Russian population to fall by 1.2 million by 2024, wiping around 1% off the country’s total, says latest government estimates

The population of Russia is predicted to drop by 352,500 people this year, and could be reduced by a total of 1.2 million come 2024. The latest figures are a major revision of the 2020 dip of only 158,000 projected in August. According to Moscow daily Izvestia, which obtained a government forecast, the reduction in Russian residents will be […]

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Coronavirus in Russia: The Latest News | Sept. 26 – The Moscow Times

Russia has confirmed 1,143,571 cases of coronavirus and 20,225 deaths. Sept. 26: What you need to know today Russia confirmed 7,523 new Covid-19 cases Saturday, bringing the country’s official number of cases to 1,143,571 as the number of new infections across the country continues to rise. Moscow is urging its businesses to reinstate work-from-home measures and elderly residents […]

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Coronavirus in Russia: The Latest News | Aug. 29 – The Moscow Times

Russia has confirmed 985,346 cases of coronavirus and 17,025 deaths. Aug. 29: What you need to know today The head of a remote Siberian region has contracted the coronavirus a second time in what may be Russia’s first documented case of reinfection.  President Vladimir Putin has promised Belarusian President Alexander Lukashenko the first export batch of Russia’s candidate […]

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Opposition Figure Navalny ‘Poisoned’: The Latest News – The Moscow Times

Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny is in a coma in a Siberian hospital with suspected poisoning after he became violently ill on a flight to Moscow on Thursday morning. His team believes a toxic substance was added to a cup of tea he drank at an airport cafe.  Here are the latest updates: — German […]

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Coronavirus in Russia: The Latest News | July 4 – The Moscow Times

Russia has confirmed 674,515 cases of coronavirus and 6,632 deaths. July 4: 3 things you need to know today Federal transport authorities have found more than 500 violations of anti-coronavirus measures at Russian airports in June, the Kommersant business daily reported. Russia’s Federal Air Transport Agency, Rosaviatsia, has extended Russia’s ban on international flights until Aug. 1 due to […]

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Coronavirus in Russia: The Latest News | June 24 – The Moscow Times

There have been 599,075 cases of coronavirus infection reported in Russia so far and 8,359 deaths. June 24: 3 things you need to know today Starting Tuesday, Moscow’s indoor dining, fitness clubs, swimming pools and public sports and recreation facilities will reopen after being closed for months due to the coronavirus. Russia will hold its landmark Victory Day parade […]

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Coronavirus in Russia: The Latest News | June 23 – The Moscow Times

There have been 592,280 cases of coronavirus infection reported in Russia so far and 8,206 deaths. June 23: 3 things you need to know today Starting Tuesday, Moscow’s indoor dining, fitness clubs, swimming pools and public sports and recreation facilities will reopen after being closed for months due to the coronavirus. More than one-quarter of Russians know at least […]

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Coronavirus in Russia: The Latest News | June 22 – The Moscow Times

There have been 592,280 cases of coronavirus infection reported in Russia so far and 8,206 deaths. June 22: 3 things you need to know today Dozens of Russian World War II veterans who plan to attend the rescheduled Victory Day parade on Red Square on June 24 are self-isolating outside Moscow in order to protect President Vladimir Putin from […]

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Coronavirus in Russia: The Latest News | June 21 – The Moscow Times

There have been 584,680 cases of coronavirus infection reported in Russia so far and 8,111 deaths. June 21: 3 things you need to know today Dozens of Russian World War II veterans who plan to attend the rescheduled Victory Day parade on Red Square on June 24 are self-isolating outside Moscow in order to protect President Vladimir Putin from […]

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Coronavirus in Russia: The Latest News | June 20 – The Moscow Times

There have been 569,063 cases of coronavirus infection reported in Russia so far and 7,841 deaths. June 20: 3 things you need to know today Dozens of Russian World War II veterans who plan to attend the rescheduled Victory Day parade on Red Square on June 24 are self-isolating outside Moscow in order to protect President Vladimir Putin from […]

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