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Recent articles by Robert:

Russia Prepares To Cut Gas Supplies To Finland Days After NATO Application

Mika Wiljanen, CEO of Finland’s state-owned gas company, said the company has been “preparing for this situation” and can continue to supply customers with gas for the coming months. → Read More

Putin’s ‘Under Pressure’ Commanders Will Push Unprepared Forces To Donbas, U.K. Defense Ministry Says

The rushed redeployment puts Russia at risk of further military losses, the ministry said. → Read More

Monkeypox: Here’s What You Need To Know About The Rare Virus Found In The U.S., U.K. And Europe

Monkeypox can cause fever, swollen lymph nodes and a rash that looks like chickenpox or syphilis, and while usually mild it has been known to have a fatality rate as high as 10%. → Read More

Getting Vaccinated After Infection Could Slash Risk Of Long Covid, Study Finds

The odds of developing long Covid dropped for at least nine weeks after the second dose, researchers found. → Read More

‘Alarming’ Climate Records In 2021 Prompt UN Call To Triple Renewable Energy Investment To $4 Trillion

The report illustrates “a dismal litany of humanity’s failure to tackle climate disruption,” United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres said. → Read More

Here Is What One Million Covid Deaths In The U.S. Looks Like

A by-the-numbers look at how Covid-19 has impacted the United States. → Read More

‘A Planetary Threat’: Pollution Responsible For 9 Million Deaths Each Year, Study Finds

Pollution was responsible for one in every six deaths in 2019, researchers found. → Read More

Russia’s Invasion Of Ukraine Fueling 'Catastrophic’ Malnutrition Among Children, Unicef Warns

The UN agency warned prices for a “life-saving treatment” for severe malnutrition in children are likely to jump 16% in the next six months due to the war in Ukraine, Covid-19 pandemic and climate change. → Read More

Elon Musk Says Twitter Deal ‘Cannot Move Forward’ Until CEO Proves Fake Account Numbers

“My offer was based on Twitter’s SEC filings being accurate,” Musk said. → Read More

McDonald’s Says It’s Exiting Russia After More Than 30 Years

The situation following Moscow’s invasion of Ukraine means “continued ownership of the business in Russia is no longer tenable, nor is it consistent with McDonald's value,” the company said in a statement. → Read More

Renault’s Russian Assets Nationalized After Carmaker Sells To Moscow

The sale, which the carmaker called a “responsible choice,” effectively marks the first major nationalization of a Western company’s assets since Russia invaded Ukraine. → Read More

Pfizer’s Covid Vaccine Protection Against Omicron Fades Just Weeks After Second And Third Doses, Study Finds

Levels of protective antibodies against omicron are “transient” after the second and third doses of Pfizer’s Covid-19 vaccine, researchers found. → Read More

U.K. Sanctions Putin’s ‘Shady’ Network Of Family And Friends—Including Rumored Girlfriend

Included in the new sanctions is Alina Kabaeva, a former Olympic gymnast widely believed to be Vladimir Putin’s secret partner. → Read More

Elon Musk Says Twitter Deal ‘On Hold’

Twitter shares dropped 25% in pre-market trading Friday morning after Musk's announcement. → Read More

North Korea Reports First Covid Death Amid ‘Explosive’ Disease Outbreak

Six people have died and 350,000 people are suffering from an unexplained “fever” that has spread “explosively” across North Korea since April, state media said. → Read More

Tether Untethered: World’s Biggest Stablecoin Loses $1 Peg As Crypto Market Crashes

Tether's USDT, which is meant to be pegged to $1, dropped as low as 94 cents on Thursday. → Read More

Moderna Covid Vaccine Safe And Effective In Kids Ages 6-11, Study Finds

The vaccine had an estimated efficacy of 88% at least 14 days after the first dose, researchers found. → Read More

EU Will Scrap Mask Mandate For Air Travel

Face masks will not have to be worn on flights and in airports beginning May 16, the EU announced. → Read More

China’s Censors Target WHO Chief After Comments Criticizing Flagship Zero-Covid Policy

The WHO chief said China’s flagship strategy of eliminating all Covid-19 infections was unsustainable and called for a policy change. → Read More

WHO Mulls Closing Key Moscow Office As ‘Appalling’ Conflict Continues In Ukraine

The WHO’s regional members in Europe are debating a resolution to condemn Russian aggression and relocate a major office out of Moscow, which could force the organization to take a more overtly political stance in the conflict. → Read More