Monthly Archives: April 2020

Russia blocks Ukrainian Ministry’s website

Russian media watchdog Roskomnadzor blocked the website of the Ukrainian Ministry of the Temporarily occupied territories, reported the press service of the ministry. “The website of the Ministry has been blocked at the request of the Prosecutor General’s Office of the Russian Federation. The reason is the publication on the Ministry’s website of the information stating that Russia conceals the number of

Read more

Africa Asks Russia for Coronavirus Aid: Foreign Ministry

A number of unidentified African countries have asked Russia to assist them in the fight against coronavirus, Russia’s Foreign Ministry said Tuesday. The continent has reported 23,499 cases and 1,161 deaths across 54 countries as of late Monday, according to a tally by the pan-African news outlet African Arguments. African leaders and financial institutions have warned that they are uniquely vulnerable to the pandemic

Read more

Exclusive: First Russian Doctor Treating Coronavirus Patients Dies From Virus, Medical Workers Say

The doctor was working at a veterans’ hospital in Moscow. A colleague told The Moscow Times that 64 of the hospital’s staff had tested positive last week. By Pjotr Sauer and Evan GershkovichUpdated: one hour ago A Russian urologist has died from coronavirus complications after he picked up the virus treating patients in a hospital for veterans, two of his colleagues told The Moscow

Read more

What Does Russia Want From the United States?

The coronavirus pandemic is another opportunity that Moscow is using to engage Washington in an attempt to break through the logjams in their relationship. The much-publicized “reset” was shorthand for the Barack Obama administration’s effort to push through the logjams that had built up in U.S.-Russia relations in the George W. Bush years, and harness that relationship to achieve Washington’s

Read more