U.S. and China urgently agree to cooperate

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U.S. and China urgently agree to cooperate

The U.S. and China, the source of the largest carbon emissions, have agreed to cooperate on urgent climate change mitigation. It was reported by CBS News, citing an official statement. The agreement was reached by U.S. Special Representative for Climate Affairs John Kerry and his Chinese counterpart Xie Zhenhua during two days of talks in … Read more

The highest-grossing film during the COVID-19 pandemic is named

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The highest-grossing film during the COVID-19 pandemic is named

The box office receipts of the sci-fi movie “Godzilla vs. Kong” crossed the $390 million mark worldwide. The film, directed by Adam Wyngardt, became the highest-grossing film of the pandemic period and surpassed the $365 million worldwide box office of Christopher Nolan’s “The Claim”. The distribution of “Godzilla vs. Kong” overseas is currently led by … Read more

Archaeologists found legendary emerald mines in Egypt

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Archaeologists found legendary emerald mines in Egypt

Legendary emerald mines have been found in eastern Egypt, where they recently excavated an ancient brewery. Archaeologists are preparing for excavations, which should reveal how the precious stones were mined in the ancient era. The mine was found on the territory of Roman-Byzantine settlement Mons Smaragdus. About two thousand years ago Pliny the Elder and … Read more

The EU Council approved the space program

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The EU Council approved the space program

Council of the European Union approved the space program for 2021-2027 with a budget of 14.8 billion euros. The agency’s press office released a statement to this effect. “The EU Council adopted regulatory rules for the introduction of the EU space program for 2021-2027. The agreement paved the way for an early adoption of the … Read more

U.S. ambassador refused to leave Moscow, contrary to advice

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U.S. ambassador refused to leave Moscow, contrary to advice

U.S. Ambassador in Moscow John Sullivan refused to leave Russia after the Kremlin “advised” him to go to Washington for consultations after the imposition of anti-Russian sanctions. According to people familiar with Sullivan, he believes that if Russian President Vladimir Putin wants him to leave Moscow, he will have to force him to do so. … Read more

Blinken welcomed the revocation of the general license against 9 Belarusian companies

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Blinken welcomed the revocation of the general license against 9 Belarusian companies

The Secretary of State called the decision a consequence of the deteriorating human rights situation in Belarus. U.S. Secretary of State Anthony Blinken welcomed the Treasury Department’s decision announced Monday to revoke the general license allowing U.S. citizens and companies to conduct certain transactions with nine sanctioned Belarusian state-owned enterprises. All transactions must cease within … Read more

Jake Sullivan spoke with the Secretary of the Russian Security Council

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Administration officials: Biden to increase cap on refugee admissions

White House press secretary Jen Psaki said the conversation touched on the fate of Alexei Navalny. Presidential National Security Adviser Jake Sullivan spoke by telephone with Russian Security Council Secretary Nikolai Patrushev on Monday, National Security Council spokeswoman Emily Horn said. According to her statement, Sullivan and Patrushev discussed a number of bilateral issues, as … Read more

Germany has opted for Nord Stream 2

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Germany has opted for Nord Stream 2

German Chancellor Angela Merkel stated that she made a choice in favor of the construction of the gas pipeline “Nord Stream-2. The politician said this during a speech at the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE). “I am aware of the controversy in connection with Nord Stream-2, I know the position of many … Read more