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Coronavirus in Russia: The Latest News | Nov. 27
on 27 November 2020 at 16:42
Record-breaking new cases. Deaths surpass 38,000. Vaccine race.
Russia to Pay Med Students $260 for Treating Coronavirus Patients
on 27 November 2020 at 14:48
Some 60,000 students are expected to receive the payments for their work on the front lines of the pandemic.
Navalny Urges EU to Target Putin's Oligarch Backers
on 27 November 2020 at 13:29
Navalny argued for a new strategy after the EU sanctioned Russian officials and military officers over his poisoning.
Russia to Close Down Barents Region's Biggest Air Polluter
on 27 November 2020 at 13:10
Smelting will stop on Dec. 25 at the plant in Nikel near Russia's border with Norway.
Russian Military Launches Coronavirus Vaccination Campaign
on 27 November 2020 at 11:19
Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu said more than 400,000 military personnel will be vaccinated.
Russian Airline Blamed for Phallic Flight Path – Report
on 27 November 2020 at 09:49
Pobeda initially said its pilots were likely showing support for the national football team captain after his private masturbation video leaked.
Russia Says India to Produce 100M Doses of Sputnik Coronavirus Vaccine
on 27 November 2020 at 08:23
Sputnik V will also be produced in Brazil, China and South Korea.
Russia Breaks Coronavirus Record With 27K New Infections
on 27 November 2020 at 08:20
The country’s record-setting second wave of the virus is straining regional healthcare systems.
Moscow Reports 300% Spike in Coronavirus Deaths
on 27 November 2020 at 07:00
October's 2,235 deaths from Covid-19 mark a 311% increase over the number registered in September.
Azerbaijan Lawmakers Urge French Removal From Karabakh Mediation
on 26 November 2020 at 14:53
French lawmakers earlier adopted a resolution calling to recognize Nagorno-Karabakh as an independent state.
Russia's Top Diplomat Accuses West of Meddling in Belarus
on 26 November 2020 at 14:10
Lavrov's visit to Minsk marks the latest show of Moscow's support for authorities in its ex-Soviet neighbor.
Russia Test-Fires ‘Tsirkon’ Hypersonic Missile
on 26 November 2020 at 14:09
The latest launch is at least the third test run of the Tsirkon this year.
Arctic Oil Spill: Nornickel Failures, Tank Flaws Caused Catastrophe – Report
on 26 November 2020 at 12:42
A report commissioned by Nornickel said the metals giant failed to investigate warning signs or grasp the consequences of a possible disaster.
Siberian Coronavirus Patients Hospitalized in Dilapidated Ward
on 26 November 2020 at 11:58
Health authorities in Barnaul were forced to reopen the previously shuttered ward “due to an urgent need” of beds.
Russia Sees Record Virus Infections, Deaths
on 26 November 2020 at 10:53
Thursday's increase marks the second time a new record has been hit in less than a week.
Facebook Pays Russia $50K Fine For Not Localizing User Data
on 26 November 2020 at 09:28
The social network has refused to comply with Russia’s controversial requirements to store Russian users’ data on Russia-based servers.
China-Bound Flight From Moscow Canceled Over 200 Identical Coronavirus Tests
on 26 November 2020 at 09:20
Neither the airline nor the organization that conducted the test “could provide a reasonable explanation” for the results.
Russia to Upgrade Flamethrower Systems – Izvestia
on 26 November 2020 at 07:01
The TOS-1 systems will be equipped with longer-range “scorching” rockets and real-time targeting capabilities.
Russian Phone Pranksters Dupe Trudeau as ‘Greta Thunberg’
on 25 November 2020 at 15:19
The call ends when the fake Greta asks if Trudeau can introduce her to Canadian characters from “South Park.”
Investigation Claims to Uncover Putin’s Extramarital Daughter
on 25 November 2020 at 13:45
Her mother owns $100 million in assets as well as a share in Rossiya Bank, which is connected to Russia’s political elite.