Belarusian opposition politician Svetlana Tikhanouskaya said on Monday she refused to recognise official results that showed incumbent Alexander Lukashenko had won a landslide re-election victory.… Read more
Russian authorities confirmed 5,118 new cases of the novel coronavirus on Monday, pushing the national case tally to 892,654, the fourth largest in the world.… Read more
Belarusian President Alexander Lukashenko won re-election with 80% of the vote at the country’s presidential election, the Central Election Commission cited preliminary results as saying … Read more
Police in Belarus fired water cannons, tear gas and stun grenades in a crackdown on protests that erupted on Sunday as President Alexander Lukashenko was … Read more
A preliminary exit poll has given Belarus’ longtime leader Lukashenko nearly 80 per cent of the vote, according to Russian media reports.
Main opposition candidate … Read more
Belarus votes in an election on Sunday pitting President Alexander Lukashenko against a former teacher who emerged from obscurity to lead the biggest challenge in … Read more
Germany, France and Poland are observing developments in Belarus with “great concern” ahead of the presidential vote this weekend, they said in a joint statement … Read more
A handout satellite image made available by the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) shows smoke plumes billowing from fires burning in the Sakha Republic … Read more
Ukraine has recorded a steady daily increase in coronavirus cases in recent weeks and the health ministry is urging people to observe safety measures to … Read more
Russian authorities reported 5,267 new cases of the novel coronavirus on Thursday, pushing its national tally to 871,894, the fourth largest in the world.
The … Read more
Russia’s Finance Ministry said it had proposed to the Netherlands to revise the countries’ bilateral tax agreement and raise taxes on dividends to 15%.
President … Read more
Russia is expanding COVID-19 express tests to other major air hubs in Moscow after using them at the country’s busiest airport, Sheremetyevo, in the capital, … Read more
Ukraine reported a record daily high of 1,271 new coronavirus cases on Aug. 4, the country’s council of security and defense said on Wednesday.
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Russia has signed deals to supply South Africa and seven Latin American countries with an anti-viral drug Russian authorities have approved to treat COVID-19, its … Read more
Russia reported 5,394 new cases of the coronavirus on Monday, pushing its national tally to 856,264, the fourth largest in the world.
Officials said 79 … Read more
Further coronavirus cases, virus-linked deaths, and recoveries were recorded in Central Asian and Eurasian countries on Sunday. New numbers were announced by the respective health … Read more
Thousands of people marched in the Russian far eastern city of Khabarovsk on Saturday for the fourth weekend in a row, protesting at President Vladimir … Read more
Azerbaijan has lowered its economic outlook, projecting its oil-driven economy will shrink by 5% this year from an earlier forecast of 3.8%, the finance ministry … Read more
Russia’s health minister is preparing a mass vaccination campaign against the novel coronavirus for October, local news agencies reported on Saturday, after a vaccine completed … Read more
Belarus and Ukraine have agreed to beef up their border controls and expand border cooperation after Belarus detained more than 30 alleged Russian mercenaries near … Read more
Russia reported 5,509 new cases of the novel coronavirus on Thursday, pushing its national tally to 834,499, the world’s fourth largest caseload.
Officials said 129 … Read more
Ukraine reported a record daily high of 1,197 new coronavirus cases on July 29, the country’s council of security and defence said on Thursday.
The … Read more
Belarus said on Thursday it suspected a group of alleged Russian mercenaries it detained the previous day of plotting “acts of terrorism” ahead of a … Read more
Former Russian anti-doping boss turned whistleblower Grigory Rodchenkov said that no Russian athletes should be allowed to take part in next year’s postponed Tokyo Olympics.… Read more
A full and comprehensive ceasefire between Ukrainian government forces and pro-Russian separatists that entered into force in eastern Ukraine on Monday has already … Read more
Russia’s Federal Security Service (FSB) said on Monday it had thwarted a planned militant attack in Moscow and shot dead an unnamed man it said … Read more
Russia reported 5,635 new cases of the novel coronavirus on Monday, its lowest daily rise since April 23, pushing its national tally to 818,120, the … Read more
Russian President Vladimir Putin and Ukraine’s Volodymyr Zelenskiy discussed the conflict in eastern Ukraine and both expressed support for a ceasefire that starts on July … Read more
Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Sunday the Russian Navy would be armed with hypersonic nuclear strike weapons and underwater nuclear drones, which the defence … Read more
Anton Hudaev, the Ukrainian national team’s doctor, has died from the novel coronavirus at the age of 48, the domestic football association (UAF) said.
“On … Read more
Russia on Sunday reported 5,765 new coronavirus cases and 77 more deaths, a steep decline from the 146 deaths reported a day earlier.
The nationwide … Read more
Ukraine reported 1,106 new cases of the coronavirus within a 24-hour period, the highest daily toll since a record on June 26, when it reached … Read more
Thousands of people marched in the Russian far eastern city of Khabarovsk on Saturday for the third weekend in a row, protesting at President Vladimir … Read more
The European Commission said on Friday a World Trade Organisation ruling on the European Union‘s dispute with Russia confirmed the legality of specific EU … Read more
The transcript from the black boxes from a Ukrainian jet accidentally shot down by Iran on Jan. 8 confirm the fact of illegal interference with … Read more
Russia plans to resume some international flights from Aug. 1, Deputy Prime Minister Tatiana Golikova said on Friday, but the list of destinations will initially … Read more
A man armed with a grenade escaped arrest on Thursday and took a senior Ukrainian policeman hostage in the central city of Poltava, a government … Read more
Ukrainian, Russian and OSCE negotiators reached an agreement for a full ceasefire between government forces and pro-Russian separatists in eastern Ukraine from Monday, Ukraine’s president’s … Read more
Russia reported 5,862 new cases of the novel coronavirus on Wednesday, pushing its total infection tally to 789,190, the fourth largest in the world.
The … Read more
The Russian military announced that its experimental coronavirus vaccine which has not yet completed Phase II trials and is yet to begin Phase III is
A ‘hostage situation’ has developed in Ukraine after a gunman armed with explosives took over a passenger bus with around 20 people on board in … Read more
Russian opposition politician Alexei Navalny said on Monday he would shut down his Anti-Corruption Foundation due to hefty court fines imposed over one of … Read more
Investigators have begun work on the flight recorders from the Ukrainian jet accidentally shot down by Iran in January, France’s BEA accident investigation bureau said … Read more
The virtue of patience and a renewed call for a global ceasefire characterises Pope Francis Angelus on Sunday
Pope Francis on Sunday appealed for a global ceasefire to combat the coronavirus pandemic that continues to claim lives and wreak havoc on the economy.… Read more