spent nine years in Soviet prisons criticized Western commentators advise to withdraw support for protesters.
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It is doubtful whether they will be able to reach the scene of chemical weapon attack. While Moscow and Damascus denied that the shots were fired at the UN personnel, West urged both sides to provide security in the region.
Russia’s state communications regulator on Tuesday said it had blocked IP addresses owned by Google and Amazon, saying they were being used by the Telegram messaging service which Moscow moved to ban this week.