The Gamaleya Institute developed the Russian vaccine using a human cell line first cultured in 1973 — the same line used in the Oxford-AstraZeneca vaccine.
Russian Duma approves Mikhail Mishustin as new PM; Vladimir Putin set to retain power beyond end of term in 2024
Russian lawmakers on Thursday quickly approved the appointment of a new prime minister, a day after President Vladimir Putin kicked off an unexpected reshuffle of his inner circle that could keep him in power well past the end of his term in 2024.
Narendra Modi says India, Russia should take inspiration from Gandhi and Tolstoy's friendship to strengthen bilateral ties
Narendra Modi said Russian writer-philosopher Leo Tolstoy and Mahatma Gandhi had an "indelible effect" on each other and urged the two nations to take inspiration from them to further strengthen the bilateral ties.
Narendra Modi in Russia: Moscow to set up 20 nuclear power plants in India, countries sign pact to develop sea route between Chennai, Vladivostok
Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who arrived in Russia's Vladivostok earlier today, gave a joint statement at the 20th Annual Summit between the two countries, along with President Vladimir Putin.
Vladimir Putin hails 'successful' test of hypersonic missile, claims new defence system will be ready in 2019
The final test comes after US president Donald Trump announced plans to pull out of a key Cold War-era nuclear weapons pact, the three-decade-old Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces Treaty
Trump-Putin meet: Easy to castigate US president, but Helsinki summit could go down as his most statesmanlike moment
It is easy to tar and feather US president Donald Trump. Largely because he generally sits up and begs for it. But the Helsinki summit was neither heaven nor did it sink to the abysmal depths of hell being suggested by the anti-Trump brigade.
Russian president Vladimir Putin blamed the mall fire that killed at least 64 people in the Siberian city of Kemerovo on "criminal negligence" as he visited the site two days after the tragedy.
Russian president Vladimir Putin has said that under no circumstances would he give Crimea back to Ukraine, speaking in a new documentary released ahead of his expected re-election in next week's poll.
At least 13 people were injured Wednesday by an explosion at a supermarket in Saint Petersburg, Russia's second-largest city and the site of a deadly subway bombing this year
Russian president Vladimir Putin files nomination for 2018 re-election bid as Alexei Navalny calls for poll boycott
Russian president Vladimir Putin filed documents with electoral officials to run for re-election next year, a day after hundreds of politicians, celebrities and sports figures backed his bid.
Kremlin says Russian officials should review Alexei Navalny's call for election boycott, see if it's illegal
Russian officials should review Opposition leader Alexei Navalny's calls for an election boycott to see if they might be breaking the law, the Kremlin said Tuesday, hinting at possible legal repercussions.
Russia launches $27 billion LNG project, plans to become world's biggest exporter of the chilled fuel
Vladimir Putin launched a $ 27 billion liquefied natural gas plant in the Siberian Arctic as Russia hopes to surpass Qatar to become the world's biggest exporter of the chilled fuel
Russia said it had lost contact Tuesday with a weather satellite just hours after it was launched from its Vostochny cosmodrome, in only the second rocket liftoff from the new spaceport.
Alexei Navalny back on Russian presidential campaign trail after 20-day jail term for protests against Vladimir Putin
Navalny, who has declared his intention to stand for president in 2018, was released in a secret location in Moscow early Sunday to evade media attention.
North Korea this month carried out an underground test on a hydrogen bomb estimated to be 16 times the size of the US bomb that destroyed Hiroshima in 1945.
Myanmar violence: 200 protesters detained in St Petersburg at rally condemning crackdown against Rohingya Muslims
Russian police detained people from a crowd of about 200 protesters in St Petersburg who had gathered over the crackdown on the Rohingya Muslims in Myanmar.
Acrid, black smoke was seen pouring from a chimney at the Russia's consulate in San Francisco on Friday
Citing industry estimates, prosecutors said that Citadel infected about 11 million computers worldwide and caused over $500 million in losses.
Russia is angry that Washington is still barring its diplomats from using two compounds in the states of New York and Maryland after then president Barack Obama in December ordered the ban.
Nemtsov, one of Russia's President Vladimir Putin's most vocal critics, was murdered in 2015 as he walked across a bridge near the Kremlin after dining with his girlfriend.