CIS Countries

Belarusian opposition politician Tsikhanouskaya says she is ready to lead nation

Belarusian opposition politician Tsikhanouskaya says she is ready to lead nation

Published 17/08/2020

MINSK (Reuters) - Belarusian opposition politician Sviatlana Tsikhanouskaya said on Monday she was ready to lead Belarus and called for the creation of a legal [more…]

Russia reports nearly 5,000 new coronavirus cases

Russia reports nearly 5,000 new coronavirus cases

Published 17/08/2020

MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russia reported 4,892 new cases of the novel coronavirus on Monday, pushing its tally so far to 927,745, the fourth largest in [more…]

Official results hand Belarusian leader Lukashenko re-election victory, opposition protests

Official results hand Belarusian leader Lukashenko re-election victory, opposition protests

Published 10/08/2020

MINSK (Reuters) - Belarusian President Alexander Lukashenko won a landslide re-election victory, the central election commission said on Monday, after bloody clashes between riot police [more…]

Russia reports more than 5,100 new coronavirus cases

Russia reports more than 5,100 new coronavirus cases

Published 10/08/2020

MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russian authorities confirmed 5,118 new cases of the novel coronavirus on Monday, pushing the national case tally to 892,654, the fourth largest [more…]

Ukraine president says Kyiv staying out of U.S. internal politics, elections

Ukraine president says Kyiv staying out of U.S. internal politics, elections

Published 08/08/2020

KYIV (Reuters) - Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy said on Saturday that it was a matter of Ukraine’s national security to stay out of U.S. internal [more…]

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…]