The Kremlin says the leaders of Russia, France and Germany had a call to discuss coronavirus vaccines and a slew of international crises, including the situation in eastern Ukraine, Libya, Syria and the Iranian nuclear standoff among other issues
MOSCOW - The leaders of Russia, France and Germany met by conference call Tuesday and discussed coronavirus vaccines, the Iranian nuclear standoff and...
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On Monday, the defence ministry announced the beginning of command exercises by the Northern Fleet that would continue over "several days".
* The Kremlin spokesman also said that Putin had no media accounts and did not want to waste time keeping any.
Russia's Prime Minister Vladimir Putin rides a horse in southern Siberia's Tuva region August 3, 2009. RIA Novosti/Pool/Alexei Druzhinin via REUTERS
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Jailed Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny asked for help from a public commission to get access to painkiller injections for severe pain in his leg, the head of the commission said in a statement published on late on Saturday.
Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Sunday he had experienced minor side effects from the coronavirus vaccine after receiving the first shot on Tuesday, the Interfax news agency reported, citing a TV interview.
The country has been among the hardest hit by Covid-19, with more than 4.5 million cases.
Jailed Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny asked for help from a public commission to get access to painkiller injections for severe pain in his leg, the head of the commission said in a statement, published on Saturday night.
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MOSCOW (AP) The leaders of Russia, France and Germany met by conference call Tuesday...
The fighting has claimed more than 13,000 lives since 2014, according to the United Nations.
Russia is building up armed forces near Ukraine's borders in a threat to the country's security, Ukrainian Commander-in-Chief Ruslan Khomchak said on Tuesday, accusing Moscow of pursuing an "aggressive policy" towards Kyiv.
Arms producers are focused on the front lines, and an unusual figure is trying to revive the industry.
A close ally of jailed Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny accused authorities on Monday of detaining his father over the weekend in an attempt to pressure him over his opposition activities which include organising a new anti-government protest.
Mexico's death toll from the coronavirus pandemic is likely at least 60% higher than the confirmed number, putting it in excess of 300,000, according to government data. Updated figures https://coronavirus.gob.mx/exceso-de-mortalidad-en-mexico on excess mortality in a table published by Mexico's health ministry showed that by the end of the sixth week of this year, 294,287 fatalities "associated with COVID-19" had been registered on death certificates in Mexico. That was 61
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A Ukrainian court has frozen the assets and shares of aerospace company Motor Sich as part of a criminal investigation, the state security service SBU said on Saturday.
Moscow denies the claims and blames a recent uptick in fighting on Ukrainian forces.
BERLIN - The Group of Seven major industrialized countries on Thursday issued a strong condemnation of what it called Russias ongoing occupation of...
A senior member of Angela Merkel's conservative bloc who is vying to succeed her endorsed the German chancellor's call for tougher nationwide steps to break a third coronavirus wave, setting himself apart from a rival who is opposed to lockdowns.
A senior member of Angela Merkel's conservative bloc who is vying to succeed her endorsed the German chancellor's call for tougher nationwide steps to break a third coronavirus wave, setting himself apart from a rival who is opposed to lockdowns. "I don't believe everyone understands how serious the situation is," Markus Soeder, premier of the southern state of Bavaria, said during a news conference in Munich on Tuesday. "I believe the chancellor was right with he
Tareq Alaows, a refugee who fled military conscription in Syria, is withdrawing his bid to win a seat in Germany's parliament due to security concerns after his candidacy prompted a wave of racist insults, his Greens party said on Tuesday.
BRATISLAVA, Slovakia (AP) Slovakia's Prime Minister Igor Matovic and his government...
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"We need more trust in people and their power to make changes, if you just let them do it," he said.
BERLIN (AP) The new leader of Chancellor Angela Merkel's party pledged Tuesday to...
The new leader of Chancellor Angela Merkel's party pledged Tuesday to restore voters' confidence after discontent over Germany's pandemic management and a scandal over lawmakers enriching themselves in mask-procurement deals led to a sharp drop in its approval ratings. Armin Laschet, the governor of Germany's most populous state, won the leadership of Merkel's Christian Democratic Union in January. This month, the CDU suffered bad losses in two state elections, while n
The new leader of Chancellor Angela Merkels party has pledged to restore voters confidence after discontent over Germanys pandemic management
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Nursing homes in upstate New York were left to secure their own COVID-19 tests in the early days of the pandemic as the coronavirus quickly spread through the facilities, killing numerous elderly residents while Governor Andrew Cuomo made testing available for his family and other connections, according to a new report. A new report by the New York Post details how the manager of Steuben County, Jack Wheeler, requested in April 2020 that the state Department of Health provide enough tests for ev
Greece reported 4,340 new coronavirus cases on Tuesday, its highest daily tally, after increasing the number of tests performed while its hospitals remain under severe pressure from a wave of new infections.
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Greece's cabinet on Monday approved a national recovery plan that it hopes will boost economic growth by as much as seven percentage points over the next six years and create tens of thousands of jobs.
Greece expects the first tranche of about 4 billion euros ($4.7 billion) from a European Union recovery fund by August, deputy finance minister Theodore Skylakakis said on Saturday, ahead of the formal presentation of a national plan next week.
A police officer brutally beaten by a mob of rioters in the Athens suburb ofNea Smyrni has said he thought he was going die.
National Bank (NBG), one of Greece's four largest lenders, has agreed to sell its insurance unit to private equity group CVC Capital, two banking sources close to the process said on Friday.
Fighter jets flew by the ancient Acropolis and tanks rumbled past parliament in central Athens on Thursday as Greece's celebrations for the bicentenary of its war of independence culminated in a military parade attended by dignitaries from Britain, France and Russia but no members of the public.
Greece celebrates the bicentenary of the War of Independence against the Ottoman Empire.
Greece on Thursday celebrated 200 years since the start of its independence war with the Ottoman Empire with parades and ceremonies attended by foreign dignitaries, though the pandemic forced officia
Greece celebrated 200 years since the start of its struggle for independence from the Ottoman Empire on Thursday with a ceremony that was to mark a new beginning after years of financial crisis but which had to be pared back amid coronavirus restrictions.
ATHENS, Greece (AP) Greeces celebrations for the bicentenary of the start of the...
A court in Russian-controlled Crimea has sentenced a woman to 12 years in jail for state treason on behalf of Ukraine at a trial that was held behind closed doors, the court said on Monday.
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After suffering through a disastrous decade in which it became the poorest country in Europe, Ukraine is now hoping that a boost in oil and gas production can bring the country back from the brink
Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy has dismissed the head of the constitutional court, who has opposed some anti-corruption reforms, calling his actions a threat to national security, Zelenskiy's office said on Saturday.
Three Russian nuclear ballistic missile submarines have surfaced simultaneously breaking the Arctic ice during drills, reported the commander-in-chief of the Russian fleet at a meeting with President Vladimir Putin via videolink on Friday. The commander, Nikolai Yevmenov, said the sophisticated manoeuvre was carried out by submarines "for the first time in the history of the Russian Navy". The submarines surfaced within a 300 meters radius and the ice they broke was 1.5 meter deep, t
The chairman of Russian gas producer Gazprom's board was cited by the TASS news agency on Friday as saying that construction of the Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline to Germany would be completed this year despite U.S. opposition to the project.
U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken reiterated the Biden administrations hostility to the Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline currently being built between Russia...
U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken said on Wednesday he had told his German counterpart that sanctions against the Nord Stream 2 natural gas pipeline were a real possibility and there was "no ambiguity" in American opposition to its construction.
U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken said on Tuesday the Nord Stream 2 pipeline being built from Russia to Germany ran counter to the European Union's own interests and could undermine Ukraine.
Ukraine registered a record daily high of 333 coronavirus-related deaths over the past 24 hours, Health Minister Maksym Stepanov said on Tuesday.