Ahead of election, Hungary’s Viktor Orban faces uncomfortable Putin reckoning
16 March 2022 | 6:11 am
The papers react to US allegations that China is willing to offer military aid to Russia in the war against Ukraine. Also, we look at how another of Vladimir Putin's allies, Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban is distancing himself from Russia ahead of legislative elections next month. Finally, Emmanuel Macron gets a roasting in the British papers over attempts to (sartorially) emulate Ukrainian leader Volodymyr Zelensky!
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Ukraine's Foreign Minister Dmytro Kuleba expressed confidence that Ukraine would win the war against the invading force of Russia, in an interview with FRANCE 24. Speaking in Brussels a few days ahead of the first anniversary of Russia's invasion, the top Ukrainian diplomat explained why he thinks President Vladimir Putin represents a global threat for the international community, saying that the Russian president's strategy was "destruction and undermining stability".
There have been mixed reactions towards Nigeria’s election results. Ruling party candidate Bola Tinubu won against Atiku Abubakar and Peter Obi.
The national leadership of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and its presidential flagbearer at the just concluded presidential election, Atiku Abubakar led a ‘black uniform’ protest to the national headquarters of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) in Abuja to protest the outcome of the February 25 poll.
The election was seen as a test for the country's European future and its stance on the war in Ukraine. The Baltic state has so far been one of Kyiv's staunchest supporters.
Canadian media had reported that China preferred to see Justin Trudeau's Liberal Party retain power leading Beijing to work against the Conservative Party in federal elections.
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China and Russia announced a visit to Moscow by President Xi Jinping next week. Beijing, a longtime Moscow ally, seeks a peace mediator role over the war in Ukraine.
Lagos State governor, Babajide Sanwoolu, Labour Party candidate Gbadebo Rhodes-Vivour and PDP candidate, Dr. Abdul-Azeez Olajide Adeniran (Jandor) voted in Lagos.
German Chancellor Olaf Scholz said that the ICC's arrest warrant for Russian President Vladimir Putin showed that "no one is above the law." DW has the latest.
Kazakhstan's early parliamentary elections, which are widely expected to cement President Kassym-Jomart Tokayev's grip on power.
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