Since Saturday, 2,186 more people in Russia have tested positive for coronavirus, bringing the nationwide total to 15,770, according to the emergency team in charge of managing the country’s response to the deadly infection. The fresh figure drastically ups the curve, as only 1,667 new cases were recorded across the country the day before.
The US, which is now leading the world in the number of coronavirus deaths, has added another 1,920 to its grim count in the last 24 hours, Johns Hopkins University reports. Earlier on Saturday, the US replaced Italy at the top of the coronavirus death toll chart, surpassing 20,000. Saturday’s nationwide death toll is slightly lower […]
The Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries and allied oil exporters led by Russia are reportedly set to hold an urgent meeting on Sunday to clinch a last-minute agreement to save the oil market from further tumbling. The virtual meeting is scheduled for 4pm GMT, the Azerbaijan Energy Ministry confirmed to Russian media. The same […]
While the coronavirus pandemic is wreaking havoc on global trade, cargo volume between Russia and its biggest trading partner, China, is growing, according to the Russian consul general in Harbin, Vladimir Oschepkov. “According to our estimates, the volume of cargo transportation between our countries is gradually increasing,” the diplomat told RIA Novosti.
Saudi Arabia, a major strategic ally of the US, has been at the centre of an oil output cut dispute with Russia that unleashed a price war and sent already-volatile crude prices to their 18-year lows. American senators from oil-producing states reproached the Saudi ambassador in a heated phone call and threatened to rethink diplomatic […]
BERGAMO, Italy – Russian military personnel and Italian military nuclear, biological and chemical experts have jointly disinfected nursing homes in three settlements in Italy’s Lombardy region, the Russian Defence Ministry announced on Saturday. “Russian military experts, together with the military personnel of the radiation, chemical and biological protection unit of the Italian armed forces disinfected […]
Coronavirus has taken lives of more than 100,000 people around the world so far, penetrating into almost every corner of our planet. However, some parts of the world have managed to prevent the active spread of the virus with the help of strict quarantine measures. On 11 April, there was no active cases of coronavirus […]
Three antiviral drugs that can be used to treat COVID-19 were developed in Russia in conjunction with scholars from the Russian Academy of Sciences; the academy’s vice president and head of the biomedical sciences unit Vladimir Chekhonin said. The leading academician stated that the antiviral drug triazavirin was created several years ago at the Institute […]
Lina Rubino, vice-secretary general of the Italian Supreme Court, has thanked doctors from Russia and other countries for their help in combating the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, in a video message shown at the virtual edition of the St. Petersburg International Legal Forum. “We, Italians, are already experiencing international solidarity. As you may know, Italy is […]
Michigan residents and local businesses are furious over a new rule, purportedly aimed at stopping the spread of coronavirus, which bars them from buying and selling seeds – now deemed a “non-essential” item. Governor Gretchen Whitmer announced in a public address that “essential” businesses such as grocery stores will be restricted in what they are […]
Despite the impact Covid-19 has had on the global economy, the US is seeking more funding to counter and confront China in the Pacific, as well as enhancing its military preparedness for scenarios involving nuclear warfare. The coronavirus outbreak has impacted the global economy in a unique and unprecedented fashion unseen since World War II. […]
In less than a month 17 million Americans have applied for unemployment, while the Federal Reserve has focused on bailing out board rooms, billionaires, bankers and builders. Let them all fail. Last week I wrote about Wall Street corruption and fraud in the $6 trillion “rescue package”. CEOs depleted assets, took home record pay and […]
The US has counted more than 2,000 Covid-19 fatalities in the space of 24 hours, smashing all previous daily death tolls worldwide as the US outbreak shows little sign of abating, according to Johns Hopkins University. On Friday, 2,108 new deaths were reported in the US, data gathered by Johns Hopkins shows, putting the US’ […]
US military intelligence tried to raise the alarm about the coronavirus epidemic in China when it was still embryonic in November, inside sources claim – raising questions of what they knew and who ignored, or squashed the report. Not only had the coronavirus epidemic begun spiraling out of control in Wuhan by November 2019, but […]
The US has the highest number of coronavirus cases in the world. According to John Hopkins University, over 419, 000 people have contracted the disease in the United States. World Health Organization (WHO) director Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus urged US President Donald Trump to stop politicizing the coronavirus pandemic.