In Russia Election Results, Online Votes Sweep Putin Opponents Aside

MOSCOW — Russia’s ruling party retained a two-thirds majority in the lower house of Parliament and claimed a sweeping victory in opposition-minded Moscow — a stark display of Kremlin power as the authorities on Monday announced the results of a nationwide parliamentary election that opposition leaders denounced as blatantly falsified. Partial results released after the …

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‘Why are more kids getting Covid?’: Dr. Gupta takes children’s questions about the virus – CNN Video

CNN’s Dr. Sanjay Gupta took on one of the hardest interviews, taking questions from children. He met with elementary students in Atlanta to answer their questions about Covid-19 and how to stay safe. They spoke outside in masks in compliance with school policy. Source: CNN CNN

India plans to resume vaccine exports starting next month.

India’s health minister said on Monday that the country would resume exports of Covid-19 vaccines, five months after halting shipments during its own devastating wave of infections. The health minister, Mansukh Mandaviya, said that exports would resume starting next month, and that the vaccines would help fulfill India’s commitment to Covax, the United Nations-backed vaccine …

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‘It doesn’t look like there’s a fair trial’: CNN anchor presses Rwandan Justice Minister Johnston Busingye about Paul Rusesabagina – CNN Video

Rwandan Justice Minister Johnston Busingye speaks to CNN’s Eleni Giokos about the arrest and trial of Paul Rusesabagina, who is the inspiration for the movie “Hotel Rwanda.” CNN

‘Hotel Rwanda’ hero Paul Rusesabagina found guilty on terrorism-related charges

The judge, reading out the verdict on Monday said: “The court also finds that they were in this group very aware that they were committing terror acts, they wanted the terror acts committed and this is evidenced by the work that they committed while in that political party. They formed FLN which is an illegal …

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‘Hotel Rwanda’ Dissident Is Found Guilty of Forming a Terrorist Group

KIGALI, Rwanda — Paul Rusesabagina, the prominent dissident who was portrayed in the Oscar-nominated movie “Hotel Rwanda” was found guilty on Monday of forming an armed terrorist group in a monthslong case that drew international condemnation after government officials boasted about having tricked him into returning to Rwanda. Mr. Rusesabagina was once praised for sheltering …

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The State of Covid in the U.S.

pandemic. But this is also a moment when the Covid-19 data is unusually tricky to read. In today’s newsletter, I’ll try to make sense of it, with help from four charts created by my colleague Ashley Wu. On the one hand, the country may be on the verge of a virtuous cycle of declining cases. …

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Gunman Kills Eight at Russian University

MOSCOW — A gunman opened fire on Monday on a Russian university campus, killing at least eight people and wounding 19, state media reported. During the attack, students jumped from a second-floor window to escape a building on the campus of Perm State University, in the city of Perm, about 650 miles east of Moscow, …

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