World Challenges Russian "Anti-COVID" Vaccine
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World Challenges Russian "Anti-COVID" Vaccine

Vladimir Putin announced the creation of the world’s first vaccine against COVID-19, which he had tested on his daughter. However, the international community reacted skeptically to the news. The Counselor of the US President Kellyanne…
Cashless Economy vs. Shadow Economy in Ukraine
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Cashless Economy vs. Shadow Economy in Ukraine

Some of the often discussed benefits of digital payments are decreased time of the transaction, cost reduction on operating expenses, money processing, and money circulation maintenance, protection against robbery and counterfeiting, and increased transparency of…
EU increased efforts to fight disinformation
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EU increased efforts to fight disinformation

The European Commission and EU’s foreign policy chief announced further steps to fight disinformation around COVID-19. They prepared the Joint Communication “Tackling COVID-19 disinformation – Getting the facts right” that was sent to other institutions…
Ukraine opens its borders gradually
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Ukraine opens its borders gradually

Ukraine eases the quarantine measures on the country’s western border gradually. Thus, six checkpoints on the border with Moldova were resumed on May 29, and another 60 checkpoints are expected to be reopened by the…
COVID-19 does not abolish sanctions
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COVID-19 does not abolish sanctions

Should sanctions be eased during the pandemic? – this is a title of an article prepared by the European Parliament Research Service. Authors of the publication explain why the EU keeps sanctions in Russia, Belarus,…