Over 320 cases of new coronavirus confirmed in China
The number of people infected with the new coronavirus 2019-nCoV in China has reached 324, China Central Television (CCTV) reported on Wednesday.
The Chinese authorities earlier confirmed 309 cases …
Chinese authorities confirm human-to-human transmission of new coronavirus
China's National Health Commission has confirmed Monday that a novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV) can be transmitted people-to-people, Xinhua news agency reported.
The Chinese authorities said that …
First passenger train from St. Petersburg arrives in Crimea’s Simferopol
The first passenger train from the Russian city of St. Petersburg, bound for the Crimean city of Sevastopol, has arrived in the peninsula's capital of Simferopol, making a 15-minute stop, a TASS …
Pope Francis points out attempts to manipulate religion in Ukraine
Pope Francis has noted the hybrid nature of the Ukrainian conflict, which is exacerbated by attempts at propaganda and manipulation, namely in the sphere of religion, the head of the Roman Catholic …
Putin, Pope Francis discuss preservation of Christian Holy Sites in Syria
Kremlin Spokesman Dmitry Peskov has said that, during the papal audience, Russian President Vladimir Putin and Pope Francis discussed all aspects of the Syrian issue, paying special attention to the …
Putin delves into Tolstoy’s, Dostoyevsky’s literary impact on Vatican with Pope Francis
Love of Russian culture brings Russia, the Vatican and Italy closer together, Russian President Vladimir Putin said at a gala dinner with delegates of the Russian-Italian Civil Society Dialogue Forum …
Putin, Pope exchange gifts after meeting in Vatican
Russian President Vladimir Putin and Pope Francis have exchanged gifts following their 45-minute conversation that took place in the Vatican Apostolic Library.
Russian presidential press secretary …
Vatican sees Putin as ‘a man of faith’ with shared Christian values
Vatican considers Russian President Vladimir Putin "a man of faith" with shared Christian values, Vatican's Secretary of State Cardinal Pietro Parolin stated in the run-up to Putin’s upcoming …
Russian submersible’s fire started in battery compartment
The fire aboard a submersible, which killed 14 submariners, started in the battery compartment, Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu reported to Russian President Vladimir Putin on Wednesday.
"The main …
Pope Francis mourns Russian sailors killed in fire onboard research submersible
Pope Francis of the Roman Catholic Church extends his deepest condolences to the families of the Russian sailors killed in a fire onboard a research submersible, interim Director of the Holy See Press …