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 2021-12-04 11:00 

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Some energy agreements to be signed by Moscow, Delhi during Putin's visit to India - Russian presidential aide...

MOSCOW. Dec 3 (Interfax) - Some energy agreements will be signed by Moscow and Delhi during Russian President Vladimir Putin's visit to India, Russian presidential aide Yury Ushakov told reporters.Some 20 bilateral documents are being prepared for Put...

 2021-12-03 17:58 

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'Whale jail' dismantled in Srednyaya Bay in Primorye...

VLADIVOSTOK. Dec 3 (Interfax) - The prosecution service has reported the removal of "whale jail" cages, where 11 orcas and 90 beluga whales were held in captivity in 2018-2019, from the Srednyaya Bay in the Primorye Territory."The floating str...

 2021-12-03 14:19 

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Google, Meta facing fines of up to 10% of annual revenue, as new motions lodged with Russian court...

MOSCOW. Dec 3 (Interfax) - A magistrates' court in Moscow has registered new administrative offense motions from the Federal Service for Supervision of Communications, Information Technology and Mass Media (Roskomnadzor) against Google and Facebook (a...

 2021-12-03 13:57 

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Russia registers 32,930 new Covid-19 cases, 1,217 deaths in past 24 hours - HQ...

MOSCOW. Dec 3 (Interfax) - Russia has registered 32,930 new cases of Covid-19 and 1,217 deaths in the past 24 hours, the coronavirus response headquarters said in a statement on Friday."Over the past day, 32,930 Covid-19 cases were confirmed in 85 reg...

 2021-12-03 12:08 

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Russia to help Donbas in event of Kyiv's military aggression, could recognize DPR, LPR - Duma members...

MOSCOW. Dec 3 (Interfax) - Should Kyiv choose to pursue a military scenario in Donbas, it could prompt Russia to actively intervene there, and it is not ruled out that Moscow could eventually recognize independence of the self-proclaimed Donetsk (DPR) and...

 2021-12-03 11:22 

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Russia, Canada, Poland recognize Ukraine's independence...

This news story first came out 30 years ago to the day, and we are publishing it today as part of Interfax's project, "Timeline of the Last Days of USSR. This Day 30 Years Ago." The project's goal is to reconstruct as fully as possible the...

 2021-12-03 11:00 

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Listvyazhnaya coalmine operator's co-owner, CEO say ready to take responsibility for mine incident...

MOSCOW. Dec 2 (Interfax) - SDS Holding President Mikhail Fedyayev and SDS-Ugol Director General Gennady Alekseyev have admitted their responsibility for an incident at the Listvyazhnaya coalmine."External factors officially showed that everything ther...

 2021-12-02 19:36 

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Novatek, Petrovietnam discuss LNG deliveries to Vietnamese market...

Moscow. Dec 2 (Interfax) - Novatek and PetroVietnam Power have signed an agreement on cooperation on LNG and energy projects in Vietnam, the Russian company said in a statement.Furthermore, Vietnamese President Nguyen Xuan Phuc and Novatek chief Leonid Mi...

 2021-12-02 17:20 

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Russia's Central Bank not expecting double-digit key rate in 2022...

MOSCOW. Dec 2 (Interfax) - The Central Bank of Russia (CBR) does not expect the key rate to reach double digits in 2022, Central Bank Governor Elvira Nabiullina said at the Reuters summit."Our baseline inflation forecast for 2022 is 4%-4.5%, and we do...

 2021-12-02 14:20 

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Kremlin views Zelensky's latest statement on Crimea as direct threat to Russia...

MOSCOW. Dec 2 (Interfax) - The latest statements of Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky on Crimea's return are a direct threat to Russia; this means that Kyiv is ready to claim the Russian region by force, Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov said."...

 2021-12-02 14:20 

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Russia registers 33,389 new cases of Covid-19 and 1,221 deaths in past 24 hours - HQ...

MOSCOW. Dec 2 (Interfax) - Russia has registered 33,389 new cases of Covid-19 and 1,221 deaths in the past 24 hours, the coronavirus response headquarters said in a statement on Thursday."Over the past day, 33,389 Covid-19 cases were confirmed in 85 r...

 2021-12-02 14:14 

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‘First part of talks’ between USSR, Cuba on withdrawal of training brigade fruitless...

This news story first came out 30 years ago to the day, and we are publishing it today as part of Interfax's project, "Timeline of the Last Days of USSR. This Day 30 Years Ago." The project's goal is to reconstruct as fully as possible the...

 2021-12-02 12:51 

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Russia to restrict use of another 6 VPN services - Roskomnadzor...

MOSCOW. Dec 2 (Interfax) - The Federal Service for Supervision of Communications, Information Technology and Mass Media (Roskomnadzor) is planning to restrict the use of another six VPN services and therefore notifies companies using them in their operati...

 2021-12-02 11:30 

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Vietnam invites Russia to bid at nuclear center project tender...

MOSCOW. Dec 1 (Interfax) - Vietnam has invited Russian state nuclear corporation Rosatom to bid at a tender for the right to build a Nuclear Science and Technology Center.Vietnamese Science and Technology Minister Huynh Thanh Dat presented a tender reques...

 2021-12-01 19:55 

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Russia welcomes Vietnam's decision to make Russian first foreign language in schools again - Russian PM...

MOSCOW. Dec 1 (Interfax) - Russia is interested in expanding cultural and humanitarian interaction with Vietnam and welcomes the decision to make Russian the first foreign language in schools again, Russian Prime Minister Mikhail Mishustin said."We ho...

 2021-12-01 18:24 

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Putin proposes beginning substantive talks to guarantee NATO won't expand eastward...

MOSCOW. Dec 1 (Interfax) - Russia will insist in the course of dialogue with the United States and NATO on achieving solid agreements ruling out the eastward expansion of NATO, Russian President Vladimir Putin said."Our diplomats currently have a prio...

 2021-12-01 15:39 

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Taliban experiencing problems fighting terrorism in Afghanistan due to shortage of funds - Russian ambassador in Kabul...

KABUL. Dec 1 (Interfax) - The Taliban (banned in Russia) is finding it difficult to wage an effective war on terrorism in Afghanistan due to a shortage of funds, Russian Ambassador in Kabul Dmitry Zhirnov said."Unfortunately, things began to take a tu...

 2021-12-01 15:03 

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Pashinyan relieves presumed negotiator with Azerbaijan of his post in PM's office...

YEREVAN. Dec 1 (Interfax) - Armenian Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan has relieved of duties Hrachya Tashchyan, head of the foreign affairs department in Pashinyan's office.The order was signed on Wednesday, the government press service said, without ex...

 2021-12-01 14:39 

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Deployment of Ukrainian forces toward Donbas worries Russia - Lavrov...

MOSCOW. Dec 1 (Interfax) - Ukrainian forces being deployed toward Donbas worries Russia, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said."It turns out that they are deploying additional forces, while those that are supposed to be replaced aren't going...

 2021-12-01 14:01 

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Russia registers 32,837 new Covid-19 cases, 1,226 related deaths in past 24 hours - HQ...

MOSCOW. Dec 1 (Interfax) - Russia has registered 32,837 new cases of Covid-19 and 1,226 related deaths in the past 24 hours, the coronavirus response headquarters said in a statement on Wednesday."Over the past day, 32,837 Covid-19 cases were confirme...

 2021-12-01 13:06 

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Taliban experiencing problems fighting terrorism due to shortage of funds - Russian ambassador in Kabul...

KABUL. Dec 1 (Interfax) - The Taliban (banned in Russia) is finding it difficult to wage an effective war on terrorism in Afghanistan due to a shortage of funds, Russian Ambassador in Kabul Dmitry Zhirnov said."Unfortunately, things began to take a tu...

 2021-12-01 12:12 

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Draft Estonian constitution reasserts right to territories in RSFSR...

This news story first came out 30 years ago to the day, and we are publishing it today as part of Interfax's project, "Timeline of the Last Days of USSR. This Day 30 Years Ago." The project's goal is to reconstruct as fully as possible the...

 2021-12-01 11:00 

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Russia imposing 2-week quarantine for those arriving from countries affected by Omicron variant - Rospotrebnadzor head...

MOSCOW. Nov 30 (Interfax) - A two-week quarantine is being imposed in Russia for those arriving from countries where there is a high risk of catching the Omicron variant of Covid-19, head of Russian consumer health watchdog Rospotrebnadzor Anna Popova sai...

 2021-11-30 20:18 

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Putin speaks in favor of balanced Internet regulation...

MOSCOW. Nov 30 (Interfax) - Elements of the regulation of web platforms and the Internet should not hinder the activity of IT companies, Russian President Vladimir Putin said."As for Russia, we will act consistent with our realities. True, Russia need...

 2021-11-30 17:33 

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Russia not provoking escalation of tensions in Ukraine, acts solely in defense - Foreign Ministry...

MOSCOW. Nov 30 (Interfax) - The Russian Foreign Ministry has denied allegations that Moscow is provoking the escalation of tensions in Ukraine and insisted that Russia's actions are solely defensive in nature.The ministry on Tuesday published a text p...

 2021-11-30 15:18 

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Rosatom has interesting proposals on development of cooperation with China - Mishustin...

MOSCOW. Nov 30 (Interfax) - The Russian state atomic energy corporation Rosatom intends to develop cooperation with Chinese partners, Russian Prime Minister Mikhail Mishustin said."The construction of four new power units for nuclear power plants base...

 2021-11-30 14:46 

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Russia registers 32,648 new cases of Covid-19, lowest number since Oct 15, and 1,229 deaths in past 24 hours - HQ...

MOSCOW. Nov 30 (Interfax) - Russia has registered 32,648 new cases of Covid-19 and 1,229 deaths in the past 24 hours, the coronavirus response headquarters said in a statement on Tuesday."Over the past day, 32,648 Covid-19 cases were confirmed in 85 r...

 2021-11-30 12:51 

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USSR cutting military spending, Russia's share in this could amount to 60%...

This news story first came out 30 years ago to the day, and we are publishing it today as part of Interfax's project, "Timeline of the Last Days of USSR. This Day 30 Years Ago." The project's goal is to reconstruct as fully as possible the...

 2021-11-30 11:00 

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Saakashvili says he returned to Georgia as he could no longer see his country 'break apart'...

TBILISI. Nov 29 (Interfax) - Georgia is losing its independence, with Russia gradually taking control of it, former Georgian President Mikheil Saakashvili said at the Tbilisi City Court."I am here because I love Georgia infinitely. I had everything in...

 2021-11-30 11:00 

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Google fined another 3 mln rubles in Russia for refusal to remove banned content - court...

MOSCOW. Nov 29 (Interfax) - The magistrates' court for the Tagansky district of Moscow has found Google guilty of two more administrative offenses for refusing to remove content banned in Russia."Google has been given an administrative fine totali...

 2021-11-29 19:58 

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Top Russian MP announces readiness for dialogue with NATO on equal terms...

MOSCOW. Nov 29 (Interfax) - Dialogue with NATO is possible only on equal terms and if the alliance stops trying to impose its position on Russia, Chairman of the Russian State Duma's Defense Committee Andrei Kartapolov said."Of course, even despit...

 2021-11-29 18:57 

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Central Bank needs to maintain strict monetary policy in order to return inflation to target - Nabiullina...

MOSCOW. Nov 29 (Interfax) - The situation with inflation in Russia concerns the Central Bank of Russia (CBR), and the regulator needs to maintain strict monetary policy in order to return to the target indicator, Central Bank Governor Elvira Nabiullina sa...

 2021-11-29 18:15 

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All Afghan diplomatic missions decided not to work with Taliban - ambassador to Russia...

MOSCOW. Nov 29 (Interfax) - All Afghan diplomatic missions have made a collective decision not to work with the Taliban (movement banned in Russia), Afghan Ambassador to Russia Said Tayeb Jawad told Interfax."The prospect of the Taliban being recogniz...

 2021-11-29 16:52 

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Novak: Chinese banks expected to sign Arctic LNG 2 financing agreement shortly...

MOSCOW. Nov 29 (Interfax) - Chinese banks are expected to sign agreements on financing for the Arctic LNG 2 project in the near future, Russian Deputy Prime Minister Alexander Novak said on Monday during the Russian-Chinese Energy Forum.The Arctic LNG 2 p...

 2021-11-29 15:57 

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Russia registers 33,860 new Covid-19 cases, 1,209 related deaths in past 24 hours - HQ...

MOSCOW. Nov 29 (Interfax) - Russia has registered 33,860 new cases of Covid-19 and 1,209 related deaths in the past 24 hours, the coronavirus response headquarters said in a statement on Monday."Over the past day, 33,860 Covid-19 cases were confirmed ...

 2021-11-29 13:03 

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USSR State Bank only has enough money for a day or two...

This news story first came out 30 years ago to the day, and we are publishing it today as part of Interfax's project, "Timeline of the Last Days of USSR. This Day 30 Years Ago." The project's goal is to reconstruct as fully as possible the...

 2021-11-29 11:00 

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Kyrgyz authorities looking into reasons for publication of incorrect preliminary results of parliamentary elections...

BISHKEK. Nov 29 (Interfax) - The Kyrgyz authorities are looking into reasons for the publication of incorrect preliminary results of parliamentary elections, Deputy Prime Minister Edil Baisalov said on Monday."The presidential administration has been ...

 2021-11-29 10:04 

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Yeltsin on problems of economic reform...

This news story first came out 30 years ago to the day, and we are publishing it today as part of Interfax's project, "Timeline of the Last Days of USSR. This Day 30 Years Ago." The project's goal is to reconstruct as fully as possible the...

 2021-11-27 11:00 

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Putin says trilateral statement adopted after meeting with Aliyev, Pashinyan, presents them with olive branches...

MOSCOW. Nov 26 (Interfax) - The leaders of Russia, Armenia and Azerbaijan, Vladimir Putin, Nikol Pashinyan and Ilham Aliyev, have adopted a trilateral statement in the wake of their meeting in Sochi on Friday.The meeting was "to the utmost useful and ...

 2021-11-26 21:41 

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Putin welcomes involvement of Europeans in Armenia-Azerbaijan dialogue...

MOSCOW. Nov 26 (Interfax) - Russia welcomes involvement of European partners in a dialogue between Armenia and Azerbaijan, Russian President Vladimir Putin said."I know that you have a meeting planned in Brussels soon, and we also welcome this. The mo...

 2021-11-26 19:18 

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Too early to say that Covid-19 variant B.1.1.529 more dangerous than previous ones - Gamaleya Center director to Interfax...

MOSCOW. Nov 26 (Interfax) - A large number of mutations in the Covid-19 variant B.1.1.529 discovered in southern Africa does not necessarily mean that the virus has become more dangerous to humans, Alexander Gintsburg, head of the Russian Health Ministry&...

 2021-11-26 18:21 

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Government to allocate over 10 bln rubles to compensate agricultural sector for increased feed prices - Mishustin...

MOSCOW. Nov 26 (Interfax) - The Russian government will allocate more than 10 billion rubles to compensate livestock farmers for rising feed prices. In addition, more than 6 billion rubles will be provided for the commissioning of new facilities, Prime Mi...

 2021-11-26 17:21 

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Level of immunity to Covid-19 in Russia stands at 51.8% - HQ...

MOSCOW. Nov 26 (Interfax) - More than 69.4 million first shots of a coronavirus vaccine have been administered in Russia to date, bringing the level of immunity in the country to 51.8%, the coronavirus response headquarters said in a statement."As of ...

 2021-11-26 15:45 

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Russia registers 34,690 new Covid-19 cases, 1,235 deaths in past 24 hours - HQ...

MOSCOW. Nov 26 (Interfax) - Russia has registered 34,690 new cases of Covid-19 and 1,235 related deaths in the past 24 hours, the coronavirus response headquarters said in a statement on Friday."Over the past day, 34,690 Covid-19 cases were confirmed ...

 2021-11-26 12:34 

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Yeltsin signs decree on turning KGB into Federal Security Agency...

This news story first came out 30 years ago to the day, and we are publishing it today as part of Interfax's project, "Timeline of the Last Days of USSR. This Day 30 Years Ago." The project's goal is to reconstruct as fully as possible the...

 2021-11-26 11:00 

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Kemerovo region authorities confirm death of 46 miners, 6 rescuers in Listvyazhnaya mine...

MOSCOW. Nov 26 (Interfax) - The authorities of the Kemerovo region have confirmed the death of 52 people as a result of Thursday's accident in the Listvyazhnaya mine."Thirty-five missing miners have been declared dead. The overall death toll stand...

 2021-11-26 10:06 

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Thirty-five miners reported missing at Listvyazhnaya mine - Kemerovo region authorities...

KEMEROVO. Nov 25 (Interfax) - The authorities of the Kemerovo region have reported 35 miners missing at the Listvyazhnaya mine."At the moment, 35 miners have been reported missing," Kemerovo Region Governor Sergei Tsivilev said on Telegram.There w...

 2021-11-25 22:01 

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Hong Kong Exchange's examination of Rusal spin-off planned, won't impede deal...

MOSCOW. Nov 25 (Interfax) - The Hong Kong Stock Exchange's examination of the proposed demerger of high-carbon assets by UC Rusal is part of a planned dialog between the aluminum giant and the regulator and will not impeded the transaction, Oleg Mukha...

 2021-11-25 17:49 

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Gostev replaces Kalashnikov as FSIN head - executive order...

MOSCOW. Nov 25 (Interfax) - Arkady Gostev has replaced Alexander Kalashnikov as the head of the Federal Penitentiary Service (FSIN), consistent with the executive orders of Russian President Vladimir Putin."Relieve Alexander Petrovich Kalashnikov of d...

 2021-11-25 14:01 

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WWF calls for limiting licensing for alluvial gold mining to prevent river pollution...

MOSCOW. Nov 25 (Interfax) - The problem of river pollution by gold miners can be solved only by restricting the issue of licenses for prospecting, exploration and mining of alluvial gold, WWF Russia said.The organization called primarily for restricting t...

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