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Exclusive: Russia to roll out its first approved COVID-19 drug next week

01 Jun 2020

MOSCOW Russia will start giving its first drug approved to treat COVID-19 to patients next week, its state financial backer told Reuters, a move it hopes will ease strains on the health system and speed a return to normal economic life.

Exclusive: Russia, after approving Japanese COVID-19 drug, to roll out 'game changer' next week

01 Jun 2020

MOSCOW Russia will start administering its first approved antiviral drug to treat coronavirus patients next week, its state financial backer told Reuters, a move it described as "a game changer" that should speed a return to normal economic life.

Russia applauds SpaceX launch but calls Trump's reaction 'hysteria'

01 Jun 2020

MOSCOW Russia's space agency criticised U.S. President Donald Trump's "hysteria" about the first spaceflight of NASA astronauts from U.S. soil in nine years, but also said on Sunday it was pleased there was now another way to travel into space.

Russia applauds SpaceX launch but calls Trump's reaction 'hysteria'

31 May 2020

MOSCOW Russia's space agency criticised U.S. President Donald Trump's "hysteria" about the first spaceflight of NASA astronauts from U.S. soil in nine years, but also said on Sunday it was pleased there was now another way to travel into space. | Video

Russian space agency calls Trump's reaction to SpaceX launch "hysteria"

31 May 2020

MOSCOW, May 31 Russia's space agency criticised U.S. President Donald Trump's "hysteria" about the first spaceflight of NASA astronauts from U.S. soil in nine years, but also said on Sunday it was pleased there was now another way to travel into space.

Putin says worst-case coronavirus scenario in Moscow averted as lockdown unwinds

27 May 2020

MOSCOW President Vladimir Putin said on Wednesday that Moscow, the epicentre of Russia's coronavirus outbreak, had succeeded in preventing what he called worst-case scenarios as the city announced it would ease tough lockdown measures within days.

Moscow says it ascribed over 60% of coronavirus deaths in April to other causes

14 May 2020

MOSCOW The city of Moscow said on Wednesday it had ascribed the deaths of more than 60% of coronavirus patients in April to other causes as it defended what it said was the superior way it and Russia counted the number of people killed by the novel virus.

Russia examines ventilator type sent to U.S. after fires kill six

13 May 2020

MOSCOW Moscow has begun investigating the safety of a Russian-made medical ventilator, some of which have been sent to the United States though not used, after six people died in hospital fires reported to involve two such machines. | Video

Rusia revisa respiradores tras incendios en que mueren seis personas

13 May 2020

* Seis personas han muerto en recientes incendios en hospitales

Rússia examina ventilador enviado aos EUA depois de incêndios matarem 6 pessoas

12 May 2020

MOSCOU, 12 Mai Moscou começou a investigar a confiabilidade de um ventilador médico fabricado na Rússia, algumas unidades do qual foram enviadas aos Estados Unidos, depois que seis pessoas morreram em incêndios hospitalares que supostamente envolveram duas máquinas do tipo.

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