Wednesday, January 20, 2021
Russia plans to raise wheat export tax from 1 March
Traders say Russia’s move will drive up the cost of wheat in importing countries when the pandemic has already reduced incomes, making the world’s poorest especially vulnerable to food poverty
16 January 2021, 08:27
Navalny says he pranked secret agent, learns of underwear murder plot
Navalny declared his poisoning case solved earlier this month when a joint media inquiry said it had identified a team of assassins from Russia's FSB security service
22 December 2020, 20:53
Bracing for Biden - New hope or false dawn
There are quite a few challenges that the Biden administration will have to navigate in the next four years in its bid at hegemonic power projection in a pandemic ravaged clime
11 December 2020, 13:35
Putin to ‘congratulate whoever emerges winner of US presidential election’
Russian president Vladimir Putin said on Sunday he was ready to work with any US leader and would congratulate whoever emerges the winner of the US presidential election once all the legal ...
24 November 2020, 22:43
Russia says Sputnik V virus vaccine 95pc effective
The calculations of its effectiveness were based on preliminary data obtained 42 days after the first dose, Russia’s health ministry, the state-run Gamaleya research centre and the Russian Direct ...
24 November 2020, 17:58
Russia reports record daily COVID-19 cases
Moscow registered 4,906 new coronavirus cases, bringing the cumulative number of infections in the capital to 413,928, the statement said
30 October 2020, 10:25
Navalny posts photo of himself walking
Russian opposition politician Alexei Navalny was seen walking down the stairs in a photo posted on his Instagram feed on Saturday, five days after a Berlin hospital said he had been taken off a ...
20 September 2020, 09:10
UK says Russian spies almost certainly behind Navalny poisoning
Britain said on Wednesday that Russia had a case to answer over the poisoning of Alexei Navalny as it was almost certain that Russian intelligence services carried out the attack with a ...
17 September 2020, 09:16
Navalny posts photo from hospital, plans to return to Russia
The photo - the strongest evidence yet of Navalny's advancing recovery after emerging from a coma last week - was swiftly followed by confirmation from his press spokeswoman that he planned to return ...
16 September 2020, 09:09
Russian loan won’t keep Lukashenko afloat for long
Lukashenko, whose security forces have arrested thousands of opposition supporters demanding his resignation, secured the financial lifeline from Russian President Vladimir Putin at a Black Sea ...
15 September 2020, 23:24