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    Russia registers record rise in coronavirus cases

    Agence France-Presse . Moscow | Updated at 11:34pm on May 07, 2020

    Russia on Thursday reported another record increase in coronavirus infections with more than 11,000 new cases as Moscow imposes new virus restrictions and ramps up...

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    Russia reaches new virus milestone as cases top 165,000

    Agence France-Presse . Moscow | Updated at 11:44pm on May 06, 2020

    Russia recorded more than 10,000 new coronavirus cases for the fourth day in a row on Wednesday, surpassing Germany to become the country with the...

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    Domestic abuse reports double under Russia lockdown

    Agence France-Presse . Moscow | Updated at 10:56pm on May 05, 2020

    Reported cases of domestic violence have more than doubled in Russia during the lockdown to slow the spread of the coronavirus, the country’s human rights...

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    Coronavirus cases pass 145,000 in Russia

    Agence France-Presse . Moscow | Updated at 11:11pm on May 04, 2020

    Russia registered a near record in new daily coronavirus cases on Monday as total infections topped 145,000, cementing its position as the European country reporting...

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    Russia extends lockdown

    Agence France-Presse . Moscow | Updated at 10:39pm on April 30, 2020

    Coronavirus cases in Russia surged past 100,000 on Thursday as the country recorded its largest daily increase, after officials warned infections had not yet peaked...

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    Russia suspends grain exports until July 1

    | Updated at 10:08pm on April 26, 2020

    Russia, the world’s largest wheat exporter, is suspending grain exports, including wheat, rye, barley and corn until July 1, the ministry of agriculture said Sunday....

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    Russia coronavirus cases top 32,000, Putin warns of very high risks

    Agence France-Presse . Moscow | Updated at 03:08am on April 19, 2020

    Russia said Friday it had recorded 32,008 coronavirus cases, including a record 4,070 in the last 24 hours, as president Vladimir Putin warned of ‘very...

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    Russia to treat COVID-19 with anti-malaria drug

    Agence France-Presse . Moscow | Updated at 01:25am on April 18, 2020

    The Russian government has authorised the use of an anti-malarial drug to treat coronavirus patients despite international concerns over its safety and effectiveness. The government...

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    Putin, Xi slam China blame

    Agence France-Presse . Moscow | Updated at 09:59pm on April 17, 2020

    Russian president Vladimir Putin and Chinese leader Xi Jinping on Thursday rejected as counterproductive attempts to blame Beijing for delaying informing the world about the...

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    Astronauts land back on pandemic transformed Earth  

    Agence France-Presse . Almaty | Updated at 01:00pm on April 17, 2020

    Two NASA astronauts and a Russian cosmonaut on Friday made a safe return from the International Space Station to find the planet transformed by the...