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Moscow, Minsk ink aviation air defence supply deals in 2021: Russian Govt Agency

Dubai, Nov 14 (UNI/Sputnik) Moscow and Minsk signed contracts this year for Russia to supply Belarus with fighter jets, helicopters, air defence equipment, and other armaments, the director of the Russian Federal Service for Military-Technical Cooperation, Dmitry Shugayev, told Sputnik.
"Contracts with Belarus for supplies of aviation equipment including fighter aircraft and helicopters, as well as air defence equipment and other defence products, were concluded this year," Shugayev said at the Dubai Airshow exhibition.
The official underlined that all the defence equipment will be delivered at the terms specified by the contracts.
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EU allocates $23 3 mn for humanitarian aid in Philippines, Nepal, South East Asia

28 Jan 2022 | 10:18 PM

Brussels, Jan 28 (UNI/Sputnik) The European Commission decided on Friday to allocate 21 million euros ($23.3 million) for humanitarian assistance in the Philippines, Nepal and South East Asia countries to support the victims of natural hazards and armed conflicts in the region.

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Using 'deepfake' technology in China may require identity verification

28 Jan 2022 | 10:10 PM

Beijing, Jan 28 (UNI/Xinhua) Users of AI-generated synthetic media, or 'deepfake' technologies, may be required to verify their identities to gain access to relevant services in the future, China's cyberspace regulator said on Friday.

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Japanese Foreign Ministry considers reduction of embassy staff in Ukraine

28 Jan 2022 | 10:09 PM

Tokyo, Jan 28 (UNI/Sputnik) The Japanese Foreign Ministry has started assessing the expediency of cutting embassy personnel in Ukraine due to unceasing instability, Japanese broadcaster NHK reported on Friday, citing diplomatic sources.

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Lebanon's crisis forces youth to drop out of school: UNICEF

28 Jan 2022 | 10:07 PM

Beirut, Jan 28 (UNI/Xinhua) Lebanon's crisis is increasingly forcing young people to drop out of school and engage in ill-paid, irregular and informal work to survive and help feed their families, the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) said in a report released on Friday.

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Vietnam reports 14,929 new Covid-19 cases

28 Jan 2022 | 10:06 PM

Hanoi, Jan 28 (UNI/Xinhua) Vietnam reported 14,929 new Covid-19 cases on Friday, including 14,892 locally transmitted and 37 imported, according to its Ministry of Health.

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