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Russia to hold phase 3 vaccine trials

Russia has been developing 26 vaccines, and one of them, produced by the Gamaleya National Research Centre for Epidemiology and Microbiology, has successfully undergone the first phase of trials. The second phase of a coronavirus vaccine trials in Russia is expected to be finished

Erdoğan, Putin, Rouhani discuss Syrian issue

According to the official statement, the leaders stressed that UN principles should be universally respected and that no actions, no matter by whom they were undertaken should undermine them. The leaders of Turkey, Russia, and Iran on Wednesday expressed their commitment to “the sovereignty, independence,

Russia reports nearly 600,000 coronavirus cases

The country registered the highest number of daily recoveries from the disease since the beginning of the pandemic. The number of novel coronavirus infections in Russia closed 600,000 on Tuesday while the country registered the highest daily recoveries from coronavirus since the beginning of

Nearly 500 doctors die from coronavirus in Russia

Russia’s emergency task force reported on Thursday a total of 561,091 infections, with a death toll of 7,660, and 313,963 recoveries. Almost 500 doctors died due to the novel coronavirus in Russia, contracting it at work, the country’s Federal Service for Surveillance in Healthcare

Russia’s coronavirus cases over 537,000

During the last 24 hours, the virus claimed lives of 143 people, raising the death toll to 7,091, the emergency task force said. Russia’s continuously rising coronavirus infection cases saw on Monday a slight drop as 8,246 people tested positive for coronavirus. AUTHORITIES GRADUALLY

Russian court sentences ex-US marine to 16 years in prison

Paul Whelan was detained in Moscow by the Russian Federal Security Service in December 2018 for spying. Moscow City Court sentenced former US Marine Paul Whelan to 16 years in a high-security prison, announcing him guilty of espionage  charges on Monday. The sentence turned

Russia deployed fighter aircraft to support Haftar regime

US commander accused Russia of concealing its direct role in Libya and avoiding responsibility for the “malign actions” of Wagner Group mercenaries. Russia has recently deployed fighter aircraft to Libya to support Russian mercenaries who are battling for warlord Khalifa Haftar, said US military

Death toll in Russia rises to 2,972

Three top Russian officials, including Kremlin Spokesman Dmitry Peskov, are being treated in hospital from the coronavirus, while three more were earlier discharged for recovery. The total number of coronavirus cases in Russia exceeded 300,000 mark on Wednesday, the country’s authorities said. Over the

Russia’s coronavirus cases surpass quarter of a million

According to the official data, over 6.1 million tests were carried out in the country to date in an attempt to detect the infection at early stages. For the first time in two weeks, Russia reported the daily coronavirus tally falling behind 10,000 cases,

Russia: Vaccines may be available by July

The overall case count in Russia reached 242,271 on Wednesday, following yet another daily tally of over 10,000. Russia plans to start clinical trials of vaccines for the novel coronavirus in June, the country’s health minister announced on Wednesday. Scientists working on the vaccines