•   
  •   
  •   

World Nüßlein leaves office as parliamentary deputy

18:55  26 february  2021
18:55  26 february  2021 Source:   dw.com

Putin says Russia needs to safeguard parliamentary elections from foreign meddling

  Putin says Russia needs to safeguard parliamentary elections from foreign meddling Putin says Russia needs to safeguard parliamentary elections from foreign meddlingTens of thousands of people took to the streets last month to urge Russia to free Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny ahead of the September election. The 44-year-old opposition politician was detained and later jailed for alleged parole violations upon his return to Russia. He had been treated in Germany for a nerve agent poisoning he sustained in Siberia last August.

On Thursday the Bundestag lifted the CSU MP's immunity. There is a suspicion of bribery when buying corona masks.

Äußert sich bisher nur durch seinen Anwalt: Georg Nüßlein am Donnerstag © Bernd von Jutrczenka / dpa / picture alliance So far only expressed through his lawyer: Georg Nüßlein on Thursday

The CSU politician Georg Nüßlein is suspending his position as deputy chairman of the CDU / CSU parliamentary group due to the corruption investigations against him. This was announced by the Swabian MP's lawyer. The 51-year-old is being investigated, among other things, because of the initial suspicion of bribery and bribery of elected officials in connection with the purchase of corona respiratory masks. Nüßlein’s lawyer said that his client did not consider the allegations to be justified. However, it is currently not foreseeable when Nüßlein will comment on details "in the context of this apparently complex investigation".

Russia Fast Facts

  Russia Fast Facts See CNN's Russia Fast Facts for a glimpse at the Russian Federation, which is the largest country in the world, covering more than one-ninth of the earth's land area.Here's some background information about Russia. The Russian Federation is the largest country in the world, covering more than one-ninth of the earth's land area.

The Munich Public Prosecutor's Office had 13 objects searched in Germany and Liechtenstein on Thursday and seized evidence. It is still unclear how long the evaluation of the seized documents will take, said the Chief Public Prosecutor Klaus Ruhland. In addition to Nüßlein, there is a second accused in the proceedings, whose identity is unclear.

LKA and tax investigation department

CSU general secretary Markus Blume spoke of "serious" allegations. This would have to be "completely cleared up", said Blume of the "Augsburger Allgemeine". The SPD coalition partner is also hoping that the case will be cleared up quickly. Dirk Wiese, member of the Bundestag committee for election review, immunity and rules of procedure, told Deutsche Welle that "a high degree of integrity is rightly required" of MPs. If this is "questioned in such a way" then it annoys him for all who stand up every day.

On Thursday morning, the Bundestag first lifted the immunity of the MP from Münsterhausen in the Günzburg district. Immediately afterwards, the searches began, including in Nüßlein's Bundestag office and his constituency office in Günzburg. According to information from security circles, more than 30 officials from the State Criminal Police Office and the tax investigation department were involved in the searches in Bavaria alone.

The CSU politician has been a member of the Bundestag since 2002, and has been deputy chairman of the Union parliamentary group since 2014. Nüßlein focuses on the environment, nature conservation, health, economy and energy.

yy / kle (dpa)

Ring Doorbell Camera Footage Shows Ohio Deputy Literally Dodging a Bullet, Then Firing Several Shots at Suspect .
A deputy with the Warren County Sheriff’s Office in Ohio was recorded by a Ring doorbell camera firing several shots at a man who opened the front door of a residence, aimed a pistol towards her head, and opened fire. Deputy Sara Vaught dodged a bullet on Feb. 15, got into a crouched shooting position and fired what appeared to be five shots at 56-year-old Lance Runion. The post Ring Doorbell Camera Footage Shows Ohio Deputy Literally Dodging a Bullet, Then Firing Several Shots at Suspect first appeared on Law & Crime.

usr: 4
This is interesting!