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Russia to export nasal form of COVID vaccine that Putin took as booster

Nov 24 2021

MOSCOW (Reuters) -Russia said on Wednesday it planned to export a nasal form of its Sputnik vaccine against COVID-19, which President Vladimir Putin said he had taken as a booster.

Two Navalny allies flee Russia as he challenges "extremist" tag

Nov 24 2021

MOSCOW Two people involved with Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny's recent political campaign said they have fled Russia as the jailed opposition leader launched a new bid to challenge his designation by prison authorities as an extremist.

Russian satirist faces up to 8 years jail for sketch that mocks officials

Nov 24 2021

MOSCOW A Russian satirical filmmaker was charged with hooliganism on Wednesday and could be jailed for up to eight years over a YouTube sketch in which a fictional local official accidentally blows up a bus stop, his lawyer told Reuters.

CIA director brings up Russian hackers at talks in Moscow - sources

Nov 03 2021

MOSCOW U.S. Central Intelligence Agency director William Burns raised the issue of Russian cyberattacks during a rare visit to Moscow, where he met high-ranking security officials, three sources told Reuters.

'We have to survive': some businesses flout Moscow COVID-19 lockdown

Oct 29 2021

MOSCOW Some businesses flouted the Russian capital's new lockdown measures on Friday saying they needed to make ends meet amid a lack of state support, as nationwide deaths from COVID-19 hit a new record daily high blamed on slow vaccination take-up.

Russia puts onus on regional leaders to step up COVID fight

Oct 26 2021

MOSCOW Russia ordered regional leaders on Tuesday to step up their fight against COVID-19 as the daily death toll hit a record for the sixth time in eight days. | Video

Moscow imposes new COVID curbs as daily deaths break record

Oct 19 2021

MOSCOW (Reuters) -Moscow's mayor announced four months of stay-home restrictions for unvaccinated over-60s on Tuesday and the Russian government proposed a week-long workplace shutdown as the national death toll from COVID-19 hit yet another daily high.

Russia declares editor who delved into Navalny poisoning a wanted man, he says

Sep 30 2021

MOSCOW (Reuters) -The editor of a Russian news outlet that angered the Kremlin with its investigations, including into the poisoning of opposition politician Alexei Navalny, said the authorities had declared him a wanted man.

Russia arrests top cybersecurity executive in treason case

Sep 29 2021

MOSCOW (Reuters) -Russian authorities have arrested the chief executive of a leading Russian cybersecurity company on suspicion of state treason, a court said on Wednesday, sending a chill through Russia's IT and business sectors. | Video

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