Russia

Russian President Vladimir Putin tests experimental nasal vaccine against COVID-19

Russian President Vladimir Putin said he didn't experience any unpleasant effects after taking the nasal vaccine.

published on : 24th November 2021

New Russian module launched to International Space Station

A Russian rocket blasted off successfully on Wednesday to deliver a new docking module to the International Space Station.

published on : 24th November 2021

Putin to host Armenia, Azerbaijan leaders as fighting renews

The Kremlin said the talks are "timed to coincide" with the anniversary of a Russian-mediated ceasefire that ended six weeks of fighting over the long-disputed Nagorno-Karabakh region.

published on : 23rd November 2021

Xi's "good friend" Putin to attend Beijing Winter Olympics amid US diplomatic boycott plans

Biden said last week that backing a diplomatic boycott of the Winter Olympics in February is "something we're considering."

published on : 23rd November 2021

Russia spy agency dismisses claims of Ukraine invasion plan

Ukraine's army has been locked in a simmering conflict with pro-Russian separatists in two breakaway regions bordering Russia since 2014, after Moscow annexed Crimea.

published on : 22nd November 2021

Russia's coronavirus deaths still hover near all-time highs

The task force also reported 35,681 new confirmed cases, reflecting a steady downward trend since early November when the daily numbers topped 41,000, the highest level since the start of the pandemic

published on : 22nd November 2021

Russia's record coronavirus death toll persists

Russia's record high coronavirus death toll persisted for a second straight day on Saturday, as the number of new infections declined.

published on : 20th November 2021

US seeks balance as fears grow Russia may invade Ukraine

While stepping up military support to Ukraine might escalate the situation into a full-blown confrontation, a weak response, on the other hand, could embolden Putin to take more aggressive steps.

published on : 20th November 2021

Russia reports record COVID deaths for third straight day

Russia’s state coronavirus task force reported 1,254 virus deaths, up 1,251 on Thursday and 1,247 on Wednesday

published on : 19th November 2021

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
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