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Poll finds Russians split over allowing Putin to extend rule

Russia is sharply divided over a constitutional change that would allow President Vladimir Putin to extend his rule until 2036, an opinion poll published on Friday has found.

Russia shuts state hotels, resorts as coronavirus cases rise past 1,000

Russia ordered its vast network of state-run hotels, resorts and recreational facilities to shut down from March 28 until June 1, as its number of confirmed coronavirus cases rose past 1,000.

Russia's 2020 satellite launch programme hit by production halt: Roscosmos

福利网站Russia's space agency Roscosmos said on Friday it would have to adjust its 2020 launch programme because of a halt in satellite production in Europe, amid the coronavirus outbreak.

Russia's 2020 satellite launch programme hit by production halt - Roscosmos

福利网站Russia's space agency Roscosmos said on Friday it would have to adjust its 2020 launch programme because of a halt in satellite production in Europe, amid the coronavirus outbreak.

Russian PM urges all citizens to stay at home, calls for tougher measures - Ifax

福利网站Russia on Friday urged its citizens to refrain from travelling, with the exception of essential trips, asking people to stay at home in an effort to stop the spread of coronavrius, the Interfax news agency cited Prime Minister Mikhail Mishustin as saying.

Exclusive: Russia calls for new enlarged OPEC deal to tackle oil demand collapse

A new OPEC+ deal to balance oil markets might be possible if other countries join in, Kirill Dmitriev, head of Russia's sovereign wealth fund said, adding that countries should also cooperate to cushion the economic fallout from coronavirus.

Russia says coronavirus cases surpass 1,000 in biggest daily rise

Russia on Friday reported 196 new cases of coronavirus, a daily record, taking its official total for those infected with the disease to 1,036.

Russia's RDIF fund says it will have coronavirus test kits for public use within a month

福利网站The Russian Direct Investment Fund (RDIF) and its partners have produced 500,000 coronavirus test kits so far, but are planning to soon ramp up production to 2.5 million kits a week, Kirill Dmitriev, RDIF's head, told Reuters in a phone interview.

Russian boxers appear to flout coronavirus self-isolation rules

Several members of Russia's national boxing team have posted online pictures or videos that appear to show them flouting self-isolation rules imposed to slow the spread of the coronavirus, social media posts reviewed by Reuters show.

Russia thanks 'real friend' Jack Ma for gift of a million masks

Russia has received more than a million masks and 200,000 coronavirus testing kits as a gift from Chinese billionaire businessman Jack Ma, its Defence Ministry said on Thursday.

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