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United Arab Emirates elects new president

The Supreme Federal Council unanimously elected Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi, to this position. Former UAE President Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan died on Friday at the age of 73. About it WAM news agency reports.

Fake evacuations were spread in the border areas with Ukraine in the Belgorod region

Residents of the border villages of the Belgorod region have recently begun to receive calls with information about preparations for the evacuation on May 15. The regional Ministry of Emergency Situations called the information fake. The calls came from phones registered outside of Russia, reports TASS.

U.S. gasoline prices hit new all-time highs

This is evidenced by data from the American Automobile Association (AAA), reports RIA Novosti. The average price of one gallon (3.785 liters – “Profile”) of gasoline in the US rose to $4.452, and diesel – to $5.565. The highest retail prices are in California, averaging $5,926 per gallon of gasoline.

The decision on Finland’s membership in NATO is planned to be made in the coming days

Finnish President Sauli Niinistö during a telephone conversation with Russian President Vladimir Putin. The conversation took place at the initiative of Finland.

The government will provide additional insurance guarantees for health workers

This is about some categories of health workers. The project on providing additional insurance guarantees was approved by the government of the Russian Federation, reported on Saturday, May 14.

Lavrov announced the inevitability of Russia’s rapprochement with Eastern countries

We are talking about countries outside the former “golden billion”, including China and India. The process of Russia’s rapprochement with the Eastern countries is mutual.

The President of Cyprus called Turkey’s position an obstacle to joining NATO

Even if the government of Cyprus desire to join NATO, this may be hindered by Turkey’s position. This was announced on Saturday, May 14, by the President of the island state, Nikos Anastasiadis.

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