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Russia’s health ministry says virus attacks repelled

Numerous ransomware attacks were reported worldwide on May 12, 2017 Russia’s Health Ministry has repelled virus attacks on its computers, an aide to Minister Nikita Odintsov wrote on his Twitter account. “I hereby inform you that @MINZDRAV_RF (Health Ministry of the Russian Federation – TASS) has effectively repelled the attacks and closed vulnerabilities,” he said.…

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Sberbank reports attempted virus attacks on its infrastructure

“The system has not been infected by viruses,” the bank’s press service told TASS One of Russia’s biggest banks, Sberbank, said on Friday it has registered attempted hacker attacks on its infrastructure. “Information security systems timely registered attempts at penetrating into the bank’s infrastructure. The bank’s network has a system if protection against such attacks.…

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News Feed Putin expects reconstruction of Bethlehem’s Old City to increase tourist flow

The reconstruction of Bethlehem’s Old City will increase tourist inflow, Russian President Vladimir Putin said following talks with Palestinian leader Mahmoud Abbas. The Russian president pointed out that “the development of humanitarian ties has always played an important role in cooperation between Russia and Palestine.” Putin pointed to the cultural projects implemented recently, particularly mentioning…

Poll shows more than 82%

Poll shows more than 82% approve of Putin’s work

A total of 52.8% of Russians praise Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev’s activities A total of 82.1% of Russians approve of Russian President Vladimir Putin’s performance, and 52.8% praise Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev’s activities, a survey conducted by the Russian Public Opinion Research Center shows. Sociologists note that in late April the Russian president enjoyed a…


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Companie Philippe Genty: Inner Landscapes

Chekhov Theater Festival

Wed. Jun. 07Fri. Jun. 09

French choreographer, marionettes master, theater director, and author Philippe Genty stages a poetry odyssey based on his memories, dreams, and travels. Details and tickets at Read more

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Over 8 mln people take to streets in Russia for ‘Immortal Regiment’ marches – police

In 2016, the ‘Immortal Regiment’ marches saw 6.2 million people The ‘Immortal Regiment’ events commemorating those who fought during the Second World War have united eight million people across Russia, twice more than last year’s marches, Interior Ministry spokeswoman Irina Volk told TASS on Tuesday. “More than 2,000 events have taken place in Russian cities…

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Putin takes part in ‘Immortal Regiment’ march

For the Russian president, like for an absolute majority of Russians, the Great Patriotic War of 1941-1945 is a part of his family’s history Russian President Vladimir Putin took part in the ‘Immortal Regiment’ march in Moscow to commemorate those who fought or died in the Soviet Union’s Great Patriotic War against Nazi Germany in…

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‘Immortal Regiment’ march in New York

Walking along the Hudson River, the participants sing Soviet songs, hand out St. George Ribbons, symbols of military valor in Russia, telling passers-by about them More than a thousand people have hit the streets in New York to take part in the ‘Immortal Regiment’ march, commemorating the victory over Nazi Germany in World War II.…

"Immortal Regiment" march held in Macedonia

“Immortal Regiment” march held in Macedonia

Amid the Macedonian political crisis, the organizers refrained from a traditional march that symbolizes the ‘Immortal Regiment’ public motion Hundreds of people took part in the ‘Immortal Regiment’ event in Macedonia’s capital of Skopje. The rally organized by Russia’s embassy was held in the main square on Saturday to mark the 72nd anniversary of victory…

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Moscow to beef up security on city’s subway on May 7-9

Security measures will be tightened in the Moscow metro during the Victory Day celebrations, Deputy Mayor Maksim Liksutov told TASS. “Security measures are going to be tightened in the Moscow metro on May 7-9, during the celebrations of the 72nd anniversary of the 1945 Victory,” he said. “We request Muscovites and those visiting the city…

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Poll shows over 80% of Russians approve of Putin’s work

Vladimir Putin is most frequently mentioned by respondents when they answer the question about politicians to whom they would entrust the solution of the most important matters of state A total of 81.6% of Russians approve of President Vladimir Putin’s performance and 52.1% say they are content with the work of Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev,…