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 2021-08-31 17:02 

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Greek firefighters express gratitude to Russia for help in extinguishing fires...

"Greece turned to the Russian government, and the Russian state reacted immediately and sent firefighting planes and helicopters. This help was very substantial," Chief of the Hellenic Fire Service Lieutenant General Stefanos Kolokouris explained...

 2021-08-31 16:54 

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The Hague will have to explain its aid to Syrian militants, Russian diplomat says...

The members of the Dutch Parliament found out that official Hague was providing aid to the so-called Sultan Murad division. "Open sources indicate that the 'division,' per the UN data, was recruiting teenagers, arming them and dispatching them...

 2021-08-31 16:49 

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Mullah Hibatullah Akhundzada likely to become supreme leader of Afghanistan — TV...

According to the News-18 TV channel, the Taliban intends to base its government structure on the Iranian one, making the supreme leader to be the head of state as well as the highest political and religious authority...

 2021-08-31 16:45 

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OPEC+ Technical Committee expects oil surplus of 2.5 mln barrels/day in 2022...

Two scenarios for the oil market are discussed in papers of the committee...

 2021-08-31 16:40 

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Progress MS-17 cargo spacecraft to be dumped late November...

Progress MS is Russia's uncrewed spacecraft created especially for servicing orbital stations...

 2021-08-31 16:33 

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Taliban claims to have captured territories, passes in Panjshir...

According to earlier reports, vicious clashes had broken out in Panjshir, leaving "hundreds" of Taliban militants wounded and killed...

 2021-08-31 16:30 

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Russia, Armenia agree to continue efforts to remove irritants between Baku and Yerevan...

"We are convinced that all problems must be resolved by political and diplomatic means only," Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov said after talks with his visiting Armenian counterpart, Ararat Mirzoyan...

 2021-08-31 16:14 

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Gas export to Europe can grow to over 183 bln cubic meters in 2021 — Gazprom...

The company expects that low filling of underground gas storages in Europe will continue influencing on gas prices in the second half of the year as well...

 2021-08-31 16:11 

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Situation on Latvian-Belarusian border remains tense, Defense Minister says...

"Yes, of course, we may have various incidents, this is why we urged the Belarusian side to use common sense yet we also shouldn't exaggerate the possible threats," Artis Pabriks pointed out...

 2021-08-31 16:00 

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Nord Stream 2 second string laying at final phase — Gazprom...

Gazprom does not expect the Nord Stream 2 launch will seriously influence on gas export in 2021, department head of the company Alexander Ivannikov said...

 2021-08-31 15:48 

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Progress MS-17 spacecraft to be relocated from one ISS module to another in October...

The operation will be performed to vacate the docking port for the Soyuz MS-19 spacecraft...

 2021-08-31 15:46 

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Armenian minister: Baku not implementing statement on cessation of hostilities in Karabakh...

"Azerbaijan is making provocative steps, which are a direct infringement upon Armenia's sovereign territory," Ararat Mirzoyan emphasized...

 2021-08-31 15:32 

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More clashes break out in Panjshir, hundreds of injured and dead reported in Taliban — TV...

Resistance force spokesperson Ali Maisam Nazary pointed out that the Taliban broke a "gentleman agreement" and tried to attack Panjshir on Monday, but the resistance front managed to repel the attack...

 2021-08-31 15:28 

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Armenia values Russia's efforts under statement on cessation of hostilities in Karabakh...

According to the Armenian top diplomat, Azerbaijan "is torpedoing the implementation of this and other provisions of the statement"...

 2021-08-31 15:23 

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Aeroflot opens ticket sales to Egyptian resorts Hurghada, Sharm El Sheikh...

Flights will be operated daily from October 1...

 2021-08-31 15:21 

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Soyuz spacecraft to deliver fully Russian crew to orbital outpost next March...

The Soyuz MS-21 spaceship will deliver cosmonauts Oleg Artemyev, Denis Matveyev and Sergey Korsakov to the space station...

 2021-08-31 15:16 

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TASS opens access to EEF's official photo bank...

The multimedia service by TASS enables all guests, attendees and mass media representatives to view and freely download in photos high resolution from all Forum events...

 2021-08-31 15:11 

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Taliban hopes other countries won't interfere in Afghanistan's domestic affairs...

According to Taliban spokesman Zabiullah Mujahid, Afghanistan wants to have good political and economic relations with the world...

 2021-08-31 15:07 

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Russian language losing position in post-Soviet countries over last 30 years, Lavrov says...

According to the Russia's top diplomat, Moscow hopes that the neighbors will come to "comprehend the necessity of preserving the Russian language not because Russia wants it but because it substantially expands career and employment opportunities&...

 2021-08-31 15:03 

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CIS integrated air defenses to get cutting-edge communications equipment...

The CIS integrated air defense system of forces and capabilities currently comprises 19 aviation units, 38 anti-aircraft missile formations, 15 radio-technical units, nine air defense brigades and three electronic warfare units...

 2021-08-31 15:01 

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Slovakia used up all Sputnik V vaccines delivered at year's start, RDIF says...

The Russian Direct Investment Fund stressed that a Hungarian laboratory certified in the European Union confirmed the quality of the batch received in Slovakia...

 2021-08-31 15:00 

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Most of Russia's proposals ignored in UN SC resolution — Foreign Ministry...

According to Maria Zakharova, the authors of the resolution emphatically refused to include in the special paragraph, devoted to the struggle against terrorism...

 2021-08-31 14:59 

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Media: China to create satellite system to predict natural disasters...

Over the past year, 591 people have died or gone missing as a result of natural disasters in China...

 2021-08-31 14:41 

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Armenian minister: Yerevan released all Azeri prisoners, expects similar step from Baku...

Yerevan has repeatedly stressed that the release on prisoners is a priority matter of any discussions of issues of the settlement in the region...

 2021-08-31 14:39 

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Karabakh conflict settlement issue open — Armenian minister...

"We come from the premise that only negotiations will help us to reach a solution which will bring peace and stability to the Southern Caucasus," Ararat Mirzoyan pointed out...

 2021-08-31 14:38 

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Russian-Kazakh cooperation in petrochemical industry is on the rise — ministry...

The total cost of joint Russia-Kazakh projects in this industry is about $12 billion...

 2021-08-31 14:36 

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Lukoil restores operation of more than a half halted wells — company...

The company reported recently the increase in oil production by 2.5% quarter-on-quarter to 19.5 mln tonnes as of the end of the second quarter against the background of softened OPEC+ constraints...

 2021-08-31 14:33 

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Russians to reject West sponsored political agenda as development course — Lavrov...

According to the Russian top diplomat, the West's attempts to picture itself, with all of its current peculiarities, as a role model "will not work either in normal Orthodox countries" or in Muslim states...

 2021-08-31 14:32 

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England's Manchester United FC inks 2-year contract with Portuguese star Cristiano Ronaldo...

"I cannot wait to play at Old Trafford in front of a full stadium and see all the fans again," the famous football player said...

 2021-08-31 14:22 

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Armenia ready to step up cooperation with Russia, top diplomat says...

According to Ararat Mirzoyan, Yerevan's willingness to deepen relations with Russia is "fully reflected in the program of the government that was formed following early parliamentary elections"...

 2021-08-31 14:18 

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Afghanistan decisions should eliminate its use by terrorists — Lavrov...

"The position in favor of peace, prosperity and security in this region, peace and prosperity for the Afghan people and the decision that should rule out any future possibilities that Afghanistan's territories can be used by terrorists, drug traff...

 2021-08-31 14:03 

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Moscow calls on Baku to release all Armenian prisoners without any conditions — Lavrov...

It would be an important humanitarian step, Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov stressed...

 2021-08-31 13:54 

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Over 15,000 new weapon systems arrive for Russian troops — defense chief...

Sergey Shoigu noted that "By the end of the year, modern weaponry will make up 71.9%"...

 2021-08-31 13:41 

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Coronavirus C.1.2 variant not capable of displacing other COVID strains — Vector Center...

On Monday, it was reported that a new coronavirus strain named C.1.2 was identified by the specialists of South Africa's National Institute for Communicable Diseases...

 2021-08-31 13:35 

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Russia records no cases of coronavirus C.1.2 variant detected in South Africa — Vector...

So far, the viruses of the C.1.2 lineage have been detected in nine countries - South Africa, Mauritius, Zimbabwe, Botswana, China, New Zealand, Portugal, Switzerland and the UK...

 2021-08-31 13:33 

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Baku, Yerevan should tone down mutual rhetoric to reach settlement — Russian top diplomat...

Sergey Lavrov also added that Moscow thinks that it is fundamentally important to encourage humanitarian connections between Armenia and Azerbaijan at all levels...

 2021-08-31 13:22 

TASS

Russia's Alexei Churkin wins silver of 2020 Tokyo Paralympics in men's shot put event...

The gold went to China's Li Liu, the bronze was packed by Mohammed Al Mashaykhi from Oman...

 2021-08-31 13:22 

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Moscow hopes UNSC will consider Russia's, China's concerns on Afghanistan — diplomat...

"We proceed from the premise that maintaining the Security Council's unity on the Afghan settlement process is a priority at this stage, which is very important for the country and the entire region," Russian Foreign Ministry Spokeswoman Maria...

 2021-08-31 13:10 

TASS

Taliban calls on foreign countries to resume work of their embassies in Afghanistan...

There is no threat to the diplomats, Shhabuddin Delawar, a Taliban official, said...

 2021-08-31 13:05 

TASS

Over 1,500 Baltic Fleet troops hold large-scale drills in Russia's westernmost region...

The tactical drills at the practice range near Kaliningrad involved over 1,500 troops and about 300 items of military hardware...

 2021-08-31 13:00 

TASS

Kabul airport to resume operation within days — Taliban...

Anas Haqqani, a member of the Taliban political office, described the withdrawal of US troops from Afghanistan as a "great" event and called the day when evacuation ended a "historical" day...

 2021-08-31 12:57 

TASS

Lavrov slams Kiev's provocations in the run-up to parliamentary election in Russia...

According to Russia's top diplomat, Ukraine will take advantage of the fact many in the West are looking for an excuse to step up pressure on Russia, and more attempts to irritate Moscow will follow...

 2021-08-31 12:53 

TASS

Russia agreeing integrated air defense deals with Central Asian states, Armenia...

The CIS integrated air defense system of forces and capabilities currently comprises 19 aviation units, 38 anti-aircraft missile formations, 15 radio-technical units, nine air defense brigades and three electronic warfare units...

 2021-08-31 12:51 

TASS

GWM appears at Chengdu Motor Show with over 10 new products from its five vehicle brands...
 2021-08-31 12:50 

TASS

Russian track and fielder Goncharova wins Tokyo Paralympics silver in women's long jump...

The gold was packed by Hungary's Luca Ekler, the bronze went to Olivia Breen of Great Britain...

 2021-08-31 12:37 

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No plans to deploy troops to Afghanistan — post-Soviet security bloc chief...

"The CSTO is a purely defensive military-political organization. It can deploy defensive forces only within the zone of its responsibility," Stanislav Zas pointed out...

 2021-08-31 12:29 

TASS

Russia did not violate Article 2 of European Convention in Estemirova case — ECHR...

At the same time the court says that the Russian authorities had failed "to submit the complete criminal file," for which reason the ECHR was unable to conclude the investigation had been carried out thoroughly enough...

 2021-08-31 12:10 

TASS

Kazakhstan working on national carbon tax — Energy Minister...

According to Nurlan Nagaev, the country is proactively working on development of a 2050 low-carbon development concept to be approved shortly...

 2021-08-31 12:07 

TASS

Siemens not planning total localization of Lastochka trains...

"Certain items are unfeasible for localization either in terms of technology or economy," President of Siemens Russia Alexander Liberov noted...

 2021-08-31 12:00 

TASS

Yandex to acquire Uber's interest in FoodTech, Delivery, self-driving business — company...

According to the statement, the partners will continue to jointly develop services for ordering a taxi, car sharing and electric scooter rental services within the Yandex.Taxi group of companies...

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