RUSSIA

Russian hacker known as ''bot master'' to be sentenced in US

Peter Levashov operated three of the most notorious botnets known to authorities that would send billions of spam messages with the aim of harvesting email addresses, logins and passwords.

published on : 20th July 2021

Russia reports successful test launch of hypersonic missile

Russia's Defence Ministry said the missile was launched from an Admiral Groshkov frigate located in the White Sea, in the north of Russia.

published on : 19th July 2021

Wildfires rage in Russia's Siberia, cause airport to close

Yakutia's governor Aysen Nikolayev said they are experiencing the driest summer in the past 150 years in Yakutia, and the month of June was the hottest on record. 

published on : 19th July 2021

Russia to unveil new fighter jet at Moscow's air show

Unlike Russia's latest Su-57 two-engine stealth fighter, the new aircraft is smaller and has one engine.

published on : 17th July 2021

Small Russian plane makes forced landing after engine fails

Soon after the An-28 plane disappeared in the Tomsk region in western Siberia, rescue helicopters spotted it in a field.

published on : 16th July 2021

Russia hits another record with 799 daily coronavirus deaths

On Friday, officials reported 25,704 new coronavirus cases. Daily new infections in Russia have soared from around 9,000 in early June to more than 25,000 last week.

published on : 16th July 2021

Small plane makes forced landing in Russia: All aboard safe

Emergency officials said that the passengers and crew did not sustain any serious injuries and were being flown by helicopters to the city of Tomsk.

published on : 16th July 2021

Nearly 70 per cent of medical workers in Moscow vaccinated: Official

For the first time in the pandemic, the daily death toll exceeded 700 last Tuesday and has remained at that level ever since.

published on : 15th July 2021

Authoritarianism advances as world battles the pandemic

Restrictions on civil liberties or political opponents have been stepped up during the pandemic on several continents.

published on : 15th July 2021

Russia's Coronavirus cases exceed 25,000 for third day

Russia has been facing a sharp rise of contagions in recent weeks, with daily new infections increasing from around 9,000 in early June to over 25,000.

published on : 11th July 2021

Covid deaths hit daily record in Russia with 752 more fatalities

The daily tally of confirmed infections has soared from around 9,000 in early June to over 23,000 in early July.

published on : 11th July 2021

Afghanistan situation highlight of Jaishankar’s talk with Russian External Affairs Minister

“Of course we are concerned at the direction of events in Afghanistan. The point right now we stress is that we must see a reduction in violence.

published on : 10th July 2021

EAM Jaishankar discusses nuclear, space and defence cooperation with his Russian counterpart

He also expressed appreciation for Russia's support to India during the second wave of the pandemic.

published on : 9th July 2021

Russia to launch new International Space Station module

Russian space officials had earlier said that the launch previously set for July 15 was postponed because of the need to fix some unspecified flaws.

published on : 8th July 2021

Bodies of plane crash victims found in Russia's Far East

An Antonov An-26 carrying 28 people crashed Tuesday near its destination town of Palana in the region of Kamchatka, apparently as it came in for a landing in bad weather.

published on : 7th July 2021
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