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Putin announces additional measures to support Russian economy & business amid coronavirus pandemic

Russian President Vladimir Putin has instructed the government and the Central Bank to develop an additional business support program amid the COVID-19 outbreak. The program should be finalised within five days, he said. … Read More >Putin announces additional measures to support Russian economy & business amid coronavirus pandemic

John Pilger on coronavirus: Tories were warned 4 years ago that NHS was not prepared for a pandemic!

On this episode of Going Underground, we speak to legendary journalist and filmmaker John Pilger about the coronavirus pandemic. He discusses the fact that the Conservative government was warned about shortages leaving the NHS vulnerable to pandemics four years ago, the damage privatization has done to the National Health Service … Read More >John Pilger on coronavirus: Tories were warned 4 years ago that NHS was not prepared for a pandemic!

Eternal negativity of the one-track mind: Think tank session on Russian response to Covid-19 exposes racket’s futility

There’s something incredibly fascinating about the “Centre for European Policy Analysis” (CEPA). While other firms on the think tank gravy train at least try to dress up their agenda, this one is pretty up front … Read More >Eternal negativity of the one-track mind: Think tank session on Russian response to Covid-19 exposes racket’s futility

US smashes daily Covid-19 death record AGAIN with nearly 2,000 fatalities in 24 hours, as outbreaks accelerate beyond New York

The United States has set a new record for its daily mortality count, reporting just shy of 2,000 new deaths in the span of a single day, as fatalities in New York – the country’s top hotspot – and beyond continue to mount. … Read More >US smashes daily Covid-19 death record AGAIN with nearly 2,000 fatalities in 24 hours, as outbreaks accelerate beyond New York

Making a comeback: Wuhan aglow as outbound travel ban lifted & residents flock to train stations (PHOTO, VIDEO)

A dazzling light show marked the reopening of Wuhan as a ban on outbound travel – the last standing restriction in the city where the Covid-19 pandemic began – was lifted, seeing scores of residents swarming its railway stations. … Read More >Making a comeback: Wuhan aglow as outbound travel ban lifted & residents flock to train stations (PHOTO, VIDEO)

‘Everything is bulls**t’: Ecuador pins 8-year corruption sentence on Correa as dead bodies line the streets amid Covid-19 outbreak

Former Ecuadorian president Rafael Correa has been convicted in absentia of bribery and sentenced to eight years in prison while the country languishes in a coronavirus disaster that his successor’s austerity policies exacerbated. … Read More >‘Everything is bulls**t’: Ecuador pins 8-year corruption sentence on Correa as dead bodies line the streets amid Covid-19 outbreak