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Coup to overthrow Putin underway: Ukraine amid 'ill health' reports

16 May 2022

World
Coup to overthrow Putin underway: Ukraine amid 'ill health' reports

A top Ukrainian defense official has stated that a coup to depose Russian President Vladimir Putin is currently underway and cannot be stopped.

Putin 'seriously ill,' claims ex-spy; oligarch says it's blood cancer

16 May 2022

World
Putin 'seriously ill,' claims ex-spy; oligarch says it's blood cancer

Russian President Vladimir Putin is "seriously ill," claimed former British spy Christopher Steele, adding his illness is an "element" of everything that is happening in Ukraine.

Putin to undergo cancer treatment, transfer power to Patrushev: Reports

03 May 2022

World
Putin to undergo cancer treatment, transfer power to Patrushev: Reports

Russian President Vladimir Putin is likely to undergo cancer surgery soon and temporarily transfer power to the country's Security Council Secretary Nikolai Patrushev.

18 dead after 500-kg bombs hit residential buildings in Ukraine

08 Mar 2022

World
18 dead after 500-kg bombs hit residential buildings in Ukraine

Despite Moscow's announcement of a ceasefire in several Ukrainian cities, at least 18 civilians, including two children, were killed after Russia allegedly dropped 500-kilogram bombs on residential buildings in Sumy city.

"NATO gave green light to bombing Ukraine": President Zelensky

05 Mar 2022

World
"NATO gave green light to bombing Ukraine": President Zelensky

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky has criticized NATO for rejecting his proposal for a no-fly zone above Ukraine.

Ukraine: Indian man's restaurant turns shelter home, provides free meals

02 Mar 2022

World
Ukraine: Indian man's restaurant turns shelter home, provides free meals

A man of Gujarati origin became a savior for many people in Ukraine's capital Kyiv after converting his restaurant into a shelter home for them.

Ukrainian guards turn away Indian students at border checkpoints

01 Mar 2022

India
Ukrainian guards turn away Indian students at border checkpoints

The conflict between Russia and Ukraine entered the sixth day on Tuesday even as international condemnation and economic sanctions against Moscow continue to rise.

Ukraine ready for talks but not in Belarus: President Zelenskyy

27 Feb 2022

World
Ukraine ready for talks but not in Belarus: President Zelenskyy

As Russia's invasion of Ukraine entered Day 4, Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy has expressed willingness for peace talks with Moscow.

More contagious Delta subvariant in Russia; what does it mean?

22 Oct 2021

World
More contagious Delta subvariant in Russia; what does it mean?

A new "more contagious" subvariant of the Delta coronavirus strain has been detected in Russia, the state consumer watchdog's senior researcher said on Thursday.

16 killed as plane carrying parachutists crashes in Russia

10 Oct 2021

World
16 killed as plane carrying parachutists crashes in Russia

A plane carrying parachutists crashed in the Tatarstan region of Russia on Sunday.

Philippines' Ressa, Russia's Muratov; journalists win Nobel Peace Prize

08 Oct 2021

World
Philippines' Ressa, Russia's Muratov; journalists win Nobel Peace Prize

Journalists Maria Ressa and Dmitry Muratov have won the prestigious Nobel Peace Prize for 2021 for "their efforts to safeguard freedom of expression."

Russia: Hundreds of dead ravens fall from sky; experts baffled

05 Oct 2021

World
Russia: Hundreds of dead ravens fall from sky; experts baffled

Hundreds of dead ravens have been seen falling from the sky in apocalyptic scenes in the Ust-Tarka village of Novosibirsk Oblast in Russia.

8 killed as gunman opens fire at Russian university

20 Sep 2021

World
8 killed as gunman opens fire at Russian university

At least eight people have reportedly been killed as a shooter opened fire at the Perm State University (PSU) in Russia's Perm Krai region on Monday morning.

What explains Taliban's invite to 6 countries for government ceremony?

07 Sep 2021

World
What explains Taliban's invite to 6 countries for government ceremony?

As the Taliban is getting closer to announce Afghanistan's new government, the group has invited six countries to attend the government formation ceremony.

Aditya Roy Kapur, Sanjana Sanghi jetting off to Russia soon

02 Aug 2021

Entertainment
Aditya Roy Kapur, Sanjana Sanghi jetting off to Russia soon

Aditya Roy Kapur is set to jet off to Russia soon, along with budding actress Sanjana Sanghi.

Russia plane crash: None of the passengers, crew members survived

07 Jul 2021

World
Russia plane crash: None of the passengers, crew members survived

Rescuers on Wednesday found bodies of victims a day after a plane carrying 28 people crashed in a remote area in Russia's Far East.

US President Joe Biden meets Russia's Vladimir Putin in Geneva

16 Jun 2021

World
US President Joe Biden meets Russia's Vladimir Putin in Geneva

United States President Joe Biden and his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin reached Geneva on Wednesday for a key diplomatic summit.

Trouble getting vaccine slot? Take a 'vaccine vacation' to Russia!

21 May 2021

Lifestyle
Trouble getting vaccine slot? Take a 'vaccine vacation' to Russia!

The unprecedented second wave of COVID-19 has brought India's health infrastructure to its knees.

India to produce 850 million doses of Sputnik V annually

17 May 2021

India
India to produce 850 million doses of Sputnik V annually

Production of Sputnik V in India is expected to gradually increase to 850 million doses per year, Russian Ambassador to India, N Kudashev said on Sunday.

Sputnik Light may be India's first single-dose COVID-19 vaccine: Report

14 May 2021

India
Sputnik Light may be India's first single-dose COVID-19 vaccine: Report

The Russian COVID-19 vaccine Sputnik Light may reportedly be the first single-dose shot approved in India.

School shooting in Russia leaves at least 9 dead

11 May 2021

World
School shooting in Russia leaves at least 9 dead

At least nine people, most of them students, were killed in a school shooting in central Russia on Tuesday, the local news media reported.

Russia authorizes single-shot Sputnik Light; to be produced in India

06 May 2021

World
Russia authorizes single-shot Sputnik Light; to be produced in India

Health officials in Russia have authorized a single-shot COVID-19 vaccine, Sputnik Light, the developers of the shot said on Thursday.

Sputnik V: How does Russia's COVID-19 vaccine work?

14 Apr 2021

Technology
Sputnik V: How does Russia's COVID-19 vaccine work?

Earlier this week, India's drug regulator approved Russia's COVID-19 vaccine Sputnik V for restricted use in emergency situations.

Russia's Sputnik V vaccine recommended for approval in India

12 Apr 2021

India
Russia's Sputnik V vaccine recommended for approval in India

Sputnik V, the COVID-19 vaccine developed by Russia, was reportedly recommended for Emergency Use Authorization (EUA) in India on Monday.

Three Russian bomber pilots killed after ejection seats activate accidentally

24 Mar 2021

World
Three Russian bomber pilots killed after ejection seats activate accidentally

Three members of a Russian bomber's aircrew died on Tuesday when their ejection seats accidentally activated during pre-flight checks, the military said.

Russia submerges giant telescope in Lake Baikal to study universe

16 Mar 2021

Technology
Russia submerges giant telescope in Lake Baikal to study universe

Russia has kicked its neutrino research endeavor into high gear by introducing a series of sophisticated sensors deep into Lake Baikal over the weekend. These sensors have been submerged between 2,500 and 4,300 feet within the lake and collectively form the Baikal-Gigaton Volume Detector (GVD).

NewsBytes Briefing: Hackers expose massive surveillance oversight, and more

11 Mar 2021

Technology
NewsBytes Briefing: Hackers expose massive surveillance oversight, and more

Hackers broke into the secure networks of Verkada Inc., which provides video surveillance and facial recognition solutions to Tesla, Cloudflare, and several government organizations. By "broke in," we mean it used the publicly exposed master password to simply log into their network.

Russia snubs US, joins China to establish Moon base

10 Mar 2021

Technology
Russia snubs US, joins China to establish Moon base

Russia has snubbed the US to join forces with China to build a joint Moon base. The heads of Russian and Chinese space agencies signed an agreement to that effect yesterday.

Moscow court orders Kremlin's foe Navalny to prison

03 Feb 2021

World
Moscow court orders Kremlin's foe Navalny to prison

A Moscow court on Tuesday ordered Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny to prison for more than two-and-a-half years, finding that he violated the terms of his probation while recuperating in Germany from nerve-agent poisoning. The ruling ignited protests in Moscow and St. Petersburg.

Russian influencer, who married stepson, gives birth to their daughter

18 Jan 2021

World
Russian influencer, who married stepson, gives birth to their daughter

A Russian influencer, who had stirred controversy online for marrying her stepson last year, has announced the birth of their first baby.

Russian Opposition leader detained after landing in Moscow

18 Jan 2021

World
Russian Opposition leader detained after landing in Moscow

Russian Opposition leader Alexei Navalny was arrested on Sunday at a Moscow airport as he tried to enter the country from Germany, where he had spent five months recovering from nerve agent poisoning that he blames on the Kremlin.

'Good riddance,' says China as Germany exits UN Security Council

23 Dec 2020

World
'Good riddance,' says China as Germany exits UN Security Council

"Good riddance, Ambassador Heusgen." That is what China's deputy United Nations envoy, Geng Shuang, said to Germany's ambassador as the latter completed a two-year term on the UN Security Council.

COVID-19 vaccine: India to produce 300 million Sputnik V doses

18 Dec 2020

Technology
COVID-19 vaccine: India to produce 300 million Sputnik V doses

India will reportedly produce around 300 million doses of the Russian COVID-19 vaccine called Sputnik V.

India rejects large scale trial of Russia's COVID-19 vaccine

08 Oct 2020

India
India rejects large scale trial of Russia's COVID-19 vaccine

India's drug regulator has refused to allow a large scale clinical trial of Russia's Sputnik V COVID-19 vaccine.

One in seven volunteers for Sputnik V report side effects

18 Sep 2020

Technology
One in seven volunteers for Sputnik V report side effects

Sputnik V, the COVID-19 vaccine developed and approved by Russia, has shown side effects in some trial volunteers.

Dr. Reddy's bringing coronavirus vaccine to India by 2020-end

16 Sep 2020

India
Dr. Reddy's bringing coronavirus vaccine to India by 2020-end

In a major development, Hyderabad-based pharma company Dr. Reddy's Laboratories has partnered with the Russian Direct Investment Fund (RDIF) to source their Sputnik V COVID-19 vaccine for India.

Honor 30i, with Kirin 710F chipset and triple cameras, launched

11 Sep 2020

Technology
Honor 30i, with Kirin 710F chipset and triple cameras, launched

Expanding its range of affordable smartphones, Honor has launched a Honor 30i model in Russia. It comes as a rebranded version of the Honor 20 Lite that was launched in China last year.

Sputnik V: Russia starts public distribution of COVID-19 vaccine

08 Sep 2020

World
Sputnik V: Russia starts public distribution of COVID-19 vaccine

In a major move, Russia has started the public distribution process of its 'Sputnik V' COVID-19 vaccine.

Sputnik V phase 3 trials could be conducted in India

07 Sep 2020

India
Sputnik V phase 3 trials could be conducted in India

The Gamaleya Research Institute of Epidemiology and Microbiology in Russia has reportedly submitted "comprehensive data" on its COVID-19 vaccine candidate to Indian authorities.

FIDE Online Chess Olympiad: India-Russia declared joint winners

30 Aug 2020

Sports
FIDE Online Chess Olympiad: India-Russia declared joint winners

India and Russia were declared as the joint winners of the 2020 FIDE Online Chess Olympiad.

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