MOSCOW (Sputnik) - Italian Foreign Minister Luigi Di Maio expressed gratitude for Moscow's assistance to Rome in the fight against the COVID-19 pandemic, during a Wednesday meeting with Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov.
SKOLKOVO, Russia (Sputnik) - Russia is expected to boost its monthly coronavirus vaccine production to 1.5 million doses in December, 3-3.5 million doses in January and up to 15 million doses in the spring, Industry and Trade Minister Denis Manturov said on Wednesday.
Vector's vaccine is the second one registered in Russia after the Gamaleya Institute's coronavirus treatment. The latter was the first one registered in the world, and is called Sputnik V.
MOSCOW (Sputnik) - Russia is ready to include two weapons out of five in the New Strategic Arms Reduction Treaty (New START) with the United States, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said on Wednesday.
Moscow has repeatedly stressed that Germany lacks evidence to support its allegations that Russian opposition figure Alexei Navalny was poisoned with a military-grade nerve agent from the Novichok group.
Russia's Soyuz-2.1a carrier with Soyuz MS-17 spacecraft was launched on Wednesday from the Baikonur spaceport and is set to reach the International Space Station (ISS) in a record-breaking three hours, owing to its ultrafast two-orbit flight plan, a Sputnik correspondent reported.
VLADIVOSTOK (Sputnik) - The Russian Pacific Fleet, based on the Kamchatka Peninsula in the Far East, has been put on alert after being threatened by the imminent approach of a devastating cyclone.
MOSCOW (Sputnik) - Four companies are currently working on the coronavirus vaccine production in Russia, Health Minister Mikhail Murashko said on Wednesday.
MOSCOW(Sputnik) - Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov sent a congratulatory message to UN World Food Programme (WFP) Executive Director David Beasley on the occasion of the WFP receiving the 2020 Nobel Peace Prize, the Russian Foreign Ministry said in a statement.
Like several other recent pro-Trump advertisements, a new, 30-second TV spot relies on foreign stock footage while taking shots at Democratic presidential nominee and former US Vice President Joe Biden.
WASHINGTON (Sputnik) - A US federal court should release Russian national Bogdana Osipova, convicted in the United States for abducting her own child, in order to appear for resentencing, attorney Steven McAllister said in a letter.
WASHINGTON (Sputnik) - The US government has expressed deep disappointment over the election of Russia, China and Cuba to the governing board of the United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC) after President Donald Trump withdrew the United States from the body, Department of State spokesperson Morgan Ortagus in a statement.
WASHINGTON (Sputnik) - The United States remains hopeful that Russia will join its Artemis program to return humans to the surface of the Moon by 2024, National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) Administrator Jim Bridenstine told a virtual press conference on Tuesday.
Valdai Discussion Club is a Moscow-based think tank that was established in 2004 and which aims to “form the global agenda and deliver a qualified and objective assessment of global political and economic issues”, according to its website.
NIZHNY NOVGOROD, October 13 (Sputnik) - A man suspected of killing three people in a shooting spree in a locality in Russia's Nizhny Novgorod region has been found dead, the regional investigation department of the Russian Investigative Committee told Sputnik.
BERLIN (Sputnik) - Germany remains interested in maintaining good or "at least reasonable" relations with Russia, despite the incident with opposition figure Alexey Navalny, Foreign Minister Heiko Maas told RIA Novosti in an interview.
MOSCOW (Sputnik) - Terrorists has carried out 15 attacks in Syria's northern province of Idlib, the deputy head of the Russian Defense Ministry's Centre for Syrian Reconciliation said at a daily briefing on Monday.
MOSCOW (Sputnik) - The death toll from shooting at a bus stop in the Bor District of the Nizhny Novgorod Region increased to four, another five people were injured, a spokesperson for the regional emergency services said.
MOSCOW (Sputnik) - Sputnik V vaccine may be widely used in Russia in late October-early November, Russian Direct Investment Fund (RDIF) CEO Kirill Dmitriev said on Monday.
Three people were killed, another three were injured in a shooting at a bus stop in the village of Bolshiye Orly in the Nizhny Novgorod Region, a spokesperson for the regional emergency services said.