Russia-Belarus conduct joint air drills Jan. 16-Feb. Minsk says drills defensive, Kyiv fears new offensive. Russia used Belarus as springboard for Ukraine invasion. At least 30 dead after Russian strike on apartment. Dnipro mayor says little hope of finding more survivors.
Virus spreading fast in China after policy U-turn. Several countries have imposed travel restrictions. EU meets on Weds to discuss China travel policy. WHO holds talks with Chinese scientists, seeks data
Russia may increase its crude oil exports if the European Union ban on imports of the nation’s fuel results in lower refinery throughput, vice prime-minister Alexander Novak said in an interview to Tass.
A lethal blizzard paralyzed Buffalo, New York, on Christmas Day, trapping motorists and rescue workers in their vehicles, leaving thousands of homes without power and raising the death toll from storms that have chilled much of the United States for days.
China's abrupt lifting of stringent COVID-19 restrictions could result in an explosion of cases and over a million deaths through 2023, according to new projections from the U.S.-based Institute of Health Metrics and Evaluation (IHME).
The Russian truck maker Kamaz plans to launch the full-scale production of K5 trucks with components not depending on supplies from unfriendly countries in February 2023, the office of Deputy Prime Minister Denis Manturov said in a statement on the official website of the Russian Government.