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Facebook adds fuel to coronavirus panic by CANCELING ‘in-person’ part of developer conference

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A developer conference hosted by Facebook is the latest victim of growing international alarm over the spread of coronavirus, with the tech giant calling off the ‘in-person’ part of the event a month before it is to take place. The F8 Facebook Developer Conference is scheduled to run on May 5 and 6 in San Read More

Moscow-Nice trains CANCELED as coronavirus epidemic spreads across Europe

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It’s one of the world’s most evocative railway routes, calling at Vienna, Milan and Monte Carlo as it links the Russian capital to the Cote D’Azur. Now, the Moscow-Nice express is the latest victim of COVID-19. Following the rapid increase of cases on the continent, the Russian Ministry of Transport has announced that the route Read More

Lee Smith: How ‘sinister clowns’ in Dem Party will ‘weaponize’ more Trump-Russia claims before election

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The “sinister clowns” of the Democratic Party will continue to spread Russia-linked smears against President Trump and his associates right up until the 2020 election, author Lee Smith said Thursday. In an appearance on “Fox & Friends” with host Steve Doocy, Smith said that 2020 Democrats ramping up claims of Russian meddling in elections has nothing to do Read More

‘Trolling of the highest order’: Russian communists FURIOUS after Lenin’s birthday chosen as date for major public vote

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He died almost a century ago, but they still haven’t gotten around to burying him. So, it’s fair to say Vladimir Lenin still casts a long shadow on the Russian political scene. For obvious reasons, Russia’s Communist Party has made itself the protector of the Bolshevik leader’s legacy and it tends to react sensitively to Read More

World Cup-winner Del Piero prevented from receiving Russian visa over killer coronavirus fears – reports

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A Russian visa is notriously difficult to obtain, so spare a thought for World Cup winner Alessandro Del Piero who was prevented from obtaining a visa in Italy, instead traveling from LA to Armenia due to coronavirus fears. For those of you who have ever attempted traveling to Russia, you’ll know that ahead of the Read More

US rejected key talks on extending soon-to-expire treaty that limits strategic nuclear arms – Russia

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The US has declined an invitation to hold a formal meeting to discuss the legal details of extending the Strategic Arms Reduction Treaty (START), which is due to expire in a year, a senior Russian diplomat has said. Washington has decided to ditch important talks on the bilateral treaty’s fate, the Deputy Director of the Read More

Estonia says it has first confirmed coronavirus case – TASS

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MOSCOW (Reuters) – Estonia has confirmed its first coronavirus case in a man who returned from Iran, Russian news agencies TASS and Interfax reported on Thursday, citing Estonian health authorities. “We are talking about a permanent resident of Estonia who is not a citizen of Estonia,” Interfax reported, citing Estonian Minister of Social Affairs Tanel Read More

Shanghai trying to find people who crossed coronavirus patient from Iran

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SHANGHAI (Reuters) – Shanghai is taking action to try to identify anyone who came into contact with a coronavirus patient who arrived in the city from Iran, the local government said on Thursday. The patient, who has not been identified, was diagnosed in Zhongwei, a city in the northwestern region of Ningxia, some 2,000 km Read More

Minsk pact on Ukraine ‘must be implemented’ to ‘build trust,’ PM of Albania, who also holds OSCE chair, tells RT

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Albanian prime minister and OSCE chairperson-in-office Edi Rama has said that the Minsk agreements on the Ukraine conflict “need to be implemented” in their current form in order to “build trust” before they can be reviewed. Speaking to RT, Rama said the Ukraine crisis was the main security challenge for the continent and that his Read More

Putin praises response to arrest of journalist Golunov, lashes threats to families of security services

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The framing of Ivan Golunov on bogus drugs charges outraged Russian civil society last summer, drawing condemnation from all sides of the political and ideological divide. Now, Vladimir Putin says he believes the public outcry played a “positive role” in righting the injustice. Following protests and unprecedented media unity, an investigation quickly discovered that the Read More