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6 July 2021

Putin decrees that Champagne has to be labeled only as “sparkling wine” in Russia

Vladimir Putin has signed a new law decreeing that only champánskoe, the popular and affordable sparkling wines created in Soviet times as a way to democratize […]
7 June 2021

Second highest skyscraper in the world to be built in Russia

On May 25th, 2021, Scottish architecture firm Kettle Collective announced it would be building the second-tallest skyscraper in the world. The tower will be built in […]
28 April 2021

30 years ago Metallica played in Moscow for 1.6 million people

It happened in Moscow in September of 1991, in the final days of the Soviet Union. The American rock band Metallica gave a concert in a […]
1 March 2021

Russia’s mysterious stray dogs with blue-coloured fur

Russia is trying to work out the strange appearance of blue and green stray dogs in several industrial areas in the country that are hundreds of […]
3 February 2021

Russian Billionaire Arkady Rotenberg claims to own “Putin’s Palace”

Russian billionaire Arkady Rotenberg has said that he owns a Black Sea coast property that Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny says costs over $1.5 billion and belongs […]
17 August 2020

Russia to begin mass
vaccination in a month

On Sunday August 16th the director of the Gamaleya Microbiology and Epidemiology Center, Alexandr Ginzburg, said that Mass vaccination against coronavirus in Russia will begin in […]
11 August 2020

World’s first Covid-19 vaccine:
Putin’s daughter is vaccinated

“This morning, for the first time in the world, a vaccine against the new coronavirus has been registered,” Russia’s president, Vladimir Putin, said during a televised […]
20 July 2020

Is Russia ready to roll out a Covid-19 vaccine by next month?

With over 770,000 reported cases, Russia is the fourth-worst affected nation struck by the pandemic globally. Finding a Covid-19 vaccine has become a priority for Russia’s […]
14 July 2020

Russia reports successful clinical trial of Covid-19 vaccine

A clinical trial for a coronavirus vaccine has been completed on volunteers in Russia with success, reported the Sechenov First Moscow State Medical University. The trials […]
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