MOSCOW (Sputnik) - Speaking about those countries that are waiting for Russia's demise, Russian President Vladimir Putin said that "we are only worried about one thing — how not to catch a cold at your funeral."
Whether or not the Resurrection plate ever existed during the Cenozoic Era has been a topic of heated debate among geologists. Researchers who believe that the plate was real have claimed that it was deformed due to intense heat, when between 40 and 60 million years ago it moved downwards into the Earth’s mantle.
Voter turnout at US presidential elections was as high as 81 percent at one point in the 19th century. But in the modern era the highest it ever reached was 62.8 percent in 1960.
On 21 October, the US Federal Bureau of Investigation pointed the finger of blame at Moscow and Tehran for alleged meddling in the US election campaign by manipulating "some US voter registration information". International observers have discussed Washington's obsession with Russian "interference".
China has met its annual construction target for 690,000 5G base stations in September, three months ahead of schedule, a high-level industry regulator said on Thursday.
On 15 September, Bahrain and the United Arab Emirates established diplomatic ties with Israel by signing the Abraham Accords in Washington, after US President Donald Trump and his administration brokered the historic deal.
So far, Armenia and Azerbaijan have twice agreed on a humanitarian ceasefire, mediated by Moscow, in order to exchange prisoners and the deceased. However, both times the sides resumed clashes, accusing each other of breaching the deal and the fighting in Nagorno-Karabakh continued.
More than 41.17 million cases of COVID-19 have been confirmed worldwide, and almost 1.13 million people have died due to the infection since the pandemic broke out, according to Johns Hopkins University. Amid the growing numbers of infections, nations across the world are preparing for a second wave, reintroducing quarantine measures.