Russia holds drills at Syria’s port of Tartus
Russia has held drills on combating sabotage threats at the Syrian port of Tartus, the Black Sea Fleet said in a statement on Tuesday.
According to the statement, anti-sabotage units "carried out a …
Press review: COVID-19 crashing global economy and influencing US Democratic debate
Top stories from the Russian press on Tuesday, March 17, prepared by TASS
Media: Coronavirus drives global economy into turbulence
Oil prices will keep dropping lower than $30 per barrel this spring …
Watch out, America is shutting down…
Since March 16, the United States has closed entry into its territory to foreigners after visiting Great Britain and Ireland. Previously, a similar measure had been applied in respect to foreigners …
US court ceases litigation against Russian company Concord
A US District of Columbia court upheld a request from prosecutors to cease the litigation against Russian company Concord Management and Consulting, suspected of trying to interfere into the 2016 …
Minsk regrets Russia’s decision to close border with Belarus
The Belarusian Foreign Ministry regrets Russia’s decision to close the common border amid the coronavirus pandemic and is waiting for detailed official information from Moscow, the ministry …
US deliberately hampers Iran’s anti-coronavirus efforts
The United States is taking deliberate actions that hamper Iran’s measures to tackle the novel coronavirus outbreak, the Russian Foreign Ministry said in a statement on Monday.
EU to close its external borders from March 17 amid coronavirus outbreak
The European Union will close its external borders for 30 days starting from March 17, French President Emmanuel Macron said in a televised address to the nation on Monday.
"On Tuesday, at noon, …
Russia monitors economic measures against coronavirus in other countries
The Kremlin is closely monitoring measures of the United States and other countries in the economic sphere in connection with the coronavirus, Russian presidential spokesman, Dmitry Peskov told …
Number of coronavirus cases in Russia up to 93
The number of coronavirus cases in Russia has increased by 30 in the past day to reach 93, Russian Deputy Prime Minister Tatiana Golikova said on Monday.
"As of now, as per today’s statistics, …
Putin says Europe hit harder from sanctions than Russia
Russia and Europe both have endured losses as a result of the sanctions standoff, but the losses that Europe has encountered are far more serious in some respects, Russian President Vladimir Putin …