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How One of Europe’s Smallest States, San Marino, is Winning the COVID War Thanks to Russia’s Vaccine

San Marino, a tiny landlocked state, surprised many of its European neighbours when it began easing anti-COVID restrictions in mid-April, several months after it stocked up on Russia’s Sputnik V vaccine. It may be one of Europe’s smallest states, but it’s winning the COVID battle thanks to Russia’s vaccine. The country, which has a population […]

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Russia Reminds US Its Presence in Syria is Illegal After Washington Charges Moscow With ‘Violations’

Damascus and its allies have repeatedly blasted the US over their illegal occupation of Syrian territory in the country’s south and northeast, and have demanded that all foreign military forces not explicitly invited into the country by the Syrian government vacate the Middle Eastern nation immediately, in accordance with international law. The Russian Embassy in […]

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‘Blind destructive rage’: At least 93 police officers injured, more than 350 protesters arrested during chaotic May Day in Berlin

May Day celebrations in Germany’s capital devolved into rioting, with burning barricades and scuffles between protesters and police. Nearly 100 officers were injured in the skirmishes, local security officials said on Sunday. May 1 is a day of political diversity. And of course freedom of expression and assembly apply even in times of pandemic. However, […]

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It’s Time to Return Incirlik & Kurecik Bases to Turkey, Reconsider Relations With US, Observer Says

Turks have taken to the streets in Istanbul, Ankara, Adana, and other cities to protest against Joe Biden recognising the events of 1915 as an Armenian genocide. The demonstrators called upon the Turkish authorities to end the US military’s use of the Incirlik Air Base and Kurecik Radar Station in southern Turkey. “I believe that […]

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Lavrov Says Berlin Should Provide Info on Navalny Before Asking Questions About Ukraine

MOSCOW – Germany should provide the required information about Russian opposition figure Alexei Navalny, who received medical treatment in the country following his alleged poisoning, before calling on Russia to explain its troop movement close to the Ukrainian border, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said on Tuesday. German Defence Minister Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer recently said Russia […]

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Moscow Informs Washington of Restrictions for Diplomatic Staffers Amid Bilateral Crisis

Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Sergei Ryabkov has notified Bartle Gorman, the deputy head of mission at the US Embassy in Moscow, of changes in the procedure for the entry of US diplomatic staffers, the Russian Foreign Ministry stated Monday. Moscow has informed the US about the next steps Russia is taking in order to address the […]

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Turkish Media Account Accuses US of Mass ‘Genocide’ of 84 Million People Amid Armenia Spat

Already shaky relations between the US and its Turkish ally took another turn for the worse last week after Joe Biden formally recognised the actions of the Ottoman Empire against Armenians in the early part of the 20th century as genocide. The move sparked outrage throughout Turkey and demands to leave NATO or kick US […]

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Reckless posturing by the US over Russo-German Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline threatens erosion of trust between Washington and the EU

The US has been using the Russian Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline project for its politicized carrot-and-stick maneuvers in relations with the EU. But this type of foreign policy only erodes trust within alliances. Meeting in Brussels on Wednesday, the European Parliament weighed two separate sets of remarks relating to Russian energy policies. These remarks […]

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First batch of Russia’s Sputnik V Covid-19 jabs delivered to India as country expands its vaccine drive to entire adult population

India has received its first batch of the Russian-made Sputnik V jab. Heavily hit by a new wave of Covid-19 infections, the country has expanded its vaccination drive in a bid to inoculate its entire adult population. An aircraft carrying the vaccines touched down in the southern Indian city of Hyderabad on Saturday. “First batch […]

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China, Russia to Support Each Other as West Ramps Up Sanctions Regime, Beijing Says

The two powers have pledged to join forces amid renewed tensions with western nations in recent months, including further financial support from sanctions and concerns about state sovereignty. Beijing will boost cooperation with Russia as western countries slap further sanctions on Moscow, it was reported on Monday.

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‘Why would everything be political?’ Jordan Peterson discusses order and eternal truths with RT (FULL INTERVIEW)

Dr. Jordan Peterson, acclaimed author and clinical psychologist, spoke to RT about his latest book, looking at the economic value of beauty, mixing art and politics, and his rejection of leftists’ calls for class struggle. Afshin Rattansi (host of RT’s show Going Underground): I’m Afshin Rattansi and you’re watching a lockdown season finale of ‘Going […]

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The West’s sole prerogative is that Russia has no right to self-defense… even when the threat is right on its border

As tensions increase between Moscow and NATO over a buildup of troops near the Donbass, actually initiated by Ukraine, the West’s apparent position is that Russia has no right to self-defense. That’s been the case for decades. Having grown up in middle America during the waning years of the Cold War, I possessed a not-so-healthy […]

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Austrian Health Minister Anschober Announces Resignation Over Health Issues

VIENNA – Austrian Health Minister Rudolf Anschober announced on Tuesday his intention to step down from the ministerial post due to health problems and exhaustion from combating the coronavirus pandemic. The 60-year-old recently had to take sick leave twice due to blood circulation problems. “After consultations with my doctors, I decided to step down from […]

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Intelligence Report Assesses Russia as US’ ‘Largest and Most Capable WMD Rival’

The Russian military is not as powerful as its Soviet predecessor, and Russia is only fourth or fifth in the world in terms of total military spending, but remains the only nation capable of challenging the United States in both conventional and nuclear forces, and subsequently is one of just two countries assuring global strategic […]

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Australia refuses to buy J&J vaccine due to AstraZeneca similarities, as both firms are scrutinized over blood clots

Australia has declined to purchase a vaccine made by Johnson & Johnson, because its mechanism is similar to the one used in AstraZeneca’s jab. Both vaccines are currently being investigated for links to blood clots. The Johnson & Johnson (J&J) vaccine is “an adenovirus vaccine, the same type of vaccine as the AstraZeneca vaccine,” a spokesperson for […]

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