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Polina Ivanova

Special Report-In Russian city haunted by 1962 protest massacre, Navalny gains little traction

Jul 30 2021

NOVOCHERKASSK, Russia Spring in Novocherkassk, a small city in Russia's south, is rich. Acacias bloom, the town thick with the smell of their waterfalls of flowers. White fluff flies off poplar trees in flurries, gets caught in hair, lands in soup.

International Space Station thrown out of control by misfire of Russian module -NASA

Jul 30 2021

(Reuters) -The International Space Station (ISS) was thrown briefly out of control on Thursday when jet thrusters of a newly arrived Russian research module inadvertently fired a few hours after it was docked to the orbiting outpost, NASA officials said. | Video

Russia fines Google 3 million rbls for violating personal data law

Jul 29 2021

By Maria Kiselyova, Maria Vasilyeva, Polina Ivanova and Alexander Marrow

U.S. investor Calvey tells court: Find me innocent and Russia will get billions in investment

Jul 19 2021

MOSCOW U.S. investor Michael Calvey on Monday told a Moscow court trying him on embezzlement charges that an innocent verdict in his case would trigger billions of dollars in foreign investment and help create thousands of new jobs.

European efforts to assess Russia’s Sputnik V vaccine stymied by data gaps

Jul 14 2021

(Corrects paragraph 24 of a July 13 article to clarify the number of sources who provided which piece of information. Three of the people with knowledge of the delegation’s findings, not four as the article stated, said the Gamaleya information the scientists accessed showed that fetal bovine serum had been used in the culture to nurture the master cell bank and that the developers hadn’t documented the serum’s origin. One of the people specified the information was contained in paperwork, not four.)

RPT-EXCLUSIVE-European efforts to assess Russia’s Sputnik V vaccine stymied by data gaps

Jul 13 2021

PARIS, July 13 The developers of Russia’s Sputnik V coronavirus vaccine have repeatedly failed to provide data that regulators deem to be standard requirements of the drug approval process, according to five people with knowledge of European efforts to assess the drug, providing new insight into the country’s struggle to win foreign acceptance of its product.

As Moscow gets tougher on COVID, some Russians buy fake proof of shots

Jun 23 2021

MOSCOW A black market in fake vaccination certificates is thriving in Russia after Moscow city authorities ordered all public-facing workers to be vaccinated against COVID-19.

Big promises, few doses: why Russia's struggling to make Sputnik V doses

May 14 2021

MOSCOW (Reuters) -Transforming the site of what once was a Soviet-era car factory into a state-of-the-art facility churning out Russia's COVID-19 vaccine Sputnik V was the easy bit.

INSIGHT-Big promises, few doses: why Russia's struggling to make Sputnik V doses

May 14 2021

MOSCOW, May 14 Transforming the site of what once was a Soviet-era car factory into a state-of-the-art facility churning out Russia's COVID-19 vaccine Sputnik V was the easy bit.

Special Report: A grandiose dream to carve out a giant coal mine in frozen eastern Siberia

Apr 29 2021

ELGA, Russia No one on the train knew what time it would arrive at its destination. For hour after hour it snaked through the snow-covered forests of far eastern Siberia without passing a single settlement.

World News

ASEAN excludes Myanmar junta leader from summit in rare move

BANDAR SERI BEGAWAN (Reuters) -Southeast Asian countries will invite a non-political representative from Myanmar to a regional summit this month, delivering an unprecedented snub to the military leader who led a coup against an elected civilian government in February.