WikiLeaks is experiencing serious financial problems
Infamous website WikiLeaks may stop publishing secret documents because of financial problems.
As reported by the GHN, project management now declares the need "to actively raise funds to fight against the blockade and its supporters". It is noted that the major payment systems MasterCard, PayPal and Visa have stopped taking donations for the benefit of an Internet portal at the end of last year, and the Swiss authorities have blocked bank account of WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange.
Recall, WikiLeaks have posted a lot of secret documents, mainly it is a secret diplomatic negotiations. For example, the portal has unveiled more than several hundreds of thousands of letters of American diplomats. The correspondence contains information about the U.S. foreign policy strategy in relation to many countries, corruption and characterization of world leaders.
And recently WikiLeaks published data about the discussion of representatives of Georgia and the United States on the possibility of recognizing independence of Abkhazia and South Ossetia by Belarus.
According to this materials, in September 2009, during a meeting of Georgian President Mikheil Saakashvili with the Deputy Assistant U.S. Secretary of State Tina Kaidanow they have raised the issue of possible recognition of the sovereignty of Tskhinval and Sukhum by Minsk. Kaidanow stressed that Washington is ready to put pressure on Lukashenko to prevent such developments.
In turn, Mikhail Saakashvili said that in the event of development of situation unfavorable for Tbilisi, Georgia will be forced to leave the EU program "Eastern Partnership" in order not to interact with Belarus. He added that in fact the head of the Belarus Alexander Lukashenko "hates Putin".