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US Increases Sanctions On Russia-Germany Gas Pipeline

Nov 23, 2021 Associated Press (AP)

The United States has tried to slow or stop the construction of Nord Stream 2, which would carry Russian gas to Germany. Fearing Russia's stronghold over energy in Europe, it has announced new sanctions on the pipeline.

Will US Slap Sanction Against India For Buying S400-Missile System From Russia?

Nov 16, 2021 Seema Guha

According to Countering America’s Adversaries Through Sanctions Act (CAATSA) passed by the US Congress in 2017, any country working against US interests will be under sanctions. Helping Russian arms sales is not in the US interest.


Russia: Covid-19 Restrictions To Take Effect Early Next Year

Deputy Prime Minister Tatyana Golikova, who heads Russia's state coronavirus task force, said that restrictions on public places will take force on Feb. 1, 2022.

St. Petersburg Open: Marin Cilic Beats Taylor Fritz To Win Second Title

Nov 01, 2021 Associated Press (AP)

The victory marks Marin Cilic's fourth title in Russia after two wins in 2014 and 2015 in Moscow.


Covid-19: Moscow Locks Down As Russia Logs Record Cases

The Russian capital has ordered the 11-day closing of all non-essential businesses and schools. Thursday saw new record Covid-19 case numbers and deaths.

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22 October, 2021

Russia Blast: 7 Dead, 9 Injured In Gunpowder Factory Explosion

Associated Press (AP)

The Emergency Situations Ministry said the explosion hit the Elastik factory in the Ryazan region, about 270 km (about 167 miles) southeast of Moscow.


18 October, 2021

Russia Continues To Witness Covid-19 Surge, Infections Exceed 8 Million

Associated Press (AP)

The country's task force said Monday that 34,325 new infections over the past day raised the pandemic-long total to 8,027,012.


17 October, 2021

Russian Filmmakers Land After Space Shoot

Associated Press (AP)

Actress Peresild and film director Shipenko rocketed to the space station on October 5 for a 12-day stint to film segments of a movie titled 'Challenge'.


15 October, 2021

Japanese Billionaire Yusaku Maezawa All Set For December Space Mission

Associated Press (AP)

Yusaku Maezawa is set to rocket to space on December 8 on a Russian Soyuz spacecraft together with producer Yozo Hirano who will film his mission and Russian cosmonaut Alexander Misurkin.


15 October, 2021

Russia Continues To Witnesses Covid-19 Surge; Daily Deaths, Infections At Record High

Associated Press (AP)

Russia's daily death tolls have set records daily over the past few days, approaching 1,000 as contagion spikes amid a sluggish vaccination rate.


09 October, 2021

Russia Witnesses Persistent Rise In Covid-19 Cases

Associated Press (AP)

Russia has recorded 968 deaths due to Covid-19 on Saturday.


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08 October, 2021

Covid-19 Rages In Russia As Vaccination Continues At Sluggish Rate

Associated Press (AP)

Russia already has Europe's highest death toll in the pandemic — more than 214,000 — and the authorities' conservative way of recording COVID-19 fatalities suggests the actual number could be even higher.


05 October, 2021

Russia Witnesses Covid-19 Surge As Vaccination Rates Remain Low

Associated Press (AP)

The Russia has said that the situation elicits concern, but still it is not considering a countrywide lockdown or any other nationwide measures.


30 September, 2021

Turkish President Erdogan Meets Russian Putin To Discuss War-Torn Syria

Outlook Web Desk

The talks between the two presidents come amid an increase in airstrikes on Turkey-backed opposition fighters' positions in northern Syria, especially in the province of Idlib.


24 September, 2021

Russian Politicians Protest Against Results Of Online Elections, Allege Rigging

Associated Press (AP)

Vladimir Putin's United Russia party won the elections in which people could vote online. The critics seek to invalidate the results of online voting and to abolish such a practice in the future to prevent vote-rigging.


20 September, 2021

8 Dead As Gunman Goes Berserk Inside Perm University In Russia

Associated Press (AP)

The Perm State University press service said the perpetrator used a so-called “traumatic” firearm; such guns are designed to fire non-lethal rubber or plastic projectiles.


20 September, 2021

Kremlin Party Leading In Russia's Early Election Results

Associated Press (AP)

Tech giants complicit in suppressing opposition voices. Organizations linked to imprisoned opposition leader Alexei Navalny are declared extremists.


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10 September, 2021

BRICS 2021: Tracing The Genesis And Summits Over The Years

Outlook Web Desk

BRICS is the acronym coined to associate five important economically emerging countries: Brazil, Russia, India, China, and South Africa. This lobby has great economic influence all over the world and tremendous potential back home.


Photo Gallery

A health worker disinfects Kanyakumari S.P office after a few office staff tested positive for the coronavirus, in Kanyakumari district.

PTI Photo

Bharatiya Kisan Union (BKU) national spokesperon Rakesh Tikait speaks during a 'Kisan Mahapanchayat' to mark one year of the farmers' agitation, in Mumbai.

PTI Photo/Kunal Patil

Union Home Minister Amit Shah inaugurates the 150 metric ton per day Milk Powder Plant and Automatic Robotic Storage and Retrieval System of Amulfed Dairy, in Gandhinagar.

PTI Photo

Union Ministers Smriti Irani and Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi arrive for the BJP Parliamentary Executive Committee meeting ahead of the Winter Session of the Parliament, in New Delhi.

PTI Photo/Shahbaz Khan

Smriti Irani, Locket Chatterjee and Ranjanben Dhananjay Bhatt arrive to attend BJP Parliamentary Executive Committee meeting ahead of the Winter Session of the Parliament, in New Delhi.

PTI Photo/Shahbaz Khan
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