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Erdogan to visit Russia on a working visit

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan is going to come to Moscow on a working visit, as news.am informs, RIA Novosti reported referring to Russian president's spokesperson Dmitry Peskov.

Kadyrov wins Chechnya elections after processing 100% of voting results

Ramzan Kadyrov, leader of Chechnya, has garnered 99.7% of the votes after processing 100% of the balloting results, TASS reports, citing the Central Election Commission.

At least 8 killed in shooting at Russian university

At least eight people have been killed when a gunman opened fire at a university in the Russian city of Perm, officials say.

Shooting reported in Russia’s Perm State University

An unidentified person has opened fire in one of the buildings of Russia’s Perm State University, leaving several people wounded, according to preliminary reports, a source in law enforcement agencies told TASS on Monday.

United Russia gets 49.42% of votes with 80.1% of results processed

The United Russia party secures 49.42% of the ballots in the State Duma (lower house of parliament) party lists after 80.1% of the results were processed, the Central Election Commission (CEC) data shows, Tass informs.

Notre-Dame ready for restoration after post-fire safety work completed

France's Notre-Dame cathedral is finally ready to undergo restoration work more than two years after a blaze ravaged the heritage landmark, and remains on course to reopen in 2024, authorities said Saturday, following months of painstaking work to secure the building, AFP reported.

United Russia gets 48.56% of vote with 70% of results processed

The United Russia party secured 48.56% of the vote in Russia's parliamentary elections, with 70.67% of the results processed, according to the Central Election Commission’s data, Tass informs.

Georgia reports 1,997 fresh coronavirus cases, 52 deaths

Georgia reported 1,997 new coronavirus cases, 1,232 recoveries and 52 deaths on Saturday, the official figures show.

France recalls its ambassadors to US, Australia for consultations

France immediately recalls for consultations its ambassadors from the United States and Australia over announcements made by the two countries on September 15 - the day when they announced creating a security partnership with the United Kingdom, and Canberra cancelled a submarine contract with Paris, French Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian said in a statement on Friday, Tass informs.

Georgia has reported 56 Covid-19 deaths in the past 24 hours

Georgia has reported 2,039 new cases of coronavirus, 2,192 recoveries and 56 deaths in the past 24 hours. 26,484 remain infected with Covid-19 in Georgia, Agenda.ge reported.

Putin to vote in parliamentary elections online, says Kremlin

Russian President Vladimir Putin is going to vote in the elections to the State Duma (lower house) online, Kremlin Spokesman Dmitry Peskov told reporters on Friday, Tass informs.

Three Chinese astronauts return to Earth after 90-day mission to space station

A trio of Chinese astronauts returned to Earth on Friday after a 90-day stay aboard their nation's first space station in China's longest mission yet, CBS News reported.

Putin may take part in UN General Assembly, but no concrete plans yet. Peskov

Russian President Vladimir Putin may potentially participate in the UN General Assembly session, but this is not currently on his schedule, Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov told journalists, Tass informs.

Trump predicts disappearance of US

The US will cease to exist after the House of Representatives election in 2022 and the presidential election in 2024. Former President Donald Trump stated about this in a telephone interview with Newsmax, news.am informs.

US, Turkish officials hold political talks in Washington

Turkey is sending a top diplomat to the United States for political consultations as part of efforts by the two countries to repair fraught ties, Ahval News reports.

China has fully vaccinated more than 1 billion people

China has fully vaccinated more than 1 billion people against Covid-19 -- over 70% of its total population -- powering ahead of the U.S. and Europe despite having no immediate plans to ease some of the strictest pandemic measures in the world, The Bloomberg reported.

Putin says withdrawal of western coalition’s troops from Afghanistan "put mildly hasty"

The withdrawal of the western coalition’s troops from Afghanistan was "hasty, mildly speaking," Russian President Vladimir Putin said addressing a summit of the Collective Security Treaty Organization (CSTO) via video link on Thursday, and noted the related threats in the region, Tass informs.

B-2 stealth bomber damaged during emergency landing in Missouri

A U.S. Air Force B-2 stealth bomber was forced to make an emergency landing at Whiteman Air Force Base in Missouri Tuesday, Fox News reported.

Russia records another 18,841 coronavirus cases

Russia’s coronavirus cases rose by 18,841 to 7,194,926 in the past 24 hours, the anti-coronavirus crisis center said on Wednesday, Tass informs.

North Korea fires two ballistic missiles into East Sea, says South

North Korea has fired two ballistic missiles off its east coast, the BBC reported citing the South Korean military.