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Twitter to Label Accounts of Government-Linked Media

Twitter has announced it would not amplify tweets by state-controlled media outlets and label the accounts of government-linked media, as well as key government...

COVID-19 Threatens Peace and Development Globally, Warns UN Rights Chief

The UN high commissioner for human rights warns that COVID-19 threatens peace and development around the world. Michelle Bachelet called for action to protect...

Global Covid-19 Cases Climbing Towards 10 Million Mark

The global number of Covid-19 infections is steadily climbing toward the 10 million mark. Johns Hopkins University reported early Saturday there are more than...

US States Record Highest Daily Total of New Cases

The US states of Arizona and Florida on Saturday reported single-day coronavirus infection records, highlighting the disease’s spread in several Southern and Western states....

Spain Reopens Borders for Europeans After COVID Lockdown

Spain reopened its borders to European tourists on Sunday as the continent continues to ease lockdowns put in place to quell the spread of...

Neo-Nazi Militant Group Grooming, Recruiting Teenagers Secretly: Report

Secret efforts to groom and recruit teenagers by a neo-Nazi militant group, founded by an American, have been exposed by covert recordings, a media...

Putin Takes More Covid-19 Precautions Than his Global Counterparts

By Jamie Dettmer Russia's leader, Vladimir Putin, is taking far more stringent precautions than most of his global counterparts to prevent getting the coronavirus as...

Russia Allows Clinical Trials of Covid-19 Vaccine

Russia has allowed clinical trials of two forms of a potential COVID-19 vaccine developed by the Gamaleya National Research Center for Epidemiology and Microbiology. The...

Thailand Set to Enter the Clash of Hosting the 2026 Youth Olympics

According to International News Thailand is set to become the latest country to enter the fray for hosting the 2026 Youth Olympics. India, Russia...

Russia Registers 2nd Highest COVID Cases Globally, Surpasses Spain and UK

The number of coronavirus cases in Russia has increased to 232,243 on Tuesday, the 2nd highest number of infections in the world surpassing the...

Russia celebrates 75th Victory Day amid pandemic; Large-Scale Celebrations Postponed

Russia on Saturday celebrated the 75th anniversary of the Soviet Union's Victory over Nazi Germany in the 1941-1945 Great Patriotic War amid restrictions imposed...

Social Media Giants Facebook and Twitter Remove Russian Fake Accounts

Facebook and Twitter have purged another network of Russia-originated fake accounts targeting the US audience. This is a science and technology. Facebook said it removed...

India’s Cooperation With Russia For AI Innovation May Reach Level of Strategic Sector Soon

 Finnish-Russian digital solutions provider Zyfra said on Sunday that there are good prospects of cooperation in the field of industrial artificial intelligence (AI) that...

Russia Allows Chinese Nationals with Business Visas Despite Entry Ban

Russia's entry ban for Chinese nationals will be partial and affect only those who travel with tourist, private, student or work visas, the country's Foreign Ministry said Wednesday,...

Here’s Why Russian Court Fined Facebook and Twitter For 4 Million Rubles

A Moscow district court on Thursday fined Twitter and Facebook for 4 million rubles (US $62,960) each for failing to move the databases of...

Facebook Removes Fake Accounts From Russia, Iran, Vietnam and Myanmar

Facebook has removed three networks of accounts, Pages and Groups for engaging in foreign or government interference on Facebook and Instagram that originated in...

Russia’s Alternative to Western Credit Card Debuts in London

A Russian backed bank payment card, introduced after Western sanctions upended Russia's financial system five years ago and prompted Visa and Master card to...

Contradicting Alcohol Stereotypes, A More Sober Russia Emerges

Alcohol consumption by Russians has dropped by half over the past decade and now sits at levels that are lower than those of Western...

Russian Parliament Plans to Bring a Bill to Ship Devices With Pre-Installed Russian Apps

Aiming to protect Russian software firms from being "abused" by foreign technology companies, the Russian Parliament is now mulling to bring a bill that...

Russia Accuses Facebook, Google of Election Interference

Many materials published on Facebook and Google resources can be considered interference in Russia’s internal affairs, said an official of the Russian Central Election...

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