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Support EU-based vaccine production, five leaders say

Politics 24-02-2021

In today's edition of the Capitals, find out more about Russia's military infrastructure hampering Lithuania's 5G development, Slovenia's National Assembly appointing the country's new health minister, and so much more.

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