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#COVID-19 – Is pandemic over in Russia?

#COVID-19 – Is pandemic over in Russia?

It seems that people in Europe are beginning to return to their usual way of life and authorities there are gradually and cautiously lifting many of the restrictions associated with the coronavirus pandemic. Russia is no exception in this regard, writes Alex Ivanov, Moscow correspondent. What is really happening here? Is the virus really retreating? […]

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New accusations against #Russia on hacker attacks and meddling

New accusations against #Russia on hacker attacks and meddling

Most recently, America, Canada and the United Kingdom have made loud statements, saying that Russian hackers are involved in attempts to break into the computers of laboratories that are developing a vaccine to fight COVID-19. These accusations were repeated by the head of the UK Foreign Office Dominic Raab. The UK’s National Cyber Security Centre […]

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#Donbass: Will Minsk Accords be ever implemented?

#Donbass: Will Minsk Accords be ever implemented?

Last May at the press conference to mark one year since his inauguration President of Ukraine Vladimir Zelensky said that the next meeting of the leaders of the “Normandy four” countries (Ukraine, Russia, France, Germany) to resolve the situation in the breakaway Donbass region will take place after the end of the coronavirus pandemic. Sounds […]

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#Russia and #Belarus – Still partners or rivals?

#Russia and #Belarus – Still partners or rivals?

The subject of relations between Russia and Belarus, two neighbors of the former Soviet Union who are drawn together by ethnic, language and cultural affinity, has always dominated Russian media environment, writes Alex Ivanov, Moscow correspondent.  Since the end of last year, various kinds of speculations about the prospects for further rapprochement have intensified in […]

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#Libya crisis: A view from #Moscow

#Libya crisis: A view from #Moscow

The crisis in Libya, according to official statements from Moscow, is a direct consequence of the illegal military operation conducted by the US and its NATO allies in gross violation to the UN principles in 2011. After the overthrow and murder of the Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi, the country ceased to function as a single […]

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East of #Ukraine, is there a light at the end of the tunnel?

East of #Ukraine, is there a light at the end of the tunnel?

There is no doubt that the coronavirus pandemic has moved far aside all other topics of international and regional political agenda. These days we hear very little about the situation in Syria, Yemen, Persian gulf and Venezuela. Even controversial dispute among OPEC+ members over oil price has been placed behind the theatrical scenery of the […]

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Regardless of the pandemic, Russians will celebrate #V-Day

Regardless of the pandemic, Russians will celebrate #V-Day

Every year it’s the same, no matter how many decades have passed since the sacred date of 9 May, 1945. No nation in modern Europe, to say nothing about the USA, show so much emotions when it comes to commemorating the historic event of defeating Nazi Germany, writes Moscow Correspondent Alex Ivanov. The so called […]

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