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One sole Russian region says 'nyet' to Putin, defying the Kremlin

03 Jul 2020

MOSCOW Only one of Russia's 85 regions, a sparsely-populated patch of the Arctic known for reindeer herders, defied the Kremlin and voted against changes granting President Vladimir Putin the right to stay in power until 2036, results on Thursday showed.

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.

Moscow residents open homes to psychiatric patients, disabled children during lockdown

23 Apr 2020

MOSCOW Moscow resident Arina Muratova knew something was wrong when the messages she received from Nina, a patient at Psychiatric Hospital No.22 who has become a friend during her voluntary work there, suddenly lost their usual, optimistic ring. | Video

Exclusive: Moscow has more coronavirus cases than state testing shows, private lab data suggest

20 Apr 2020

MOSCOW The novel coronavirus has penetrated more deeply into Moscow's population than official data show, private testing results among people without symptoms suggest.

Exclusive: In Russia, a black market for HIV drug to try on coronavirus

20 Apr 2020

MOSCOW A black market has developed in Russia for an antiviral HIV drug explored as a possible treatment for COVID-19, the respiratory disease caused by the new coronavirus, according to sellers, HIV activists and the head of the drug's main Russian producer.

Exclusive: Moscow has more coronavirus cases than state testing shows, private lab data suggest

18 Apr 2020

MOSCOW The novel coronavirus has penetrated more deeply into Moscow's population than official data show, private testing results among people without symptoms suggest.

EXCLUSIVE-Moscow has more coronavirus cases than state testing shows, private lab data suggest

17 Apr 2020

MOSCOW, April 17 The novel coronavirus has penetrated more deeply into Moscow's population than official data show, private testing results among people without symptoms suggest.

Moscow warns it faces coronavirus hospital bed shortage within weeks

14 Apr 2020

MOSCOW Authorities in Moscow have warned that the Russian capital may run out of hospital beds to treat a rising influx of coronavirus patients in the next two to three weeks despite frantic efforts to get more beds in place.

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