Once again the World Health Organization is seriously under-funded as it strives to fight against the worst outbreak of Ebola Virus Disease in the history of the planet, one which threatens to develop into a nightmare scenario in West Africa before Christmas, and one which could become a global catastrophe. Time to pull together.
The Republic of Serbia is a key state in the Balkans. This is well understood both in the West and in Russia. Why would the consolidated pro-Western leadership of Serbia take an unprecedented step and invite Vladimir Putin to Belgrade to celebrate victory over fascism, given the fact that even one mentioning of victory annoys the USA?
It may seem that we know a lot more about the Moon than we do about any other celestial body. However, our natural satellite still hides many mysteries. In the 1950s of the last century, when the Cold War was in full swing, the United States government was harboring plans to build military bases and nuclear reactors on the Earth's satellite
In the Italian city of Milan that hosts the 10th Asia-Europe Summit (ASEM) Russian President Vladimir Putin will hold talks on issues of the Ukrainian crisis with leaders of Western countries and his Ukrainian counterpart Poroshenko. The meetings may bring results that could contribute to resolving the situation in the east of Ukraine
Scientists reveal that beer in moderation prevents heart attack and stroke. European scientists have highlighted the beneficial health of moderate consumption of beer, including the prevention of cardiovascular problems and respiratory effects, and have excluded the myth of the 'beer belly'.
Russian Economic Development Minister Alexei Ulyukayev said that international agencies may soon downgrade Russia, adding that it would be an unfounded move, because the country's economic indicators remain at a high level. According to the minister, the decision will be based on political motives. Western experts exclude such a possibility
In Russia, it is impossible to imagine that in America, they believe people on the say-so. A voter comes to the poll station and says that his name is, let's say, John Hopkins and that he resides at the following address. A poller would then verify the provided data and either admits the person to voting or says that there was a mistake
A recent survey among 1,600 Russians in 134 settlements of 46 regions of the country showed that the sanctions showed nearly no influence on the lives of ordinary Russians. Sixty percent of respondents believe that Russia should punish the West accordingly: to arrest accounts and assets of foreign companies
As most already are aware, an Ebola crisis is gradually encompassing the globe. It has been engendered by irresponsible authorities who have all but welcomed its diseased incubators with open arms. The United States, located on a continent which until now had never known the malady, eagerly flew home not one but five infected parties
Europe demonstrates complete failure in diplomatic activities. European sanctions encourage Russia to cooperate more closely with China and India. Most likely, Putin's objective would be to explain that the Europeans acted to their own detriment, having succumbed to USA's pressure. The sanctions have not affected the American economy much
Patient Safety is one of seven research work streams to be presented at the 2015 WISH Summit taking place in February in Qatar, where leading international health experts will join an influential community of heads of state, government ministers, academics, clinicians, policy makers and business leaders to discuss innovative solutions
The Russian territory has grown by more than 450 square kilometers owing to one single island. The island, called Yaya, was discovered in 2013. The main geopolitical trend in the Arctic is still associated with a dispute about the underwater Lomonosov Ridge. Russia is going to protect her presence in the Arctic by military means
Russian PM admitted he was "very sad" about the fact that President Obama, speaking at the UN, put Russia on the list of global threats between Ebola fever and the Islamic State. "I do not even want to comment on that, this is sad, this is some kind of aberration in the brain. What can be said about resetting the relations in such a context?"