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Maxim Shemetov

For mothers with coronavirus, baby's first coo is over the phone

27 May 2020

MOSCOW "It's a girl and she is fine, we all are fine," said Rayhona, 23. "They have shown her to me on a smartphone."

Moscow doctor sees echoes of war in coronavirus battle

30 Apr 2020

MOSCOW When patients who can hardly breathe fill the wards of Moscow Hospital Number 52, Mikhail Ketskalo recalls the suffering he witnessed as a military doctor at war.

Russia's first seaborne nuclear power plant sets sail across Arctic

24 Aug 2019

MURMANSK, Russia Russia's first floating nuclear power plant set sail on Friday from the Arctic port of Murmansk to provide power to one of the country's most remote regions, sparking environmental concerns. | Video

Kremlin rival Navalny freed, then detained and jailed again for further 20 days

25 Sep 2018

MOSCOW Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny was freed after serving 30 days in jail on Monday - but was then immediately detained and jailed for a further 20 days on charges of staging an illegal protest.

Thirty years on, Chernobyl disaster spawns unlikely gaming culture

22 Apr 2016

MOSCOW The Chernobyl nuclear disaster, the world's worst, brought death, misery and radioactive contamination. Thirty years later, it has become the unlikely inspiration for Russian weekend gaming enthusiasts.

Russian aid convoy checked; military vehicles mass near Ukraine

15 Aug 2014

KAMENSK-SHAKHTINSKY Russia Dozens of heavy Russian military vehicles massed on Friday near the border with Ukraine, while Ukrainian border guards crossed the frontier to inspect a huge Russian aid convoy. | Video

Russian aid convoy checked; military vehicles mass near Ukraine

15 Aug 2014

KAMENSK-SHAKHTINSKY Russia Dozens of heavy Russian military vehicles massed on Friday near the border with Ukraine, while Ukrainian border guards crossed the frontier to inspect a huge Russian aid convoy. | Video

Russian aid convoy checked; military vehicles mass near Ukraine

15 Aug 2014

KAMENSK-SHAKHTINSKY Russia Dozens of heavy Russian military vehicles massed on Friday near the border with Ukraine, while Ukrainian border guards crossed the frontier to inspect a huge Russian aid convoy.

Russia masses military vehicles as aid convoy waits near Ukraine border

15 Aug 2014

KAMENSK-SHAKHTINSKY, Russia, Aug 15 Dozens of heavy Russian military vehicles massed on Friday near the border with Ukraine, where a huge Russian convoy with humanitarian aid came to a halt as Moscow and Kiev struggled to agree on border crossing procedures.

High stakes for Putin as his Olympic dream nears

09 Oct 2013

SOCHI/MOSCOW Russian President Vladimir Putin has staked his personal and political prestige on February's Winter Olympics in the city of Sochi, yet despite the $50-billion price tag the Games could still be an embarrassing flop.

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