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Russia missile test blast kills five nuclear agency staff

Moscow, Russia | AFP | Russia’s nuclear agency said Saturday an explosion during missile testing in the Arctic left five of its staff dead and involved radioactive isotopes after a nearby city reported a spike in radiation levels. Rosatom said the force of explosion on Thursday threw several of its staff …

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Beijing warns of ‘countermeasures’ over US missile plans

Beijing, China | AFP | China warned Tuesday it would take unspecified countermeasures if the United States goes ahead with plans to deploy ground-based intermediate-range missiles in the Asia-Pacific region. The comments come days after US Defense Secretary Mark Esper said Washington was now free to deploy the weapons following its …

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Russia donates 53 food delivery trucks to WFP in Uganda

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The World Food Programme-WFP has received 53 light and 10 heavy-duty KAMAZ trucks to add to its delivery fleet, thanks to a donation by the Government of Russia. The vehicles worth USD 10.2 Million (38 billion Shillings) will be used to respond to emergencies in …

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