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Russia's daily Covid cases hit new low in months
Moscow, Feb 24 (IANS) Russia registered 11,749 coronavirus cases over the past 24 hours, the lowest daily increase since October 8, the country's Covid-19 response centre said on Wednesday.
2021-02-24
Category: International, Russian Federation,Health/Medicine,Politics
First batch of Sputnik V vaccine delivered to Mexico
Moscow, Feb 24 (IANS) The Russian Direct Investment Fund (RDIF, Russias sovereign wealth fund) announced the delivery of the first batch of Sputnik V vaccine against coronavirus to Mexico.
2021-02-24
Category: International, Russian Federation,National,Health/Medicine
Russia upset with EU decision to impose more sanctions
Moscow, Feb 23 (IANS) The Russian Foreign Ministry said it is disappointing that the European Union (EU) foreign ministers had decided to prepare new sanctions against Russian citizens "under a far-fetched pretext".
2021-02-23
Category: International, Russian Federation,Politics
Russia welcomes Iran-IAEA deal on nuclear verification
Moscow, Feb 23 (IANS) The Russian Foreign Ministry said on Monday it welcomes the agreement reached by Iran and the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) on Sunday to continue "essential verification" for up to three months.
2021-02-23
Category: International, Russian Federation,Politics
Russia's Covid cases up 12,742 to 4,164,726
Moscow, Feb 22 (IANS) Russia registered 12,742 more Covid-19 cases over the past 24 hours, the country's coronavirus response centre said on Sunday.
2021-02-22
Category: International, Russian Federation,Health/Medicine
World's 1st case of human infection with bird flu in Russia
Moscow, Feb 21 (IANS) Russia has confirmed the first case of human infection with the avian influenza A(H5N8) virus in the world, a Russian sanitary official announced on Saturday.
2021-02-21
Category: International, Russian Federation,Health/Medicine
Russia registers 3rd Covid-19 vaccine
Moscow, Feb 21 (IANS) Russia has registered its third Covid-19 vaccine CoviVac, following Sputnik V and EpiVacCorona, Prime Minister Mikhail Mishustin announced on Saturday.
2021-02-21
Category: International, Russian Federation,Health/Medicine
Russia logs 12,953 new Covid-19 cases
Moscow, Feb 20 (IANS) Russia registered 12,953 more Covid-19 cases over the past 24 hours, slightly down from 13,433 a day earlier, the country's Covid-19 response centre said Saturday.
2021-02-20
Category: International, Russian Federation,Health/Medicine
Russia adds 13,433 Covid-19 cases
Moscow, Feb 19 (IANS) Russia confirmed 13,433 new Covid-19 cases in the past 24 hours, taking its total to 4,139,031, the country's Covid-19 response centre said in a statement on Friday.
2021-02-19
Category: International, Russian Federation,Health/Medicine
Russia logs 13,447 new Covid cases
Moscow, Feb 18 (IANS) Russia registered 13,447 more Covid-19 cases over the past 24 hours, up from 12,828 a day earlier, the country's Covid-19 response centre said on Thursday.
2021-02-18
Category: International, Russian Federation,Health/Medicine
Russia's daily Covid tally drops below 13K
Moscow, Feb 17 (IANS) Russia daily Covid-19 cases came down to 12,828 from 13,233 the previous day, health officials said on Wednesday.
2021-02-17
Category: International, Russian Federation,Health/Medicine,Politics
Russia ready to cooperate with new WTO chief: minister
Moscow, Feb 17 (IANS) Russia is prepared to foster constructive cooperation with Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, the newly-appointed director-general of the World Trade Organization (WTO), Economic Development Minister Maxim Reshetnikov said.
2021-02-17
Category: International, Russian Federation,Politics
Kremlin 'interested' in Elon Musk's offer to talk to Putin
Moscow, Feb 16 (IANS) The Kremlin has found SpaceX and Tesla CEO Elon Musk's proposal to have a chat with Russian President Vladimir Putin on voice-based social network Clubhouse interesting.
2021-02-16
Category: International, Russian Federation,Technology,Politics
Russia's daily Covid cases reach new low in months
Moscow, Feb 16 (IANS) Russia registered 13,233 Covid-19 cases over the past 24 hours, the lowest daily increase since October 10, the country's coronavirus response centre said on Tuesday.
2021-02-16
Category: International, Russian Federation,Health/Medicine
Russia's Covid-19 cases up 14,207 to 4,086,090
Moscow, Feb 16 (IANS) Russia registered 14,207 new Covid-19 cases in the past 24 hours, taking its total to 4,086,090, the country's Covid-19 response centre said in a statement.
2021-02-16
Category: International, Russian Federation,Health/Medicine
Internet restored in protest-hit Myanmar after shutdown
Moscow, Feb 15 (IANS) Internet access in Myanmar is returning to normal after a full-blown connection snap amid ongoing protests in the country against the military takeover, traffic tracker NetBlocks reported on Monday.
2021-02-15
Category: International, Russian Federation,Politics
Russia reports 14,185 new Covid-19 cases
Moscow, Feb 15 (IANS) Russia registered 14,185 more Covid-19 cases over the past 24 hours, down from 14,861 the day before, the country's Covid-19 response center said.
2021-02-15
Category: International, Russian Federation,Health/Medicine
Russia reports 15,019 new Covid-19 cases
Moscow, Feb 10 (IANS) Russia reported 15,019 new Covid-19 infections over the past 24 hours, taking the national tally to 3,998,216, the country's official monitoring and response center said on Tuesday.
2021-02-10
Category: International, Russian Federation,Health/Medicine
Russia interested in restoring EU ties
Moscow, Feb 9 (IANS) Russia is interested in restoring ties with the European Union (EU), but it firmly opposes the latter interfering in internal affairs, Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov said.
2021-02-09
Category: International, Russian Federation,Politics
Amsterdam-bound plane returns to Moscow due to technical failure
Moscow, Feb 7 (IANS) An Amsterdam-bound passenger plane returned safely to Moscow's Sheremetyevo International Airport, following a partial failure of the radio communication system.
2021-02-07
Category: International, Russian Federation,Politics
Detention of protesters not repression: Kremlin
Moscow, Feb 5 (IANS) The detention of protesters at the recent "illegitimate rallies" in Russia is a police measure against law violators, not an act of repression, Kremlin Spokesman Dmitry Peskov said.
2021-02-05
Category: International, Russian Federation,Politics
Sputnik V vaccine shows 91.6% efficacy in phase 3 trials: Lancet
Moscow, Feb 2 (IANS) Russia's Sputnik V vaccine demonstrated efficacy of 91.6 per cent against Covid-19, according to interim results of phase 3 trials published in the journal The Lancet.
2021-02-02
Category: International, Russian Federation,Health/Medicine
Putin, Aliyev discuss ceasefire control in Nagorno-Karabakh
Moscow, Jan 31 (IANS) Russian President Vladimir Putin and his Azerbaijani counterpart Ilham Aliyev discussed the ongoing efforts to secure the ceasefire in the Nagorno-Karabakh region recently freed from armed conflict, the Kremlin said.
2021-01-31
Category: International, Russian Federation,Politics
Russia reports 19,032 new Covid-19 cases
Moscow, Jan 31 (IANS) Russia registered 19,032 new COVID-19 cases in the past 24 hours, taking its total to 3,832,080, the country's Covid-19 response center said in a statement.
2021-01-31
Category: International, Russian Federation,Health/Medicine
Russia completes procedure for extending nuke treaty with US
Moscow, Jan 31 (IANS) Russian President Vladimir Putin signed a bill into law ratifying a five-year extension of the New Strategic Arms Reduction Treaty (New START) with the United States.
2021-01-31
Category: International, Russian Federation,Politics
Russian frigate conducts drills after US destroyers enter Black Sea
Moscow, Jan 30 (IANS) Russian frigate Admiral Makarov conducted air defence and combat drills in the Black Sea after two US warships entered the territorial waters, the Defence Ministry said.
2021-01-30
Category: International, Russian Federation,Defence/Security,Politics
Putin signs bill to extend nuke treaty with US
Moscow, Jan 30 (IANS) Russian President Vladimir Putin on Friday signed a bill into law ratifying a five-year extension of the New Strategic Arms Reduction Treaty (New START) with the US, one of the last major arms reduction treaties signed since the end of the Cold War.
2021-01-30
Category: International, Russian Federation,Politics
Russian navy to receive at least 40 new ships this year
Moscow, Jan 30 (IANS) The Russian navy will get at least 40 new ships in 2021, the navy's First Deputy Commander-in-Chief Alexander Vitko said.
2021-01-30
Category: International, Russian Federation,Politics
Russian parliament approves extending nuke treaty with US
Moscow, Jan 28 (IANS) The Russian parliament on Wednesday ratified President Vladimir Putin's bill on a five-year extension of the New Strategic Arms Reduction Treaty (New START).
2021-01-28
Category: International, Russian Federation,Politics
Putin stresses importance of coordinating national interests
Moscow, Jan 28 (IANS) Russian President Vladimir Putin on Wednesday underlined the significance of coordinating the interests of different nations and blocs to avoid conflicts.
2021-01-28
Category: International, Russian Federation,Politics
Russia logs below 18K new Covid cases after 3 months
Moscow, Jan 27 (IANS) After a gap of three months, Russia has reported the daily new Covid-19 cases below 18,000, pushing the tally to 3,774,672, health officials said on Wednesday.
2021-01-27
Category: International, Russian Federation,Health/Medicine,Politics
EU foreign policy chief to visit Russia in Feb
Moscow, Jan 26 (IANS) Josep Borrell, High Representative of the European Union (EU) for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy, will embark on a visit to Moscow next month ahead of a discussion on relations with Russia by the European Council in March.
2021-01-26
Category: International, Russian Federation,Politics
Russia, US begin expert-level work on nuke treaty extension
Moscow, Jan 26 (IANS) Russia and the US have started expert-level work on the extension of the New Strategic Arms Reduction Treaty (New START), Russian Foreign Ministry spokesperson Maria Zakharova said on Monday.
2021-01-26
Category: International, Russian Federation,Politics
Russia's Covid-19 cases up 21,127 to 37,19,400
Moscow, Jan 25 (IANS) Russia has registered 21,127 new Covid-19 cases in the past 24 hours, taking its total to 37,19,400, the country's Covid-19 response centre said in a statement on Sunday.
2021-01-25
Category: International, Russian Federation,Health/Medicine
Improved eye tracking technology in VR systems
Moscow, Jan 24 (IANS) Researchers have developed a mathematical model that helps accurately predict the next gaze fixation point and reduces the inaccuracy caused by blinking.
2021-01-24
Category: International, Russian Federation,Technology,Health/Medicine
Russia criticises US embassy for supporting unsanctioned protests
Moscow, Jan 24 (IANS) The Russian Foreign Ministry blamed the US Embassy in Moscow for interference in opposition rallies in Russia, which are the country's domestic affairs.
2021-01-24
Category: International, Russian Federation,Politics
Russia logs 20,921 new Covid-19 cases
Moscow, Jan 24 (IANS) Russia registered 20,921 more Covid-19 cases over the past 24 hours, down from 21,513 a day earlier, the country's Covid-19 response centre said Saturday.
2021-01-24
Category: International, Russian Federation,Health/Medicine
Russia warns of US cyber attack after SolarWinds hack
Moscow, Jan 23 (IANS) The Russian government has alerted businesses in the country about a potential cyber attack from the US, in retaliation of the SolarWinds hacking that compromised networks of several US federal agencies (including the Department of Defense) and top tech enterprises.
2021-01-23
Category: International, Russian Federation,Technology,Defence/Security
Russia welcomes US proposal on extension of arms control treaty
Moscow, Jan 23 (IANS) Russia has welcomed a proposal by the administration of new US President Joe Biden over the extension of the New Strategic Arms Reduction Treaty (New START), adding that everything will depend on the details of the plan, the Kremlin announced.
2021-01-23
Category: International, Russian Federation,Politics
Russia adds 21,513 Covid-19 cases
Moscow, Jan 23 (IANS) Russia confirmed 21,513 new Covid-19 cases in 24 hours, taking the country's total to 3,677,352, the country's Covid-19 response centre said in a statement on Friday.
2021-01-23
Category: International, Russian Federation,Health/Medicine
Putin critic claims Prez owns palace with 'lap-dancing clubs'
Moscow, Jan 22 (IANS) Russian opposition figure Alexei Navalny, who was detained earlier this week, has claimed that President Vladimir Putin owns a 1 billion euro palace which has a 'lap-dancing club', theatre and a casino inside its premises, according to media reports.
2021-01-22
Category: International, Russian Federation,Politics
Russia registers nearly 30% more terror crimes in 2020
Moscow, Jan 22 (IANS) The Russian Interior Ministry said that law enforcers registered 2,342 crimes of a terrorist nature in 2020, up 29.7 per cent from a year earlier.
2021-01-22
Category: International, Russian Federation,Politics,Terrorism
Russia awaits US' response to proposals on mending ties
Moscow, Jan 22 (IANS) Russia is waiting for a response from the administration of new US President Joe Biden to a set of proposals aimed at overcoming differences between Moscow and Washington, Foreign Ministry spokesperson Maria Zakharova said here.
2021-01-22
Category: International, Russian Federation,Politics
Russia adds 21,152 new Covid-19 cases
Moscow, Jan 20 (IANS) Russia confirmed 21,152 new Covid-19 cases in the past 24 hours, taking the country's total to 36,33,952, the country's Covid-19 response centre said in a statement on Wednesday.
2021-01-20
Category: International, Russian Federation,Health/Medicine,Politics
Russia logs 21,734 new Covid cases
Moscow, Jan 20 (IANS) Russia recorded 21,734 more Covid-19 cases over the past 24 hours, down from 22,857 a day earlier, the country's coronavirus response centre said on Tuesday.
2021-01-20
Category: International, Russian Federation,Health/Medicine
NIMHANS doctor on Sputnik vaccine advisory board
Moscow/New Delhi, Jan 18 (IANS) The Russian Direct Investment Fund (RDIF, Russias sovereign wealth fund) and the National Research Centre for Epidemiology and Microbiology named after N.F. Gamaleya (Gamaleya Centre) has announced the creation of an international scientific advisory board for the Sputnik V vaccine ? the worlds first registered vaccine against coronavirus.
2021-01-18
Category: International, Russian Federation,National,Health/Medicine
Russian oppn leader detained upon arrival from Germany
Moscow, Jan 18 (IANS) Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny was detained upon his arrival in Moscow from Germany, where he received medical treatment after he was allegedly poisoned last year.
2021-01-18
Category: International, Russian Federation,Politics
Russia's Covid cases up 24,092 to 3,544,623
Moscow, Jan 17 (IANS) Russia registered 24,092 new Covid-19 cases in the past 24 hours, bringing the national tally to 3,544,623, the country's coronavirus response centre said in a statement on Saturday.
2021-01-17
Category: International, Russian Federation,Health/Medicine
US hampering chances for dialogue between Iran, Gulf states: Russian FM
Moscow, Jan 15 (IANS) Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said that the US is doing all it can to hamper any chance for dialogue between Iran and the Persian Gulf countries.
2021-01-15
Category: International, Russian Federation,Politics
Being workaholic may increase depression, anxiety risk
Moscow, Jan 14 (IANS) If you are a workaholic, then there are chances you may suffer negative mental and physical health outcomes such as depression, anxiety or sleep disorder, a new study suggests.
2021-01-14
Category: International, Russian Federation,Science/Tech,Health/Medicine