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    Volunteers doing good after 14 days of COVID-19 vaccine trials

    Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha / TASS . Moscow | Updated at 01:15pm on July 07, 2020

    Volunteers, who tested a vaccine against the coronavirus two weeks ago at Burdenko military hospital, are feeling well and have not experienced any side effects,...

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    India nears Russia toll

    Agence France-Presse . New Delhi | Updated at 12:43am on July 06, 2020

    India added a record number of coronavirus cases Sunday, approaching Russia as the world’s third-most infected nation as it opens a mass treatment centre in...

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    Russians votes to extend Putin’s rule

    Agence France-Presse . Moscow | Updated at 12:47am on June 26, 2020

    Russians were casting early ballots Thursday in a nationwide vote on controversial constitutional reforms that could keep president Vladimir Putin in power until 2036. Election...

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    Russia’s central bank cuts key rate to historic low

    Agence France-Presse . Moscow | Updated at 11:21pm on June 19, 2020

    Russia’s central bank on Friday announced a 1.0-per centage-point cut to its key interest rate, taking it to 4.5 per cent, the lowest level in...

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    Russian ex-governor who sued Putin dies of coronavirus

    Agence France-Presse. Moscow | Updated at 04:50pm on June 19, 2020

    A former Russian regional governor who wanted to sue President Vladimir Putin over his dismissal has died from coronavirus complications, authorities said Friday. Putin sacked...

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    Trudeau rejects inviting Russia to G7 summit

    Agence France-Presse . Ottawa | Updated at 09:48pm on June 02, 2020

    Canadian prime minister Justin Trudeau on Monday rejected Russia’s participation in a coming summit of the G7 nations, despite host US president Donald Trump wanting...

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    Latin America virus cases top one million

    Agence France-Presse . Brasília | Updated at 12:28am on June 02, 2020

    Confirmed coronavirus cases in Latin America have surged past one million, while hard-hit Britain and Russia eased lockdowns Monday, despite not having their outbreaks fully...

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    Moscow eases virus restriction despite having huge caseload

    Agence France-Presse . Moscow | Updated at 01:52pm on June 01, 2020

    Shopping malls and parks are set to reopen in Moscow on Monday as the Russian capital eases coronavirus restrictions despite having the world’s third-largest caseload...

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    Trump delays G7 summit, invites other countries

    Agence France-Presse . Washington | Updated at 12:02am on June 01, 2020

    US president Donald Trump said Saturday he will delay the G7 summit scheduled to take place in June and invite other countries — including Russia...

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    Russia slams dangerous US foreign policy moves

    Agence France-Presse . Moscow | Updated at 11:12pm on May 29, 2020

    Russia said on Thursday the United States was acting in a dangerous and unpredictable way, after Washington withdrew from a key military treaty and moved...

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