Pravda Russian News Mon, 14 Sep 2020 16:35:00 +0300Putin supports Lukashenko and gives him $1.5 billion
During negotiations with President of Belarus, Alexander Lukashenko, Russian President Vladimir Putin confirmed that Moscow would give Minsk a loan of $1.5 billion.Putin also noted that Russia remains the largest investor in the Belarusian economy, t...Wed, 09 Sep 2020 21:59:00 +0300Russian population may decrease by 40 million people by 2100
The population of Russia will decrease by 40 million people by 2100, but this forecast may worsen because of the coronavirus pandemic, Ali Mokdad, Professor at the University of Washington, Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation believes. Accord...Thu, 27 Aug 2020 13:53:00 +0300Putin says Russian police ready to help Belarus in resolving the crisis
Russia acts more restrained and more neutral than the Europeans and Americans as far as the ongoing crisis in Belarus is concerned, President Vladimir Putin said. This became Putin's first official comment about the current events in Belarus.Accordin...Tue, 11 Aug 2020 11:56:00 +0300Russia becomes world's first state to register vaccine against COVID-19
Russian President Vladimir Putin announced the registration of the first vaccine against coronavirus. Russia has thus become the first country in the world to register the vaccine against the novel coronavirus, the head of state said.
Putin's daughte...Thu, 23 Jul 2020 21:23:00 +0300Vladimir Putin talks to Donald Trump
Russian President Vladimir Putin had a telephone conversation with his US counterpart Donald Trump, a message posted on the website of the Kremlin said. The conversation was constructive and informative. The presidents discussed problem of strategic ...Mon, 20 Jul 2020 15:54:00 +0300Putin finds replacement for disgraced Khabarovsk region governor
Russian President Vladimir Putin signed a decree dismissing Khabarovsk region Governor, LDPR member Sergei Furgal "due to the loss of confidence." The decree also appointed Mikhail Degtyarev, deputy of the State Duma of the Russian Federation from th...Mon, 20 Jul 2020 15:33:00 +0300Russia's gold export revenues outstrip natural gas sales
In the second quarter of 2020, gold exports from Russia exceeded exports of pipeline natural gas, a report from the Federal Customs Service and the Bank of Russia said. In April and May of 2020, Russian companies sold abroad 65.4 tons of gold totalli...Mon, 22 Jun 2020 18:02:00 +0300Yevgeny Prigozhin writes open letter to US Congress
Yevgeny Prigozhin, a Russian businessman from St. Petersburg, wrote an open letter to US Congress, after the latter conceived an idea to develop a strategy to counteract the entrepreneur. American politicians assume that Prigozhin poses a threat to t...Thu, 18 Jun 2020 19:00:00 +0300Russian authorities confirm the death of nearly 500 doctors
As many as 489 doctors have died in Russia because of the coronavirus infection, Alla Samoilova, the head of Russia's federal health watchdog, Roszdravnadzor, said at an All-Russian online conference dedicated to the Day of the Medical Worker. She no...Thu, 18 Jun 2020 12:41:00 +0300Putin wants to personally inspire Russians to vote for his Constitution
Russian President Vladimir Putin intends to appeal to Russian citizens on the eve of the all-national vote about amendments to the Russian Constitution. Russians will go to the polls to vote for Putin's amendments on July 1. Before that, Putin intend...Thu, 18 Jun 2020 11:49:00 +0300Putin installs disinfecting tunnels in his residence
A disinfection tunnel has been installed in Putin's residence on the outskirts of Moscow in Novo-Ogaryovo. The system is capable of destroying dangerous microorganisms on clothes and skin throughout the day.
According to Putin's spokesman Dmitry Pesk...Tue, 02 Jun 2020 20:47:00 +0300Russia defines main threats in nuclear deterrence strategy
President Vladimir Putin signed a decree approving the foundations of Russia's state policy in the field of nuclear deterrence.
The document lists primary dangers and military threats to Russia:
potential enemy military build-up on the territories ad...Fri, 29 May 2020 20:22:00 +0300Russia’s GDP collapses by 12% in April
Last month, Russia's gross domestic product (GDP) dropped by 12 percent in annual terms, the Ministry of Economy reported. The economic decline for January-February was estimated at 1.9 percent. According to the Ministry of Economy, the non-workin...Tue, 26 May 2020 16:03:00 +0300Putin announces new date for Victory Parade
Victory Parade on Red Square will take place on June 24, Russian President Vladimir Putin announced on May 26.
"We will do it the day when the legendary historical parade of the victors took place, when fighters who fought near Moscow and defended Le...Mon, 25 May 2020 20:54:00 +0300Putin’s official spokesman Dmitry Peskov discharged from hospital
Dmitry Peskov, an official spokesman for Russian President Vladimir Putin, was discharged from hospital.
"Yes, that's true," Peskov told reporters.
His wife, Olympic champion in figure skating Tatyana Navka, confirmed the information as well. The fam...Fri, 22 May 2020 18:24:00 +0300Experts predict string of quarantines in Russia before 2021
Russia is going to see four scenarios with the development of the coronavirus pandemic. The most probable one of them is described as push-and-pull: repeated waves of morbidity and a string of quarantines until 2021.
Experts at the international cons...Thu, 14 May 2020 16:35:00 +0300Putin’s official spokesman develops bilateral pneumonia
Dmitry Peskov, official spokesman for Russian President Vladimir Putin, who was hospitalized with confirmed Covid-19 infection on May 12, has developed bilateral pneumonia. In an interview with the Kommersant publication, Peskov said employees of the...Tue, 12 May 2020 15:55:00 +0300Putin’s official spokesman Dmitry Peskov hospitalized with coronavirus
Dmitry Peskov, an official spokesman for Russian President Vladimir Putin, was infected with coronavirus.
“Yes, I’m sick, I’m undergoing treatment,” Peskov said.
Peskov became the fourth high-ranking official who became infected with the co...Thu, 30 Apr 2020 20:32:00 +0300Russian Prime Minister Mishustin tested positive for coronavirus
Russian prime minister Mikhail Mishustin has contracted coronavirus infection. The head of the Russian government has temporarily resigned.
Mishustin, who was diagnosed with Covid-19, suggested appointing first Vice Prime Minister Andrey Belousov act...Tue, 28 Apr 2020 18:54:00 +0300Putin extends isolation as Russia ranked 8th in Covid-19 cases
Russian President Vladimir Putin announced a new extension of “non-working days” that were declared nationwide in order to combat the spread of coronavirus infection COVID-19. Without waiting for the expiration of the previous deadline (April 30)...