European Union and WHO join forces to support deployment of COVID-19 vaccines and vaccination in Ukraine

The European Union and the WHO Regional Office for Europe will work together in a major effort to support the deployment of COVID-19 vaccines and vaccination in Ukraine. The project funded by the European Union and implemented by WHO will cover all phases – constituting “end-to-end” support – of COVID-19 vaccine deployment and vaccination and […]

Ukraine formally bans registration of Russian COVID-19 vaccines

Ukraine has formally banned registration of Russian-designed vaccines against coronavirus, the government said in a decree published on Wednesday (10 February). One of Europe’s poorest countries, Ukraine has lagged behind others in starting its vaccination programme against COVID-19, which has infected more than 1.25 million Ukrainians and killed 23,934 as of 10 February. But Ukrainian […]

Russia trying to buy up praise for Sputnik-V vaccine

Russia has dove into colossal spending to get corrupt journalists and experts, who have lost their credibility, to spread a good word about their corona drug. It is fundamentally important for Russian propaganda to make an impression that their Sputnik V outplays international rivals and enjoys mad global demand. In fact, the campaign promoting the […]

Kremlin using religion in information warfare against Ukraine: What you need to know

Patriarch Bartholomew’s visit to Ukraine as a blow to the Kremlin’s narcissism It’s with regret and pain that Moscow has been observing the recent developments in the global political arena, along with the positive processes in the life of the Orthodox Church of Ukraine. President Zelensky inviting Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew I to visit Ukraine, and […]

World leaders embrace climate adaptation action at Climate Adaptation Summit 2021

More than 30 world leaders expressed their firm support for climate adaptation action at the international online Climate Adaptation Summit (CAS) 2021, hosted by the Netherlands. During the high-level opening, various concrete initiatives and enhanced ambitions from governments, development banks, institutions and cities were launched to drastically enhance climate adaptation worldwide during the coming decade. […]

Turkish scientists say they’ve developed a 10-second COVID-19 test that is 99% accurate

Scientists at a university research centre in Turkey claim they have developed an ultra-rapid coronavirus test with 99% accuracy that can return results within 10 seconds – all without needing to take a nasal swab. The Diagnovir, developed by researchers at Bilkent University, is a diagnostic kit said to use nanotechnology to detect COVID-19 in […]

Sputnik V for Russia’s “lab rat” friends

In December, a number of governments that are politically, financially, or totally dependent on Russia, received a certain number of doses of the Russian Sputnik-V covid vaccine. Russian propaganda is now actively exploiting this fact as a pretext for imposing its chemical surrogate onto other countries. For example, Argentina, a country with a population of 45 […]