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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...

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    UN refrains from directly blaming Russia

    Agence France-Presse . United Nations | Updated at 11:19pm on April 07, 2020

    A UN board of inquiry investigating attacks on civilian establishments in Syria, including hospitals, has refrained from directly holding Russia responsible, according to a summary...

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    Oil prices fall sharply as doubts loom over production cut deal

    Agence France-Presse . Singapore | Updated at 12:50pm on April 06, 2020

    Oil prices fell sharply on Monday after a meeting between the Organisation of the Petroleum Exporting Countries and its allies was delayed...

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    Man in Russia kills five people for talking loudly

    Agence France-Presse . Moscow | Updated at 01:53am on April 06, 2020

    A man in central Russia shot and killed five people for talking noisily at night under his windows, investigators said Sunday. The shootings took place...

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    Putin prolongs coronavirus work shutdown

    Agence France-Presse . Moscow | Updated at 11:44pm on April 03, 2020

    President Vladimir Putin announced on Thursday the extension of a non-working period in Russia to slow the spread of the coronavirus until April 30 as...

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    Canada FM slams disinformation

    Agence France-Presse . Ottawa | Updated at 11:36pm on April 03, 2020

    Canadian foreign minister Francois-Philippe Champagne after a NATO meeting on Thursday slammed coronavirus disinformation campaigns spread by state actors, of which Russia has been...