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Minister Konris Maynard expresses vision for sustainable future of St Kitts and Nevis    

The Minister of Energy, Konris Maynard, during the recent energy conference, expressed his vision for the sustainable future of the island nation.

Mariana Budanova, wife of Ukrainian military intelligence chief poisoned in targeted attack

The incident, characterized by the use of heavy metals not commonly found in everyday life or military operations, has sparked concerns of a targeted attempt on her life

PM Terrance Drew launches Kidney Transplant Program  

The Prime Minister of St Kitts and Nevis officially launched the Kidney Transplant Program on Friday, 24th November, 2023. The launch was conducted during a special edition of Health Wise on ZIZ Radio and Television.

Putin acknowledges border guards repelling cross-border aggression as war veterans

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The President of Russia Vladimir Putin has signed a law on Thursday acknowledging border guards who repel cross-border aggression from Ukraine as war veterans.
The legislation grants war veteran status to active & retired members of the security forces who “repel an armed invasion and provocations on the border and in territories adjacent to war areas in Ukraine since February 24,” the date when Putin called for invasion of Ukraine.
The similar status is granted to those who had been wounded during their service. The law takes effect Thursday, August 4.
Veteran status gives the holder tax as well as transport privileges &  state assistance with accommodation as well as health care. War veterans also has also received monthly payments from the government.
A number of attacks, some of which damaged infrastructure and claimed civilian lives, have been reported in Russia’s border regions in the five months of hostilities — though Ukraine has neither confirmed nor denied being behind them.
Putin recognized civilians — including doctors, technical specialists, construction workers & journalists — who have worked with Russian military in occupied areas of Kyiv as war veterans.
The president has signed a law conferring veteran status to all Russian soldiers fighting in Ukraine in March.
Russia deems its invasion to be a “special military operation” and has not formally declared war.

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