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Russia approves coronavirus vaccine ‘Sputnik V’

Russia has developed the first vaccine ‘Sputnik V’ offering “sustainable immunity” against the coronavirus, President Vladimir Putin announced. “This morning, for the first time in the world, a vaccine against the new…

Update: The official EU coronavirus ‘safe travel list’ 1

Update: The official EU coronavirus ‘safe travel list’

On Thursday, the European Council updated the list of safe countries from which the bloc will allow non-essential travel in the aftermath of the coronavirus pandemic. From July 31, residents of Australia, Canada, Georgia,…

Russia says the conversion of Hagia Sophia is a Turkish matter 7

Russia says the conversion of Hagia Sophia is a Turkish matter

Relations between Moscow and Ankara will not deteriorate due to the conversion of Hagia Sophia into a mosque, Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov said when asked in an interview with Avtoradio radio station.…

US military announces training program for the Cypriot army 13

US military announces training program for the Cypriot army

The United States has announced its intention to provide International Military Education and Training (IMET) to the Cypriot Army beginning in 2021. This is based on the State Department’s strategy for the…

The official EU coronavirus ‘safe travel list'

The official EU coronavirus ‘safe travel list’

The European Union Member States have finally approved a list of 14 countries, considered as epidemiologically safe, after days of discussions and disagreements. As of July 1, residents of Algeria, Australia, Canada, Georgia, Japan,…

EU borders likely closed to US travellers and others 19

EU borders likely closed to US travellers and others

European Union member states have drawn up a list of safe non-EU countries to open borders to. 14 non-EU countries and four states can enter the EU, including those coming from Australia,…

Russia confirms it fully backs Serbia’s sovereignty over Kosovo  23

Russia confirms it fully backs Serbia’s sovereignty over Kosovo 

Serbian President Aleksandar Vučić said that Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov informed him during Thursday’s meeting about the worrying information concerning various Western plans and ideas regarding a solution to the Kosovo…

Russia confirms it backs Greece's view of maritime law 28

Russia confirms it backs Greece’s view of maritime law

Russia’s Ambassador to Athens in an interview with APE-MPE, joined the European Union and the United States in saying that islands do have a continental shelf and Exclusive Economic Zone (EEZ) in…

Twitter closes down 7,340 Erdoğan-backed troll accounts 30

Twitter closes down 7,340 Erdoğan-backed troll accounts

One of the world’s largest social media platform, Twitter, closed 7,340 Turkish accounts as they violated their policies. Twitter reported that these accounts were found to be linked to the youth activities…