Russia to try jailed Kremlin critic Navalny for slander amid EU talks
February 5, 2021
MOSCOW (Reuters) - Jailed Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny is due back in court on Friday for a slander trial despite Western calls for his release and on the same day as the European Union’s top diplomat is in Moscow for talks with Russia’s foreign minister.
February 1, 2021
Russia detains more than 5,000 at protests backing jailed Kremlin critic Navalny
MOSCOW (Reuters) - Riot police broke up protests across Russia on Sunday in support of Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny, detaining more than 5,000 people who had braved the bitter cold and the threat of prosecution to demand he be set free.
January 31, 2021
Pakistan wants to further enhance ties with Russia: Rashid
ISLAMABAD (92 News) – Interior Minister Sheikh Rashid Ahmed has said that Pakistan wants to further enhance its relations with Russia.
January 24, 2021
Pakistan approves Russia's Sputnik V COVID-19 vaccine for emergency use
ISLAMABAD (92 News) – The Drug Regulatory Authority of Pakistan (DRAP) has approved the Russian anti-coronavirus vaccine Gam-COVID-Vac, also known as Sputnik V, for emergency use.
January 3, 2021
More than 800,000 people in Russia receive COVID-19 vaccine
MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russia has inoculated more than 800,000 people so far against the new coronavirus and more than 1.5 million vaccine doses have been dispatched, Health Minister Mikhail Murashko.
December 20, 2020
Trump downplays impact of massive hacking, questions Russia involvement
WASHINGTON (Reuters) – US President Donald Trump, in his first comments about a widespread data breach across the US government, on Saturday downplayed the cyber espionage campaign and questioned whether Russia was to blame as alleged by his own top diplomat.
December 18, 2020
Russia's Olympic doping ban halved, but flag barred from next two Games
MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russian athletes will be barred from competing at major international events, including the Olympics, under the country’s flag until 2022 after a Swiss court on Thursday upheld doping sanctions but halved the original four-year ban.