• Russian doctor vaccinated against COVID-19 tests positive for coronavirus

    One of the doctors in Russia’s Kuzbass region who was among the first ones to receive the Russian coronavirus vaccine became ill with COVID-19, said the Kuzbass Deputy Health Minister Elena Selenina. .

    "We have one case of a medical worker being infected with COVID-19 after vaccination with the first dose of the two-component vaccine," she said, as cited by local news outlet A42.ru.

    According to her, the infection was detected on the fifth or sixth day after vaccination, so it is impossible …

  • Pentagon to purchase anti-aircraft radars from Ukraine

    The Ukrainian state-owned company Scientific and Production Complex Iskra will once again supply radar equipment to the United States, reported the news outlet "Defense-Industrial Courier" with reference to the statement of Iskra’s chief designer Dmytro Semenov.

    "We have successful experience in supplying radars to the United States. As far as we know, these radars are actively used. The customers are happy with the quality of these products. Just a few days ago, another contract was signed to …

  • Putin asks Macron for help in production of Russia’s new COVID-19 vaccine

    Russian President Vladimir Putin has asked French President Emmanuel Macron for help in the production of the Russian COVID-19 vaccine Sputnik V, writes the French publication Challenges with reference to a diplomatic source. According to the newspaper, during a telephone conversation on November 7, Putin said that it is necessary to establish cooperation between the Russian organizations and the Pasteur Institute to produce the drug.

    Macron asked the Russian president to give him time to …

  • In recent years more than 50,000 Russians have immigrated to Ukraine

    In the first ten months of this year, 2,857 citizens of the Russian Federation received permission to immigrate to Ukraine, DW reports, citing the State Migration Service of Ukraine. In total, according to the Ukrainian migration authorities, this year 8,932 foreigners have applied for immigration. Of these, Russians make up 32 percent.

    In general, according to the State Migration Service, from 2014 to November 1, 2020, 51,779 citizens of the Russian Federation received Ukrainian residence …

  • Russia threatens to withdraw from the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons

    Russia may withdraw from the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW), said Russian Permanent Representative to the UN Vasily Nebenzya, RIA Novosti reports.

    Established in the late 1990s under the Chemical Weapons Convention, the OPCW, according to a Russian diplomat, is "losing credibility" and becoming "a place for rubber stamping decisions on undesirable regimes."

    Earlier, the OPCW confirmed the poisoning with Novichok nerve agent of Sergei Skripal and his daughter in 201 …

  • Russia begins deploying peacekeepers to Nagorno-Karabakh

    Nearly 800 Russian troops, who are part of the peacekeeping contingent in Nagorno-Karabakh, have been transferred to Armenia, reported Interfax, citing the Russian Defense Ministry. "Since November 10, Il-76 and An-124 aircraft have delivered more than 780 troops to Armenia, as well as more than 120 pieces of equipment - armoured personnel carriers, trucks and logistical support equipment," the Defense Ministry said.

    Earlier, the Armenian Defense Ministry reported that Lieutenant General …

  • 31-year-old man beaten by Lukashenko’s security forces dies in Minsk

    31-year-old Roman Bondarenko died in Minsk after he was beaten by security forces, reports TUT. BY.

    On the night of November 12, Roman was taken to the intensive care unit of the Emergency Care Hospital. The doctors operated on him for several hours but could not save him. His sister Olga said that when her mother went to the hospital, she was briefly allowed to see him in intensive care.

    Roman was in a coma, connected to several devices, covered in bruises and bandages. At 19:00 the man's …

  • Putin: Russia has created new nuclear forces control centre

    A new, almost invulnerable control center for strategic nuclear forces has been almost completed, said Russian President Vladimir Putin during the government meeting.

    "As I was informed, the final stage of the new command center for the strategic nuclear forces, with almost absolute protection, is almost complete," Putin said.

    Putin noted that a lot has been done in recent years to ensure that all elements of strategic nuclear weapons control are maintained at the highest level, and now all …

  • Russia allocates more than $1 billion to Syria

    Russia has allocated more than $1 billion for Syria to restore electricity grids, industrial infrastructure and other purposes, said the Head of the Russian National Defense Management Center Mikhail Mizintsev.

    According to him, as part of interstate cooperation and humanitarian assistance to Syria, Russian ministries and agencies are "consistently promoting projects" in education and medicine, environmental management and housing construction, as well as trade, economic, scientific and …

  • Erdogan: Turkish troops will be deployed to Nagorno-Karabakh

    The Turkish military will be deployed in Nagorno-Karabakh and perform the same duties as the Russian peacekeepers, said Turkish President Recep Erdogan after a meeting of the parliamentary faction of his Justice and Development Party.

    Speaking in parliament, Erdogan congratulated the people of Azerbaijan on their "historic victory."

    "Armenia will withdraw troops from the Kalbajar District by November 15, from parts of the Agdam and Gazakh districts by November 20, and by December 1 from the …