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UK sanctions Russian airlines

UK sanctions Russian airlines

Britain said on Thursday it was introducing new sanctions against the Russian airline sector to prevent state-owned Aeroflot, Ural Airlines and Rossiya Airlines from selling their unused landing slots at British airports. The British …

Shusha holds international conference

Shusha holds international conference

International conference - "Development of post-conflict humanitarian agenda: sustainable development by reviving the cultural environment” is taking place in Azerbaijan’s cultural capital – the city of Shusha. …

Russia records 4,927 daily COVID-19 cases

Russia records 4,927 daily COVID-19 cases

Russia’s COVID-19 case tally rose by 4,927 over the past day to 18,278,617, the anti-coronavirus crisis center reported on Thursday. In relative terms, the growth rate reached 0.03%. As many as 2,117 people were …

Iran nuclear talks put on hold?

Iran nuclear talks put on hold?

Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov and Iranian Foreign Minister Hossein Amir Abdollahian discussed by phone on Thursday the prospects for resuming the full implementation of the Joint Comprehensive Action Plan (JCPOA) on the Iranian nuclear …

NATO does not plan nuclear arms or bases in Finland - report

NATO does not plan nuclear arms or bases in Finland - report

The NATO alliance has not expressed any interest in placing nuclear weapons or permanent bases in Finland, Finnish Prime Minister Sanna Marin told an Italian newspaper in an interview published on Thursday during a visit to Rome. …

U.S. threatens Turkey with denial of F-16 fighter jets

U.S. threatens Turkey with denial of F-16 fighter jets

Turkey’s objection to the start of Finland’s and Sweden’s accession talks to NATO generated some dismay on Capitol Hill, The Washington Post reported. Senate Foreign Relations Committee Chairman Robert Menendez …

Dollar falls below 62 rubles on Moscow Exchange

Dollar falls below 62 rubles on Moscow Exchange

The dollar fell below 62 rubles on the Moscow Exchange for the first time since January 2020. As of 11:48 Moscow time, the dollar fell by 2.31% to 61.98 rubles. By 12:01 Moscow time, the dollar accelerated its decline to 61.89 rubles …

Two more cases of monkeypox found in UK

Two more cases of monkeypox found in UK

Two more cases of monkeypox have been detected in the United Kingdom, health authorities have said. Nine cases in total have now been confirmed since 6 May, all of them in England, the UK Health Security …

North Korea's suspected COVID-19 cases near two million

North Korea's suspected COVID-19 cases near two million

North Korea on Thursday reported 262,270 more suspected COVID-19 cases as its pandemic caseload neared 2 million - a week after the country acknowledged the outbreak and scrambled to slow infections in its unvaccinated population. North …

Musk says he 'can no longer support' Democrats

Musk says he 'can no longer support' Democrats

Tesla Inc CEO Elon Musk said that while he voted for Democrats in the past, he will now vote for Republicans. "In the past I voted Democrat, because they were (mostly) the kindness party. But they have become the party of division …

Philadelphia shooting wounds 5 in U.S.

Philadelphia shooting wounds 5 in U.S.

A shooting near Philadelphia's Temple University wounded five people on Wednesday - two in extremely critical condition. A suspect was caught with the help of university police, a spokesperson for the school told WPVI-TV. …

Russia’s annual inflation grows to 17.8% in April

Russia’s annual inflation grows to 17.8% in April

Annual inflation in Russia in April increased by 1.14 percentage points to 17.8%, the monthly price growth adjusted for seasonality, amounted to 1.5%, the Bank of Russia reported. "Weekly price growth slowed down during the month …

Russia could legalise cryptocurrency - minister

Russia could legalise cryptocurrency - minister

Russia will sooner or later legalise cryptocurrencies as a means of payment, Industry and Trade Minister Denis Manturov said on Wednesday, suggesting that the government and central bank may be moving closer to settling their differences. …