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US provides Kiev with intelligence on Donbass targets – Moscow

Washington has not only supplied long-range High Mobility Artillery Rocket Systems (HIMARS) to Kiev, but is also providing intelligence on targets in Donbass and has even “unofficially” sent instructors to Ukraine to help with the hardware, the Russian Foreign Ministry claimed on Thursday. Moscow alleges that the Ukrainian government has …

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Three more countries set to join BRICS – official

Saudi Arabia, Turkey, and Egypt plan to join BRICS, and their potential membership bids could be discussed and answered at next year’s summit in South Africa, Purnima Anand, the president of the organization, told Russian media on Thursday. “All these countries have shown their interest in joining [BRICS] and are …

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Inflation in France highest in decades

Consumer prices in France have reached their highest rate in over three decades, data from the state statistics agency INSEE showed on Wednesday. According to the report, inflation in the country increased by 0.9% in June from the month before, driving annual inflation to 6.5%, its highest level since 1991. …

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Ukraine reveals its ultimate negotiating position

Kiev will not agree to any territorial concessions as part of a peace agreement with Russia, Ukrainian Foreign Minister Dmitry Kuleba told journalists on Wednesday. Talks between Russia and Ukraine have been in a deadlock since March. “The objective of Ukraine in this war… is to liberate our territories, restore …

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Bill and Melinda Gates top up foundation with largest-ever donation

Microsoft billionaire Bill Gates and his ex-wife Melinda French Gates have donated a whopping $20 billion to their Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, their largest-ever gift, they announced on Wednesday. The massive donation brings the foundation’s total endowment to $70 billion. “The great crises of our time require all of …

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Two contenders forced out of Tory leadership race

Chancellor Nadhim Zahawi and former foreign secretary Jeremy Hunt have not received enough votes to advance in the Conservative Party’s ongoing leadership race. Six candidates remain in contention, with Rishi Sunak leading the field. Tory MPs held their first round of voting to elect a new leader on Wednesday, with …

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WHO demands return of Covid masks

With cases of Covid-19 trending upward globally, World Health Organization Director General Dr. Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus called on Tuesday for authorities to bring back masking, ventilation, and social distancing.  Speaking during a weekly briefing, Tedros stated that “the virus is running freely, and countries are not effectively managing the disease.” …

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EU prepares for gas cutoff – media

The European Union is planning out a set of emergency measures to mitigate the impact of a potential Russian gas cutoff, Bloomberg reported on Wednesday. Among the measures being considered are stockpiling, directing supply to key industries, and placing restrictions on public use. The steps are laid out in a …

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EU clarifies stance on Russian exclave blockade

No “sanctioned goods” are allowed to be transported by Russian operators through EU territory by roads, the EU Commission has said in its fresh “additional guidance” on the transit of Russian goods. The document published on Wednesday comes amid tensions around the Russian Kaliningrad exclave. Lithuania had previously blocked the …

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Results of grain talks in Istanbul revealed

Russia and Ukraine have agreed to establish a joint coordination center on grain exports in Istanbul that will include representatives from all parties, Turkish Defense Minister Hulusi Akar told local media following the four-way talks that also involved Turkey and the UN. On Wednesday, negotiators from Russia, Ukraine, Turkey and …

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