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How Iran bypasses Western sanctions

How Iran bypasses Western sanctions

Iran’s campaign to bypass US-led sanctions is moving into higher gear as more countries, especially in Asia and Latin America, soften up to barter trade with the Islamic Republic

Brazil's Pele back in hospital

Brazil's Pele back in hospital

Brazilian soccer great Pele returned to hospital on Monday as he continues to receive treatment for cancer, Sao Paulo's Albert Einstein hospital said in a medical note on Tuesday. Edson Arantes do Nascimento's clinical condition …

No agreement on anti-Russian sanctions in world

No agreement on anti-Russian sanctions in world

Some longtime US allies and satellite countries continue to reject Washington's persistent calls to impose sanctions on Russia or to criticize Moscow, the British magazine The Economist notes. Despite the pressure, India, …

Putin accepts Bolsonaro's invitation to visit Brazil

Putin accepts Bolsonaro's invitation to visit Brazil

Russian President Vladimir Putin has accepted an invitation to pay a visit to Brazil. The dates will be agreed via diplomatic channels, as follows from a joint statement uploaded to the Kremlin’s website following Putin’s …

Putin and Bolsonaro hold talks in Kremlin

Putin and Bolsonaro hold talks in Kremlin

Russian President Vladimir Putin has greeted his Brazilian counterpart Jair Bolsonaro in the Kremlin. The conversation is taking place without additional social distance - the two leaders are sitting next to each other and shook hands …

Brazilian president to arrive in Russia on February 14

Brazilian president to arrive in Russia on February 14

Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro’s visit to Russia is scheduled for February 14-17, the South American country’s foreign ministry said. "President Jair Bolsonaro’s visit to Moscow is scheduled for February …

Brazilian president accepts invitation to visit Russia

Brazilian president accepts invitation to visit Russia

Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro plans to visit Russia in the first quarter of 2022 at Russian leader Vladimir Putin’s invitation, as Bolsonaro himself said in his weekly address broadcast on social media. "President Putin …

BRICS concerned about development in Afghanistan

BRICS concerned about development in Afghanistan

Today, at the BRICS online summit, the leaders of Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa are discussing the latest developments in Afghanistan, as well as the fight against terrorism and international crime

Brazil drops plan to buy Russia's COVID-19 vaccine

Brazil drops plan to buy Russia's COVID-19 vaccine

Brazil’s northeastern states suspended plans to import Russia’s Sputnik V COVID-19 vaccine due to the conditions set by the country’s health regulator Anvisa, Piauí state’s governor, Wellington Dias, said on …

Gamma coronavirus variant detected in Russia

Gamma coronavirus variant detected in Russia

The Gamma variant of the novel coronavirus, first found in Brazil, has been detected in small quantities in Russia, the developer behind Russia’s EpiVacCorona vaccine said on Thursday. “The Delta variant is widespread …

Brazilian scientists propose to fight pandemic under the auspices of BRICS

Brazilian scientists propose to fight pandemic under the auspices of BRICS

Geopolitics and international relations have undergone several transformations throughout the 20th century. The first two decades of the 21st century marked the resurgence of other powers, with the reappearance of Russia and China: Russia recovering part of its sphere of influence in its surroundings; and China consolidating itself as a global economic power, both of which play an important role on the geopolitical board, Edgar Gandra and Charles Pennaforte, Professors at the Federal University of Pelotas (UFPEL), Brazil, write for Modern Diplomacy

Rio de Janeiro shootout leaves record 25 people dead

Rio de Janeiro shootout leaves record 25 people dead

At least 25 people were killed in a shootout between suspected drug traffickers and police in Rio de Janeiro on Thursday, one of the state’s deadliest police raids, police said. People targeted in the raid in the poor Jacarezinho …

Brazil recognizes Russia’s Sputnik V vaccine as safe

Brazil recognizes Russia’s Sputnik V vaccine as safe

Members of a scientific and technical committee for biological safety at Brazil’s Ministry of Science, Technology and Innovation (MCTI) have recognized Russia’s Sputnik V COVID-19 vaccine as safe, the committee’s head Paulo …

Brazil's Maracana stadium to be renamed after Pele

Brazil's Maracana stadium to be renamed after Pele

Brazil's world-famous Maracana is to get a new name - the Edson Arantes do Nascimento - Rei Pele stadium. The Rio de Janeiro state legislature voted to change its official title to honour the 80-year-old legend who scored his …

Global COVID-19 death toll surpasses 2.5 mln

Global COVID-19 death toll surpasses 2.5 mln

More than 2.5 million people across the world have died due to COVID-19. At least 2,500,770 people have died since the beginning of the pandemic, according to Johns Hopkins University data. The milestone of 2 million global …