Breaking Thursday, the United Nations General Counsel voted in favor of suspending Russia from the Human Rights Council. 93 nations voted in favor of the suspension, 24 voted against and 58 abstained.
The vote comes after the publicizing of the alleged atrocities Russian troops have recently committed in Bucha, Ukraine. “Russia is not only committing human rights violations, it is shaking the underpinnings of international peace and security” said Ukraine’s U.N. ambassador Sergiy Kyslytsya.
UN suspends Russia from Human Rights Council following alleged Bucha, Ukraine atrocitieshttps://t.co/e4g2RKVInW
— Fox News (@FoxNews) April 7, 2022
Among the nations who voted against the suspension, in favor of Russia, were Belarus, China, North Korea, Iran and Syria. China’s ambassador to the UN Zhang Jun said, “dealing with the membership of the Human Rights Council in such a way will set new dangerous precedent” and “produce serious consequences.”
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VIDEO: Russia Moving Missiles Towards Finland Border
Putin has said in recent years that Finland is considered friendly so long as they do not join NATO. Finland’s President Sauli Niinistö confirmed Sunday he has applied for NATO membership.
MetroUK tweeted chilling video and reported the following:
Russian deputy foreign minister, Sergei Ryabkov, said: ‘They should have no illusions that we will simply put up with it,’ and insisted ‘the general level of military tension will rise’.
BREAKING: Russia moves nuclear missiles towards Finland border in backlash over Nato bid. https://t.co/fgzgXnwjqK
— Metro (@MetroUK) May 16, 2022
The video was reportedly taken on a road leading to Vyborg, around 24 miles from the Finnish border, showing the deployment of mobile Iskander missiles.
“Seven launchers are thought to be en route according to commentary on a dash cam video broadcast by Russian media.”
A person on the video can be heard saying: ‘As soon as the president of Finland said they were joining Nato, a whole division of Iskanders, seven of them is moving towards Vyborg.
‘Looks like a new military unit is about to be formed in Vyborg or the region.’
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