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Maxim Shemetov

PPE art brings a smile to Moscow's COVID patients

Dec 23 2020

MOSCOW With medics and helpers covered in masks, medical glasses and protective suits, it is sometimes hard to convey festive cheer to the patients on Moscow's COVID-19 wards.

Moscow turns ice rink into hospital as Russia's COVID-19 cases hit record

Nov 16 2020

MOSCOW Russia reported a record 22,778 new daily coronavirus cases on Monday as the authorities in Moscow turned to a temporary hospital built inside an ice rink to handle the influx of COVID-19 patients. | Video

For mothers with coronavirus, baby's first coo is over the phone

May 27 2020

MOSCOW "It's a girl and she is fine, we all are fine," said Rayhona, 23. "They have shown her to me on a smartphone."

Moscow doctor sees echoes of war in coronavirus battle

Apr 30 2020

MOSCOW When patients who can hardly breathe fill the wards of Moscow Hospital Number 52, Mikhail Ketskalo recalls the suffering he witnessed as a military doctor at war.

Russia's first seaborne nuclear power plant sets sail across Arctic

Aug 23 2019

MURMANSK, Russia Russia's first floating nuclear power plant set sail on Friday from the Arctic port of Murmansk to provide power to one of the country's most remote regions, sparking environmental concerns. | Video

Kremlin rival Navalny freed, then detained and jailed again for further 20 days

Sep 24 2018

MOSCOW Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny was freed after serving 30 days in jail on Monday - but was then immediately detained and jailed for a further 20 days on charges of staging an illegal protest.

Thirty years on, Chernobyl disaster spawns unlikely gaming culture

Apr 21 2016

MOSCOW The Chernobyl nuclear disaster, the world's worst, brought death, misery and radioactive contamination. Thirty years later, it has become the unlikely inspiration for Russian weekend gaming enthusiasts.

Russian aid convoy checked; military vehicles mass near Ukraine

Aug 15 2014

KAMENSK-SHAKHTINSKY Russia Dozens of heavy Russian military vehicles massed on Friday near the border with Ukraine, while Ukrainian border guards crossed the frontier to inspect a huge Russian aid convoy. | Video

Russian aid convoy checked; military vehicles mass near Ukraine

Aug 15 2014

KAMENSK-SHAKHTINSKY Russia Dozens of heavy Russian military vehicles massed on Friday near the border with Ukraine, while Ukrainian border guards crossed the frontier to inspect a huge Russian aid convoy. | Video

Russian aid convoy checked; military vehicles mass near Ukraine

Aug 15 2014

KAMENSK-SHAKHTINSKY Russia Dozens of heavy Russian military vehicles massed on Friday near the border with Ukraine, while Ukrainian border guards crossed the frontier to inspect a huge Russian aid convoy.

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