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Omicron to infect half of Europe in weeks, says WHO

BRUSSELS, Belgium: Based on the 7 million new cases reported across Europe in the first week of 2022, the World ...

Blinken warns Americans about possible Russian invasion

An offensive on Eastern European nation could come at any point, Washington's top diplomat warnsRussian soldiers, tanks, and military hardware ...

Russia continues US debt dump-a-thon

Once a major holder of US Treasuries, Moscow started the sell-off of American government-issued securities in 2017The Russian central bank ...

How one Russian city became the country's SECOND largest - overnight!

Locals joke that it's almost impossible to leave Saratov and it's not because of the fabulous views of the Volga ...

How people in the USSR got their hands on SCARCE goods

Neverending shortages taught Soviet citizens to act in unorthodox ways. But, to what lengths did they have to go to ...

Ukraine gets British anti-tank missiles

Weapons have been delivered by the UK to Kiev amid the standoff with RussiaUkraine thanked Britain for a new delivery ...

Blinken touches down in Ukraine for talks on containing Russia

Visit from Washington's top diplomat comes amid growing tensions between Kiev and MoscowUS Secretary of State Antony Blinken has arrived ...

Russia confirms 33,899 new cases of COVID-19 in past 24 hours

Moscow [Russia], January 19 (ANI/Sputnik): Russia has confirmed 33,899 new cases of COVID-19 in the past 24 hours, which brings ...

Germans need to know that 'Ukraine exists' ambassador

Ukraine's ambassador to Germany blamed Berlin for supposedly disrespecting his country's rich cultureUkraine isn't considered a great cultural nation by ...

Former Russian security agent comes out as trans

She decided to come out publicly for the sake of fighting discriminationA transgender woman who worked for Russia's top domestic ...

Putin to hold talks with Iranian President in Moscow

Moscow [Russia], January 19 (ANI/Sputnik): Russian President Vladimir Putin will hold talks in Moscow with his Iranian counterpart Ebrahim Raisi, ...

Japan claims sovereignty over Russian territory

Minister believes the southern part of the Kuril Islands is rightfully JapaneseTokyo will not give up its claim that Russia's ...

Germany Prepared to Pay 'High Economic Price' to Defend Ukraine

LONDON - Germany has said it is prepared to pay 'a high economic price' to defend its values, as NATO ...

EU explains position on new Russia sanctions

Brussels will not impose pre-emptive measures in attempt to stop invasion of UkraineThe EU's most senior diplomat Josep Borrell has ...

North Korea launched cyberattack against Russia - media

One employee's account was allegedly compromisedThe North Korean hacker group APT37 attacked the Russian Foreign Ministry and its employees in ...

How the Russian mounted police operate in winter

To a horse, a police officer is not just a loyal comrade. We describe this and other aspects of the ...

Amid Ukraine crisis, US State Secy Blinken to meet Russian counterpart Lavrov in Geneva

Washington [US], January 19 (ANI): US Secretary of State Antony Blinken and Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov have agreed to ...

Ukraine explains possible reason for Russian invasion

Moscow could use ?defense of citizens? as a pretext for escalation, Ukraine's leader has claimedUkrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky has sounded ...

EU rules out preventive sanctions against Russia

Brussels will not impose pre-emptive measures in attempt to stop invasion of UkraineThe EU's most senior diplomat Josep Borrell has ...

North Korean hackers targeted Russia media

One employee's account was allegedly compromisedThe North Korean hacker group APT37 attacked the Russian Foreign Ministry and its employees in ...

Ex-KGB officer in Britain complains of death threats

The former Soviet agent is wanted by Latvia for firearms, fraud and forgery chargesA former agent of the Soviet Union's ...

Russia responds to US media report about Ukraine embassy 'evacuation'

Moscow HAS blasted the story as a 'sensation? whipped up in the pressRussia's Ministry of Foreign Affairs has responded to ...

NATO mounting build-up near Belarus, Russia claims

Ambassador's comments come amid a standoff between Russia and the organizationAmid heightened tensions with NATO, Moscow has vowed that it ...

How America & Russia ended up deciding the fate of Europe

Brussels is conspicuously absent from critical talks with MoscowThe EU has hit out after it was effectively excluded from security ...

Ukrainian Ministry Accuses Russia Of Being Behind Cyberattack

Ukraine on January 16 accused Russia of being behind a cyberattack that disabled government websites, adding that Moscow has been ...

A Year After Arrest, Russia's Navalny Says He Has No Regrets

Aleksei Navalny says he has no regrets and has called on his supporters not to be 'afraid,' a year to ...

Crisis In Kazakhstan Pushes China, Russia Closer Together

As China and Russia have grown closer in recent years through a deepening political partnership, the two countries' sometimes competing ...

Russian, Iranian Presidents To Hold Talks In Moscow

The Kremlin says President Vladimir Putin will host his Iranian counterpart, Ebrahim Raisi, in Moscow on January 19, amid negotiations ...

Ex-Ukrainian Leader Poroshenko Returns to Face Treason Charges

Former Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko is due back in a Kyiv court Wednesday as a judge considers whether to grant ...

Indonesian Parliament passes law to declare city of Nusantara as new capital: Reports

Moscow [Russia], January 18 (ANI/Sputnik): The Indonesian House of Representatives formally passed legislation establishing the country's new capital of Nusantara ...

Russia to send 12 aircraft, 3 missile divisions to Belarus to test union defence system

Moscow [Russia], January 18 (ANI/Sputnik): Russia will deploy 12 aircraft, two missile defense divisions and one missile and gun systems ...

Canada deploys special forces to Ukraine media

Ottawa has reportedly sent elite troops to assist both Canadian diplomats and the Kiev governmentIn addition to bolstering Ukrainian forces, ...

UK sends defensive weapons to Ukraine, invites Russia for talks

British defence secretary confirms ?light anti-armour? munitions were sent to Kiev amid rising tensions with MoscowThe United Kingdom has begun ...

Russia won't withdraw missiles from Kaliningrad Kremlin

Moscow has stressed that it can do as it wishes on its own soilRussia will never consider discussing the withdrawal ...

UFC star Khabib launches beef, chicken & horse meat fast food chain

Fast food has become more popular in Russia since the pandemicKhabib Nurmagomedov, a Russian mixed martial artist and former UFC ...

Russia evacuating embassy in Ukraine media

Report alleges Moscow has begun repatriating representatives and their familiesWith tensions rising on the Russian border with Ukraine, Moscow has ...

Russia's Sputnik V effectiveness against Omicron 75pc: Vaccine developer

Moscow [Russia], January 18 (ANI/Sputnik): The effectiveness of the Sputnik V COVID-19 vaccine against the Omicron coronavirus variant is 75 ...

Russian Foreign Ministry says embassy in Kiev working as usual

Moscow [Russia], January 18 (ANI/Sputnik): The Russian Embassy in Kiev is working as usual, the Russian Ministry of Foreign Affairs ...

Russia explains plans for missiles stationed near Poland

Moscow has stressed that it can do as it wishes on its own soilRussia will never consider discussing the withdrawal ...

UFC champ Khabib has beef for Russians with new launch

Fast food has become more popular in Russia since the pandemicKhabib Nurmagomedov, a Russian mixed martial artist and former UFC ...

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