A Moscow court has ruled that activist Alexey Navalny must pay a 850,000 ruble ($11,500) fine after finding that he libelled a 94-year-old World War II veteran last summer by smearing him as a “corrupt lackey” and a “traitor.”
This is the inside story of the conspiracy to “save” the 2020 election. “But it’s massively important for the country to understand that it didn’t happen accidentally. The system didn’t work magically. Democracy is not self-executing.”
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Dutch senators have voted overwhelmingly to pass an emergency act to continue a nationwide curfew, disregarding a judge’s ruling this week that the restriction violates the law as well as the rights of citizens.
Drugmakers Pfizer and BioNTech wanted to charge the EU Commission €54.08 per dose of their Coronavirus vaccine, according to German media reports. The jab would have cost more than 20 times that of a rival shot from AstraZeneca.
Moscow officials are set to pull the plug on a multimillion-dollar deal with US computing giant Microsoft, and instead buy the rights to a Russian-made suite of programs for employees of the country’s nuclear safety regulator.
The number of cases of the coronavirus infection worldwide has increased by 2.5 mln over the past seven days. According to TASS calculations, this is almost half the number of cases recorded during the first week of 2021.
The US’ future looks grim indeed in the face of a ‘Great Reset’ proposed by the same powers that steered it into a deadly economic quagmire. Why are Americans allowing those who broke their world the privilege of ‘fixing’ it?
Citing an ongoing surge in Covid-19 cases, the Czech government abandoned plans to re-open “non-essential” shops next week. It also ramped up its masking game, urging people to wear two surgical masks or a respirator in public.
Vaccine partners Pfizer and BioNTech have said they’ve submitted new data to the US health regulator showing their jab can be stored at “refrigerator temperatures” rather than the ultra-cold levels currently mandated.