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Putin to meet with FIFA President Infantino in Moscow

Russian President Vladimir Putin will hold a meeting on Monday in Moscow with Gianni Infantino, the president of the world’s governing football body, FIFA, Presidential Spokesman Dmitry Peskov said.  According to Peskov, the …

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Moscow welcomes Iranian presidential election results

Russia welcomes the results of the Iranian presidential election, and expresses the certainty that Moscow-Tehran cooperation will continue in a positive and constructive fashion, Russia's special presidential representative for Afghanistan, …

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EU extends sanctions against Crimea for one year

The EU has renewed the sanctions against Crimea within the strategy approved in 2014, which does not recognize the peninsula’s reunification with Russia, the Council of the EU said in a statement published on Monday in Brussels. …

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Russia documents 17,378 COVID-19 cases in 24 hours

Russia has documented 17,378 COVID-19 cases in the past 24 hours, bringing the total case count to 5,334,204, the anti-coronavirus crisis center told reporters on Monday. The relative daily increase rate has reached 0.33%. In …

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Russian ambassador to U.S. takes up his duties

Russian Ambassador Anatoly Antonov, who returned to Washington on Sunday, took up his duties, the Russian Embassy in the United States reported on Twitter. "On June 20, Anatoly Antonov, Ambassador of the Russian Federation to the …

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U.S. preparing more anti-Russian sanctions

Washington is preparing another package of sanctions over the situation around Russian blogger Alexei Navalny, U.S. National Security Adviser Jake Sullivan said on Sunday. "We are preparing another package of sanctions to apply in …

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Sobyanin: COVID-19 herd immunity in Moscow down to 25%

The COVID-19 herd immunity in Moscow has dropped from 60% to 25%, Moscow Mayor Sergey Sobyanin said on Friday, adding that this explains the explosive rise in new cases and hospitalizations. "Now, we can estimate herd immunity …

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Kremlin explains what is behind fresh COVID-19 surge

The Kremlin on Friday blamed a fresh surge in COVID-19 infections on nihilism among the population, Russia’s low vaccination rate and virus mutations, as Moscow reported a record number of infections. President Vladimir …

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People being evacuated from flooded areas in Crimea

A total of 1,387 people have been evacuated from flooded areas in Crimea, including 238 children, the Crimean department of the Russian Emergencies Ministry informed on its website on Friday. "We evacuated the population from …

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Moscow’s COVID-19 infections hit record high

Moscow reported its highest-ever number of new coronavirus infections Friday, as the city’s health authorities warned "new, aggressive mutations" of the virus were spreading at an alarming pace. Russia’s national …

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U.S. says S-400 issue is unresolved with Turkey

U.S. President Joe Biden and Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan agreed in a meeting this week that Turkey would take a lead role in securing Kabul airport as the United States withdraws troops from Afghanistan, U.S. National Security Advisor Jake …

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