There have been more protests and killings by the authoritarian Marxist Sandinista government of
There have continued to be purges up to the second anniversary of the attempted military coup and the constitutional amendment granting the President more powers has now gone into effect, which he is using already to crack down on all dissent as presidentialism has supplanted rule by a prime minister. Secular, democratic
had been a model state, has become Islamist and, especially, authoritarian.
A Briton was killed last week and another sickened because of contamination from the
Russian Federation chemical attack in the United Kingdom
last month against a Russian émigré and his daughter. The authoritarian and oligarchical regime of
Vladimir Putin murders critics or potential witnesses to its crimes abroad,
just as it does at home.