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Putin-Biden summit proposal being considered: Kremlin
Moscow, April 15 (IANS) Russian authorities are closely studying the US' proposal for a summit between Presidents Joe Biden and Vladimir Putin, Kremlin Spokesman Dmitry Peskov told journalists.
2021-04-15
Category: International, Russian Federation,Politics
Putin completes Covid vaccination
Moscow, April 15 (IANS) Russian President Vladimir Putin announced he has received his second dose of a Covid-19 vaccine, following his first shot on March 23, thus completing his inoculation against the virus.
2021-04-15
Category: International, Russian Federation,Politics
Russia aims at yr-round sailing across Arctic sea
Moscow, April 15 (IANS) Russian President Vladimir Putin said that the country seeks to establish year-round navigation along the Northern Sea Route in the Arctic.
2021-04-15
Category: International, Russian Federation,Politics
Putin, Biden discuss cooperation over phone
Moscow, April 14 (IANS) Russian President Vladimir Putin and US President Joe Biden exchanged views on bilateral ties and explored areas of possible cooperation during a telephonic conversation on Tuesday, the Kremlin said.
2021-04-14
Category: International, Russian Federation,Diplomacy,Politics
1 killed in massive St. Petersburg factory fire
Moscow, April 13 (IANS) A massive blaze at a historic factory in the Russian city of St. Petersburg has killed one firefighter and injured two others, authorities have confirmed.
2021-04-13
Category: International, Russian Federation,Politics,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Russia slashes flights with Turkey over Covid-19 concerns
Moscow, April 13 (IANS) Russia will reduce the number of regular and charter flights with Turkey from April 15 to June 1 to curb imports of Covid-19 infections, Russian Deputy Prime Minister Tatyana Golikova announced.
2021-04-13
Category: International, Russian Federation,Politics
Moscow wants no war with Ukraine but cares for Russian-speaking residents
Moscow, April 12 (IANS) Russia does not seek a war with Ukraine but is concerned for the Russian-speaking population in the country's eastern Donbass region, Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov said.
2021-04-12
Category: International, Russian Federation,Politics
Russian fighter intercepts US reconnaissance plane
Moscow, April 11 (IANS) A Russian MiG-31 fighter has intercepted a US reconnaissance plane above the Pacific Ocean, the Russian Defence Ministry said.
2021-04-11
Category: International, Russian Federation,Defence/Security,Diplomacy,Politics
Russia warns against Ukraine's NATO membership
Moscow, April 10 (IANS) The Russian Foreign Ministry said that Kiev's possible accession to the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) will escalate the situation in eastern Ukraine's Donbas region and cause "irreversible consequences".
2021-04-10
Category: International, Russian Federation,Politics
Putin mourns late UK Prince Philip
Moscow, April 10 (IANS) Russian President Vladimir Putin sent a message to Queen Elizabeth II to express his "deep condolences" on the death of her husband, Prince Philip.
2021-04-10
Category: International, Russian Federation,Politics
'Russia to protect E.Ukraine residents if needed'
Moscow, April 9 (IANS) Russia will be protect the residents in eastern Ukraine's conflict-hit Donbas region if there is a need to do so, Kremlin Deputy Chief of Staff Dmitry Kozak said here.
2021-04-09
Category: International, Russian Federation,Politics
Putin supports building good ties with Washington
Moscow, April 9 (IANS) Russian President Vladimir Putin prefers to establish good relations with the United States despite Washington's "aggressive policy," Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov said.
2021-04-09
Category: International, Russian Federation,Politics
Kremlin urges Russia's IT to develop Zoom rival (Ld)
Moscow, April 8 (IANS) Zoom's decision to stop access to its service for Russian state agencies should lead to the development of domestic alternatives to this popular video communication app, Kremlin Spokesman Dmitry Peskov has said.
2021-04-08
Category: International, Russian Federation,Technology
Russia urges Ukraine, NATO to stop military preparations amid Donbas tensions
Moscow, April 8 (IANS) The Russian Foreign Ministry called on Kiev and the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) to stop military preparations and other actions that could escalate tensions in eastern Ukraine.
2021-04-08
Category: International, Russian Federation,Politics
Arctic militarily important for Russia: Kremlin
Moscow, April 7 (IANS) Russian President Vladimir Putin considers military presence in the Arctic as an absolutely necessary element of the country's military construction, Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov said.
2021-04-07
Category: International, Russian Federation,Politics
Russia warns against interference, sanctions on Myanmar
Moscow, April 6 (IANS) Russia on Tuesday warned against imposing sanctions on Myanmar, as the military junta continues its bloody crackdown on protests in the country since the February 1 coup.
2021-04-06
Category: International, Russian Federation,Politics
Navalny's health in prison camp further deteriorates
Moscow, April 6 (IANS) Alexei Navalny, the Russian opposition figure currently being held in a prison camp, has complained of a further deterioration in his health.
2021-04-06
Category: International, Russian Federation,Politics
Russia concerned over US, UK planning to deploy missiles
Moscow, April 6 (IANS) Russia has expressed concerns about plans by the US and the UK to deploy ground-based intermediate and shorter-range missiles.
2021-04-06
Category: International, Russian Federation,Politics
Russia vows retaliation for Ukrainian sanctions amid conflict
Moscow, April 6 (IANS) Russia will respond to the recent sanctions imposed by Kiev against Moscow amid the escalating conflict in eastern Ukraine, Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov said.
2021-04-06
Category: International, Russian Federation,Politics
3 Japanese prefectures impose stricter measures
Moscow, April 6 (IANS) Stricter measures came into effect for three Japanese prefectures in an effort to combat a resurgence of Covid-19 cases under a revised law that does not require declaring a state of emergency.
2021-04-06
Category: International, Russian Federation,Politics
Putin signs law allowing him to run for Prez again
Moscow, April 6 (IANS) Russian President Vladimir Putin has signed a bill into law allowing him to run for two more terms starting 2024.
2021-04-06
Category: International, Russian Federation,Politics
Plants help reduce toxic mercury from our environment: Study
Moscow, April 3 (IANS) Plants absorb a vast amount of toxic mercury gas in the atmosphere and help reducing the pollutant worldwide by depositing the element into soils, said researchers.
2021-04-03
Category: International, Russian Federation,Science/Tech,Environment/Wildlife
Russia fines Twitter $116,778 over illegal content (Ld)
Moscow/New Delhi, April 3 (IANS) As Twitter grapples with government scrutiny globally including in India over the presence of bad accounts, a Russian court has fined Twitter $116,778 for violating the country's Internet legislation by failing to remove banned content banned.
2021-04-03
Category: International, Russian Federation,Technology
Russia to respond if NATO ups presence near Ukraine
Moscow, April 3 (IANS) Russia will take extra steps if the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) strengthens forces around Ukraine amid the intensified conflict in the latter country's Donbas region, the Kremlin said.
2021-04-03
Category: International, Russian Federation,Politics
Russia fines Twitter for failure to delete illegal content
Moscow, April 3 (IANS) A Moscow court on Friday fined Twitter 8.9 million rubles (about $116,568) for violating Russia's Internet legislation by failing to remove content banned in the country.
2021-04-03
Category: International, Russian Federation,Technology
Russia sees 'encouraging signs' from US on Iran n-deal
Moscow, April 1 (IANS) Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said that the US has shown "encouraging signs" with regards to finding a compromise and returning to the Iran nuclear deal.
2021-04-01
Category: International, Russian Federation,Politics
Russia passes bill allowing Putin to run for two more terms
Moscow, April 1 (IANS) Russia's upper house of parliament, the Federation Council, has passed a bill enabling incumbent President Vladimir Putin to run for two more terms starting 2024.
2021-04-01
Category: International, Russian Federation,Politics
Putin, Merkel, Macron hold video-conference on int'l affairs
Moscow, March 31 (IANS) Russian President Vladimir Putin, German Chancellor Angela Merkel and French President Emmanuel Macron held a video-conference on Tuesday to discuss cooperation and international affairs, the Kremlin said in a statement.
2021-03-31
Category: International, Russian Federation,Diplomacy,Politics
Russian envoy to US hopes to return soon
Moscow, March 30 (IANS) Russian Ambassador to the US, Anatoly Antonov, who has returned to Moscow for consultations after he was recalled earlier this month, said he hopes to be back in Washington soon.
2021-03-30
Category: International, Russian Federation,Politics
Moscow continues work to coordinate Putin-Macron-Merkel talks
Moscow, March 30 (IANS) Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov said that Moscow continues work to coordinate a joint video conference of Russian President Vladimir Putin, German Chancellor Angela Merkel and French President Emmanuel Macron.
2021-03-30
Category: International, Russian Federation,Politics
Russia could achieve herd immunity by late summer: Putin
Moscow, March 29 (IANS) Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Sunday that the country could obtain herd immunity against Covid-19 by the end of summer.
2021-03-29
Category: International, Russian Federation,Health/Medicine
Covid: Putin says Russia could achieve herd immunity by summer end
Moscow, March 28 (IANS) Russian President Vladimir Putin expects that the country will achieve herd immunity against Covid-19 by the end of summer.
2021-03-28
Category: International, Russian Federation,National,Health/Medicine
3 Russian nuclear subs emerge from under Arctic ice
Moscow, March 27 (IANS) Three nuclear-powered missile submarines broke thick ice and surfaced in the Arctic Ocean simultaneously for the first time in the history of the Russian Navy, Navy Commander-in-Chief Nikolai Yevmenov said.
2021-03-27
Category: International, Russian Federation,Defence/Security,Politics
Russia to hold military parades marking V-Day
Moscow, March 26 (IANS) Russia will hold large-scale military parades across the country on May 9 to commemorate the 76th anniversary of the Soviet victory over Nazi Germany in the Second World War, Defence Minister Sergei Shoigu said.
2021-03-26
Category: International, Russian Federation,Politics
Russian authorities say Navalny's condition stable
Moscow, March 25 (IANS) Russian authorities on Thursday said jailed opposition figure Alexei Navalny was in "good" health, after reports by his staff that his condition was deteriorating in a prison camp.
2021-03-25
Category: International, Russian Federation,Politics
Putin receives Covid-19 vaccination
Moscow, March 24 (IANS) Russian President Vladimir Putin received one of the country's three domestic vaccines against the coronavirus, the Kremlin announced.
2021-03-24
Category: International, Russian Federation,Health/Medicine
Russia, US hold space security consultations
Moscow, March 24 (IANS) Russian-US consultations on space security issues were held via video link, the Russian Foreign Ministry said.
2021-03-24
Category: International, Russian Federation,Politics
Russia regrets US refusal to hold Putin-Biden discussion
Moscow, March 23 (IANS) The Russian Foreign Ministry expressed regret that the White House has declined the Kremlin's offer to hold an online discussion between Russian and US presidents.
2021-03-23
Category: International, Russian Federation,Politics
Putin to receive Covid-19 vaccination on Tuesday
Moscow, March 23 (IANS) Russian President Vladimir Putin said that he planned to receive one of the country's three registered vaccines on Tuesday.
2021-03-23
Category: International, Russian Federation,Health/Medicine,Politics
Russia reports 9,632 new Covid-19 cases
Moscow, March 21 (IANS) Russia registered a total of 9,632 Covid-19 cases over the past 24 hours, roughly the same as a day earlier, the country's Covid-19 response centre said.
2021-03-21
Category: International, Russian Federation,Health/Medicine
Prepared for worst over US ties: Kremlin
Moscow, March 20 (IANS) The Kremlin said that it hoped for the best regarding relations between Russia and the US, yet it was also "prepared for the worst".
2021-03-20
Category: International, Russian Federation,Politics
RDIF, Stelis Biopharma join hands to supply 200M Sputnik V vax doses
Moscow, March 19 (IANS) The Russian Direct Investment Fund (RDIF) and Indian pharmaceutical firm Stelis Biopharma on Friday announced its partnership to produce and supply a minimum of 200 million doses of the Russian Sputnik V vaccine against Covid-19.
2021-03-19
Category: International, Russian Federation,National,Health/Medicine
Putin invites Biden to online discussions
Moscow, March 19 (IANS) Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Thursday that he would like to invite his US counterpart Joe Biden to an online meeting to continue their discussions of bilateral ties.
2021-03-19
Category: International, Russian Federation,Politics
Russia, China, Pakistan, US urge less violence in Afghanistan
Moscow, March 19 (IANS) Russia, China, the US and Pakistan signed a joint statement here on Thursday, calling on all parties to the conflict in Afghanistan to reduce the level of violence, and urging the Taliban not to pursue a spring offensive.
2021-03-19
Category: International, Russian Federation,Politics
Russia recalls ambassador to US
Moscow, March 18 (IANS) Russia's Ambassador to the US, Anatoly Antonov has been recalled to Moscow for consultations to determine the next steps regarding the relations between the two countries.
2021-03-18
Category: International, Russian Federation,Politics
Roscosmos wants to build national orbital station, says CEO
Moscow, March 17 (IANS) Russia's space agency Roscosmos is more interested in building a new Russian orbital station than an international one, the agency's CEO Dmitry Rogozin said on Wednesday.
2021-03-17
Category: International, Russian Federation,Science/Tech
Apple agrees to preinstall govt-approved apps in Russia
Moscow, March 17 (IANS) Apple has agreed to abide by the Russian laws to give users a notification to pre-install government-approved apps when they first use an iPhone or other company device.
2021-03-17
Category: International, Russian Federation,Technology
Covid-19 cases in Moscow top 1 mn
Moscow, March 14 (IANS) An additional 1,905 people in Moscow tested positive for Covid-19 in the past 24 hours, raising the Russian capital's overall infection tally to 1,000,394, health authorities said on Sunday.
2021-03-14
Category: International, Russian Federation,Health/Medicine
Exhaustion may up heart attack risk in men
Moscow, March 13 (IANS) Men take note. If you are experiencing vital exhaustion then you are more likely to have a heart attack, says a new study.
2021-03-13
Category: International, Russian Federation,Science/Tech,Health/Medicine
Russia logs 9,794 new Covid cases
Moscow, March 13 (IANS) Russia has registered 9,794 more Covid-19 cases, up from 9,270 a day earlier, the country's coronavirus response centre has said.
2021-03-13
Category: International, Russian Federation,Health/Medicine