RDIF Highlights Safety of Russia’s Sputnik V After Oxford COVID-19 Vaccine Trials Paused

As such, Dmitriev argued that the vector used by Russian scientists has “a much greater safety track record” in comparison to the “novel unproven technologies such as monkey adenoviral vectors or mRNA” used by their international colleagues.

Russia Wants to Increase Agriculture Exports to China, Southeast Asia

He noted that a Russian delegation would be present at next month’s Shanghai agricultural expo. Tkachev forecast this week that Russia may reach grain export levels of 50 million metric tons by 2025. Last year’s grain exports amounted to 30 million tons.

Russia Wants to Make Its Vaccine Against COVID-19 Available in Every Country, RDIF CEO Says

“When we talk about that to the western media, we do see that the difference about the human and chimpanzee adenovirus is being blocked by the western media,” Dmitriev mentioned. Sputnik V was registered by the Russian Health Ministry on 11 August, becoming the first registered vaccine against COVID-19 in the world.

Russia Unable to Probe Navalny Case Due to Germany Refusing to Provide Facts, Nebenzia Says

“Any investigation should be preceded by evidence and by facts. Our law enforcement authorities do not have grounds to open an investigation. Our doctors did not find any chemical weapon substances in his [Navalny’s] analysis,” Nebenzia said on Thursday. “We received no evidence from Germany that would allow us to reach the conclusion that it […]

Russia’s Largest Telecom Service Providers Upgrading Networks to be Ready For 5G

“By implementing the largest project to modernize the radio network in the Moscow metropolitan area, we are expediting the preparation of the physical infrastructure of MTS for the growing needs of our subscribers in IT services, the speed and volume of data traffic and in the future, we will be able to provide the speed, […]

Russian FM: UK Using Skripal Case to Undermine Soccer World Cup in Russia

UK Prime Minister Theresa May said on Monday that Russia was “highly likely” responsible for suspected poisoning of Skripal, who reportedly also served as an agent for the UK secret intelligence service MI6. May said that the substance, used in the poisoning of Skripal, was identified as a military-grade nerve agent of the so-called Novichok group developed in Russia. Russian Foreign Ministry’s spokeswoman Maria Zakharova […]

Will Lenin Rest in Peace? Mausoleum Reuse Competition Announced in Russia

“In my view we should not touch this, at least while we have  many people who connect their own lives with this […] connect this with achievements of the past, of the Soviet years”, Putin underscored, while at the same time calling Lenin a revolutionary rather than a state figure.

Kaspersky Lab moving core infrastructure from Russia to Switzerland

As part of its Global Transparency Initiative, Kaspersky Lab is adapting its infrastructure to move a number of core processes from Russia to Switzerland. This includes customer data storage and processing for most regions, as well as software assembly, including threat detection updates. To ensure full transparency and integrity, Kaspersky Lab is arranging for this […]

Russia releases first batch of Covid-19 vaccine Sputnik V into public

The first batch of the Sputnik V vaccine against Covid-19, developed by Russia’s Gamaleya National Research Center of Epidemiology and Microbiology and the Russian Direct Investment Fund (RDIF) has been released into civil circulation, regional deliveries are planned in the nearest future, the Russian health ministry informs.

Russia starts manufacturing space suits for Gaganyaan astronauts

“On September 3, Indian cosmonauts who have been training for spaceflight in Russia under the contract of Glavkosmos visited Zvezda, where their anthropometric parameters were measured for the subsequent production of spacesuits. The contract also provides for the production of individual seats and custom-made couch liners,” said Glavkosmos CEO Dmitry Loskutov.