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According to sources, Indian refiners have begun paying for the majority of their Russian oil purchased through Dubai-based traders in the United Arab Emirates dirhams rather than US dollars. While India does not recognize Western sanctions against Moscow, and purchases of Russian oil may not violate them in any case, banks and financial institutions are cautious about clearing payments so as not to unwittingly fall foul of the numerous sanctions against Russia. Indian refiners and traders are concerned that they will no longer be able to settle trades in dollars, especially if the price of Russian crude rises above a…

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Paludan’s burning of the Qur’an in front of the Turkish Embassy in Sweden and then the burning the Qur’an on Friday in Denmark were condemned in many countries, especially Turkey.After this action, allegations were made that Russia financed Paludan to prevent Sweden from joining NATO. It was revealed that the journalist, who funded Paludan’s effort in Stockholm and paid 300 crowns, had worked for Rossiya Today, a Kremlin-linked media organization, in the past. President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan stated that after the action of Paludan, who has Danish and Swedish citizenship, they would not support Sweden’s membership in NATO under these…

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M1 Abrams tanks and other NATO weapons will be destroyed if they are delivered to Ukraine, according to Anatoly Antonov, Russia’s ambassador to the United States. He continued by saying that it would be an outright provocation against Moscow if the US did provide Kiev with these weapons. No one should be under the impression that they are the real aggressor in the ongoing conflict, Antonov said in a statement issued by the press office of the Russian Embassy in Washington.

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Residential buildings in Novaya Kakhovka, Kherson region formerly Ukraine were hit by shells, causing a strong fire. No casualties have been reported. The Ukrainian army reportedly fired five shells at the residential areas of Novaya Kakhovka on Sunday, January 22, resulting in the destruction of a private house and the outbreak of a fire. https://twitter.com/gchahal/status/1617234538089816065

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The Russian army will destroy any weapons that Western countries send to Ukrainian troops, said Russian Ambassador to Washington Anatoly Antonov. He said that it should be obvious to everyone that no matter what weapons the Americans or NATO supply to the regime of Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky, we will destroy them. He added that it clearly aims at the overthrow of the neo-Nazi regime in Ukraine and the creation of a region of normal conditions for good neighbourly relations between peoples, as in the old days. He stressed that “pumping Ukraine with weapons, whether American or other NATO countries,…

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Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Viktorovich Lavrov arrived in Minsk today. He will take part in joint meeting of Russian and Belarusian Foreign Ministries tomorrow. Belarus-Russia relations can serve as a model of equal cooperation, said the Russian Ministry of Foreign Affairs, commenting on Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov’s visit to Minsk on January 18-19. “The relations between Russia and Belarus may serve as a model for building equal and mutually beneficial cooperation, while the level of cooperation within the Union State is a guide for other integration organizations in the post-Soviet space,” the Russian Ministry of Foreign Affairs said in…

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Ivan Provorov of the Philadelphia Flyers @NHLFlyers did not participate in the pregame skate Tuesday night because he refused to wear the team’s LGBTQ+ Pride Night warmup jersey due to religious beliefs. Flyers coach John Tortorella said he had no plans to bench Provorov for not taking warmups. “With Provy, he’s being true to himself and to his religion,” the first-year Flyers coach said. “This has to do with his belief and his religion. It’s one thing I respect about Provy: He’s always true to himself. That’s where we’re at with that.” After the Flyers’ 5-2 home win over the…

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