Over 26 mln coronavirus tests conducted in Russia
Over 26 mln coronavirus tests have been conducted in Russia so far, the Federal Service for Surveillance on Consumer Rights Protection and Human Wellbeing said in a statement on Thursday.
"More than …
UN calls for journalists’ rights to be respected after attack on Russian TV crew
The United Nations called for an investigation into the attack on Russian journalists in Portland (Oregon), Spokesperson for the UN Secretary-General Stephane Dujarric told TASS on Wednesday.
Russian consumer watchdog launches portal for coronavirus
Russia’s consumer watchdog has announced the launch of COVID-19 Preprints, the Russian portal for scientific publications about the novel coronavirus infections, where both Russian and foreign …
French, Russian ministers to meet in 2+2 format in Paris
The Russian and French foreign and defense ministers will hold a 2+2 meeting in Paris, the date will be announced later, a senior diplomatic source in the French capital told TASS Wednesday …
Libya: conflict between Turkey & Egypt grows
On July 20, 2020, the Egyptian Parliament gave its consent to President and Supreme Commander-in-Chief Abdel Fattah el-Sisi for the deployment of armed forces outside the state border "to fight …
Russia, Turkey hold consultations on resolving Libyan conflict
Russia and Turkey have held inter-agency consultations on resolving the Libyan conflict in Ankara on July 21-22, the Russian Foreign Ministry said in a statement on Wednesday.
"The parties thoroughly …
Four COVID-19 vaccines proven to be safe
Four vaccines against the coronavirus have proven to be safe and tests on two more vaccines are at their final stage, Russian Prime Minister Mikhail Mishustin told the parliament, the State Duma, on …
Press review: Russia’s goals for the decade and possible US-led boycott of 2022 Olympics
Top stories in the Russian press on Wednesday, July 22, prepared by TASS
Izvestia: Russia updates its decade-long national development goals
Despite global economic turbulence, it is possible to …
Ukrainian police step up security in Kiev, nine other regions
The Ukrainian national police stepped up security measures in the country’s capital Kiev and nine other regions in the wake of Tuesday’s bus hijacking in the city of Lutsk.
Armenia says situation on border with Azerbaijan calm
The situation on the Armenian border with Azerbaijan remains calm early on Wednesday, with no shooting incidents reported, Armenian Defense Ministry Spokeswoman Shushan Stepanyan wrote on her Facebook …