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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

Russian mayor claims Moscow’s cases near 300,000

Moscow, the epicentre of Russia’s outbreak, accounts for more than half of confirmed cases and deaths. Mayor of Moscow has said that the real number of coronavirus cases is different than the shared with media in the Russian capital. “REAL NUMBERS ARE THREE TIMES

Putin visits coronavirus patients in Moscow

Russian President toured the facility, including the wards, wearing a special protective suit. Russian President Vladimir Putin visited on Tuesday patients receiving treatment for coronavirus in a hospital in Moscow. Putin thanked the hospital’s head physician, Denis Protsenko, on how things were progressing, saying

Russia imposes home quarantine for people over 65

Russian Prime Minister Mikhail Mishustin also asked the elderly to stay at home and avoid gatherings. Moscow mayor on Monday introduced quarantine for those over-65 and people with chronic problems. The restrictive measures come into force starting from March 26, Sergey Sobyanin said in

Russia, Ukraine strongly tied together, Russian minister says

Our countries, even in the current conditions are strongly interconnected in the economy, transport, humanitarian affairs, family ties, Sergei Lavrov said. Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said on Monday that his country was ready to exchange ambassadors with Ukraine. “WE’LL BE FINE RECALLING AMBASSADORS”

Russia reports 1st suspected coronavirus case

Russian Deputy Prime Minister Tatyana Golikova announced that Russia has closed its border with China to pedestrian and vehicular traffic. Russia has reported its first suspected coronavirus case as a citizen who returned from China was hospitalized on Thursday. Officials said the man recently