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Why don't facts kill the anti-vax movement?

There is a veritable epidemic worldwide, presenting an unparalleled threat to everyone’s health, especially children. This life-and-death situation, however, is not what you'd expect - an outbreak of an unknown deadly disease or a new, incurable strain of treatable bacteria or viruses. Quite the opposite: it is the anti-vaccination sentiment that is plaguing Western societies, with horrifying results. As of August, the number of children and adults in Europe with measles, for instance, reached 41,000, and 37 people had died, as reported by the World Health Organization.

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Strong support for Trump in the Russian media

Russia's interference in the internal affairs of the United States has long ceased to be a “political card”, as it's usually described in Kremlin discourse. The indictments that are being handed down one after another by both Special Counsel Robert Mueller and the Department of Justice show in detail the mechanisms of Russian operations for organizing and financing influence campaigns to manipulate American society.

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Italy and Russia: Rivals or Partners in the ‘Enlarged Mediterranean’?

The approach of the Italian-hosted 12-13 November Palermo Conference on Libya has seen dire but largely unsubstantiated reports of Russian Special Forces, mercenaries and intelligence officers arriving in eastern Libya, together with advanced weapons systems aimed at NATO’s soft southern underbelly. Their alleged intention is to control the flow of migrants, oil and gas to Europe as a means of undermining European security.

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