Russia prepares for mass coronavirus vaccination campaign in OCTOBER after clinical trials with teachers and doctors first in line

The US Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency and the UK’s National Cyber Security Centre did not name any countries but Sky News said the culprits are understood to include China, Russia and Iran. 

Anti-Moscow protests in eastern Russia erupt for fourth weekend

Furgal’s arrest, on July 9, came just days after Putin won a landslide vote on constitutional reforms that means he is set to extend his rule until 2036. He has already been in power for two decades.

Russia claims to be ahead of rivals in race to produce Covid vaccine

“A number of vaccines are now in phase three clinical trials and we all hope to have a number of effective vaccines that can help prevent people from infection. However, there’s no silver bullet at the moment – and there might never be,” he said.

In Moscow, Rajnath hails India-Russia ties

The relations between India and Russia are one of ‘Special and Privileged Strategic Partnership’ and the ongoing military contracts between the two sides will be maintained and in a number of cases will be taken forward in a shorter time, Defence Minister Rajnath Singh said on Tuesday.

Japan Likely to Redouble Efforts to Boost Ties With Russia – Analysts

According to Kazuhiko Togo, a retired Japanese diplomat and the director of the Institute for World Affairs at Kyoto Sangyo University, Putin’s offer should be analyzed within the “overall context” of the two leaders’ years-long efforts to improve bilateral relations, without avoiding the thorny issue of the peace treaty. “Six years have passed since both President Putin and Prime Minister Abe took their offices in 2012, […]

Poland in the middle: Its push for US troops may alienate Germany and Russia

Poland finds itself in a bind. For the past two years, Warsaw has lobbied Washington for an increase in American troop presence on its territory. It now appears likely that it will get at least some of what it wants, but that could be at the expense of America’s presence in Germany. Should that happen, […]

Coronavirus vaccine update August 5 | WHO asks Russia to follow regulations; Zydus Cadila’s candidate found safe in early-stage trials

Zydus Cadila’s COVID-19 vaccine candidate found safe in early-stage human trialsZydus Cadila said its COVID-19 vaccine candidate was found to be safe and well-tolerated in an early-stage human trial. It will now start a mid-stage trial of the vaccine candidate, ZyCoV-D, in over 1,000 healthy adult volunteers from August 6 to test its effectiveness, it said in […]

It’s time for a special counsel on Hillary Clinton’s Russia scandal

Also during this time, under the leadership of its chief diplomat Secretary of State Clinton, the Obama administration was prioritizing and very publicly working to “reset” America’s relationship with Russia. Then Attorney General Eric HolderEric Himpton HolderObamas discuss pandemic, voting, anxiety and community in new podcast Joy Reid debut delivers 2.6 million viewers for MSNBC […]

FBI informant blocked from telling Congress about Russia nuclear corruption case, lawyer says

Federal law requires officials such as then-Secretary Clinton to avoid both conflicts of interest and the appearance of conflicts when it comes to the business and financial interests of a spouse. Clinton signed a special agreement when she became secretary to disclose her husband’s charitable donations to the State Department to avoid any such conflicts. […]

Coronavirus vaccine update August 3: Russia plans mass vaccination; WHO says no ‘silver bullet’ against COVID-19

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