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WORLD NEWS May 27: The West’s ‘all-out war’ against Russia will be long

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The event gathering car enthusiasts in the Soviet era was held in Moscow on May 21 – Photo: REUTERS

* “The West has waged an all-out war against us, against the entire Russian world. I can be sure that this situation will last for us“, Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov stated at the meeting on May 26.

When talking about the so-called “unprecedented hatred of Russia”, Mr. Lavrov pointed out: “The US and its satellites have doubled, tripled, quadrupled efforts to contain Russia with the set of measures. Measures are very broad, from unilateral economic sanctions to an intense propaganda campaign in the global media space.”

* On May 27, Russia said it was looking to increase the output of cereals for export next season, in the context of the worldwide food crisis becoming more and more obvious.

According to Russian Agriculture Minister Dmitry Patrushev, in the 2021-2022 season, Russia exported 35 million tons of grain, including 28.5 million tons of wheat. He forecast that by the end of the season on June 30, Russia’s grain exports will exceed 37 million tons.

Minister Patrushev said that in the next season, starting from July 1, 2022, Russia is estimated to export cereals at 50 million tons.

Russia and Ukraine account for nearly a third of the world’s large flour supply, so Ukraine’s seaports on the Black Sea have been closed since Russia launched a special military operation in the country in February. 2022 has caused more than 20 million tons of grain to be stagnant here.

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NASA illustration of the earth and asteroids

* According to NASA, 7335 is the largest asteroid that will come close to Earth this year. Scientists estimate this asteroid is moving at about 76,000 km/h, which is 20 times faster than the speed of a bullet.

According to predictions, this asteroid codenamed 7335 will come close to our planet today (May 27) at a distance of about 4 million km – ie 10 times the average distance between Earth and Moon.

Despite its enormous size, it is still classified by NASA as “potentially hazardous”, meaning it could cause significant damage to our planet if its orbit were to falter. change and affect the Earth.

* Toronto (Canada) police shot and killed a man with a gun near the city’s school district in the afternoon of May 26 (local time). According to Reuters news agency, the suspect in his 20s opened fire on the police, forcing them to kill him.

All five schools, including one just 130 meters from the scene of the gunfight, have been ordered to block entry, exit, and entry to prevent unforeseen events.

The incident occurred in the context of the shooting incident at Robb Elementary School in Texas (USA) which is still shocking many people both inside and outside the US. Toronto authorities declined to comment on the suspect’s motives.

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Canadian police set up a protective barrier at the area where the shooting occurred on May 26 – CBC screenshot

* Survey results of Morning Consult and Politico released on May 26 found that 73% of Americans polled “strongly support” basic background checks for gun buyers and 15% “partially support” this requirement.

Only 4% of respondents said they were “somewhat opposed” to background checks and another 4% were “strongly opposed”, while another 5% did not.

* May 26, Japan Notice will easing travel warnings related to the COVID-19 pandemic for 36 countries and territories, including the US, UK, Canada and Hong Kong (China). Japan’s Foreign Ministry also downgraded the travel warning for a number of countries, including Thailand, Vietnam, Singapore and Malaysia, from level 2 to level 1 from June 10.

* Reuters exclusive sources revealed The US has begun to warn Ukraine of the consequences if Kiev escalates its attack deep into Russian territory. The US side did not provide a specific list of locations Ukraine should not attack, but issued general warnings about the risk of widespread hostilities.

“We’re concerned about escalation but still don’t want to put geo-restrictions or tie them too much to what we’re offering them,” one of the three US officials said, speaking on condition of anonymity.

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Ukrainian officials continue to urge countries to send more heavy weapons to the country, and accuse Russia of planning to occupy the remaining industrial areas in Lugansk in eastern Ukraine. In the photo: armored vehicles of pro-Russian forces in the town of Popasna in the Lugansk region on May 26 – Photo: REUTERS

* On May 26, the World Health Assembly (WHA) adopted a resolution proposed by the US, which argued that the medical emergency in Europe was caused by Russia’s military action in Ukraine. cause.

The WHA also rejected another resolution that did not address the consequences of Russia’s military campaign on regional health security. According to Reuters, the rejected resolution was proposed by Russia and was voted on on the same day of May 26.

Russia’s deputy ambassador to UN agencies in Geneva Alexander Alimov called the Western proposal “politicized, one-sided”. He stressed that it is not acceptable for countries to seek to manipulate the WHA.

* Also related to voting at multilateral institutions, China and Russia protested against imposing more sanctions on North Korea as proposed by the US in the vote on May 26 (US time) at the United Nations Security Council.

The content of the resolution proposes to ban the export of oil and tobacco to North Korea, as well as blacklist the Lazarus hacker group (suspected with links to Pyongyang). According to Reuters, 13 out of 15 Security Council countries approved the draft resolution.

However, because China and Russia – two permanent members of the Security Council – have used their veto power, the US proposals will not be approved. The move took place in the context of North Korea’s test-firing of an intercontinental ballistic missile shortly after US President Joe Biden’s visit to Northeast Asia.

* US and Asian stocks continue to show opposites in the trading session on May 26 by local time.

Wall Street’s main indexes (US) rose for two consecutive sessions on the news that the US Federal Reserve (FED) might not raise interest rates this summer. Oil prices also rose above $117 per barrel, touching levels not seen since March.

Earlier, Asian markets had a mixed session after Chinese Premier Li Keqiang warned of upcoming economic difficulties, according to AFP.

* Cuba has begun to deploy a second booster dose (fifth dose) COVID-19 prevention for people in high-risk and vulnerable groups in the central province of Villa Clara.

Dr. Mireya Cepero, deputy epidemiology director of Villa Clara province, said the vaccine used was Soberana Plus, researched and developed by Cuba’s Finlay Vaccine Institute.

Medical and customs staff, tourism workers and anti-epidemic participants will be vaccinated first, then people over 50 years old and those who completed their first booster dose 5 months ago. .

* Britain will impose a temporary special tax on oil corporations of this country to get money to support people, according to an announcement on May 26 by British Finance Minister Rishi Sunak.

This £15 billion support package includes part of the tax on profits of oil companies that have benefited from the recent increase in petrol and gas prices.

The above solution comes after the UK’s annual inflation hit a 40-year high as energy costs rose so quickly that many people’s pockets were shrinking.

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