A draft law proposing to limit foreign shareholdings in Russian companies that offer online video streaming services to 20% could worsen the investment climate, a spokesperson for internet giant Yandex told Reuters on Monday.
Russia’s President Vladimir Putin told G20 leaders on Saturday that Russia was ready to provide its Sputnik V coronavirus vaccine to other countries who need it.
Russia is also preparing its second and third vaccine, Putin said, adding that creation of vaccine portfolio was “our common goal”.
Azerbaijan on Sunday postponed taking control of a territory ceded by Armenian forces in a cease-fire agreement, but denounced civilians leaving the area for burning houses and committing what it called “ecological terror.”
Villagers in Nagorno-Karabakh set their houses on fire on Saturday before fleeing to Armenia ahead of a weekend deadline that will see parts of the territory handed over to Azerbaijan as part of a peace agreement.
The foreign ministers of Armenia and Azerbaijan met international mediators in Geneva on Friday in the latest round of talks to resolve conflict in Nagorno-Karabakh, where hundreds have been killed in more than a month of fighting.
Edward Snowden, who in 2013 leaked information on how the NSA conducted surveillance on the public, said in an interview that former-Vice President Joe Biden warned foreign countries that there would be “consequences” if they granted him asylum. During a segment on “The 11th Hour with Brian Williams” on MSNBC, Snowden said both Biden and then-Secretary of State John Kerry blocked him from getting asylum.
Azerbaijan accused Armenia of killing 21 people and wounding dozens in a missile strike near Nagorno-Karabakh on Oct. 28, the deadliest reported attack on civilians in a month of fighting over the disputed region.
A professor who in an experiment infected himself with Covid-19 to become ill with the virus for a second time says hopes for herd immunity are overblown. Dr Alexander Chepurnov, 69, first caught coronavirus on a skiing trip to France in February.