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Michelin Tsars: Nine Moscow restaurants win coveted dining accolade

Oct 14 2021

MOSCOW (Reuters) -Infamous for empty shop shelves and grim eateries during Soviet times, Moscow joined the ranks of the world's top gourmet destinations on Thursday when nine of its restaurants were awarded Michelin stars. | Video

Moscow to get first Michelin-starred eateries 30 years after Soviet collapse

Oct 14 2021

MOSCOW, Oct 14 Infamous for empty supermarket shelves and grim eateries towards the end of the Soviet Union, Moscow will see some of its restaurants awarded their first post-Soviet Michelin stars later on Thursday in an event that recognises a culinary renaissance.

Russia says Sputnik Light is 70% effective against Delta variant

Oct 13 2021

MOSCOW (Reuters) -Russia's Sputnik Light vaccine shows 70% effectiveness against the Delta variant of COVID-19 three months after injection and the one-shot product is likely to become the country's main vaccine, Russia's sovereign wealth fund said on Wednesday. | Video

Journalists who took on Putin and Duterte win 2021 Nobel Peace Prize

Oct 08 2021

OSLO/MOSCOW/MANILA Journalists Maria Ressa and Dmitry Muratov, who braved the wrath of the leaders of the Philippines and Russia to expose corruption and misrule, won the Nobel Peace Prize on Friday, in an endorsement of free speech under fire worldwide. | Video

Russian editor Muratov dedicates Nobel prize to staff killed for their work

Oct 08 2021

MOSCOW (Reuters) -Russian newspaper editor Dmitry Muratov dedicated the Nobel Peace Prize he won on Friday to six of his paper's journalists murdered for their work, and said he would try to use the award to help defend reporters under pressure.

NEWSMAKER-Russian editor Muratov dedicates Nobel Prize to staff murdered for their work

Oct 08 2021

MOSCOW, Oct 8 Russian newspaper editor Dmitry Muratov dedicated the Nobel Peace Prize he won on Friday to six of of his paper's journalists murdered for their work, and said he would try to use the award to help defend reporters under pressure.

Russia fires prison officials, opens investigations after torture videos

Oct 07 2021

MOSCOW Russian authorities said on Wednesday they had fired five senior prison officials and opened a slew of criminal investigations into alleged torture and sexual assaults at a jail in the Saratov region. | Video

NATO expels eight 'intelligence officers' from Russian mission to alliance

Oct 06 2021

BRUSSELS/MOSCOW (Reuters) -NATO has expelled eight members of Russia's mission to the alliance who were "undeclared Russian intelligence officers", a NATO official said on Wednesday, the latest deterioration in East-West ties that are already at post-Cold War lows.

Ukraine demands sanctions on Russia's Gazprom after Kyiv loses gas imports

Oct 01 2021

KYIV/MOSCOW (Reuters) -Ukraine called on the United States and Germany on Friday to impose sanctions on Russia's Gazprom, which it accused of using energy as a weapon after the energy giant implemented a transit deal with Hungary that deprives Kyiv of gas supplies. | Video

Russia opens new criminal case against Kremlin critic Navalny, threatens more jail time

Sep 29 2021

MOSCOW (Reuters) -Russia sharply escalated a campaign against jailed Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny on Tuesday, opening a new criminal case against President Putin's fiercest domestic critic that could allow the authorities to hand him another decade in jail. | Video

World News

Venezuelan government suspends negotiations with opposition

CARACAS/PRAIA (Reuters) -Venezuela on Saturday said it would suspend negotiations with the opposition that were set to resume this weekend, after Cape Verde extradited Colombian businessman Alex Saab, a Venezuelan envoy, to the United States on money laundering charges.