Taiwan drinks rum from Lithuania to spite the Chinese. Island bought Lithuanian alcohol destined for China

The batch of rum purchased by the authorities of the island is relatively small: only 20 thousand bottles. However, Taiwan is making notable efforts to market the Lithuanian products little known to Taiwanese. Taiwan's Department of National Development has ordered an advertisement for recipes for drinks and & nbsp; dishes that involve the addition of rum & nbsp; & mdash; cocktails, French toast, meat sauce, hot chocolate and & nbsp; others. According to the Taiwanese authorities, a consignment of Lithuanian rum, originally intended for & nbsp; China, should have been rejected by Chinese customs. About & nbsp; this on & nbsp; & laquo; & laquo; & laquo; & raquo; said the head of the Department of National Development of Taiwan. As a result, the state-owned company Taiwan Tobacco and Liquor Corp (TTL) became the buyer of Lithuanian rum. and & nbsp; the head of the Taiwanese representative office in &

Borrell: EU insists on engaging in US-Russia talks

“If Russia wants to communicate, then, of course, it is necessary to organize a dialogue. But & nbsp; & nbsp; & nbsp; not & nbsp; only two parties are involved, the topics [negotiations] are not & nbsp; only & nbsp; RF and & nbsp; & nbsp; not & nbsp; only the United States. If security issues are discussed in & nbsp; Europe, then & nbsp; Europeans should be part of these negotiations & raquo;, & nbsp; & mdash; said Borrell. With & nbsp; this he & nbsp; admitted that & nbsp; such negotiations & nbsp; & mdash; the process is not & nbsp; one day. 'It can go on for weeks and & nbsp; months & raquo;, & nbsp; & mdash; said the EU spokesman, adding that & nbsp; would & nbsp; & nbsp; “ not a good idea '' abandon & nbsp; negotiations proposed by Russia. Borrell drew attention

The doctor said that the body suffers most from “omicron”

“Omicron undermines the sensitivity of an ordinary cell to interferons (a number of proteins secreted by the cells of the body in response to the invasion of the virus) and at the same time causes immunocompetent cells to produce less interferon,” the specialist explained. Omicron strain was first identified in early November in Botswana and South Africa. This variant of the coronavirus is distinguished by three dozen mutations that ensure its high contagiousness and resistance to immunity. In many countries, Omicron it has already led to a significant increase in morbidity. Vaccination remains the most reliable way to protect against coronavirus. According to the head of the Russian Ministry of Health Mikhail Murashko, the proportion of vaccinated among COVID-19 cases does not exceed four percent, severe cases are few, while the vast majority of patients in hospitals are unvaccinated. At the end of September in The WHO stated that mortality from SARS-CoV-2 was

President of Kazakhstan Tokayev addressed the nation

This decision was announced by the head of state in the & nbsp; second in & nbsp; day addressing & nbsp; nation spread across the country & nbsp; riots. Tokayev pointed out that & nbsp; in & nbsp; as a result of the confrontations, law enforcement officers were killed, so the authorities from now on intend to act as tough as possible & nbsp; in relation to & nbsp; violators. The President noted that & nbsp ; remains in the & nbsp; capital together with the & nbsp; people and & nbsp; promised to come out in the near future with & nbsp; new proposals for & nbsp; settlement of the situation.

The media are scaring the new version of the coronavirus in France. But he doesn’t bother the WHO. Why?

Referring to the preprint of a scientific article published online by Marseille doctors, as well as unnamed “French media”, dozens of TV and radio channels, newspapers and online publications (including very reputable ones) tell frightening details of a study that found an “atypical combination of mutations” in the coronavirus genome. According to these publications, the mutant virus, called IHU, penetrated into Europe from Cameroon and may even be more contagious than Omicron. Some popular publications report this already in the title. The BBC Russian service tells us what is true in this news and what is not. Heard the ringing (but it’s not accurate) As is usually the case in such cases, publications refer to the actual research, but at the same time they tell only part of the truth, without distinguishing between scientifically proven facts and expert opinions, and sometimes even publishing rumors and speculation under the guise of reliable

The Kremlin believes that Kazakhstan can solve its internal problems on its own

Riots in & nbsp; Kazakhstan began at & nbsp; the end of last week due to & nbsp; rising prices for & nbsp; automobile gas. President of the country Kassym-Jomart Tokayev said that the government’s actions led to the & nbsp; actions of the government, it resigned. More than 200 people were detained in the country, more than 500 were injured. The news is being updated.

Popova announced a decrease in the incidence of covid in all regions of Russia

“According to the results of the 52nd week, there is a decrease in morbidity in all 85 regions of the country, while the excess of the average Russian morbidity rates was registered in 45 regions,” she said at a conference call with the departments of Rospotrebnadzor for the subjects of the Russian Federation. According to her, the maximum incidence rates are still observed among people over 65 years of age.