COVID-19 deaths in Russia hit record for second straight day

Health experts have blamed the latest surge in infections and deaths on low vaccination rates and lax public attitudes toward taking precautions.

published on : 18th November 2021

Russian track doping suspension extended into 7th year

World Athletics said 126 national federations voted for the extension, with 18 against and 34 not voting.

published on : 18th November 2021

S-400 CAATSA sanctions ball in US court

The US wants to grab a major share of the Indian defence hardware market. But any imposition of sanctions will dampen chances of defence cooperation gaining further traction

published on : 18th November 2021

Russia resumes flights with more countries amid COVID surge

The task force on Tuesday reported 36,818 new confirmed cases and 1,240 deaths, the latter only one fewer than the record daily death toll.

published on : 16th November 2021

German agency suspends approval process for Russia pipeline

Construction of the Nord Stream 2 pipeline was completed earlier this year, but it is not yet in operation. It is a contentious project that Ukraine and the United States have opposed.

published on : 16th November 2021

Russia rejects accusations of endangering International Space Station astronauts

Russia's Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov also charged that it is hypocrisy to say that Russia creates risks for peaceful activities in space.

published on : 16th November 2021

US expresses 'concern' over delivery of Russia's S-400 missile system to India

Kirby indicated that the US is yet to decide on how to deal with the transaction between India and Russia.

published on : 16th November 2021

FIFA World Cup qualifiers: Serbia, Spain secure slots for main tournament; Portugal stunned

Serbia bounced back to dominate the remainder of the first half and deservedly levelled when Dusan Tadic's strike squeezed in off the post after Dusan Vlahovic had hit the woodwork.

published on : 15th November 2021

Russia's COVID-19 deaths set daily record; Vienna to start vaccinating young kids

The task force said 39,256 new infections were recorded, bringing the country's case total to 9.03 million.

published on : 14th November 2021

Russia: New pandemic restrictions to take effect in February to tackle vaccine hesitancy

Russians will need to present QR codes proving their status from a government website.

published on : 13th November 2021

Russia sends nuclear-capable bombers on patrol over Belarus

The missions marked the second time in two days that Russia sent its nuclear-capable bombers into the skies over Belarus.

published on : 11th November 2021

Earthquake of magnitude 5.2 hits near Russia's Kamchatka Peninsula

The epicenter of the earthquake was located at a depth of 40 kilometers, 175 kilometers of the city of Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky.

published on : 11th November 2021

India hosts talks on Afghanistan boycotted by rival Pakistan

Afghan representatives were not invited, while Pakistan and China declined to attend, with Pakistan’s National Security Adviser Moeed Yusuf last week calling India a “spoiler” and not a “peacemaker”.

published on : 10th November 2021

Coronavirus deaths in Russia hit daily record after work limits

In all, Russia’s coronavirus task force has reported more than 8.8 million confirmed cases and over 249,000 deaths in the pandemic.

published on : 9th November 2021

SpaceX returns 4 ISS astronauts to Earth, ending 200-day flight

Among the upbeat milestones: four spacewalks to enhance the station's solar power, a movie-making visit by a Russian film crew and the first-ever space harvest of chile peppers.

published on : 9th November 2021
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