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Exclusive: Kremlin hopes big companies and prize draws will boost Putin vote turnout - documents

22 Jun 2020

MOSCOW The Kremlin has asked some Russian companies to mount internal information campaigns to boost turnout in a nationwide vote on constitutional reforms that could allow President Vladimir Putin to keep power until 2036, documents seen by Reuters show.

RPT-Coronavirus ravages strategic Russian region

30 May 2020

MOSCOW, May 29 The new coronavirus is sweeping through some of the mountain villages of Russia's far-flung Dagestan region and they are struggling to treat patients properly, protect medics or even count the dead, five local officials said.

Coronavirus ravages strategic Russian region

29 May 2020

MOSCOW The new coronavirus is sweeping through some of the mountain villages of Russia's far-flung Dagestan region and they are struggling to treat patients properly, protect medics or even count the dead, five local officials said.

Coronavirus ravages strategic Russian region

29 May 2020

MOSCOW, May 29 The new coronavirus is sweeping through some of the mountain villages of Russia's far-flung Dagestan region and they are struggling to treat patients properly, protect medics or even count the dead, five local officials said.

Russia says many coronavirus patients died of other causes. Some disagree

20 May 2020

MOSCOW Before she died in a Moscow hospital earlier this month, Liubov Kashaeva, 74, twice tested positive for the new coronavirus. Her death was not attributed to the virus, however. It was put down to the cancer she had been suffering from.

Russia says many coronavirus patients died of other causes. Some disagree

19 May 2020

MOSCOW Before she died in a Moscow hospital earlier this month, Liubov Kashaeva, 74, twice tested positive for the new coronavirus. Her death was not attributed to the virus, however. It was put down to the cancer she had been suffering from.

Russia buries latest priest to die from coronavirus

10 May 2020

MOSCOW Father Andrei Molchanov, the latest Russian Orthodox priest to die from the novel coronavirus, was buried on Saturday by his heartbroken daughter who said she wished the Moscow church where he served had closed earlier.

False negative: officials say Russian virus tests often give wrong result

08 May 2020

MOSCOW Tests used throughout Russia to determine if someone has the novel coronavirus or not often give the wrong result, Moscow officials said on Thursday, in a statement further calling into question the veracity of official statistics.

RPT-INSIGHT-Russia's ventilators: plentiful, but often old and sometimes broken

05 May 2020

* Despite scarcity, three foreign machines bought by Kremlin unit

Russia's ventilators: plentiful, but often old and sometimes broken

05 May 2020

MOSCOW As new cases of the coronavirus accelerate in Russia, by one measure it is relatively well placed to cope with the pandemic.

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