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Russia's Global Ports Group Says To Transit Containers From Europe To Asia Via Russia

MOSCOW (Sputnik) - The Russian Global Ports Group announced on Monday it had launched a new transit intermodal service, AE19 Eastbound, from Europe to Asia via Russia that is almost twice as faster as the old route by sea.
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Russian Embassy Warns Of Cancellation Of Russia's Aeroflot Flights From London To Moscow

MOSCOW (Sputnik) - The Russian Embassy in the United Kingdom said in a statement on Monday that Moscow-bound flights from London, operated by Russia's flagship carrier Aeroflot, would be canceled through the end of the week.
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Moscow Placed Under Strict Lockdown To Stem Coronavirus Spread

Officials on Monday announced a lockdown for most of Moscow's 13 million residents to stem the spread of the novel coronavirus.Moscow Mayor Sergei Sobyanin ordered residents of the city to remain in their homes for everything but essential...
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Putin Says Russia Managed To Prevent Significant Growth Of Covid-19 Cases Over Past Weeks

MOSCOW (Sputnik) - Russia managed to prevent the significant growth in the number of cases of the coronavirus in previous weeks, President Vladimir Putin said on Monday.
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Moscow Mayor Says Systems To Help Control Movement Amid Covid-19 Expected By Week's End

MOSCOW (Sputnik) - Moscow's authorities will be able to better control residents' movements during the COVID-19 pandemic with information systems that are expected to be put in place by the end of the week, Mayor Sergei Sobyanin said on Monday.
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No Curfew In Moscow Region As City Begins Mandatory Self-isolation

Moscow Mayor Sergei Sobyanin announced on Sunday that all Muscovites irrespective of age must stay home unless for exceptional reasons, beginning 30 March. People living in the Moscow suburbs will be allowed to travel, under certain conditions.
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Japan Plans To Widen Coronavirus-related Entry Ban To Us, China, S. Korea, Europe – Reports

MOSCOW (Sputnik) - The Japanese government is planning to widen its coronavirus-related entry ban to include the US, the whole of China and South Korea, and most of Europe, the country’s Kyodo News agency reported on Monday, citing unnamed...
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Moscow Streets Amid Citywide Quarantine - Video

Russian President Vladimir Putin previously ordered a paid week off from 28 March to 5 April and urged people to stay home amid the pandemic fears. At the moment, there are at least 1,500 confirmed cases in Russia, and the death toll from COVID-19...
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Russian Prime Minister Asks Regions To Consider Coronavirus Measures Similar To Moscow

MOSCOW (Sputnik) - Russian Prime Minister Mikhail Mishustin on Monday suggested that the regions study the self-isolation measures against the spread of the coronavirus infection tightened in Moscow over the weekend and consider imposing similar...
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Russia, Turkey Register No Ceasefire Violations In Syria In 24 Hours - Defence Ministry

MOSCOW (Sputnik) - Both sides of the Russian-Turkish commission monitoring the implementation of the Syrian truce has recorded no ceasefire violations in Syria over the past 24 hours, the Russian Defence Ministry said in its daily bulletin on Monday.
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Naval Gazing As The World Economy Goes Up In Flames

Lyle J. Goldstein Security, Eurasia An annual Russian naval estimate reveals Moscow’s continuing shipbuilding dilemmas, as well as a contrast to China’s naval development prowess. As the global economy continues to evolve in the direction of a...
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Moscow Orders Residents To Stay Home

“Moscow Mayor Sergei Sobyanin ordered residents to stay in their homes, warning that the spread of novel coronavirus in Europe’s largest capital city ‘has entered a new phase,'” Bloomberg reports. “The Russian capital’s...
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Home Isolation Regime For All Residents Introduced In Moscow Amid Covid-19 Outbreak Starting Monday

The coronavirus epidemic in Moscow has entered a new phase, the mayor of the Russian capital said Sunday, after the number of infection cases in the city topped 1,000.
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Inmate Serving Time For Drug Charges Becomes First Us Prisoner To Die From Coronavirus

MOSCOW (Sputnik) - The US Federal Bureau of Prisons has confirmed the first coronavirus-related death among the country’s prison population after a 49-year-old man passed away at the Federal Correctional Institution Oakdale in the state of...
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France's Withdrawal From Iraq Could Prompt Other States To Follow Suit, Strengthen Daesh - Analysts

MOSCOW (Sputnik) - France’s decision to withdraw its troops from Iraq under pretext of the pandemic may result in other nations taking the same measures, which eventually could lead to Daesh regaining its positions in the unprotected Middle East...
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Russian Government Forms 20-member Presidium Headed By Prime Minister Mishustin

MOSCOW  (Sputnik) - The Russian cabinet announced on Sunday that it created the government's Presidium that comprises 20 members and is headed by Prime Minister Mikhail Mishustin.
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Russia Concerned By Proximity Of Us Bioweapon Labs Amid Outbreak - Source

MOSCOW (Sputnik) - Russia is concerned by how close Pentagon-funded biological warfare labs are to its borders at the same time as it battles the coronavirus, a Foreign Ministry source told reporters on Sunday.
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N. Ireland Bans Meetings Of More Than Two People As Part Of New Anti-coronavirus Measures

MOSCOW (Sputnik) - Social gatherings of more than two people have been banned in Northern Ireland as part of new stringent social distancing measures aimed at controlling the spread of COVID-19, the country’s executive announced in a statement.
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Uk Communications Company Oneweb Files For Bankruptcy Over Financial Squeeze

MOSCOW (Sputnik) - UK company OneWeb, which was planning to create a constellation of satellites to provide global internet access, announced that it has filed for bankruptcy in New York after failing to obtain financing amid the coronavirus...
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Possible Covid-19 Outbreak In Libya To Be 'catastrophic' Amid Protracted Conflict, Un Warns

MOSCOW (Sputnik) - Should a COVID-19 outbreak begin in Libya, it will overwhelm the war-torn country's already overstretched healthcare system, Jennifer Bose Ratka, public information officer at the United Nations Office for the Coordination of...
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