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Vietnam Airlines to suspend regular flights to Russia

Vietnam Airlines to suspend regular flights to Russia

National flag carrier Vietnam Airlines will temporarily suspend regular flights from Hanoi to Moscow starting from March 25 until further notice, the state run Vietnam News Agency (VNA) reported on Wednesday. The suspension was to …

Beginning of another coronavirus wave in the world

Beginning of another coronavirus wave in the world

According to TASS, since the beginning of March, the spread of coronavirus in the world has increased by 20%. This week, 12.5 million cases of infection were confirmed. It is 1 million more than last week (plus 20%) …

Russia ousts China and USA from South-East Asia

Russia ousts China and USA from South-East Asia

Russian President Vladimir Putin’s much-publicized tagline for the homegrown Sputnik vaccines — “reliable as a Kalashnikov assault rifle” — seems to bear a special connotation for Southeast Asia, …

The world is running out of sand

The world is running out of sand

Sand is the primary substance used in the construction of roads, bridges, high-speed trains and even land projects

Vietnam approves Russia's Sputnik V vaccine for use

Vietnam approves Russia's Sputnik V vaccine for use

Vietnam has approved Russia’s Sputnik V vaccine for use against COVID-19, Russia’s RDIF sovereign wealth fund, which promotes the shot globally, said on Tuesday in a statement on the Sputnik V website. The Russian vaccine …

The National Interest explains popularity of Russian 'Triumph'

The National Interest explains popularity of Russian 'Triumph'

The S-400 Triumf surmounted a tortured development cycle to become one of the world’s leading missile defense systems and a pivotal Russian export product.  The S-400 is an excellent system; it's not horrifically expensive, versatile in its deployment, and accurate enough to take down any NATO fighter, The National Interest writes in the article Why is Russia's S-400 Air Defense System So Dangerous?

Vietnam to buy Russia's COVID-19 vaccine

Vietnam to buy Russia's COVID-19 vaccine

Vietnam’s health ministry has registered to buy a Russian COVID-19 vaccine, state television reported on Friday, as the Southeast Asian country fights a new outbreak of the coronavirus following months of no local cases. …