Third Russian COVID-19 vaccine can be registered in a month MOSCOW. KAZINFORM The third Russian coronavirus vaccine can be registered in a month’s time, head of the Russian Federal Service for Surveillance on Consumer Rights Protection and Human Wellbeing Anna Popova said on Thursday at an online congress of the Russian Union of Industrialists and Entrepreneurs.
Spotlight: Europe tightens curbs to fight COVID-19 resurgence; France to impose curfew BRUSSELS/PARIS. KAZINFORM France, Portugal and Romania became the latest European countries -- after the Netherlands and Italy -- to impose tougher restrictions on Wednesday as a coronavirus resurgence continues to sweep across the continent.
Teacher and 3 pupils tested positive for COVID-19 in Mangistau rgn AKTAU. KAZINFORM A teacher and three schoolchildren contracted coronavirus infection in Mangistau region since the beginning of the new school year, head of the epidemiological division of the goods and services quality and safety control department Berdibek Karaitayev said.
Kazakh President met with Abai scholars SEMEY. KAZINFORM President of Kazakhstan Kassym-Jomart Tokayev visited the exhibition featuring rare works of Abai, books published within The World of Abai series, also multivolume work of Doctor of Letters, professor Mekemtas Myrzakhmetuly devoted to the works of the poet, the Akorda press service reports.
Head of State: Great Abai is a genius with a global reach SEMEY. KAZINFORM – President Kassym-Jomart Tokayev’s working trip to the city of Semey began with the unveiling ceremony of the Uly akyn Abai uldarymen monument dated to the 175th anniversary of the great Kazakh poet and thinker, Kazinform has learnt from the Akorda press service.
UK PM, EU Commission president hold Brexit talks LONDON. KAZINFORM - British Prime Minister Boris Johnson and European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen spoke by phone Wednesday evening, with Johnson expressing his «disappointment» over the lack of progress in Brexit talks, Anadolu Agency reports.
Venezuela starts clinical trials for Russia’s coronavirus vaccine BUENOS AIRES. KAZINFORM - Venezuelan authorities have selected volunteers to take part in clinical trials of the Russian coronavirus vaccine dubbed Sputnik V, the trials are underway, Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro said Wednesday, TASS reports.
Super-fast flight to ISS to open possibilities for travels by unprofessional cosmonauts BAIKONUR. KAZINFORM - The super-fast two-orbit scheme of the manned spacecraft’s flight to the International Space Station (ISS) tested by Russia’s Soyuz MS-17 spaceship will open possibilities for unprofessional cosmonauts’ travel to the orbiter, Roscosmos Chief Dmitry Rogozin said on Wednesday, TASS reports.
Astana’s Fuglsang and Felline among the fastest in Giro d’Italia Stage 11 NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM - Stage 11 ended in a fast sprint, with Fabio Felline and Jakob Fuglsang among the fastest wheels. After the breakaway was caught, the sprinter teams prepared their lead-outs for their leaders, while Astana Pro Team delivered Fabio Felline and Jakob Fuglsang into the first positions to finish inside the Top 25, Kazinform has learnt from the club’s press service.