CIS Countries

Russia to deliver COVID-19 drug to South Africa, Latam countries: wealth fund

Russia to deliver COVID-19 drug to South Africa, Latam countries: wealth fund

Published 03/08/2020

MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russia has signed deals to supply South Africa and seven Latin American countries with an anti-viral drug Russian authorities have approved to [more…]

Russia is raising oil output as OPEC+ cuts ease: source

Russia is raising oil output as OPEC+ cuts ease: source

Published 03/08/2020

MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russian oil and gas condensate output increased to 9.8 million barrels per day (bpd) on Aug. 1-2 from 9.37 million bpd in [more…]

Britain set to ban Huawei from 5G, though timescale unclear

Britain set to ban Huawei from 5G, though timescale unclear

Published 13/07/2020

LONDON (Reuters) - Prime Minister Boris Johnson is set to ban Huawei from Britain’s 5G network in a landmark decision that will anger Beijing but [more…]

Russia may start Phase III trial of COVID-19 vaccine in mid-August: RIA

Russia may start Phase III trial of COVID-19 vaccine in mid-August: RIA

Published 13/07/2020

MOSCOW (Reuters) - A Russian institute developing one of the country’s potential coronavirus vaccines hopes to start its final stage testing in a small section [more…]

Russia charges ex-journalist Ivan Safronov with treason despite outcry

Russia charges ex-journalist Ivan Safronov with treason despite outcry

Published 13/07/2020

MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russia charged former military journalist Ivan Safronov with state treason on Monday, his lawyer said, accusations that have sent a chill through [more…]

Kazakhstan to extend coronavirus lockdown by two weeks

Kazakhstan to extend coronavirus lockdown by two weeks

Published 13/07/2020

ALMATY (Reuters) - Kazakhstan will extend its second coronavirus lockdown by two weeks until the end of July, and will once again offer financial aid [more…]

Russia reports more than 6,600 new coronavirus cases

Russia reports more than 6,600 new coronavirus cases

Published 06/07/2020

MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russia’s official coronavirus case tally, the fourth largest in the world, rose to 687,862 on Monday after officials reported 6,611 new infections [more…]

U.S. Republicans, Democrats want to question Trump aides over Russia bounty reports

U.S. Republicans, Democrats want to question Trump aides over Russia bounty reports

Published 29/06/2020

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Both Democrats and President Donald Trump’s fellow Republicans in Congress demanded more information from the White House on Monday after reports that [more…]

Russian prosecutor seeks six-year jail term for director who poked fun at authorities: RIA

Russian prosecutor seeks six-year jail term for director who poked fun at authorities: RIA

Published 22/06/2020

MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russian prosecutors asked a court in Moscow on Monday to sentence prominent film and theatre director Kirill Serebrennikov to six years in [more…]

Exclusive: Kremlin hopes big companies and prize draws will boost Putin vote turnout

Exclusive: Kremlin hopes big companies and prize draws will boost Putin vote turnout

Published 22/06/2020

MOSCOW (Reuters) - The Kremlin has asked some Russian companies to mount internal information campaigns to boost turnout in a nationwide vote on constitutional reforms [more…]