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St. Petersburg reopens museums and zoo

St. Petersburg museums and the Leningrad Zoo are reopening Monday after a 12-day hiatus imposed to curb the spread of COVID-19. Moreover, visitors are cleared to attend exhibitions and concerts, while busses can now resume tourist trips …

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Abkhaz rescuers find body of St. Petersburg tourist

Today, employees of the Ministry of Emergency Situations of Abkhazia found a body of a tourist from St. Petersburg, who fell into the river in the Gudauta region on August 12, the press service of the republican Ministry of Emergency Situations …

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Russia restarts air travel to Turkey’s resort cities

The first flight from Moscow to Antalya since Russia and Turkey imposed border restrictions aid the coronavirus pandemic, took off late on Sunday. It was operated by Rossiya carrier. A Boeing 747 plane was filled to capacity with …

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Bank robbed in St. Petersburg

On Saturday, an unknown robbed one of the St. Petersburg banks, taking four million rubles. The robbery happened on Veterans Avenue around 16.40. The press service of the Main Directorate of the Ministry of Internal Affairs for St. …

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Over 6,600 new COVID-19 cases reported in Russia

Russia’s coronavirus cases rose by 6,693 in the past day and the daily growth rate slowed to 1%, the anti-coronavirus crisis center said. According to the crisis center, the total case tally in Russia reached 647,849. In the …

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Russia's COVID-19 rises by 8,985

Russia recorded 8,985 new coronavirus cases in the past day, taking the total case tally to 476,658, the anti-coronavirus crisis center reported. According to the crisis center, the daily growth rate dropped to 1.9% from 2% a day …

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One person killed in St Petersburg hospital fire

One person was killed after a fire broke out at a St Petersburg hospital treating patients with infectious diseases, according to the Russian Emergencies Ministry. Officials from the emergency services said the blaze broke out in the …

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Russia’s daily coronavirus cases surpass 9,000

The number of COVID-19 cases confirmed in the past day in Russia reached 9,035, taking the total case tally in the country to 414,878, the anti-coronavirus crisis center reported on Monday. According to the data, the number of …

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Russia reports 8572 new COVID-19 cases in a day

The number of new COVID-19 cases in Russia recorded over the past day has risen by 8,572, the anti-coronavirus crisis center said. Russia’s COVID-19 cases have reached 387,623. The total number of recovered patients has grown to …

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Russia’s coronavirus reproduction rate remains at 0.97

Russia’s coronavirus reproduction rate did not change in the past 24 hours and remains at 0.97, according to a TASS analysis based on data from the national anti-coronavirus crisis center. Moscow’s coronavirus reproduction rate has …

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Russian police thwart drug supply route in Far East

Russian police officers have discovered a large drug supply route from Moscow and St. Petersburg to the Russian Far East. Drug traffickers used to hide prohibited substances in household appliances heading to the region by trains. Criminal …

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