Coronavirus pandemic hinders release of Russian prisoners in Ukraine
The COVID-19 pandemic is creating additional obstacles for the release of Russian prisoners held at detention facilities in Ukraine, Russian Human Rights Commissioner Tatyana Moskalkova said in an …
Russia’s coronavirus reproduction rate falls to 0.95
Russia’s coronavirus reproduction rate dropped by 0.02 to 0.95 in the past 24 hours, according to a TASS analysis based on data from the national anti-coronavirus crisis center.
Coronavirus tests exceed ten mln in Russia
Over ten 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 Friday.
"A total of …
Press review: Moscow-Berlin hacker controversy and Russia monitoring NATO subs in Arctic
Top stories in the Russian press on Friday, May 29, prepared by TASS
Kommersant: Moscow-Berlin relations face hacker controversy
Russian Ambassador to Berlin Sergey Nechaev was summoned by the …
Some 14% of Muscovites develop antibodies to COVID-19
Screening tests in Moscow showed that 14% of those tested have developed antibodies to the coronavirus, Moscow Mayor Sergey Sobyanin told Rossiya-24 TV channel.
"Screening tests that we are …
Over 104,000 people contract COVID-19 across the world in past day
The number of COVID-19 cases across the world grew by more than 104,000 in the past day, reaching nearly 5.6 mln, the World Health Organization said.
The death toll from the coronavirus rose by over …
US to send second batch of 150 ventilators to Russia on May 30
The second batch of 150 US ventilators will be shipped to Russia on Saturday to help fight the coronavirus pandemic, a representative of Vyaire Medical company, which manufactures the equipment, …
Victory Day parade rehearsal to begin on June 8
Russia’s Defense Ministry has started preparing for the Victory Day parade in Moscow and the first rehearsal in Alabino, near Moscow, will take place on June 8, Commander-in-Chief of the Ground …
Russia ready for direct dialogue with Ukraine
Moscow has never avoided direct dialogue with Kiev, including at the highest level, but such a dialogue needs to be aimed at achieving specific results, Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Andrei Rudenko …
Ukraine reports 477 new coronavirus cases in past day, overall number exceeds 22,000
Ukraine reported 477 new COVID-19 cases in the past 24 hours, with the overall number of diagnosed cases rising to 22,382, Minister of Health Maxim Stepanov told a briefing on Thursday.
"Over the …