Coronavirus infections in Russia hit a new record on Thursday, as the country’s authorities reported 28,145 new confirmed cases -- the highest daily spike in the pandemic and an increase of 2,800 cases from those registered the previous day.
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Russian President Vladimir Putin on Wednesday ordered the start of a “large-scale” COVID-19 vaccination by late next week, with doctors and teachers to be the first in line to receive the Sputnik V shots, which have yet to complete advanced studies needed to ensure its effectiveness an
Russia plans to begin mass trials of its second coronavirus vaccine, EpiVacCorona, on people aged over 18 on Monday, the RIA news agency cited the consumer health watchdog Rospotrebnadzor as saying.
EpiVacCorona, which is being developed by Siberia’s Vector Institute, was authorized this mo
Russia's Federal Security Service said on Wednesday it had thwarted "terror" attacks planned by ISIS in the Moscow region, uncovering and breaking up a militant cell, the RIA news agency said.
Security officers detained one person and seized a home-made bomb, the FSB was quoted as saying.
Mutations in the coronavirus are appearing in Siberia, the head of Russia's consumer health watchdog said on Tuesday, as the country reported a record daily high of 442 deaths from COVID-19.
"We see certain changes...in Siberia which allow us to assume that in this region it is forming its own ve
Russian President Vladimir Putin said conflicts in Libya, Yemen and Syria constitute hotbeds to spread terrorism into the Middle East and North Africa.
Speaking at the annual Shanghai Cooperation Organisation summit yesterday, the Russian president said the most worrying phenomenon is if the mili
A Russian serviceman killed three colleagues in a shooting Monday on a base near the southern city of Voronezh, news agencies reported citing the military.“Three servicemen sustained lethal injuries as a result of the attack,” Russia’s Western Military District said in a st
Deputy Chairman of the Russian Center for Reconciliation of the Opposing Sides in Syria Alexander Grinkevich announced that the center “received new information concerning terrorist groups’ plans to accuse the Syrian government forces and the Russian Aerospace Forces of launching artil
Russia reported more than 18,000 daily coronavirus cases for a record five straight days.
On Tuesday, the government´s coronavirus task force registered 18,648 confirmed cases. The previous record was more than 11,000 daily infections, set in the spring.
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Moscow has continued to prepare for the international conference on displaced Syrians despite lack of international support and a belief among Russian political circles that it has slim chances of success.
However, the Kremlin will have the final stance on the fate of the conference after t
Russia recorded 16,550 new coronavirus cases on Tuesday, including 4,312 in Moscow, pushing the national tally to 1,547,774.Authorities said 320 people had died in the last 24 hours, raising the official death toll to 26,589.
Russia's daily tally of coronavirus cases surged to a new record high of 15,982 on Monday, including 5,376 in the capital Moscow, pushing the national case total to 1,415,316 since the pandemic began.Authorities reported 179 deaths in the last 24 hours, bringing the official death toll to 24,366.
Russia on Thursday recorded 13,754 new coronavirus cases and a record high of 286 deaths in the last 24 hours, pushing the national death toll to 23,491.With 1,354,163 infections, the country of around 145 million has the world’s fourth largest number of cases, behind only the United States,
Russia’s coronavirus cases rose by 12,846 on Saturday, a new daily record since the start of the outbreak early this year, pushing the overall total number of infections to 1,285,084.
The previous record of 12,126 new cases was registered on Friday.
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Russia has reported more than 12,000 new coronavirus infections, its highest daily increase since the start of the pandemic.
The government task force dealing with the outbreak said the 12,126 infections reported Friday took the country´s total close to 1.3 million.
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Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Wednesday he had noted what he called harsh anti-Russian rhetoric from US Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden, but said he had been encouraged by Biden's comments on arms control.
Putin, who said Russia would work with any U.S. president, made the
Russia has added more EU individuals and entities to its blacklist, the Foreign Ministry said Wednesday, Anadolu reports.
“In response to actions of the EU, Russia has now decided to expand its reciprocal list that are denied entry to its territory,” ministry spokeswoman Mar
Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov on Friday criticised the US’ “demonisation” of Iran and stressed that US sanctions on the country “will not work”.
Speaking in a lengthy interview with Sputnik, Lavrov indicated that the problem with Iran is that the &ldquo