Monthly Archives: November 2020

Russia to open nuclear submarine base in Sudan

Russia will open a naval base in Sudan, which will be able to host nuclear submarines. The draft of the agreement with Sudan was published on the Kremlin’s website of legal information. The document emphasizes that the agreement with Sudan have already been reached. Authorities in Africa’s largest country, where last year a military coup toppled Omar al-Bashir, who ruled the

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WHO could add Russia’s Sputnik V to list of recommended vaccines

That is possible if the medication meets all due requirements The World Health Organization (WHO) will put Russia-made vaccine Sputnik V on the list of the recommended vaccines for urgent use – as long as it meets the necessary requirements. The WHO press office reported that, quoted by RIA Novosti news agency. “The WHO contacted Gamalei research and development institute

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English platform linked to Russian Military, MH17 disinformation campaign: Report

Members of the Russian secret service are controlling English-language media platform Bonanza Media, international research collective Bellingcat reported on Thursday. Emails intercepted by hackers show that the platform exists solely to spread disinformation, mostly about the downing of flight MH17 over eastern Ukraine in 2014, according to Bellingcat.  Dutch blogger Max van der Werff and Russian journalist Jana Jerlasjova have

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Govt allocates extra UAH 895M to provide hospital beds with oxygen systems

12.11.2020 11:24 The Government made a decision to allocate an additional UAH 895 million to provide hospital beds with oxygen systems, Ukrainian Prime Minister Denys Shmyhal has said. “The Government is engaged in permanent communication with heads of regional state administrations and heads of healthcare departments. There has also been a relevant conference call today. We made it clear to

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How long-term theft in Russian medicine leads to the death of people during a pandemic. By investigative journalist Olesya Shmagun

At the end of October, 13 patients admitted to the hospital with coronavirus died at a hospital in Rostov-on-Don. Local publications claimed that lack of oxygen was the cause of death. Problems with the supply of medical oxygen could be associated with the opaque economic system that existed in the Rostov hospital for many years. This exponential history – the fall of 2020 the problems with

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At odds with propaganda: human rights activist explains why militants do not open checkpoints in Donbas

Representative of the Verkhovna Rada ombudsman for human rights in the Luhansk and Donetsk oblasts Pavlo Lysianskyi told why the passage of people at the majority of road borders with CADLO was blocked by pro-Russian militants, – Suspilne writes. In his opinion, the occupiers closed free crossing of the demarcation line in the Donbas not because of the epidemiological situation

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PS752 downing: Suspects may face up to three years in Iran prison

The question remains open, whether higher military officials will be punished.REUTERS Ukrainian Deputy Prosecutor General Gunduz Mamedov says has said those responsible for the Ukraine International Airlines (UIA) flight PS752 crash shot down on January 8 near Tehran may face up to three years in jail. “We learned that the probe is underway under articles 291 and 616 of the Iranian

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Russia Promises Sanctions on France, Germany Over Navalny

Russia said Thursday it will soon introduce retaliatory sanctions on German and French officials over the poisoning of Russian opposition figure Alexei Navalny. The 44-year-old anti-graft campaigner collapsed on a flight in Russia in August and was transported to Germany where experts concluded he was poisoned with the Soviet-designed nerve agent Novichok. The European Union slapped sanctions on several Russian

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The Kremlin and the Rise of the Zombie Voters

The US presidential election has predictably dominated world news this week. The protracted tally of the votes; the incumbent president’s persistent refusal to concede, the legal battles – all excellent material for reporting – and for disinformation. While most world leaders and professional and reputable international media have identified Joe Biden as President-elect, the Kremlin and its media continue supporting

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Zelensky wants full audit of implemented reforms

A reshuffled Commission on Legal Reform held a meeting chaired by the president.This is the first sitting of the Commission on Legal Reform under the president / Photo from UNIAN Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky proposes that the effectiveness of previously implemented reforms in Ukraine should be audited and assessed. He announced this this during a meeting of the reshuffled Commission

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