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8 killed in a Russian university during an armed attack

Video footage documented the moment students at the Russian Perm University, located in the Urals region, threw themselves from the upper floors of the university building, in an attempt to save their lives after the armed attack carried out...

Russian plans to set up an economic zone on disputed islands near Japan

Russian plans to establish an economic free trade zone on disputed islands near Japan, which was outlined by Russian Prime Minister Mikhail Mashustin in late July, signified with an angry response from Tokyo. The Japanese side calls the disputed islands...

Russia to slip 60% autumn vaccination target

Russia may not be able to vaccinate 60% of the population against the emerging coronavirus by the autumn, noting that the pace of vaccination against the coronavirus in the country is improving during the recent period. "It is clear that...

Russian minister: US missiles deployment in Asia, a threat to eastern Russian region

Russian Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu stressed that the deployment of US medium-range missiles in Asia poses a threat to Russia's eastern regions. "From a military point of view, the combination of the missile strike component and anti-missile defense means can...

Biden will warn Putin against “reckless and aggressive acts”

US Secretary of State Anthony Blinken said that President Joe Biden will warn Russian President Vladimir Putin against committing what he called "reckless and aggressive acts" when he meets him in Geneva later this week. What the president will make...

Russian Foreign Ministry: Hacking attempts may increase amid parliamentary elections

"Many major events in our internal political life were accompanied by an intensification of hacker attacks on Russian state resources," Zakharova said on the sidelines of the St. Petersburg International Economic Forum, noting that an increase in piracy activity...

Russia approves $500 million loan for Belarus despite sanctions

During a visit by Belarusian President Alexander Lukashenko to his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin on Saturday, the latter announced a $500 million loan to Belarus before the end of June. It was agreed in September that Russia would provide one...

Yelena Panina explains inclusion of United States and Czech in Russia’s ‘un-friendly’ list

Member of the International Affairs Committee of the Russian State Duma, Yelena Panina, confirmed that the inclusion of the United States and the Czech Republic on the list of foreign countries "un-friendly" to Russia was not only because of...

Germany rejects Russia’s decision to ban 8 European officials

Germany rejected the Russian decision to ban 8 European officials from entering Russian territory, in response to European Union sanctions against Russian citizens. A spokesman for the German Foreign Ministry said on Friday: "Contrary to the measures imposed by the...

Russia condemns violence against peaceful protesters in Myanmar

The Russian Foreign Ministry condemned the violence against the participants in the peaceful protests in Myanmar, calling on all parties to dialogue and to prevent interference in the internal affairs of this country. Director of the International Organizations Department of...
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