Sunday, June 13, 2021

Moscow

Moscow announces ‘non-working week’ as virus surges

This a change of tone for Russian authorities, with President Vladimir Putin repeatedly insisting that Russia has handled the pandemic better than most countries.

Russia sues social media giants for not deleting calls for youth protests

The cases were opened after nationwide protests over last month’s jailing of Alexei Navalny, a prominent critic of President Vladimir Putin.

Russians queue for Sputnik V vaccine at luxury Red Square mall

The inoculation is now being given on a first-come first-served basis after key workers were vaccinated.

Beijing hopes Biden will end Trump’s Cold War, restore ties

Beijing seems to be hoping Biden will pursue former US president Barack Obama's policy of identifying Moscow rather than Beijing as the prime enemy of Washington.

‘Hitler’s alligator’ on display in Moscow museum

Saturn, who is said to have been part of Adolf Hitler's personal collection, also survived a WWII bombing raid in Berlin.

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