Tag: Russia

Russia’s Nesting Dolls Effect

How Russia Came Into a Continent, Took Over Governments, Embedded Their Agents in Local politics, and Helps Facilitate Coups From Afar By: Christopher Quiles Africa has had its timely share of unrest and discord though out its history. On today’s front, Nigeria and ISWAP (Islamic State West Africa Province) to al Shabaab in Kenya and…

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On This Day in History, August 30

In 1799, a British fleet accepted the surrender of a Bavarian fleet during the Anglo-Russian invasion of Holland as part of the War of the Second Coalition, one of a series of conflicts sparked by the French Revolution. The surrender of these ships occurred following a mutiny, sparked by sailors aboard a few ships noticing…

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Breaking news: Putin says Russia has “registered” COVID-19 vaccine

Russia President Vladimir Putin says the country has developed an effective vaccine against COVID-19. If true, the vaccine would be the world’s first. Putin made the announcement on Russian state TV. We’ll see. Putin says the vaccine was developed by the Moscow-based Gamaleya Institute. CNN, which reported the news this morning, said Putin announced that…

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