Russia

Russia on Saturday recorded 1,000 Covid-related deaths in a single day for the first time since the pandemic began. The figure had been rising all week, with the Kremlin blaming the Russian people for not taking up vaccination. Only about a third of the population has had a jab, amid wide distrust of the vaccines. […]

About 200 new covid-19 infections have been discovered in 5 Chinese provinces which have been linked to an outbreak an airport in Nanjing, China. According to reports, the people involved are mostly infected with the delta variant of the virus where it was first detected among airport staff about a week ago where it was […]

The Russian premiere of Hollywood action film Hunter Killer, in which US soldiers save a Russian president during a coup, has been postponed. The distributor, Megogo Distribution, asked cinemas not to show the film hours before the premiere, saying it had not received a screening licence. Russia’s culture ministry, which issues licences, said the company […]


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