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RUSSIA/GUINEA : Alpha Condé's team to woo Russian infrastructure companies in Saint Petersburg

June 3, 2021
Guinean president Alpha Condé flew a delegation to Saint Petersburg to attend the 24th St. Petersburg International Economic Forum (SPIEF) from 2-5 June. Source link

Zimbabwe Has Great Economic Potential – Russian Academics, Business Executives

March 14, 2021
RUSSIAN business executives and academics Sunday said there are enormous benefits in investing in Zimbabwe especially in the mining and agriculture sectors noting the country’s promising economic potential. The Russians also said investors should consider that Zimbabwe was one of the safest states in Africa. These sentiments came out when the Association of Economic Cooperation

Trump remains silent on massive Russian cyberattack — and almost everything else except his own election

December 18, 2020
President Trump has tweeted or retweeted 96 messages so far this week. The vast majority of them were attacks on the election, with baseless allegations of voter fraud and false claims that he won. Interspersed were a few updates on the U.S. coronavirus vaccine rollout, an analysis of Fox News ratings, a complaint about the

US sanctions NATO ally Turkey over Russian missile defense

December 14, 2020
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration on Monday imposed sanctions on its NATO ally Turkey over its purchase of a Russian air defense system, in a striking move against a longtime partner that sets the stage for further confrontation between the two nations as President-elect Joe Biden prepares to take office.The extraordinary step against a

Africa: Russian Disinformation Popularizes Sputnik V Vaccine in Africa

December 11, 2020
Beach Gray, PhD, is a Senior Open Source Analyst at Novetta, specializing in Russian disinformation and media influence. Neil Edwards is an Open Source African Media Analyst at Novetta. On December 3, a vaccine produced by Pfizer, BNT162, became the first COVID-19 vaccine to receive authorization in the United Kingdom for distribution. The United States

Medical workers who took Russian vaccine infected with COVID-19: report

November 11, 2020
Three Siberian health-care workers who received Russia’s so-called Sputnik V coronavirus vaccine have tested positive for the deadly bug, according to reports. Officials in the Altai region reported that the three were among 42 medical workers who received the two-dose vaccine, which Russian health officials say is 92 percent effective, the Moscow Times reported. “The

Mama bear and cub shot after climbing on Russian nuclear sub

November 10, 2020
Nyet today, bear! A mother bear and her cub were gunned down by the Russian Navy — after the animals climbed on a nuclear submarine that was docked off the eastern coast of the country, the BBC reported. A hunting instructor was called in by the Navy to “neutralize” the wild animals moored off a

Rudy’s ‘Russian Agent’ Pal Teases ‘Second Laptop’ With Hunter Biden Kompromat

October 18, 2020
Gleb Garanich/ReutersRudy Giuliani has dismissed concerns that his latest anti-Biden smears are part of a foreign-election interference plot, but a Ukrainian lawmaker recently deemed an “active Russian agent” by the U.S. Treasury is now touting further details to come.Andrii Derkach, one of the key players in Giuliani’s years-long dirt-digging mission against Joe Biden in Ukraine,

Adam Schiff Has A New Whistleblower On Trump Censoring Russian Election Interference Intel

September 10, 2020
Adam Schiff announced that he has a new whistleblower related to Trump retaliation and the censorship of Russian election interference intel. House Intelligence Committee Chairman Schiff said in a statement: The whistleblower retaliation complaint filed by former Acting Under Secretary for Intelligence and Analysis Brian Murphy outlines grave and disturbing allegations that senior White House

Kamala Harris Warns Russian Interference Could Cost Biden The Election

September 6, 2020
Democratic vice-presidential candidate Kamala Harris said that Russian election interference could cost Joe Biden the White House. When asked about Russian election interference on CNN’s State of the Union, Harris said: I am clear that Russia interfered in the election of the President of the United States in 2016. I serve on the senate intelligence

Joe Biden Just Called Out William Barr For Lying About Russian Election Interference

September 4, 2020
Vice President Joe Biden called out Attorney General William Barr for lying about Russia not being the biggest threat to the election. Biden was asked about Barr’s claim that China is a bigger threat to the election than Russia, and he answered: No, it’s not consistent with the briefings I have received. He’s a lousy

Adam Schiff Says Trump Thinks He Can’t Beat Biden Without Russian Help

August 30, 2020
House Intelligence Committee Chairman Adam Schiff said Trump is hiding election security briefings because he can’t beat Biden without Russia. Chairman Schiff said on CNN’s State Of The Union, “When you can hide behind documents or withhold documents and not have to answer questions about it, it lets you conceal the truth. And in this

Plane with comatose Russian dissident leaves for Germany

August 22, 2020
OMSK, Russia — A plane carrying a Russian dissident who is in a coma after a suspected poisoning left for a German hospital Saturday following much wrangling over Alexei Navalny’s condition and treatment. The plane could be seen taking off from an airport in the Siberian city of Omsk just after 8 a.m. local time.

Russian elites given access to experimental coronavirus vaccine: report

July 20, 2020
A group of Russian tycoons, business executives and government officials were given early access to an experimental coronavirus vaccine, according to a report. They were given shots developed by the state-run Gamaleya Institute in Moscow as early as April, which last week completed phase 1 trial on military personnel, Bloomberg News reported. Gamaleya, backed by