WASHINGTON (Sputnik) - The news about Nazi Germany's invasion led to the highest level of patriotism among the Soviet people despite initially causing alarm, Soviet war veteran Col. Nikolai Zaitsev told Sputnik.
According to a CIA assessment, 59-year-old Jamal Khashoggi was killed in October 2018 by a hit squad whose mission was approved by Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman to the Saudi consulate in Istanbul. However, Riyadh claims it was a rogue operation and that it has already punished the offenders.
Last Thursday, Israel's new foreign minister Lapid spoke with US State Secretary Blinken for the second time since taking office. After the call, he issued a brief statement emphasizing his agreement with Blinken on a "no surprises" approach, although he did not name Iran explicitly.
Genetic sequencing has helped scientists to understand the COVID-19 virus amid the ongoing pandemic. Yet, the process of sequencing can also shed light on the structural genes causing incurable ailments like Alzheimer's, Huntington's disease, and muscular dystrophy, among others.
According to estimates, there are several hundred millionaires in the Gaza Strip, an enclave where over half of its two million residents live below the poverty line. But a local businessman says the wealthy in the area always make sure to assist the impoverished population.
The Great Patriotic War claimed the lives of nearly 27 million Soviet soldiers and civilians. The war was fought along the Eastern Front of World War II between the Soviet Union, on one side, and Nazi Germany and its allies, on the other.
The number of infected has surpassed 178 million worldwide, while the death toll from the virus has reached 3.87 million, according to data collected by Baltimore, Maryland's Johns Hopkins University.
Maxwell, who is often referred to as convicted pedophile Epstein's "madam," is currently awaiting her trial in New York, postponed to late November because of new charges added to the case. The former socialite has pleaded not guilty to charges including sex trafficking of a minor and perjury.