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Armenians at a crossroads on last route out of Karabakh

Armenians at a crossroads on last route out of Karabakh

Dressed in impeccable camouflage fatigues with Kalashnikovs slung over their shoulders, Russian peacekeepers stand guard along the last road linking Armenia with the restive region of Nagorno-Karabakh

Germany hits million cases as Russia links up with India for vaccine

Germany hits million cases as Russia links up with India for vaccine

Germany, once a beacon of hope in Europe's coronavirus nightmare, logged its one millionth case on Friday, as Russia announced a partnership with India to mass produce its controversial Sputnik vaccine.

Russia bars entry to 25 British citizens in retaliation for UK sanctions

Russia bars entry to 25 British citizens in retaliation for UK sanctions

Russia has banned entry to 25 British citizens in retaliation for similar measures by Britain, Russia's foreign ministry said on Saturday, without providing their names.

EU warns Hungary against use of Russia's Covid-19 vaccine

EU warns Hungary against use of Russia's Covid-19 vaccine

Hungary's plans to import and possibly use Russia's touted Sputnik V Covid-19 vaccine raise safety concerns and could damage trust in potential shots, the European Commission said, opening a new front in the EU's fraught relations with Budapest.

North Korean, Russian hackers target Covid-19 researchers -Microsoft

North Korean, Russian hackers target Covid-19 researchers -Microsoft

Hackers working for the Russian and North Korean governments have targeted more than half a dozen organizations involved in Covid-19 treatment and vaccine research around the globe, Microsoft said on Friday.

Armenia, Azerbaijan agree to end weeks of fighting over Nagorno-Karabakh

Armenia, Azerbaijan agree to end weeks of fighting over Nagorno-Karabakh

Armenia and Azerbaijan agreed on a deal with Russia to end weeks of fierce clashes over Nagorno-Karabakh on Tuesday, after a string of Azerbaijani victories in its fight to retake the disputed region

Russian energy minister made deputy PM in cabinet reshuffle

Russian energy minister made deputy PM in cabinet reshuffle

Russian Prime Minister Mikhail Mishustin recommended the promotion of Energy Minister Alexander Novak to the post of deputy prime minister on Monday as part of a second overhaul of the cabinet this year.

Three dead in axe and gun attack at Russian military base

Three dead in axe and gun attack at Russian military base

A Russian serviceman Monday hacked an officer to death with an axe and shot two fellow soldiers dead at a military base near the southern city of Voronezh, investigators said.

Russia rules out Navalny poisoning, diagnoses pancreatitis

Russia rules out Navalny poisoning, diagnoses pancreatitis

Russian officials said on Friday that metabolic problems and pancreatitis caused Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny to fall ill in August, ruling out findings by European labs that he was poisoned with Novichok

Moscow authorities promise mass vaccination against Covid-19 as Russian cases soar

Moscow authorities promise mass vaccination against Covid-19 as Russian cases soar

Moscow residents who want to be vaccinated against Covid-19 may be able to do so as early as next month if large volumes of doses are supplied by then, city authorities said on Friday ...

Pentagon chief stresses stronger alliances to counter China, Russia

Pentagon chief stresses stronger alliances to counter China, Russia

US Defence Secretary Mark Esper revealed a fresh drive to strengthen US alliances with ‘like-minded democracies’ in part through arms sales in an effort to curb the global influence of Russia and China.

Armenia, Azerbaijan ministers in Moscow for truce talks

Armenia, Azerbaijan ministers in Moscow for truce talks

The foreign ministers of Armenia and Azerbaijan were in Moscow on Wednesday for meetings with Russia's top diplomat Sergei Lavrov as world powers seek to halt fighting over Nagorno-Karabakh.