Nanox, SPI to bring digital x-rays to Mexico
Medical technology company Nanox has signed a distribution deal with SPI Medical...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Nanox IPO closes up over 20% Nanox prices upcoming IPO Nanox raises $110M from new investment Nanox secures digital x-ray deal in Russia and Belarus Nanox wins $20M in investment funding (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - September 9, 2020 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Baltic states to hit Lukashenko, other Belarus officials with sanctions
Lithuania, Latvia and Estonia will announce travel sanctions on about 30 Belarus officials, including President Alexander Lukashenko,... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - August 31, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Huge protest on Belarus leader's birthday demands he resign
KYIV, Ukraine (AP) — Tens of thousands of demonstrators rallied Sunday in the Belarusian capital of Minsk to begin the fourth week of... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - August 30, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Women march through Belarusian capital calling for Lukashenko to step down
Several thousand women marched in the capital of Belarus on Saturday waving flags, flowers and balloons in the latest in a series of... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - August 29, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Nanox IPO closes up over 20%
Medical technology company Nanox completed a successful initial public offering...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Nanox prices upcoming IPO Nanox raises $110M from new investment Nanox secures digital x-ray deal in Russia and Belarus Nanox wins $20M in investment funding Nanox teams up with Qure.ai (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - August 24, 2020 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Belarus: Lukashenko deploys army as fresh protests erupt
More than 100,000 protesters have again rallied to demand the resignation of President Alexander Lukashenko after a disputed election.... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - August 23, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Belarus protesters flood into Minsk, briefly approach Lukashenko residence
Tens of thousands of protesters demanding President Alexander Lukashenko step down flooded into Minsk on Sunday, at one point... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - August 23, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

NATO denies troop buildup at Belarus border as Lukashenko opposition protests enter third week
NATO denied claims it’s organizing a build-up of troops at Belarus’ border, as mass protests continue in Minsk against Belarusian... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - August 23, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Belarus opposition protests begin amid heavy police presence
Belarus's embattled government vowed to take control of national monuments to protect them from protesters, as opposition demonstrators... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - August 23, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Nanox prices upcoming IPO
Medical technology company Nanox has priced its initial public offering (IPO)...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Nanox raises $110M from new investment Nanox secures digital x-ray deal in Russia and Belarus Nanox wins $20M in investment funding Nanox teams up with Qure.ai Nanox joins forces with CureMetrix (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - August 21, 2020 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

👉 Belarus riot police drop shields and are embraced by anti-government protesters via Hvper.com
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Source: Reuters: Health - August 14, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Nanox raises $110M from new investment
Medical technology company Nanox has garnered $110 million from an equity...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Nanox secures digital x-ray deal in Russia and Belarus Nanox wins $20M in investment funding Nanox teams up with Qure.ai Nanox joins forces with CureMetrix Nanox inks distribution deal with Gateway Group (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - July 28, 2020 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Domestic violence in the perceptions of university students in Poland and Belarus - Giezek M, Shpakou A, Zabielska P, Karakiewicz B.
BACKGROUND: Domestic violence is a social phenomenon where a family member, husband, wife or another cohabiting person in the household tries to dominate, physically or mentally, the other partner, children, parents, grandparents, in-laws, etc., using thei... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 14, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

ISPE Announces Formation of New Eurasian Economic Union Affiliate
The ISPE Affiliate will provide a local forum through which professionals in Russia, Armenia, Belarus, Kazakhstan, and Kyrgyzstan can contribute to the advancement of the pharmaceutical manufacturing...(PRWeb July 13, 2020)Read the full story at https://www.prweb.com/releases/ispe_announces_formation_of_new_eurasian_economic_union_affiliate/prweb17206722.htm (Source: PRWeb: Medical Pharmaceuticals)
Source: PRWeb: Medical Pharmaceuticals - July 13, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Children in Out-of-Home Care: Lessons from the Pandemic
. Credit: Hope And Homes for Children. By Larisa AbrickajaLONDON, Jun 22 2020 (IPS) As the world continues to struggle with the Covid-19 pandemic, the situation in institutions like prisons or care homes has shown how quickly overcrowded facilities can become a breeding ground for an infectious disease. But what about other congregate facilities like residential institutions for children, such as orphanages? What risks do they face? And how should governments be responding during – and after – this pandemic? How has the pandemic affected orphanages? The Covid-19 pandemic has had one significant impact on so-ca...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - June 22, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Larisa Abrickaja Tags: Global Headlines Health Source Type: news

Nanox secures digital x-ray deal in Russia and Belarus
Medical technology company Nanox has signed a distribution deal worth $48 million...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Nanox wins $20M in investment funding Nanox teams up with Qure.ai Qure.ai adds new AI capabilities for COVID-19 Nanox, USARad partner to bring 3,000 systems to the U.S. (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - June 16, 2020 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Nanox inks $48M deal to bring tech to Russia, Belarus
Medical technology company Nanox has signed an exclusive distribution deal...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Nanox wins $20M in investment funding Nanox teams up with Qure.ai Qure.ai adds new AI capabilities for COVID-19 Nanox, USARad partner to bring 3,000 systems to the U.S. (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - June 16, 2020 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

DuPont Nutrition & Biosciences Announces New Distribution...
Interdisp JCS will serve as DuPont’s newest partner, distributing the GENENCARE®OSMS portfolio and DuPont’s preservative portfolio for personal care across Russia and Belarus(PRWeb May 12, 2020)Read the full story at https://www.prweb.com/releases/dupont_nutrition_biosciences_announces_new_distribution_partnership_with_interdisp_jcs/prweb17114457.htm (Source: PRWeb: Medical Pharmaceuticals)
Source: PRWeb: Medical Pharmaceuticals - May 12, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Live Coronavirus World Updates
A new cluster of cases in Seoul tests South Korea ’s easing. Belarus held a tank parade. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - May 10, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) Source Type: news

Coronavirus live news: entire Dynamo Dresden team quarantined, Russia infections near 200,000
Bundesliga suffers huge setback after footballers test positive; Belarus leader holds parade prompting safety concerns as other nations curb WW2 events. This blog has now closed. Follow our continuing coverage belowCoronavirus live updates1.39amBSTThis blog has now closed. Please follow our continuing coverage below:Related:Coronavirus live news: Obama calls Trump's Covid-19 response 'chaotic', as global cases pass 4 million12.28amBSTThe novel coronavirus has killed at least 277,127 people since the outbreak first emerged in China last December, according to a tally from official sources compiled by news agency AFP.At leas...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - May 10, 2020 Category: Science Authors: Nicola Slawson (now); Simon Murphy and Rebecca Ratcliffe (earlier) Tags: Coronavirus outbreak Donald Trump Europe US news Infectious diseases Science World news Source Type: news

Coronavirus live news: thousands turn out for Belarus VE Day parade, as Russia infections near 200,000
Belarus leader holds parade prompting safety concerns as other nations curb WW2 events; Russia records 10,000 new Covid-19 cases; Spain ’s daily death toll continues to fall. Follow the latest updatesGlobal report: Trump says Covid-19 will ‘go away without vaccine’Mike Pence press secretary tests positive to Covid-19Brazil ’s Bolsonaro must ‘drastically change course’, says The LancetCoronavirus at a glanceAustralia – live news6.54pmBSTThe number of people who have died from coronavirus infections in France rose by 80 to 26,310 on Saturday, the health ministry said.This is a much s...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - May 9, 2020 Category: Science Authors: Nicola Slawson (now); Simon Murphy and Rebecca Ratcliffe (earlier) Tags: Coronavirus outbreak Donald Trump Europe US news Infectious diseases Science World news Source Type: news

Belarus holds Victory Day parade, disregarding coronavirus
The eastern European nation of Belarus has shrugged off safety concerns over the coronavirus and held a full-fledged military parade to mark Victory Day (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - May 9, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

World Coronavirus Tracker: Live Coverage
This Ramadan is unfolding like no other. Airlines in the U.S. and Europe are getting more bailout money. Belarus, led by a virus-denying autocrat, has imposed no lockdowns. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - April 26, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) Source Type: news

Alcoholism without borders
(National Research University Higher School of Economics) In some former Soviet bloc countries, men often die early due to alcohol abuse. Alcoholism-related mortality varies considerably from one region to another, according to a study in the European part of Russia, Belarus, Lithuania and Poland. The most problematic regions in these terms are north-western and western Russia, eastern and north-western Belarus, south-eastern Lithuania, and eastern and central Poland, say an international team of demography researchers that included scholars from HSE University. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - March 12, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Coronavirus outbreak panic spreads globally
The World Health Organization has now classified the risk of coronavirus spreading globally as “very high.” Over a dozen cases have now been confirmed in the U.S. as countries like New Zealand, Nigeria, and Belarus have become the latest countries to report new cases. South Korea has seen the largest single-day surge with over 800 new cases, making their 3,100 infections the largest outbr eak outside of China. Michael George and Charlie D’Agata report on how the U.S. and the rest of the world are handling the growing threat. (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - February 29, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Ukrainians Hurl Stones at China Evacuees En Route to Quarantine Amid Coronavirus Fears
(NOVI SANZHARY, Ukraine) — Ukraine’s effort to quarantine more than 70 people evacuated from China over the new virus outbreak plunged into chaos Thursday as local residents opposing the move hurled stones at the evacuees and clashed with police. Officials deplored the violence and the country’s health minister pledged to share evacuees’ quarantine for two weeks in a bid to reassure protesters who fear they’ll be infected. Buses carrying evacuees were finally able to reach the designated place of quarantine after hours of clashes. The masked evacuees, exhausted by the long journey, were peekin...
Source: TIME: Health - February 20, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Dmytro Vlasov and Yuras Karmanau / AP Tags: Uncategorized COVID-19 onetime Ukraine Source Type: news

Alcohol control policies and mortality trends in Belarus - Grigoriev P, Bobrova A.
BACKGROUND AND AIM: Belarus is among the countries that have very high alcohol consumption levels, and that suffer from a huge burden of excessive drinking. This paper aims to explore the peculiarities of the alcohol control policies implemented in Belarus... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 23, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news

Women Activists Escalate Demand for “Bodily Autonomy” as 19 Nations Dissent
Credit: UN WomenBy Thalif DeenUNITED NATIONS, Jan 17 2020 (IPS) The United States and 18 other UN member states have come under fire for denying a woman’s legitimate right to “bodily autonomy”—the right to self-governance over one’s own body without coercion or external pressure. The Executive Director of Women’s March Global, Uma Mishra-Newbery, told IPS the United Nations has worked towards progress in fighting for women’s rights. But many countries on the Human Rights Council continue to negotiate women’s human rights off the table, she pointed out. In Sept 2019, she sa...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - January 17, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Thalif Deen Tags: Featured Gender Global Headlines Health Human Rights IPS UN: Inside the Glasshouse TerraViva United Nations Women's Health Source Type: news

Start of phase II clinical trial in four types of terminal cancers
(N.N.Aleksandrov National Cancer Center of Belarus) N. N. The Alexandrov National Cancer Centre begins phase II case-control clinical trial of its immuno-oncology agent, Elenagen. Inoperable late-stage cancer patients with triple-negative breast cancer, ovarian cancer, stomach cancer or prostate cancer will be randomized and then subsequently receive either standard chemotherapy or chemotherapy combined with Elenagen. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - January 7, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Children who lived in deprived orphanages in Romania have brains 10% SMALLER than English adoptees
Researchers from King's College London took MRI scans of nearly 70 people raised in the notorious orphanages in the 1980s under communist ruling. Pictured: An orphanage in Belarus. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - January 6, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Bird flu kills 25K turkeys, sparks cull
Authorities in eastern Poland say bird flu is responsible for the deaths of at least 25,000 turkeys in poultry farms near the country's borders with Ukraine and Belarus (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - January 2, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

A collaborative approach to renewable energy
An EU-funded project has driven collaboration on renewable energy between businesses and researchers in Armenia, Belarus, Georgia and Moldova with counterparts from EU countries. The links are boosting innovation - helping the participating countries make the transition to more sustainable energy sources. (Source: EUROPA - Research Information Centre)
Source: EUROPA - Research Information Centre - May 22, 2019 Category: Research Source Type: news

Chernobyl nuclear disaster-affected areas spring to life, 33 years on
More than three decades after the devastating explosion at the Chernobyl nuclear power plant, parts of Belarus ’ adjoining regions have sprung back to life and the biggest of them, Homiel, has become a leading destination for domestic and international investors. (Source: UN News Centre - Health, Poverty, Food Security)
Source: UN News Centre - Health, Poverty, Food Security - April 26, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Is Cold and Dark Weather a Trigger for Heavy Drinking?
There is a commonly held belief that winter conditions — that are characterized by extreme cold and low sunlight — are connected to heavy drinking. Whenever we think of countries in Northern Europe we instantly think of sub-zero temperatures, dark clouds and polar landscapes. We also imagine its inhabitants tucked in a bar drinking their sorrows away. What creates this image is the perception that strong spirits and binge drinking are a staple of many Northern countries. However, scientific and factual evidence shows a more nuanced picture. Statistical Verdict The argument that countries with a colder climate e...
Source: Psych Central - November 29, 2018 Category: Psychiatry Authors: Claudiu Revnic Tags: Addictions Substance Abuse alcohol use Alcoholism heavy drinking Holiday Blues Holiday Season Public Health Winter Source Type: news

Central Asian and Eastern European Surveillance of Antimicrobial Resistance: Annual Report 2017
Source: World Health Organization, Regional Office for Europe. Published: 6/2018. This 143-page report describes antimicrobial resistance (AMR) data gathered through the Central Asian and Eastern European Surveillance of Antimicrobial Resistance (CAESAR) network from nine countries in the World Health Organization European Region – Belarus, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Georgia, Montenegro, the Russian Federation, Serbia, Switzerland, the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, and Turkey – and Kosovo. The aim of the report is to provide guidance and inspiration to countries that are building or strengthening their n...
Source: Disaster Lit: Resource Guide for Disaster Medicine and Public Health - November 16, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Tuberculosis CURED in 90% of cases with new drug hailed by doctors as 'game changer'
Doctors in Belarus tested the method, which uses the drug bedaquiline with other antibiotics, on 168 patients. The country has one of the highest rates of multidrug-resistant tuberculosis in the world. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - October 24, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Did post-Soviet Russians drink themselves to death?
By Vladimir Popov and Jomo Kwame SundaramMOSCOW and KUALA LUMPUR, Oct 23 2018 (IPS)Although initially obscured by The Economist, among others, the sudden and unprecedented increase in Russian adult male mortality during 1992-1994 is no longer denied. Instead, the debate is now over why?Having advocated ‘shock therapy’, a ‘big bang’, ‘sudden’ or rapid post-Soviet transition, Jeffrey Sachs and others have claimed that the sudden collapse in Russian adult male life expectancy was due to a sudden increase in alcohol consumption, playing into popular foreign images of vodka-binging Russian me...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - October 23, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Vladimir Popov and Jomo Kwame Sundaram Tags: Development & Aid Economy & Trade Europe Global Governance Headlines Health TerraViva United Nations Source Type: news

History of the war and wars of history: teaching the Second World War and the Holocaust in post-Soviet Belarus - Zadora A.
Belarus is the only post-Soviet state to have fully adopted the interpretation of both the former Soviet authorities and today's Belarusian political regime on the fundamental role played by the Second World War in the construction of the country's histori... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 28, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Commentary Source Type: news

List of countries eligible for free one-click access to the Cochrane Library in 2019
We are delighted to confirm thatWiley will offer free one-click access to the Cochrane Library including more than 10,000 full text Cochrane Systematic Reviews and Protocols in over 100 countries with approximately 2.1 billion people. One-click free access is provided by country IP recognition for all the included countries, so no individual login is needed. Users from the eligible countries can simply go towww.cochranelibrary.com to gain full text access to Cochrane Reviews.Effective 7 February 2018, Azerbaijan, Belarus and Venezuela (Bolivarian Republic of) are now on the list of eligible countries. The country list is r...
Source: Cochrane News and Events - April 12, 2018 Category: Information Technology Authors: Muriah Umoquit Source Type: news

Chernobyl Is Now the World ’s Unlikeliest Green Energy Experiment
A hundred yards from the rusting ruins at the site of the world’s worst nuclear disaster, a gossamer array of almost 4,000 photovoltaic panels sits atop a thick concrete slab capping a grave of radioactive waste. When it comes to clean energy, it’s hard to think of a less likely place than Ukraine’s infamous Chernobyl nuclear plant. But final preparations are being made to generate electricity again, this time using safer power from the sun. It’s part of the country’s plan to reduce dependency on increasingly unreliable Russian gas deliveries and disrupted coal supplies. Dominated by the 300 f...
Source: TIME: Science - March 13, 2018 Category: Science Authors: James M Gomez and Kateryna Choursina / Bloomberg Tags: Uncategorized Bloomberg Chernobyl energy onetime Source Type: news

Alcohol, pattern of drinking and all-cause mortality in Russia, Belarus and Hungary: a retrospective indirect cohort study based on mortality of relatives - Horvat P, Stefler D, Murphy M, King L, McKee M, Bobak M.
AIMS: To assess the relationship between alcohol intake frequency and mortality among males and females in three Eastern European populations, and to estimate the additional mortality risk posed by a combination of frequent drinking, binge drinking and oth... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 19, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news

Namibia:Dentistry Graduates in Limbo Over Internship
[New Era] Windhoek -The majority of the 24 dentistry graduates from universities in Russia, Ukraine, China and Belarus are unhappy that they cannot put their skills to good use because not all of them have been accommodated in an internship programme. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - February 19, 2018 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Belarusian mushrooms found to be contaminated with radioactive cesium
(Natural News) A shipment of Belarus mushrooms has been seized by French officials due to low-level radiological contamination. As reported by Yahoo.com, customs officials discovered that the 3.5-ton shipment, coming through Frankfurt, Germany, contained traces of cesium-137 or radiocaesium. Though the shipment of mushrooms wasn’t stated to be a health threat, they will still be... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - December 1, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

France Stops Large Shipment of Radioactive Belarusian Mushrooms France Stops Large Shipment of Radioactive Belarusian Mushrooms
France has stopped a large shipment of Belarus mushrooms contaminated with radioactivity from Chernobyl, but there is no link with a radioactive cloud from Russia last month.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - December 1, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Public Health & Prevention News Source Type: news

France stops large shipment of radioactive Belarus mushrooms
PARIS (Reuters) - France has stopped a large shipment of Belarus mushrooms contaminated with low-level radioactivity probably from Chernobyl and not linked to a radioactive cloud that appeared in southern Russia last month, officials said on Thursday. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - November 30, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

France stops large shipment of radioactive Belarusian mushrooms
PARIS (Reuters) - France has stopped a large shipment of Belarus mushrooms contaminated with radioactivity from Chernobyl but there is no link with a radioactive cloud from Russia last month. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - November 30, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Nitric oxide: Experimental analysis of its role in brain tissue in simulated ischemia
(Pensoft Publishers) A joint study conducted by scientists at the National Academy of Sciences in Belarus and Kazan Federal University in Russia, looks at the role of nitric oxide (NO) in brain tissue in simulated ischemia in rats. The study seeks to cast light on NO as a signalling molecule in a modeled ischemic and hemorrhagic insult. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - November 10, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Two wheelchairs and a stroller: Overcoming barriers to parenthood in Belarus
MOZYR, Belarus – When Anya Shevko, 29, became pregnant, she had to weigh herself at a recycling centre because the local maternity clinic did not have suitable scales. Even visiting the clinic was difficult because Anya is in a wheelchair – and so is her husband, Zhenya, 36. But the couple persisted, and when their daughter was born last year, they became the first wheelchair users in Mozyr to start a family. (Source: UNFPA News)
Source: UNFPA News - November 2, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: zerzan Source Type: news

Zydus and Pharm Aid Ltd. enter into an exclusive agreement for vaccine technology in Russia
Through this agreement, Zydus gains access to the public and private market segments in the Russian Federation, Belarus, Uzbekistan, Kazakhstan, Armenia and Kyrgyzstan. (Source: The Economic Times Healthcare and Biotech News)
Source: The Economic Times Healthcare and Biotech News - September 19, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Russia ’s Latest War Games Are Causing Jitters in Europe
(MINSK, Belarus) — Russia and Belarus began major war games Thursday, an operation involving thousands of troops, tanks and aircraft on NATO’s eastern edge practicing how to hunt down and destroy armed spies, among other maneuvers. The Zapad (West) 2017 maneuvers, which are mainly taking place in Belarus this year, have caused concern among members of the Western military alliance and in neighboring countries. Some NATO members, including the Baltic states and Poland, have criticized a lack of transparency about the exercises and questioned Moscow’s real intentions. Russia and Belarus say the exercises, w...
Source: TIME.com: Top Science and Health Stories - September 15, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Yuras Karamanau / AP Tags: Uncategorized Baltic states Belarus Eastern Europe onetime Poland russia Source Type: news