Lebanon awaits an incendiary campaign – Mir – Kommersant

The Lebanese Parliament has decided on the date of the elections. Voting will take place at the end of March – almost two months earlier than the last deadline set by the law. The decision was not taken unanimously. The president’s son-in-law, the head of the Christian Free Patriotic Movement, Gibran Basil, spoke out against … Read more

How the careers of politicians broke down due to sex scandals

New York State Governor Andrew Cuomo was forced to resign this week after 11 women immediately filed harassment charges against him. Denying his guilt, Mr. Cuomo nevertheless decided to leave the post. Kommersant recalls other prominent politicians whose careers were interrupted by love. Sex scandals (adultery, harassment, relationships with prostitutes) are not uncommon in the … Read more