Vladimir Putin self-isolating amid COVID-19 outbreak in inner-circle

Russian President Vladimir Putin is going into self-isolation because of coronavirus cases in his inner circle, the Kremlin said Tuesday, adding that he tested negative for COVID-19. The announcement came … Read More

Canada ‘lucky’ no big hits taken from world’s largest ransomware attack: expert

Canadian companies are “lucky” that the world’s largest ransomware attack to date hasn’t affected them more substantially so far, one cybersecurity expert said. On Friday, IT software provider Kaseya was … Read More

Moscow opens dozens of inoculation centres despite vaccine not yet meeting safety needs

Thousands of doctors, teachers and others in high-risk groups have signed up for COVID-19 vaccinations in Moscow starting Saturday, a precursor to a sweeping Russia-wide immunization effort. The vaccinations come … Read More

WHO in talks with Russia as its coronavirus vaccine raises eyebrows

LONDON — The World Health Organization’s Europe office said it has begun discussions with Russia to try to obtain more information about the experimental COVID-19 vaccine the country recently approved. … Read More

Why the hunt for a coronavirus vaccine is the new space race

No, Russia isn’t having a Sputnik moment. The announcement Tuesday by Russian President Vladimir Putin that his country was the first to approve a coronavirus vaccine did not provoke the … Read More

Russia clears coronavirus vaccine, insists it’s safe as scientists sound alarm

MOSCOW — Russia on Tuesday became the first country to clear a coronavirus vaccine and declare it ready for use, despite international skepticism. President Vladimir Putin said that one of … Read More

Vladimir Putin’s spokesman hospitalized with coronavirus

MOSCOW — Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov has been hospitalized with the coronavirus, the latest in a series of setbacks for President Vladimir Putin as Russia struggles to contain the growing … Read More

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