Corruption in COVID-19 vaccine purchases — RT EN

Kyrgyzstan’s Health Minister Beizhenaliyev was arrested as part of a corruption investigation into the purchase of COVID-19 vaccines, according to the responsible prosecutor’s office. In 2021, the Ministry of Health of Kyrgyzstan acquired over 2 million doses of COVID vaccine worth around $19 million. And this despite the fact that the country already had 3 […]

Central Bank of Russia suspends foreign currency purchases for an indefinite period — RT DE

25 Jan 2022 2:35 p.m The Russian central bank has announced that it will temporarily stop buying foreign currencies in order to stop the ruble from falling. The Russian currency previously hit its lowest value since late 2020 after NATO announced it was increasing its contingent in Eastern Europe. Geopolitical tensions are currently putting heavy […]