Coup prompts outcry from Myanmar as Biden threatens sanctions

"Сложнее всего начать действовать, все остальное зависит только от упорства." Амелия Эрхарт ©

(Reuters) — Western leaders condemned the coup by Myanmar’s military against Aung San Suu Kyi’s democratically elected government and hundreds of thousands of her supporters took to social media to voice their anger at the takeover. In the early hours of Monday, the Myanmar army handed power to military chief General Min Aung Hlaing and imposed a state of emergency for a year, saying it had responded to what it called election fraud. The sudden turn of events derailed years of efforts to establish democracy in poverty-stricken Myanmar, also known as Burma, and raised more questions over the pr…

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