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 2021-11-12 19:12 

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Medvedev urges thoroughly investigating crimes committed in Russian penitentiary system...

MOSCOW. Nov 12 (Interfax) - Elaborating effective mechanisms preventing crimes in the Russian penitentiary system is crucial, Deputy Chairman of the Russian Security Council Dmitry Medvedev said on Friday."It is necessary to hold a thorough investigat...

 2021-11-12 18:22 

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Yerevan accuses Baku of torpedoing Karabakh agreements...

YEREVAN. Nov 12 (Interfax) - Azerbaijan is continuing to torpedo the trilateral agreements on Karabakh signed by the heads of Armenia, Russia, and Azerbaijan on November 9, 2020 and January 11, 2021, Armenian Deputy Prime Minister Mher Grigoryan said."...

 2021-11-12 14:14 

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Rosneft attracts second foreign partner to Vostok Oil project at same estimate as first one...

MOSCOW. Nov 12 (Interfax) - A second foreign partner has acquired a stake in the Rosneft Vostok Oil large-scale Arctic project at the same estimate as the first foreign partner, Rosneft said in a financial statement.Rosneft in October announced that it ha...

 2021-11-12 14:06 

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Acting head of Rosnedra Evgeny Petrov appointed head of agency...

MOSCOW. Nov 12 (Interfax) - The acting head of the Federal Subsoil Resources Agency (Rosnedra), Evgeny Petrov, has been appointed as the new head of Rosnedra, and Prime Minister Mikhail Mishustin has signed the corresponding instruction, the Russian gover...

 2021-11-12 14:06 

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Azerbaijan ready to normalize relations with Armenia, sign peace agreement - PM...

BAKU. Nov 12 (Interfax) - Azerbaijani Prime Minister Ali Asadov has declared Baku's readiness to sign a peace agreement with Armenia that would affirm the territorial integrity of both countries within their internationally recognized borders."Aze...

 2021-11-12 13:43 

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Russia registers 40,123 new Covid-19 cases, 1,235 related deaths in past 24 hours - HQ...

MOSCOW. Nov 12 (Interfax) - Russia has registered 40,123 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, 40,123 Covid-19 cases were confirmed ...

 2021-11-12 12:53 

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Belavia to stop taking aboard citizens of Iraq, Syria, Yemen departing from Turkey...

MINSK. Nov 12 (Interfax) - Starting on November 12, the Belarusian airline Belavia will stop taking aboard citizens of Iraq, Syria, and Yemen departing from Turkey, the airline said on its website on Friday."Attention citizens of Iraq, Syria, and Yeme...

 2021-11-12 11:48 

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Georgian justice minister: If Saakashvili ends hunger strike, he'll be sent back to Rustavi prison...

TBILISI. Nov 12 (Interfax) - Georgian Justice Minister Rati Bregadze welcomes the desire of former President Mikheil Saakashvili, currently in jail, to end his hunger strike, but believes that he should not put forth any conditions, including the demand t...

 2021-11-12 11:23 

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Crimes against foreigners on the up in the USSR...

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...

 2021-11-12 11:00 

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Russia's MC-21 passenger airliner, Aurus Business Jet arrive in Dubai for airshow...

MOSCOW. Nov 11 (Interfax) - An MC-21 passenger airliner equipped with Russian-made PD-14 engines and an Aurus Business Jet have arrived in Dubai to be exhibited at an airshow there, the United Aircraft Corporation said on Thursday."An MC-21 and an Aur...

 2021-11-12 00:15 

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Prosecutor General's Office asks Russian Supreme Court to shut down int'l organization Memorial...

MOSCOW. Nov 11 (Interfax) - The Russian Supreme Court will consider in late November a request from the Russian Prosecutor General's Office to shut down international civil society organization International Historical Educational Charitable and Human...

 2021-11-11 19:33 

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Presence of private military companies in Mali strictly within its govt's jurisdiction - Lavrov...

MOSCOW. Nov 11 (Interfax) - Any questions regarding the presence of private military companies (PMCs) in Mali, including those from Russia, are exclusively within the jurisdiction of the Malian authorities, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said."...

 2021-11-11 18:39 

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More than 2,000 refugees near Polish border - Belarusian border guards...

MINSK. Nov 11 (Interfax) - More than 2,000 migrants remain near the Belarusian-Polish border, the Belarusian State Border Committee said on Thursday."More than 2,000 refugees, including many women and young children, remained on the border line near t...

 2021-11-11 15:05 

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Russia registers 40,759 new cases of Covid-19, 1,237 deaths in past 24 hours - HQ...

MOSCOW. Nov 11 (Interfax) - Russia has registered 40,759 new cases of Covid-19 and 1,237 related deaths in the past 24 hours, the coronavirus response headquarters said in a statement on Thursday."Over the past day, 40,759 Covid-19 cases were confirme...

 2021-11-11 13:17 

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Mere visit of Mujahidin to Moscow speaks volumes – Foreign Ministry official...

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...

 2021-11-11 11:00 

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Russia's Gamaleya Center to start clinical trials of Covid-19 monoclonal antibody drug after New Year holidays - center head...

MOSCOW. Nov 11 (Interfax) - The clinical trials of a Covid-19 monoclonal antibody drug are expected to begin after the New Year holidays, Gamaleya Center head Alexander Gintsburg told Interfax."We are finishing the preclinical trials now and intend to...

 2021-11-11 10:47 

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New state armaments program should focus on hypersonic systems, AI, robotics - Putin...

MOSCOW. Nov 10 (Interfax) - The new state armaments program should focus on hypersonic systems, weapons using new physical principles, artificial intelligence, and robots, Russian President Vladimir Putin said."Obviously, it is important for us to tho...

 2021-11-10 19:23 

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Court annuls Saakashvili's arrest in Nov 7, 2007 rally dispersal case...

TBILISI. Nov 10 (Interfax) - The Tbilisi City Court on Wednesday annulled the arrest of imprisoned former Georgian President Mikheil Saakashvili in a case involving the dispersal of a peaceful rally on November 7, 2007.The decision was made by a panel of ...

 2021-11-10 18:29 

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Premature to talk about twilight of oil era, reserves must be monetized - Shulginov...

MOSCOW. Nov 10 (Interfax) - Russia needs to stabilize oil production amid the energy transition, Energy Minister Nikolai Shulginov said."We believe that production will total about 560 million tonnes in 2023-2024. Our objective is to ensure the compet...

 2021-11-10 14:18 

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Peskov: Putin's annual press conference may take place offline...

MOSCOW. Nov 10 (Interfax) - Russian President Vladimir Putin's annual press conference may be held in the offline format, presidential press secretary Dmitry Peskov said."The annual press conference will take place. We are preparing to hold it in ...

 2021-11-10 14:18 

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Russia registers 38,058 cases of Covid-19, new all-time high of 1,239 deaths in past 24 hours - HQ...

MOSCOW. Nov 10 (Interfax) - Russia has registered 38,058 new cases of Covid-19 and 1,239 related deaths in the past 24 hours, the coronavirus response headquarters said in a statement on Wednesday."Over the past day, 38,058 Covid-19 cases were confirm...

 2021-11-10 13:01 

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Migrant crisis on Belarusian-Polish border fraught with severe consequences - CSTO...

MOSCOW. Nov 10 (Interfax) - The Collective Security Treaty Organization (CSTO) has expressed concern about the current situation on the Belarusian-Polish border."We are monitoring the migrant crisis on the Belarusian-Polish border very closely and wit...

 2021-11-10 12:32 

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Some 53% of Russian adult population vaccinated for Covid-19 - health minister...

MOSCOW. Nov 10 (Interfax) - Over 62 million Russians have received their first shot of a Covid-19 vaccine, Russian Health Minister Mikhail Murashko said."More than 62 million persons have received their first shot of a vaccine to date, but we need to ...

 2021-11-10 11:30 

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Non-indigenous specialists leaving Uzbekistan...

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...

 2021-11-10 11:00 

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Econ Ministry sees Russian green bond market reaching 1.5 trln rubles by 2030...

MOSCOW. Nov 10 (Interfax) - Russia's Economic Development Ministry expects the country's green bond market to reach 1.5 billion rubles by 2030, Deputy Minister Ilya Torosov said at the session on "Decarbonization and Energy Transition in Russi...

 2021-11-10 10:54 

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Rosatom entity selling American uranium asset for $130 mln...

MOSCOW. Nov 9 (Interfax) - An entity controlled by the Rosatom state corporation is selling a uranium asset based in the United States, which includes an operating deposit in Wyoming.Uranium Energy Corp (UEC) said Tuesday that it has agreed with Uranium O...

 2021-11-09 19:57 

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Armenian PM Pashinyan's spokesperson resigns...

YEREVAN. Nov 9 (Interfax) - Mane Gevorgyan, press secretary of Armenian Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan, has been relieved of her duties, in line with a directive signed by Pashinyan on Tuesday, the government press service said.Gevorgyan was appointed Pas...

 2021-11-09 18:08 

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Putin, Lukashenko discuss refugee situation on Belarus's borders with Poland, Lithuania - Kremlin...

MOSCOW. Nov 9 (Interfax) - Russian President Vladimir Putin and Belarusian President Alexander Lukashenko have had a telephone call, the Kremlin press service said on Tuesday.Putin and Lukashenko "touched upon a number of issues pertaining to bilatera...

 2021-11-09 17:00 

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Russia, U.S. conducting cybersecurity dialogue - Peskov...

MOSCOW. Nov 9 (Interfax) - Moscow and Washington are conducting cybersecurity dialogue, but the details of this dialogue cannot be relayed to the public, Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov said."A mechanism of cybersecurity consultations has been launche...

 2021-11-09 14:17 

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Russia registers 39,160 new Covid-19 cases, new all-time high of 1,211 deaths - HQ...

MOSCOW. Nov 9 (Interfax) - Russia has registered 39,160 new cases of Covid-19 and a new all-time high of 1,211 deaths in the past 24 hours, the coronavirus response headquarters said in a statement on Tuesday."Over the past day, 39,160 Covid-19 cases ...

 2021-11-09 12:52 

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Convicted U.S. citizen Reed goes on hunger strike in Russian penal colony...

MOSCOW. Nov 9 (Interfax) - Trevor Reed, a student from Texas who was sentenced by a Russian court to nine years in a penal colony for attacking police officers in Moscow in the summer of 2019, has gone on hunger strike in the penitentiary."Trevor Reed...

 2021-11-09 12:11 

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Russian KGB chief on declaration of state of emergency in Chechen-Ingush Republic...

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...

 2021-11-09 11:00 

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Saakashvili admitted to prison hospital in Tbilisi - penitentiary service...

TBILISI. Nov 8 (Interfax) - Former Georgian President Mikheil Saakashvili has been transferred to a prison hospital in Tbilisi, the Georgian penitentiary service said in a statement circulated on Monday evening.Ukrainian Verkhovna Rada deputy Yelyzaveta Y...

 2021-11-08 22:42 

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Over 2,000 refugees gather outside Polish border, start destroying fences - Belarusian State Border Committee...

MINSK. Nov 8 (Interfax) - The situation on the Belarusian-Polish border remains extremely tense, about 2,000 people have gathered in front of the barriers, the State Border Committee of Belarus said."Over 2,000 refugees, including a considerable amoun...

 2021-11-08 19:12 

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Whelan's expulsion to U.S. could help return Russian citizens Bout, Yaroshenko - lawyer...

NIZHNY NOVGOROD. Nov 8 (Interfax) - If United States citizen Paul Whelan, convicted of espionage in Russia, is expelled to his home country, this could help return Russian citizens convicted in the U.S. who are serving their time there, such as Viktor Bou...

 2021-11-08 16:47 

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Russian Helicopters to produce over 1,100 helicopters in 2021-2025 - holding head...

MOSCOW. Nov 8 (Interfax) - The Russian Helicopters holding will produce over 1,100 helicopters in 2021-2025, head of Russian Helicopters Andrei Boginsky said."We are planning to enlarge our key indicators within the next five years. We aim to manufact...

 2021-11-08 15:27 

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Putin discussed bilateral relations, diplomatic crisis, regional conflicts on the phone with CIA's Burns - Peskov...

MOSCOW. Nov 8 (Interfax) - Russian President Vladimir Putin spoke over the phone with United States Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) Director William Burns during the latter's recent visit to Moscow, Russian presidential press secretary Dmitry Peskov...

 2021-11-08 13:55 

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Russia registers 39,400 new Covid-19 cases, 1,190 related deaths in past 24 hours - HQ...

MOSCOW. Nov 8 (Interfax) - Russia has registered 39,400 new cases of Covid-19 and 1,190 related deaths in the past 24 hours, the coronavirus response headquarters said in a statement on Monday."Over the past day, 39,400 Covid-19 cases were confirmed i...

 2021-11-08 12:56 

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Central Military District commander notes escalating terrorist threat coming from Afghanistan...

YEKATERINBURG. Nov 8 (Interfax) - Russia's Central Military District is enhancing the preparedness of troops and supplying them with new weapons amid the escalating terrorist threat coming from Afghanistan, Commander Alexander Lapin said."An analy...

 2021-11-08 11:43 

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Almost all Union ministries disbanded...

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...

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