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Coronavirus live: Covid-linked deaths in Russia at record highs again; most cases in Bulgaria since April

Russia reports 1,036 deaths and 36,339 cases over past 24 hours; protests over restrictions even as over 4,500 new cases recorded in BulgariaOnly 14% of promised Covid doses reach poorest countriesSingapore’s healthcare system may be unable to cope, officials warnEngland: minister denies there is ‘plan C’ to ban Christmas mixingUK Covid updates – liveSee all our coronavirus coverageIn the UK Labour’s shadow culture secretary Jo Stevens – she is MP for Cardiff Central – has been on Sky News, and...
Tags: UK, Russia, Singapore, India, World news, Infectious Diseases, NHS, Bulgaria, Sky News, Sajid Javid, UK Labour, Cardiff Central, Jo Stevens, Coronavirus, COVID


10 Things in Politics: Dems stall on voting rights

Welcome back to 10 Things in Politics. Sign up here to receive this newsletter. Plus, download Insider's app for news on the go - click here for iOS and here for Android. Send tips to [email protected]'s what we're talking about:In voting-rights fight, progressive activists see a 'make-or-break moment' for changing the filibusterThe FDA is pushing forward on boosters for millions of AmericansFacebook's recent trademark filings hold clues to the company's new...
Tags: Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg, Florida, Vladimir Putin, Washington, Senate, China, Russia, Trends, Atlanta, Tesla, Joe Biden, Fbi, Democrats, Gop, New Hampshire


Norway reveals plans for river trap system to protect wild salmon

Announcement comes as Scottish report says open-pen salmon farms pose substantial risk to wild populationNorway is to introduce new traps to protect wild salmon after experts warned they could become endangered as a result of contact with their farmed counterparts.Farmed fish and non-native pink salmon carry various diseases and lice, and in recent years have spread from Russia across the Norwegian coastline, reaching Britain and mainland Europe. Continue reading...
Tags: Food, Europe, Scotland, Animals, Russia, Environment, UK News, World news, Fish, Britain, Wildlife, Conservation, Marine Life, Fishing, Norway, Europe Continue


Moscow Tightens Restrictions as Infections, Deaths Soar

The authorities in Moscow have announced a plan to shut restaurants and non-food stores and introduce other restrictions later this month as Russia registered the highest daily numbers of new coronavirus infections and deaths since the start of the pandemic.
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Russia Can Not Be Forced to Respect Navalny's EU Rights Prize Win, Says Kremlin

MOSCOW (Reuters) - The Kremlin on Thursday said Russia could not be forced to respect the European Parliament's decision to award an annual human...
Tags: Russia, Eu, Moscow, Parliament, Kremlin, Reuters


Russia's Infections, Deaths Soar to Pandemic's Highest

Russia has registered the highest daily numbers of new coronavirus infections and deaths since the start of the pandemic as the authorities hoped to slow the spread by introducing a nonworking week.
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Russian Court Bars Sale of Samsung Phones Over Lawsuit -Report

MOSCOW (Reuters) - A Russian court has barred Samsung Electronics from importing and selling 61 models of smartphones in Russia over an...
Tags: Russia, Samsung, Moscow, Samsung Electronics, Reuters


Russia Warns NATO Any Move on Ukraine Will Have Consequences - Report

MOSCOW (Reuters) - Moscow has warned NATO that any move towards Ukraine's membership in the bloc will have consequences, the RIA news agency quoted...
Tags: Russia, Ukraine, Nato, Moscow, Reuters, RIA


Coronavirus news live: India administers billionth vaccine dose; EU ‘unlikely’ to approve Sputnik V until 2022

India has administered 1bn doses of the Covid-19 vaccine in the country of 1.4bn; European Medicines Agency says delay in Russian data holding up processSingapore’s healthcare system may be unable to cope with surging infections, officials warnNew Zealand’s daily cases pass grim milestoneAustralia’s 7m unused AstraZeneca doses may go to wasteUS children aged 5-11 soon to get Covid jabs, White House saysBritish Medical Association says ‘time is now’ for Covid plan BSee all our coronavirus coverag...
Tags: White House, Russia, Singapore, India, Eu, World news, Infectious Diseases, Astrazeneca, Zealand, Reuters, European Medicines Agency, Medical Association, European Medicines Agency EMA, Emilio Parodi, Polina Nikolskaya, Coronavirus


Exclusive - EU Decision on Russia's Sputnik V Shot 'Impossible' This Year - Source

By Emilio Parodi and Polina Nikolskaya(Reuters) - The EU drug regulator is unlikely to decide whether to approve Russia's Sputnik V coronavirus...
Tags: Russia, Eu, Emilio Parodi, Polina Nikolskaya Reuters


Trailer for Season Two of The Great

Oh, I’m excited for this one. I’m not saying The Great was the best show I’ve seen over the past couple of years, but it’s definitely one of the most fun and enjoyable. A synopsis: The Great is a satirical, comedic drama about the rise of Catherine the Great from outsider to the longest reigning female ruler in Russia’s history. A fictionalized, fun and anachronistic story of an idealistic, romantic young girl, who arrives in Russia for an arranged marriage to the mercurial Emperor Peter. H...
Tags: Russia, Hulu, Jason Kottke, Catherine the Great, Tony McNamara, Peter Hoping


  Must-Play Video Games of the 2021 Holiday Season

The holiday season is right around the corner and video games are always a hot commodity. Each year, video games are in high demand but they continue to get more expensive. At Clever Dude, we understand that it can be a real bummer when you shell out between $60 and $100 on a new game just for it to be a dud. For that reason, we decided to share some of our must-play video games for the 2021 holiday season. Must-Play Video Games for the 2021 Holiday Season Not all machines that play vid...
Tags: Mexico, Russia, Marketing, United States, Battlefield, Forza, Forza Horizon, Clever Dude


Democratic Rep. Jamie Raskin mocks GOP Rep. Matt Gaetz over January 6 rant: 'Blah, blah, blah'

Rep. Matt Gaetz, R-Fla., speaks during the House Armed Services Committee hearing on the conclusion of military operations in Afghanistan, Wednesday, Sept. 29, 2021, on Capitol Hill in Washington Olivier Douliery/Pool via AP Jamie Raskin ridiculed Matt Gaetz as he ranted against the probe into the January 6 insurrection. "Blah, blah, blah," Raskin said as Gaetz downplayed the significance of the deadly Capitol riot. Gaetz was testifying in opposition to holding Steve Bannon in contempt f...
Tags: Florida, Politics, News, Maryland, Russia, US, Trends, Joe Biden, Afghanistan, Gop, Hillary Clinton, House, Capitol Hill, Biden, Donald Trump, Trump


Fantastic fireball over the Midwest this morning was a failed Russian spy satellite

From Tennessee to Michigan, numerous people were treated to a fantastic fireball tearing across the sky. The phenomenon occurred at 12:43 am EDT today, according to the American Meteor Society. However, the shooting star was no meteor. Rather, it was a failed Russian spy satellite launched last month. — Read the rest
Tags: Post, Space, News, Russia, Tennessee, Satellites, Michigan, Spies, Midwest, American Meteor Society


Russia Put Navalny's Ally Sobol on Wanted List -Reports

MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russian police have declared Lyubov Sobol, a prominent ally of jailed Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny, as wanted, according to...
Tags: Russia, Moscow, Kremlin, Alexei Navalny, Reuters, Lyubov Sobol, Ally Sobol


Chelsea dealt double injury blow as pair limp off against Malmo

Chelsea cruising against Malmo Chelsea look set to move to six points from their opening three Champions League games as they are currently 2-0 up and cruising against Swedish minnows Malmo, which will set them up nicely to progress, with the Blues moving up to second as things stand. First goal for Chelsea feels! 👏 💙 2-0 ⚪️ [25′] #CheMal pic.twitter.com/izrzHvhRj8 — Chelsea FC (@ChelseaFC) October 20, 2021 They have thus far taken three points from their opening two group games, beating Zenit ...
Tags: Sweden, Russia, Sport, Soccer, Chelsea, Manchester United, Juventus, Chelsea FC, Romelu Lukaku, Zenit St Petersburg, Turin, Malmo, Timo Werner, Lukaku, Thomas Tuchel, Werner


Russia holds high-profile Afghanistan talks with Taliban

Moscow calls for aid to avert refugee crisis but also demands more inclusive government in KabulRussia has hosted the most high-profile international talks on Afghanistan since the Taliban took power, calling for an injection of aid to help the crippled economy but also demanding a more inclusive government.Senior Russian diplomats made clear that formal recognition of the Taliban regime was not on the table until it does more to improve human rights and broadens an all-male cabinet, most of the...
Tags: Europe, Russia, World news, Afghanistan, Taliban, South and Central Asia, Moscow, KabulRussia


China and Russia send message to Japan and US with first-of-its-kind transit by warships

A group of Russian and Chinese naval vessels during joint military drills in the Sea of Japan in a still image from video taken October 18, 2021. Russian Defence Ministry/Handout via REUTERS Chinese and Russian vessels have for the first time jointly sailed through the Tsugaru Strait between Japan's Honshu and Hokkaido islands. The strait is an international waterway due to a Cold War-era decision to allow US ships carrying nuclear weapons to pass through without violating Japan's ...
Tags: Asia, Japan, Vladimir Putin, Australia, China, Russia, India, US, Trends, James Brown, Beijing, Xi Jinping, Moscow, Tokyo, Pacific, Pacific Ocean


Fiona Hill says Trump 'could win again' in 2024 and continues to stage a 'slow-moving coup' after January 6

Fiona Hill, former top Russia advisor to the White House, provides testimony in the impeachment inquiry of President Trump in Washington, DC on November 21, 2019. Bonnie Jo Mount/The Washington Post via Getty Images Fiona Hill said in a new interview with The Hill that Trump could win in 2024 if he decides to run. Hill also claimed that Trump continues to stage a "slow-moving coup." "We're in for a wild ride. We're already in it," the former top Russia expert told The Hill. Fiona H...
Tags: Politics, News, Putin, Vladimir Putin, Congress, White House, Russia, US, America, Trends, Joe Biden, Ukraine, Gop, Washington Dc, House, National Security Council


Cockpit video shows a Russian fighter jet getting up close as a US bomber refuels over the Black Sea

A US Air Force B-1B bomber refuels from a KC-135 over the Black Sea, October 19, 2021. Russian Ministry of Defense A short clip filmed by a Russian Flanker shows the B-1 during air-to-air refueling with a KC-135 over the Black Sea. The US has criticized Russian conduct during previous encounters in the area, but the Russian jet kept its distance this time. On October 19, 2021, two B-1B Lancer bombers belonging to the 9th Expeditionary Bomb Squadron, currently deployed to RAF Fairford, UK, ...
Tags: Europe, Russia, US, Trends, Nato, Crimea, Romania, Raf, Black Sea, US Navy, US Air Force, Aerial Refueling, Russian Federation, Agm, United States Air Force, RAF Mildenhall


Leicester City’s Patson Daka joins Edinson Cavani in exclusive club with goals against Spartak Moscow

Leicester City pull off brilliant comeback Brendan Rodgers’ Leicester City side came from two goals down to win 4-3 away at Spartak Moscow for their first win in the Europa League this season.The Foxes headed to Russia having picked up just one point from their opening two games, and were staring down the barrel as Jordan Larsson, son of famed striker Henrikh, made it 2-0 in the 44th minute. GOAL! Jordan Larsson makes it two! Victor Moses steals the ball back for Spartak and sets up Larsson who ...
Tags: Russia, Sport, Soccer, Radamel Falcao, Real Sociedad, Tottenham, Newcastle United, Spartak Moscow, Brendan Rodgers, Uefa, Leicester, Victor Moses, Leicester City, Steve Bruce, Europa League, Salzburg


Covid live: Russia to close workplaces; Singapore records highest daily death toll since start of pandemic

Vladimir Putin approves week-long workplace shutdown; Singapore records 18 deaths and 3,862 new casesLatvia first country to reimpose lockdown in Europe’s new waveUS children aged 5-11 will soon be able to get Covid jabs, says White HouseMorocco bans flights from UK, Germany and NetherlandsCalls to charge Brazil president with murder over Covid tollSee all our coronavirus coverageChief executive of the NHS confederation Matthew Taylor has been on Sky News in the UK, and he had a strong message ...
Tags: Europe, UK, Vladimir Putin, Russia, Singapore, UK News, World news, Infectious Diseases, NHS, Brazil, Sky News, UK Germany, Matthew Taylor, Coronavirus, White HouseMorocco, NetherlandsCalls


Russia Hosts Afghan Talks, Calls for an Inclusive Government

Russia is hosting talks on Afghanistan involving senior representatives of the Taliban and neighboring countries.
Tags: Russia, Afghanistan, Taliban


Vladimir Putin orders one-week paid shutdown for Russian workers as COVID-19 cases and deaths rise

Russian President Vladimir Putin approved a one-week shutdown for workers as the country grapples with rising COVID-19 cases and deaths. Photo by Mikhail Svetlov/Getty Images Vladimir Putin ordered a paid, weeklong shutdown as Russia faces rising COVID-19 cases and deaths. Russia hit a daily record with 34,073 new cases and 1,028 deaths on Wednesday, Reuters reported. Only about a third of Russian citizens are fully vaccinated. Russian President Vladimir Putin has ordered a one-week paid ...
Tags: News, Putin, Vladimir Putin, Russia, Trends, Cnn, Healthcare, Moscow, World Health Organization, Pfizer, Times, Shut Down, Reuters, Moderna, Mikhail Svetlov Getty, Vasily Vlassov


Imprisoned Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny wins EU's top human rights prize over his fight against Putin

Russian opposition politician Alexei Navalny takes part in a rally in Moscow. REUTERS/Shamil Zhumatov Alexei Navalny won the EU's top human rights prize over his efforts to challenge Putin. Navalny was poisoned last August and subsequently thrown in prison. He has continued to criticize Putin while behind bars. Imprisoned Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny on Wednesday won the European Union's top human rights prize over his efforts to shine a light on corruption under Rus...
Tags: Politics, News, Putin, Vladimir Putin, Germany, Russia, US, Trends, Eu, European Union, Nelson Mandela, Crimea, Moscow, Siberia, Strasbourg, Kremlin


The US Navy found one last use for a warship destroyed by fire - practicing to repair battle damage

An MH-60S Seahawk helicopter supports sailors and civilian fire crews fighting the fire USS Bonhomme Richard. US Navy USS Bonhomme Richard was lost to fire in 2020, but it completed a final act of service before it was scrapped. The Navy used the ship to practice battle-damage repairs at sea, according to Seapower Magazine. Battle-damage repair skills have atrophied but are again gaining attention amid great-power competition. The burnt hulk of a US Navy warship lost to a fire completed on...
Tags: Navy, China, Russia, America, Trends, San Diego, Richard, Gulf of Mexico, US Navy, GAO, Government Accountability Office, Brownsville Texas, U.S. Navy, 3rd Fleet, Bonhomme Richard, Military & Defense


Russians to Stay off Work for a Week as Virus Deaths Rise

President Vladimir Putin has ordered many of Russia's workers to stay off work for a week starting later this month amid rising coronavirus infection and death numbers.
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Covid live: Russia to close workplaces; Brazil senator presents report urging criminal charges against Bolsonaro

Vladimir Putin approves week-long workplace shutdown; senate report calls for criminal charges over Brazil’s response to the pandemicLatvia first country to reimpose lockdown in Europe’s new waveUS children aged 5-11 will soon be able to get Covid jabs, says White HouseMorocco bans flights from UK, Germany and NetherlandsCalls to charge Brazil president with murder over Covid tollSee all our coronavirus coverageChief executive of the NHS confederation Matthew Taylor has been on Sky News in the U...
Tags: Europe, UK, Vladimir Putin, Russia, Singapore, UK News, World news, Infectious Diseases, NHS, Brazil, Sky News, UK Germany, Matthew Taylor, Bolsonaro, Coronavirus, White HouseMorocco


NATO Will Still Seek Channels With Russia Despite Spy Dispute

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg said on Wednesday that the alliance would still need to talk to Russia after Moscow...
Tags: Russia, Nato, Jens Stoltenberg, Reuters NATO


Covid live: week-long Russia workplace shutdown approved; Morocco bans UK, German and Dutch flights

Vladimir Putin approves workplace shutdown from 30 October to 7 November; Morocco suspends flights from UK from midnight over case numbersLatvia first country to reimpose lockdown in Europe’s new waveUS children aged 5-11 will soon be able to get Covid jabs, says White HouseWithout Covid-19 jab, ‘reinfection may occur every 16 months’Calls to charge Brazil president with murder over Covid tollSee all our coronavirus coverageChief executive of the NHS confederation Matthew Taylor has been on Sky ...
Tags: Europe, UK, Vladimir Putin, Russia, Singapore, UK News, World news, Infectious Diseases, NHS, Morocco, Brazil, Sky News, Matthew Taylor, Coronavirus, COVID