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 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...

 2021-11-25 13:21 

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Russia registers 33,796 new Covid-19 cases, 1,238 deaths in past 24 hours - HQ...

MOSCOW. Nov 25 (Interfax) - Russia has registered 33,796 new cases of Covid-19 and 1,238 deaths in the past 24 hours, the coronavirus response headquarters said in a statement on Thursday."Over the past day, 33,796 Covid-19 cases were confirmed in 85 ...

 2021-11-25 12:44 

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CBR expects disclosure of greenhouse gas emissions to become obligatory...

MOSCOW. Nov 25 (Interfax) - Disclosure of information about greenhouse gas emissions by companies will gradually become obligatory, the head of corporate relations development at the Central Bank of Russia (CBR), Andrei Yakushin said."Under the law on...

 2021-11-25 11:13 

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Union's nukes should be under joint control – Nazarbayev...

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...

 2021-11-25 11:13 

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Sputnik M coronavirus vaccine for teens registered in Russia - Health Ministry...

MOSCOW. Nov 24 (Interfax) - The Russian Health Ministry has registered the Sputnik M coronavirus vaccine for children aged 12-17, the press service for the Health Ministry said on Wednesday."The Russian Health Ministry has made the decision to registe...

 2021-11-24 22:55 

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Lukoil expecting decision on tax breaks for high-viscosity oil in Q1, easing OPEC+ restrictions should help this...

MOSCOW. Nov 24 (Interfax) - Lukoil expects a decision by OPEC+ countries to lift restrictions on oil output would prompt a decision by the Russian government to reinstate tax breaks for high-viscosity oil, the company's first vice president, Alexander...

 2021-11-24 18:29 

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Putin: Foreign software could become unavailable to state-owned companies, the directors must understand the responsibility for this...

MOSCOW. Nov 24 (Interfax) - Russian President Vladimir Putin has supported a proposal on introducing personal responsibility on the part of managers and directors of state-owned companies for fulfilling the requirements of transitioning to domestic softwa...

 2021-11-24 18:29 

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Putin takes part in testing of nasal coronavirus vaccine...

MOSCOW. Nov 24 (Interfax) - Russian President Vladimir Putin has said he has taken part in testing a coronavirus vaccine that is administered nasally, which was developed by the Gamaleya Research Center, and he shared what he felt."Exactly six months ...

 2021-11-24 18:29 

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Russian Duma passes draft 2022-2024 federal budget...

MOSCOW. Nov 24 (Interfax) - The State Duma or lower house of Russia's parliament on Wednesday passed the draft 2022-2024 federal budget at its third and final reading.The budget targets a recovery of economic growth, despite the uncertainties caused b...

 2021-11-24 18:28 

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Roszdravnadzor to report antivaxxers, including medics, to investigative bodies...

MOSCOW. Nov 24 (Interfax) - The Russian Federal Service for Surveillance in Healthcare (Roszdravnadzor) has ordered its territorial bodies to look on social networks and in mass media for false information on the harm of coronavirus vaccination and report...

 2021-11-24 17:28 

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Goal of climate conference in Glasgow achieved, balanced and feasible decisions made - Putin...

MOSCOW. Nov 24 (Interfax) - The goal of the UN climate conference in Glasgow has been achieved, and balanced decisions were made there, Russian President Vladimir Putin said."The goal of the conference in Glasgow has been achieved. The international c...

 2021-11-24 13:43 

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Gazprom confirms: gas deliveries to Moldova could cease on Wednesday due to non-payment...

MOSCOW. Nov 24 (Interfax) - Russian gas deliveries to Moldova could indeed cease as soon as on Wednesday, Gazprom spokesperson Sergei Kuprianov said."The current gas payment from Moldova has not been received. The 48-hour timeframe after notification ...

 2021-11-24 13:15 

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Russia registers 33,558 new cases of Covid-19, 1,240 deaths in past 24 hours - HQ...

MOSCOW. Nov 24 (Interfax) - Russia has registered 33,558 new cases of Covid-19 and 1,240 deaths in the past 24 hours, the coronavirus response headquarters said in a statement on Wednesday."Over the past day, 33,558 Covid-19 cases were confirmed in 85...

 2021-11-24 12:52 

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Poll finds conflict between Russia and Ukraine not possible, armed clashes unlikely...

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...

 2021-11-24 11:00 

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Operative communication channel between Armenian, Azerbaijani defense ministries being established - Pashinyan...

YEREVAN. Nov 23 (Interfax) - An operative communication link is being established between the defense ministries of Armenia and Azerbaijan, Armenian Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan said."The establishment of an operative communication channel between t...

 2021-11-23 23:09 

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Russia, China endorse roadmap for military cooperation development for 2021-2025...

MOSCOW. Nov 23 (Interfax) - Russian Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu and his Chinese counterpart Wei Fenghe endorsed on Tuesday a roadmap for cooperation in the military sphere between Russia and China for 2021-2025.The two ministers approved the document d...

 2021-11-23 19:39 

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Russia, Hungary agree on mutual recognition of vaccination certificates, similar agreements with other countries pending - Lavrov...

MOSCOW. Nov 23 (Interfax) - Russia has agreed with Hungary on mutual recognition of Covid-19 vaccination certificates, and similar agreements are pending with a number of other countries, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said."There is mutual re...

 2021-11-23 15:08 

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Nazarbayev to hand over leadership of ruling Nur Otan party to Kazakh president...

NUR-SULTAN. Nov 23 (Interfax) - First Kazakh President and leader of the ruling Nur Otan party Nursultan Nazarbayev has decided to resign and has suggested that Kazakh President Kassym-Jomart Tokayev should be the new party leader, Nazarbayev's press ...

 2021-11-23 14:20 

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Rusnano's obligations with state guarantees to be met under any scenario - Finance Ministry...

MOSCOW. Nov 23 (Interfax) - Rusnano state company will meet and fulfill all of its debt obligations as secured under state guarantees, Russia's Finance Ministry has pledged.On Tuesday, the Finance Ministry commented for the first time on Rusnano's...

 2021-11-23 14:20 

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Russia registers 33,996 new Covid-19 cases, lowest number since Oct 19, and 1,243 deaths in past 24 hours - HQ...

MOSCOW. Nov 23 (Interfax) - Russia has registered 33,996 new cases of Covid-19, which is the lowest number since October 19, and 1,243 related deaths in the past 24 hours, the coronavirus response headquarters said in a statement on Tuesday."Over the ...

 2021-11-23 12:59 

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Gamaleya Center ready to submit documents for Sputnik V trials on children 6 to 11 years old - center head...

MOSCOW. Nov 22 (Interfax) - The Russian Health Ministry's Gamaleya Center is ready to submit documents, seeking permission to start trials of the Sputnik V Covid-19 vaccine on children 6 through 11 years of age, Gamaleya Center Director Alexander Gint...

 2021-11-22 22:32 

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Putin reaffirms Russia's readiness to ensure uninterrupted gas deliveries to Europe, including via Nord Stream 2 - Kremlin...

MOSCOW. Nov 22 (Interfax) - Russian President Vladimir Putin reaffirmed Russia's readiness to ensure long-term uninterrupted deliveries of natural gas to Europe during a phone conversation with Italian Prime Minister Mario Draghi, the Kremlin press se...

 2021-11-22 20:03 

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Severstal delivers trial shipment of large-diameter pipes to Italy...

ST. PETERSBURG. Nov 22 (Interfax) - Severstal's Izhora Pipe Mill has delivered a trial shipment of large-diameter pipes of LDP to Italy, the Russian steel company's press office said.The X52/L360ME/S355J2H steel pipes were supplied to D'Amore ...

 2021-11-22 17:59 

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Russia's SVR: Allegations regarding concentration of forces in Russia for invading Ukraine 'absolutely false'...

MOSCOW. Nov 22 (Interfax) - The allegations that Russia has concentrated substantial forces to launch a military invasion of Ukraine are "absolutely false," the Russian Foreign Intelligence Service (SVR) said on Monday."The press office of the...

 2021-11-22 17:59 

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Novatek plans to start drilling new well on Lebanon's shelf in early 2022 - Lavrov...

MOSCOW. Nov 22 (Interfax) - Novatek plans to start drilling a new well on the Lebanese shelf early next year, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said on Monday at a press conference with his Lebanese counterpart."In terms of oil and gas production...

 2021-11-22 15:15 

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Russia registers 35,681 new Covid-19 cases, lowest number since Oct 24, 1,241 deaths in past 24 hours - HQ...

MOSCOW. (Interfax) - Russia has registered 35,681 new cases of Covid-19, which is the lowest number since October 24, and 1,241 related deaths in the past 24 hours, the coronavirus response headquarters said in a statement on Monday."Over the past day...

 2021-11-22 13:09 

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Bill prohibiting media from indicating nationality of criminals submitted to State Duma...

MOSCOW. Nov 22 (Interfax) - The Chechen parliament has submitted to the State Duma a bill that prohibits Russian media outlets from indicating the nationality, religion, or ethnicity of criminals in their reports.The bill amends Article 4 of the Russian L...

 2021-11-22 11:24 

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Crimea passes bill on referendum on peninsula's affiliation...

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...

 2021-11-22 11:00 

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Lavrov urges Cavusoglu to take Russia's concerns about Turkish-Ukrainian military-technical cooperation most seriously...

MOSCOW. Nov 19 (Interfax) - Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov and Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavosuglu talked on the phone on Friday to discuss the situation in the region, focusing particularly on Ukraine."As was stressed by the Russian sid...

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