MOSCOW (Sputnik) - Russian President Vladimir Putin congratulated medical workers and veterans of the Russian healthcare system on Medical Worker Day, thanking them for their efforts in the fight against COVID-19 and calling for a more active vaccination programme.
BENGHAZI (Sputnik) - The Libyan National Army (LNA), led by Field Marshal Khalifa Haftar, on Saturday declared the Libyan border with Algeria a militarized zone.
The Kremlin has long debunked the wild claim that Putin, who worked for the KGB in East Germany at the time, was ghosting US President Ronald Reagan during the latter's visit to the Red Square in 1988.
The bicycle race in Arizona's Show Low was organized to raise money for a local Christian school, dubbed the Bike the Bluff State Championship Road Race, which started at around 7:25 a.m., local time.
The Pentagon and US State Department have been pursuing former Soviet republics to Afghanistan’s north as places to continue operations after the September 2021 withdrawal, but have so far had little luck, given their proximity and ties to the Russian Federation.
MOSCOW (Sputnik) - Former US President Donald Trump has criticised incumbent POTUS Joe Biden for the "divisive" teaching of racism in schools.
Metropolitan Police Commissioner Dame Cressida Dick is already under fire for the force's heavy-handed response to a vigil for Sarah Everard, a London woman who was murdered by police, and the 34-year cover-up of private detective Daniel Morgan's murder in 1987.
Champ was one of two German shepherds owned by the Biden family. The dog and its “sibling” Major moved to the White House along with the Bidens, reviving a longstanding tradition for US presidents to keep their pets at their residence. The Trump family did not have any domestic animals.