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5 killed in Russia hospital fire

Moscow, Policenama Online -  Five people have been killed in a fire that broke out in a hospital in Russia's St. Petersburg city, an emergency services source said on Tuesday."Five patients put on artificial ventilation machines (in the St.…

Russia registers 10,102 COVID-19 cases in 24 hrs

Moscow, - Russia has confirmed 10,102 new COVID-19 cases in the past 24 hours, raising the overall tally to 155,370, its country's coronavirus response centre said on Tuesday.The death toll from the pandemic increased by 95 to 1,451, while…

Russia’s first space launch for 2020 delayed

Moscow, Policenama Online - The launch of a military satellite by a Russian Soyuz-2.1a carrier rocket, deemed to be the country's first space launch this year, has been delayed due to technical reasons, according to a media report."The…

Cuba faces fuel shortage

Havana, Policenama Online - President Miguel Diaz-Canel acknowledged that Cuba is facing fuel shortages, but insisted the island will not experience a repeat of the severe economic hardships of the 1990s. "We are not in a special period,"…