Tag Archives: Russia

Kremlin Vaccine Disinformation Campaign Worsens Covid in Russia

In order to block the fourth wave of the Covid-19 outbreak, Russia has tightened restrictions on business and social activities. This PPKM tightening was carried out in the midst of the spotlight on the national vaccination program, which was considered by some to be a failure, among others, being consumed …

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16 Dead in Gunpowder Factory Explosion in Russia

At least 16 people were reported killed in an explosion and fire at a munitions factory in Russia on Friday (22/10). The explosion occurred at the Elastics factory in Ryazan, about 270 kilometers southeast of the Russian capital, Moscow. Acting head of the Russian Ministry of Civil Defence, Emergencies and …

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NATO relations with Russia at “low point”

Secretary General of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO), Jens Stoltenberg, on Thursday (21/10) said relations between the alliance and Russia were at their lowest point since the end of the Cold War. Stoltenberg made this statement as the defense ministers of the nations belonging to the alliance began a …

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US Bans Exports of Computer Hacking Devices to Russia and China

The U.S. Department of Commerce announced Wednesday a new regulation banning the export of hacking technology tools to countries such as Russia and China, amid a sharp increase in cyber attacks. This regulation, which will come into effect within the next 90 days, will prevent the sale of certain software …

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Russia Announces Closing of NATO Mission

Russia has retaliated for the recent expulsion of several of its diplomats from the NATO mission in Brussels. Russia on Monday said it would suspend its mission in the alliance and ordered NATO’s Moscow office to close. Earlier this month, NATO said eight Russians working on its mission in Brussels …

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Russia Breaks Daily Record for COVID-19 Deaths

The Russian government’s task force for dealing with the COVID-19 pandemic announced on Tuesday (12/10) a record 973 coronavirus-related deaths in a single day, accompanied by a continuing spike in new infections. On the same day, the task force also reported a total of 28,190 new cases, close to the …

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