US court of appeal cancels Boston Marathon bomber’s death penalty NEW YORK. KAZINFORM - The United States Court of Appeals for the First Circuit has cancelled the death penalty for Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, who was sentenced to death for organizing the deadly 2013 Boston Marathon blast, according to judicial documents uploaded to the court database.
Russia to have anti-COVID vaccine enough for mass vaccination in early 2021 MALENKOYE VILLAGE. KAZINFORM - Russia will be able to manufacture anti-coronavirus vaccine enough to carry out mass vaccination by the beginning of 2021, President of the Russian Academy of Sciences Alexander Sergeyev said on Monday.
Russia’s first COVID-19 vaccine ready, deputy defense minister says MOSCOW. KAZINFORM - Russia’s first vaccine against the novel coronavirus infection, which was created by military specialists and scientists of the Gamaleya National Research Center for Epidemiology and Microbiology, is ready, First Deputy Defense Minister Ruslan Tsalikov told Argumenty i Fakty newspaper.
Volunteers participating in Russia’s COVID-19 vaccine trials develop antibodies MOSCOW. KAZINFORM - Members of the second group of volunteers taking part in trials of a coronavirus vaccine at Moscow's Burdenko Main Military Clinic Hospital have developed antibodies, Medical Service Colonel Sergei Borisevich, the head of the 48th Central Research Institute of the Russian Nuclear, Biological and Chemical Protection Troops, told the Krasnaya Zvezda newspaper.
Russian pharmaceutical company signs deal to release Oxford vaccine against coronavirus MOSCOW. KAZINFORM - Russian pharmaceutical company R-Pharm signed an agreement on production of a coronavirus vaccine developed by British-Swedish AstraZeneca and the University of Oxford, Kazinform refers to TASS. The company plans to supply the drug to 30-50 countries, Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Russian company Alexey Repik said in an interview with Rossiya24 TV channel.
PMs of Belarus, Russia sign documents in sphere of energy MOSCOW. KAZINFORM - Prime Minister of Belarus Roman Golovchenko and Prime Minister of Russia Mikhail Mishustin signed three documents in the sphere of energy in Moscow on 14 July. The Belarusian head of government told reporters about it as a result of his visit to the Russian capital, Kazinform has learned from BelTA.
Over 50 countries submit purchase requests for Russia's anti-COVID-19 Avifavir MOSCOW. KAZINFORM - Over 50 countries, including Brazil and Saudi Arabia, submitted requests to procure the Russian-made Avifavir anti-coronavirus drug, Head of the Russian Direct Investment Fund (RDIF) Kirill Dmitriev stated in his column for the Newsweek magazine. Kazinform has learnt from TASS.
Russian university says clinical trials of COVID-19 vaccine completed MOSCOW. KAZINFORM Clinical trials of vaccine against the novel coronavirus were completed on volunteers at Sechenov University, and the results of research proved the medication’s effectiveness, chief researcher Elena Smolyarchuk told TASS on Sunday.
Russian Defense Ministry’s clinical trials of COVID-19 vaccine enter final stage MOSCOW. KAZINFORM The Russian Defense Ministry and the Gamalei National Research Center for Epidemiology and Microbiology have started the final stage of clinical trials of a vaccine against the novel coronavirus, the ministry stated on Friday.
Volunteers feel well two weeks after COVID-19 vaccine trials, Defense Ministry says MOSCOW. KAZINFORM Volunteers, who tested a vaccine against the coronavirus two weeks ago at Burdenko military hospital, are feeling well and have not experienced any side effects, the Russian Defense Ministry told reporters on Tuesday.
EU won’t open borders to Russians on July 1, source says BRUSSELS. KAZINFORM - The European Union will not be able to include Russia in the list of countries cleared to enter the area on July 1, a TASS source in one of the EU delegations informed, clarifying that the Russian coronavirus outbreak is to blame.
Russia documents 7,889 cases of COVID-19 in past 24 hours MOSCOW. KAZINFORM Russia has documented 7,889 cases of COVID-19, a disease caused by the novel coronavirus, in the past 24 hours, the anti-coronavirus crisis center informed reporters on Saturday. For four days running, the daily increase in new cases has not surpassed 8,000.
Archaeologists discover ancient ritual burial site near Russia’s Krasnodar ROSTOV-ON-DON. KAZINFORM Archaeologists discovered a late bronze-era burial site while surveying a tumulus near Novotitarovskaya settlement in Russia’s Krasnodar Region, where a section of the M-4 highway bypassing Krasnodar is being built, Russian Highways State company (Avtodor) told journalists Friday.