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    Cold War 2.0 isn’t about nuclear weapons

    Salman Rafi Sheikh | Updated at 12:00am on April 07, 2021

    THE so-called ‘Cold War 2.0’ brewing between the United States and China/Russia bears little resemblance to the post-World War II scenario. The present scenario is...

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    Russia registers ‘world’s first’ COVID vaccine for animals

    Agence France-Presse . Moscow | Updated at 10:29pm on March 31, 2021

    Russia announced Wednesday it had registered what it said was the world’s first coronavirus vaccine for animals, describing the step as important to disrupting mutations....

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    Russia launches 38 satellites for 18 countries

    Agence France-Presse . Moscow | Updated at 10:01pm on March 22, 2021

    A Russian Soyuz rocket blasted off from the Baikonur cosmodrome in Kazakhstan on Monday carrying 38 foreign satellites after takeoff was twice postponed due to...

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    Indian to produce 200m Sputnik V vaccine units

    Agence France-Presse . Moscow | Updated at 04:22pm on March 19, 2021

    The developer of Russia’s Sputnik V COVID-19 vaccine said Friday it had signed a partnership with an India-based drugmaker for the production of 200 million...

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    Biden says he agrees that Putin is a ‘killer’

    Agence France-Presse . Washington | Updated at 10:51pm on March 17, 2021

    President Joe Biden said he agrees with the assessment that his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin is a ‘killer.’ In an interview with ABC News broadcast...

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    UK looks to Asia in post-Brexit foreign policy overhaul

    Agence France-Presse . London | Updated at 10:53pm on March 16, 2021

    Britain unveiled plans Tuesday to pivot its strategic focus towards Asia, counter Russia and controversially bolster its nuclear stockpile, in one of the biggest overhauls...

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    Leaving Afghanistan by May 1?

    Eve Ottenberg | Updated at 12:00am on March 15, 2021

    WILL the US. military ever leave Afghanistan? The answer appears to be no. When the US military comes it stays. It’s been in Germany since...

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    Star Wars fans build Mandalorian spaceship in Siberia

    Agence France-Presse . Yakutsk | Updated at 09:02pm on March 14, 2021

    Star Wars fans in Russia have built a giant replica of a spaceship from the spinoff series ‘The Mandalorian’ and installed it in a park...

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    Russia detains dozens of politicians

    Agence France-Presse . Moscow | Updated at 10:39pm on March 13, 2021

    Russian police on Saturday arrested dozens of opposition politicians and municipal deputies at a conference in Moscow, organisers and participants said. Participants from more than...

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    ULAB inks deal with RUDN University

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 11:45pm on March 11, 2021

    University of Liberal Arts Bangladesh signed a memorandum of understanding with Peoples’ Friendship University of Russia, better known as RUDN University, at a ceremony on...

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