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Putin Offers to Supply Russian Covid-19 Vaccine to UN Staff for Free

Putin Offers to Supply Russian Covid-19 Vaccine to UN Staff for Free

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On August 15, the Russian Health Ministry announced the launch of vaccine production.  Russian Health Minister Mikhail Murashko informed that the vaccine had shown its effectiveness and safety on the outcomes of clinical trials. Russian President Vladimir Putin has offered to supply Russian Covid-19 vaccine "Sputnik-V" to UN employees free of charge. "A dangerous virus can affect anyone. The coronavirus has struck the staff of the United Nations, its headquarters and regional structures just like everyone else. "Russia is ready to provide the UN with all the necessary qualified assistance; in particular, we are offering to provide our vaccine, free of charge, for the voluntary vaccination of the staff of the UN and its offices. "We have received requests from our UN co...
UK sanctions Saudis, Russians Over Journalist Khashoggi’s Murder

UK sanctions Saudis, Russians Over Journalist Khashoggi’s Murder

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By Elite News Reporter The United Kingdom has imposed economic sanctions on dozens of individuals and organisations from Russia, Saudi Arabia, Myanmar, and North Korea under new British powers to punish human-rights offenders. Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab said on Monday the sanctions targeted those behind "some of the notorious human rights violations in recent years", and were aimed at stopping the laundering of "blood money". The UK's first sanctions will target 25 Russian nationals it said were involved in the mistreatment and death of lawyer Sergei Magnitsky, and 20 Saudi nationals held responsible for the killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi, the foreign ministry said. "Today this government ... sends a very clear message on behalf of the British people that those with...