Russia may defeat COVID-19 in less than 2-3 months: Putin

Moscow |Friday, 2020 9:15:06 AM IST

Russia may be able to defeat the COVID-19 epidemic in less than two or three months, Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Thursday.

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Coronavirus slams Russia, Africa, India as global cases reach 5 lakh

New Delhi |Friday, 2020 4:45:05 AM IST

The new coronavirus which has infected close to 5 lakh people, including over 22,000 deaths globally, is now looking to wreak havoc in three countries it has spared so far – India, Russia and South

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FIDE stops Candidates Tournament in Russia midway

Chennai |Thursday, 2020 11:15:05 PM IST

Global chess body FIDE on Thursday stopped the ongoing Candidates Tournament at Russia's Yekaterinburg owing to the country's decision to interrupt air traffic with other countries over the Coronaviru

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Russia maintains strategic parity with NATO: Defence Minister

Moscow |Thursday, 2020 11:45:05 AM IST

Russia manages to maintain strategic parity with NATO due to the combat potential of the Russian Armed Forces, which has more than doubled over the past eight years, Russian Defence Minister Sergei Sh

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Russian Su-27 fighter crashes in Black Sea

Moscow |Thursday, 2020 9:45:05 AM IST

A Russian Su-27 fighter crashed in the Black Sea on Wednesday, the Russian Defence Ministry reported, citing preliminary data.

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Vote on Russia's Constitutional reform postponed

Moscow |Thursday, 2020 1:45:05 AM IST

Russian President Vladimir Putin announced a vote on constitutional reform, which would allow him to be at the country's helm for another two terms, has been postponed from next month to a later date

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