RUSSIA’S VACCINE KINDA SUS

On 11 August, Russia became the first country to approve a vaccine for COVID-19. The Russian vaccine, named “Sputnik V”, has been hailed by President Vladimir Putin as “quite effective” and claimed to offer “sustainable immunity” against the virus. However, the vaccine’s truncated clinical trials phase raises questions.

TRUDEAU STILL TRUDGING ALONG

A bittersweet victory for the Liberals After a grueling election season in Canada, the Liberal Party led by Justin Trudeau has once again won the most seats in the House of Commons, securing Trudeau’s position as Prime Minister for another four-year term. Unfortunately for…

DEAL OR NO DEAL – BREXIT EDITION

Not a good start, Boris. UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson suffered a double whammy in Parliament last week. Parliament passed a bill preventing Johnson from forcing a no-deal Brexit and later rejected Johnson’s motion for an early general election on 14 October. The new…