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Moscow mayor lifts ban on nightclubs and drops curfew for bars amid falling coronavirus cases across Russia

While punters in many parts of the world might struggle to buy a drink under tough rules aimed at halting the spread of Covid-19, Moscow is moving to reopen its nightlife industry, as numbers of positive tests continue to drop. Read Full Article at RT.com
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Moscow mayor lifts ban on nightclubs and drops curfew for bars amid falling coronavirus cases across Russia

While punters in many parts of the world might struggle to buy a drink under tough rules aimed at halting the spread of Covid-19, Moscow is moving to reopen its nightlife industry, as numbers of positive tests continue to drop. Read Full Article at RT.com

South Korea reports spike in Covid-19 cases linked to Christian schools and churches

South Korean authorities have detected a spike in new coronavirus cases, traced to Christian schools and churches. The group behind the facilities, International Mission, has acknowledged failing to detect the outbreak in time. Read Full Article at RT.com
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South Korea reports spike in Covid-19 cases linked to Christian schools and churches

South Korean authorities have detected a spike in new coronavirus cases, traced to Christian schools and churches. The group behind the facilities, International Mission, has acknowledged failing to detect the outbreak in time. Read Full Article at RT.com

Biden vows to procure vaccines for 300 million Americans by summer, but says masks ‘best defense’ against Covid-19 for now

US President Joe Biden said his administration will soon buy another 200 million doses of the coronavirus vaccine, set for delivery this summer, but added that masks, not inoculations, are the “best defense” in the coming months. Read Full Article at RT.c
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Biden vows to procure vaccines for 300 million Americans by summer, but says masks ‘best defense’ against Covid-19 for now

US President Joe Biden said his administration will soon buy another 200 million doses of the coronavirus vaccine, set for delivery this summer, but added that masks, not inoculations, are the “best defense” in the coming months. Read Full Article at RT.com

Rand Paul says Trump impeachment case is 'DEAD ON ARRIVAL' after 45 senators support his motion to declare trial unconstitutional

Only five Republican senators opposed a motion by colleague Rand Paul (R-Kentucky) to declare Donald Trump's impeachment trial unconstitutional, signaling that Democrats won't have enough votes to convict the former president. Read Full Article at RT.com
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Rand Paul says Trump impeachment case is 'DEAD ON ARRIVAL' after 45 senators support his motion to declare trial unconstitutional

Only five Republican senators opposed a motion by colleague Rand Paul (R-Kentucky) to declare Donald Trump's impeachment trial unconstitutional, signaling that Democrats won't have enough votes to convict the former president. Read Full Article at RT.com

Biden ends contracts with private prisons in series of executive orders on race & ‘systemic problems’ in criminal justice system

In the latest decree supposedly aimed at combating racial inequality, President Joe Biden has ordered the Justice Department not to renew contracts with private prisons – for-profit institutions that have a grim history in the US. Read Full Article at RT.co
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Biden ends contracts with private prisons in series of executive orders on race & ‘systemic problems’ in criminal justice system

In the latest decree supposedly aimed at combating racial inequality, President Joe Biden has ordered the Justice Department not to renew contracts with private prisons – for-profit institutions that have a grim history in the US. Read Full Article at RT.com

Tulsi Gabbard rips Brennan, Schiff and Big Tech for attacks on civil liberties, calls them MORE DANGEROUS than Capitol rioters

Former Democrat presidential candidate Tulsi Gabbard has urged party leaders to halt efforts by such people as ex-CIA director John Brennan to infringe civil liberties, calling them more dangerous than the US Capitol rioters. Read Full Article at RT.com
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Tulsi Gabbard rips Brennan, Schiff and Big Tech for attacks on civil liberties, calls them MORE DANGEROUS than Capitol rioters

Former Democrat presidential candidate Tulsi Gabbard has urged party leaders to halt efforts by such people as ex-CIA director John Brennan to infringe civil liberties, calling them more dangerous than the US Capitol rioters. Read Full Article at RT.com

Putin submits bill to ratify 5-year extension of New START as last-minute deal with US is expected to rescue nuclear treaty

Following talks with Washington, Russian President Vladimir Putin has sent parliament a draft deal that would extend the New START arms reduction pact for five more years. The critical treaty is set to expire in just over a week. Read Full Article at RT.com
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Putin submits bill to ratify 5-year extension of New START as last-minute deal with US is expected to rescue nuclear treaty

Following talks with Washington, Russian President Vladimir Putin has sent parliament a draft deal that would extend the New START arms reduction pact for five more years. The critical treaty is set to expire in just over a week. Read Full Article at RT.com

Billionaire brawl: Musk blasts Bezos’ Amazon over effort to ‘hamstring’ SpaceX Starlink satellite internet project

The world’s wealthiest men Elon Musk and Jeff Bezos are embroiled in a battle in front of US regulators over rival satellite internet projects. On Tuesday SpaceX CEO Musk accused Bezos’ Amazon of trying to “hamstring” his system. Read Full Article at
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Billionaire brawl: Musk blasts Bezos’ Amazon over effort to ‘hamstring’ SpaceX Starlink satellite internet project

The world’s wealthiest men Elon Musk and Jeff Bezos are embroiled in a battle in front of US regulators over rival satellite internet projects. On Tuesday SpaceX CEO Musk accused Bezos’ Amazon of trying to “hamstring” his system. Read Full Article at RT.com

Kraft service: Patriots owner gets happy ending in massage parlor sting case as judge orders video evidence be destroyed

Robert Kraft, owner of the NFL's New England Patriots, won't be the star of the internet's latest sex tape after a judge ordered that video evidence against him allegedly engaging in illicit acts in a massage parlor be destroyed. Read Full Article at RT.com
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Kraft service: Patriots owner gets happy ending in massage parlor sting case as judge orders video evidence be destroyed

Robert Kraft, owner of the NFL's New England Patriots, won't be the star of the internet's latest sex tape after a judge ordered that video evidence against him allegedly engaging in illicit acts in a massage parlor be destroyed. Read Full Article at RT.com

Putin tells Biden in first phone talks that normalization of Russian-US relations would benefit everyone

Russian President Vladimir Putin and US President Joe Biden held their first phone call on Tuesday, discussing options to prolong the New START treaty, cooperation in battling Covid-19, and the normalization of bilateral relations Read Full Article at RT.com
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Putin tells Biden in first phone talks that normalization of Russian-US relations would benefit everyone

Russian President Vladimir Putin and US President Joe Biden held their first phone call on Tuesday, discussing options to prolong the New START treaty, cooperation in battling Covid-19, and the normalization of bilateral relations Read Full Article at RT.com

‘I am deeply sorry’: Johnson takes ‘full responsibility’ as UK Covid deaths pass 100,000 and health chief warns of more to come

UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson has offered his condolences to families bereaved by coronavirus and said he took “full responsibility”, after the nation passed the grim milestone of 100,000 Covid-19 deaths. Read Full Article at RT.com
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‘I am deeply sorry’: Johnson takes ‘full responsibility’ as UK Covid deaths pass 100,000 and health chief warns of more to come

UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson has offered his condolences to families bereaved by coronavirus and said he took “full responsibility”, after the nation passed the grim milestone of 100,000 Covid-19 deaths. Read Full Article at RT.com

Antifa is GOP? Oregon Dems blast ‘relentless Republican attacks on values’ after anarchist rioters trash party’s Portland HQ

Oregon’s Democratic Party has responded to Antifa’s Inauguration Day attack on its Portland headquarters by insinuating that Republicans are to blame and making no mention of the black-clad vandals who smashed up its property. Read Full Article at RT.com
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Antifa is GOP? Oregon Dems blast ‘relentless Republican attacks on values’ after anarchist rioters trash party’s Portland HQ

Oregon’s Democratic Party has responded to Antifa’s Inauguration Day attack on its Portland headquarters by insinuating that Republicans are to blame and making no mention of the black-clad vandals who smashed up its property. Read Full Article at RT.com

First-ever entirely private mission to International Space Station to cost $55mn per person

A Houston-based company has announced the first commercially operated spaceflight mission, which will bring a crew of four private citizens to the International Space Station at a cost of $55 million per person. Read Full Article at RT.com
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First-ever entirely private mission to International Space Station to cost $55mn per person

A Houston-based company has announced the first commercially operated spaceflight mission, which will bring a crew of four private citizens to the International Space Station at a cost of $55 million per person. Read Full Article at RT.com

Biden will support two-state solution where Israel lives 'peacefully' alongside Palestine, US envoy tells UN

New US President Joe Biden supports a two-state solution in an attempt to resolve the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, the acting US Ambassador to the UN, Richard Mills, told the Security Council on Tuesday. Read Full Article at RT.com
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Biden will support two-state solution where Israel lives 'peacefully' alongside Palestine, US envoy tells UN

New US President Joe Biden supports a two-state solution in an attempt to resolve the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, the acting US Ambassador to the UN, Richard Mills, told the Security Council on Tuesday. Read Full Article at RT.com

‘Jake can actually win this’: MMA world reacts as Ben Askren signs up for boxing bout with YouTuber Jake Paul

After making light work of ex-NBA player Nate Robinson in his second pro boxing match, YouTuber Jake Paul will face former UFC fighter Ben Askren in his next trip to the ring, and social media thinks Askren could be in trouble. Read Full Article at RT.com
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‘Jake can actually win this’: MMA world reacts as Ben Askren signs up for boxing bout with YouTuber Jake Paul

After making light work of ex-NBA player Nate Robinson in his second pro boxing match, YouTuber Jake Paul will face former UFC fighter Ben Askren in his next trip to the ring, and social media thinks Askren could be in trouble. Read Full Article at RT.com

Saying ‘oui’ to PSG? Messi and family ‘learning French’ as rumors of summer move to Paris intensify, journalist claims

Lionel Messi and his family are learning French in the latest sign that the Argentine star will opt for a move to Paris Saint-Germain when his contract at Barcelona ends this summer, according to journalist Geoffroy Garetier. Read Full Article at RT.com
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Saying ‘oui’ to PSG? Messi and family ‘learning French’ as rumors of summer move to Paris intensify, journalist claims

Lionel Messi and his family are learning French in the latest sign that the Argentine star will opt for a move to Paris Saint-Germain when his contract at Barcelona ends this summer, according to journalist Geoffroy Garetier. Read Full Article at RT.com

Russian NHL star Artemi Panarin and his wife robbed during vacation in Mexico

New York Rangers star Artemi Panarin and his wife Alisa Znarok were enjoying a vacation in Mexico before the start of NHL season when their trip was marred by a theft. Read Full Article at RT.com
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Russian NHL star Artemi Panarin and his wife robbed during vacation in Mexico

New York Rangers star Artemi Panarin and his wife Alisa Znarok were enjoying a vacation in Mexico before the start of NHL season when their trip was marred by a theft. Read Full Article at RT.com

Fraudsters exploit Covid-19 vaccine rollout confusion with email scam, NHS warns

The NHS has warned UK residents that scammers are attempting to exploit confusion around the ongoing pandemic to steal bank details and personal information with fraudulent invitations about Covid-19 vaccine appointments. Read Full Article at RT.com
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Fraudsters exploit Covid-19 vaccine rollout confusion with email scam, NHS warns

The NHS has warned UK residents that scammers are attempting to exploit confusion around the ongoing pandemic to steal bank details and personal information with fraudulent invitations about Covid-19 vaccine appointments. Read Full Article at RT.com

Italian jockey dies from injuries after horrific fall from racehorse

A horse-racing competition at San Rossore in Pisa, Italy, was marred by tragedy after a 22-year-old jockey died from injuries sustained during a terrible fall from his horse. Read Full Article at RT.com
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Italian jockey dies from injuries after horrific fall from racehorse

A horse-racing competition at San Rossore in Pisa, Italy, was marred by tragedy after a 22-year-old jockey died from injuries sustained during a terrible fall from his horse. Read Full Article at RT.com

Chinese woman gets one year in prison for HIDING Covid-19 symptoms on flight from US

A Chinese woman who took anti-inflammatory drugs to hide her Covid-19 symptoms on a flight from the US to China last March was sent to prison by a Beijing court for obstructing the prevention and treatment of infectious diseases. Read Full Article at RT.com
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Chinese woman gets one year in prison for HIDING Covid-19 symptoms on flight from US

A Chinese woman who took anti-inflammatory drugs to hide her Covid-19 symptoms on a flight from the US to China last March was sent to prison by a Beijing court for obstructing the prevention and treatment of infectious diseases. Read Full Article at RT.com

If air pollution doesn’t kill you, it could leave you blind, alarming new study finds

A new study has reinforced the link between the increased risk of irreversible sight loss and prolonged exposure to certain kinds of air pollution, in worrying news for heavily industrialized nations around the world. Read Full Article at RT.com
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If air pollution doesn’t kill you, it could leave you blind, alarming new study finds

A new study has reinforced the link between the increased risk of irreversible sight loss and prolonged exposure to certain kinds of air pollution, in worrying news for heavily industrialized nations around the world. Read Full Article at RT.com

Tuchel’s to-do list: From reviving misfiring Germans to avoiding political strife... incoming Chelsea boss has much on his plate

Thomas Tuchel is set to be appointed as new Chelsea manager imminently, and the German arrives with plenty to do if he is to turn around the club’s dramatic demise in recent weeks. Read Full Article at RT.com
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Tuchel’s to-do list: From reviving misfiring Germans to avoiding political strife... incoming Chelsea boss has much on his plate

Thomas Tuchel is set to be appointed as new Chelsea manager imminently, and the German arrives with plenty to do if he is to turn around the club’s dramatic demise in recent weeks. Read Full Article at RT.com

‘My rival wanted to spike me’: Russian gymnastics star Soldatova shares shocking doping details from career

Russian gymnast Alexandra Soldatova has claimed that one of her principal rivals intended to spike her with a banned substance just before the 2014 world championships, but the attempt was unsuccessful. Read Full Article at RT.com
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‘My rival wanted to spike me’: Russian gymnastics star Soldatova shares shocking doping details from career

Russian gymnast Alexandra Soldatova has claimed that one of her principal rivals intended to spike her with a banned substance just before the 2014 world championships, but the attempt was unsuccessful. Read Full Article at RT.com

Iran threatens to block some UN nuclear site inspections as it urges Biden to undo sanctions

Tehran has suggested that it may prevent some upcoming inspections of its nuclear facilities by the UN's atomic agency as it tries to push US President Joe Biden into reversing the sanctions imposed by the Trump administration. Read Full Article at RT.com
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Iran threatens to block some UN nuclear site inspections as it urges Biden to undo sanctions

Tehran has suggested that it may prevent some upcoming inspections of its nuclear facilities by the UN's atomic agency as it tries to push US President Joe Biden into reversing the sanctions imposed by the Trump administration. Read Full Article at RT.com

Kellyanne Conway accused of posting topless photo of 16-year-old daughter online

Former Trump adviser and spokesperson Kellyanne Conway has been accused of leaking a nude photo of her 16-year-old daughter Claudia. Read Full Article at RT.com
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Kellyanne Conway accused of posting topless photo of 16-year-old daughter online

Former Trump adviser and spokesperson Kellyanne Conway has been accused of leaking a nude photo of her 16-year-old daughter Claudia. Read Full Article at RT.com

WHO issues new guidance on oxygen levels to better monitor Covid-19 patients

The World Health Organisation (WHO) has issued new advice on how to prevent Covid-19 patients who are recovering at home from deteriorating, including measuring oxygen levels and using anticoagulants to prevent blood clots. Read Full Article at RT.com
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WHO issues new guidance on oxygen levels to better monitor Covid-19 patients

The World Health Organisation (WHO) has issued new advice on how to prevent Covid-19 patients who are recovering at home from deteriorating, including measuring oxygen levels and using anticoagulants to prevent blood clots. Read Full Article at RT.com

Nine-year old boy detained at Navalny protest, officials say, as Russian parliament holds probe into presence of kids at rallies

Russia’s children’s rights watchdog has issued a warning after a nine-year-old was detained at Saturday’s protests in support of the activist Alexey Navalny, which attracted a large number of youngsters after going viral online. Read Full Article at RT.
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Nine-year old boy detained at Navalny protest, officials say, as Russian parliament holds probe into presence of kids at rallies

Russia’s children’s rights watchdog has issued a warning after a nine-year-old was detained at Saturday’s protests in support of the activist Alexey Navalny, which attracted a large number of youngsters after going viral online. Read Full Article at RT.com

Twitter PERMANENTLY bans Trump-supporting MyPillow CEO for ‘repeated’ violations of election interference policy

MyPillow CEO Mike Lindell has been kicked off Twitter for multiple violations of the platform’s civic integrity policy. The outspoken Trump supporter has been vocal about his belief that the 2020 election results were fraudulent. Read Full Article at RT.com
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Twitter PERMANENTLY bans Trump-supporting MyPillow CEO for ‘repeated’ violations of election interference policy

MyPillow CEO Mike Lindell has been kicked off Twitter for multiple violations of the platform’s civic integrity policy. The outspoken Trump supporter has been vocal about his belief that the 2020 election results were fraudulent. Read Full Article at RT.com

No way for border officers to validate if Covid tests are legitimate, UK Immigration Service warns

The Immigration Service Union has warned that Covid-19 border restrictions are ineffective at combating the spread of the virus, as officers have no way of validating tests or ensuring travellers self-isolate on entry to the UK. Read Full Article at RT.com
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No way for border officers to validate if Covid tests are legitimate, UK Immigration Service warns

The Immigration Service Union has warned that Covid-19 border restrictions are ineffective at combating the spread of the virus, as officers have no way of validating tests or ensuring travellers self-isolate on entry to the UK. Read Full Article at RT.com

South Africa’s President Ramaphosa blasts ‘vaccine nationalism’ and urges rich countries to release hoarded doses

As the African continent struggles to acquire Covid-19 vaccine doses and kickstart inoculation campaigns, the South African president has pleaded with rich nations to stop stockpiling more than they need. Read Full Article at RT.com
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South Africa’s President Ramaphosa blasts ‘vaccine nationalism’ and urges rich countries to release hoarded doses

As the African continent struggles to acquire Covid-19 vaccine doses and kickstart inoculation campaigns, the South African president has pleaded with rich nations to stop stockpiling more than they need. Read Full Article at RT.com

Rafael Nadal takes sly swipe at Novak Djokovic over ‘propaganda’ as Australian Open quarantine row rages on

Rafael Nadal, the world's number two tennis player, has appeared to hit out at Serbian rival Novak Djokovic after he suggested that quarantine conditions should be eased for players preparing for the Australian Open. Read Full Article at RT.com
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Rafael Nadal takes sly swipe at Novak Djokovic over ‘propaganda’ as Australian Open quarantine row rages on

Rafael Nadal, the world's number two tennis player, has appeared to hit out at Serbian rival Novak Djokovic after he suggested that quarantine conditions should be eased for players preparing for the Australian Open. Read Full Article at RT.com

AstraZeneca rejects ‘completely incorrect’ claim that Covid vaccine is less than 10 percent effective among elderly

AstraZeneca has denied claims circulating in German media that its Covid-19 vaccine has low efficacy among people 65 and over. The sensational reports have emerged as the EU mulls approval for the drug. Read Full Article at RT.com
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AstraZeneca rejects ‘completely incorrect’ claim that Covid vaccine is less than 10 percent effective among elderly

AstraZeneca has denied claims circulating in German media that its Covid-19 vaccine has low efficacy among people 65 and over. The sensational reports have emerged as the EU mulls approval for the drug. Read Full Article at RT.com

Russia doubles wheat export duty to stabilize domestic food prices

The Russian government has signed a decree raising the export duty for wheat from €25 ($30) to €50 ($60.59) per ton, starting on March 1. Duties will also be introduced on exports of corn at €25 per ton and barley at €10 per ton. Read Full Article at
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Russia doubles wheat export duty to stabilize domestic food prices

The Russian government has signed a decree raising the export duty for wheat from €25 ($30) to €50 ($60.59) per ton, starting on March 1. Duties will also be introduced on exports of corn at €25 per ton and barley at €10 per ton. Read Full Article at RT.com

Tiger euthanized after health deteriorated in Covid-19 outbreak at Swedish zoo

A tiger, two lions and a member of staff at a zoo in Sweden tested positive for Covid-19, the country's National Veterinary Institute (SVA) said. One of the cats was put down after suffering neurological and breathing issues. Read Full Article at RT.com
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Tiger euthanized after health deteriorated in Covid-19 outbreak at Swedish zoo

A tiger, two lions and a member of staff at a zoo in Sweden tested positive for Covid-19, the country's National Veterinary Institute (SVA) said. One of the cats was put down after suffering neurological and breathing issues. Read Full Article at RT.com

Tech workers of the world, unite! Google employees from 10 countries form historic global union… but can’t actually negotiate yet

After making history earlier this month with a hundreds-strong North American union, employees of Google and its parent company Alphabet have taken their union organizing global, bringing together workers from 10 countries. Read Full Article at RT.com
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Tech workers of the world, unite! Google employees from 10 countries form historic global union… but can’t actually negotiate yet

After making history earlier this month with a hundreds-strong North American union, employees of Google and its parent company Alphabet have taken their union organizing global, bringing together workers from 10 countries. Read Full Article at RT.com