(ST. PETERSBURG, Russia) -- At the start of June, St. Petersburg’s local administration stopped publishing information about how many COVID-19 patients had been hospitalized in the Russian city. The sudden disappearance of the previously daily reported figures happened to coincide with the opening of one... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- There is growing international concern for jailed Russian opposition leader Alexey Navalny, as his team warned he is now dangerously ill and could die within "a matter of days." Navalny’s allies are calling for mass protests this week, saying if the Kremlin... Read More.
By MORGAN WINSOR, ERIN SCHUMAKER, IVAN PEREIRA and EMILY SHAPIRO, ABC News(NEW YORK) -- A pandemic of the novel coronavirus has now infected more than 103 million people worldwide and killed over 2.2 million of them, according to real-time data... Read More.
By ALINA LOBZINA, ABC News (MOSCOW) -- In a rare sight in the pandemic era, the grandiose auditorium of the Bolshoi in Moscow started filling up with people arriving to see the legendary Nutcracker ballet on a December night.The number of... Read More.
BY: ALINA LOBZINA, ABC NEWS (WASHINGTON) -- Russian scientists are struggling to determine the reason for a mysterious mass die-off of marine life on the Russian Pacific coast. Russia officials have so far insisted that the damage could not be human-induced, but no... Read More.
By Alexander Mallin,Matthew Mosk, and Allison Pecorin, ABC News(WASHINGTON) -- A new bipartisan report released by a Senate panel Tuesday outlines perhaps the most detailed accounting to date of Russia’s efforts to interfere in the 2016 election while accusing the... Read More.
By CATERINA ANDREANO, ABC News (WASHINGTON) -- Dr. Anthony Fauci told ABC News' Deborah Roberts that he seriously doubts the Russian-made COVID-19 vaccine, dubbed Sputnik V and touted by President Vladimir Putin, has been proven safe and effective.Fauci, director of the... Read More.
BY: LUCIEN BRUGGEMAN(MOSCOW) -- In the global race for a coronavirus vaccine, Russia declared it just claimed the gold medal. But some Western scientists worry it's far too early to know if they’re seeing only fool’s gold.President Vladimir... Read More.