Tag: russia

Alexei Navalny: Russia opposition leader poisoned with Novichok – Germany

IMAGE COPYRIGHTREUTERS There is "unequivocal proof" that Russian opposition politician Alexei Navalny was poisoned with a Novichok nerve agent, Germany has said. Chancellor Angela Merkel said he was a victim…

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US tells Russia that China has secret and rapidly expanding nuclear warhead arsenal

Arms control discussions between the US and Russia concluded Tuesday in Vienna, with both countries walking away from the table with concerns unaddressed. The most contentious element of the discussions involved China, and whether or…

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WHO to Subject Russia’s COVID-19 Vaccine to ‘Rigorous’ Review

The World Health Organisation said any WHO stamp of approval on Russia’s COVID-19 vaccine would require a rigorous safety data review. The WHO disclosed this after Russia announced on Tuesday that it…

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Russian  cargo of dangerous ammonium nitrate was stranded in Beirut port for years

As Lebanon's investigation into the devastating blast in Beirut continues, officials have pointed to a possible cause: A massive shipment of agricultural fertilizer that authorities say was stored in the port of…

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Covid-19: US, UK, Canada accuse Russia of vaccine theft

The United Kingdom’s National Cyber Security Centre has accused Russian spies of trying to steal COVID-19 vaccine being developed in laboratories in Oxford and America. According to the British Broadcasting…

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U.S. warns Russia, China of U.N. isolation if Iran arms ban extension blocked

By Michelle Nichols and Humeyra Pamuk NEW YORK/WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Russia and China will be isolated at the United Nations if they continue down the "road to dystopia" by blocking…

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Pentagon accuses Moscow of sending fighter jets to back Libyan warlord

The Pentagon accused Moscow on Tuesday of dispatching fighter jets to Libya to bolster Kremlin-linked mercenaries helping an eastern warlord, a move that would represent a significant expansion of Russia's…

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