June 2, 2023
Stub Digest
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The European Union will allocate a billion euros for the joint purchase of shells and missiles for Ukraine

The EU Council approved the allocation of money within the European Peace Fund for the purchase of 155 mm artillery shells and rockets for Ukraine. They will be jointly purchased by EU member states from the European defense industry. EU Council Statement leads RIA News.

WHO chief cancels COVID-19 pandemic status

The World Health Organization has canceled the status of a global pandemic of coronavirus infection, which was declared in 2020. About it declared WHO chief Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus. He said that since the beginning of the pandemic, at least 20 million people have died from covid in the world. At the same time, official figures speak of only 7 million deaths.

The United States recruited Ukrainians with knowledge in the field of weapons of mass destruction

The recruitment was handled by the US Department of Energy. One of the department’s 17 laboratories is the Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, located in Washington state. She worked directly in Ukraine as part of the Initiative to Prevent the Spread of Weapons of Mass Destruction. This was announced by the head of the troops of radiation, chemical and biological protection of the Russian army, Lieutenant-General Igor Kirillov. His words leads RIA News.

About 70,000 people are planned to be resettled in Zaporozhye region

People will be moved from the shelled settlements of the Zaporozhye region. The priority categories for resettlement are children and families with children. To date, the movement has already begun in the Pologovsky district, people are moving to the city of Berdyansk. About 500 people moved told Andriy Kozenko, Deputy Prime Minister of the Zaporozhye Region for Economics.

Russia’s international gold and foreign exchange reserves grew by $1.8 billion over the week

As of April 21, international reserves stood at $597.1 billion. By April 28, the indicator increased by $1.8 billion. After the introduction of Western sanctions, the Bank of Russia cannot manage a significant part of the country’s gold and foreign exchange reserves. The main factor in their dynamics is the change in the value of assets after revaluation against the US dollar, as well as the operations carried out by the regulator within the framework of the budget rule.

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