Homes without roofs, metro and roads under water: a severe storm covered Moscow

A strong storm covered Moscow - rain flooded the metro, the wind knocked down a tower crane in the Ramensky district of the Moscow region, and in Shchelkovo a transformer substation caught fire due to lightning. More details about the storm were reported by the Nakanune newspaper. No data on casualties have been reported yet, although in some areas ...

The U.S. Embassy in Moscow temporarily resumes issuing visas: how to sign up

The US Embassy in Moscow is temporarily resuming consular services. The Russian government has informed the embassy of its intention to postpone the ban on the employment of foreign citizens by the US mission in Russia. This is stated on the website of the US Embassy in Russia. Until July 16, the embassy ...

Medicine or politics: a CIA officer visited Moscow and returned to the United States with a mysterious illness

During his 26 years with the CIA, Mark Polymeropoulos has spent a lot of time in harsh conditions, such as the war zones in Iraq and Afghanistan. But he never received any injury until December 2017, when he ended up at the Marriott ...

Russia ranks fifth in the world in terms of the number of cases of COVID-19: a 'mask regime' is introduced in Moscow

While most countries in the world are preparing to exit quarantine and are reporting an ever-decreasing number of cases of coronavirus, Russia is in fifth place in terms of the number of cases and the dynamics of the situation is not encouraging, writes the BBC. According to the Russian government, on May 6 in the country ...

Russian-speaking biologist in the USA spoke about the most dangerous places during the epidemic

Molecular biologist, professor at the GMU School of Systems Biology Ancha Baranova in an interview with the Voice of America spoke about important precautions in a big city, why Russia is following the American pandemic scenario, as well as about coronavirus strokes and the protocol for recovering from illness. Biologist…

'Self-isolation in Russian': an American spoke about his life in quarantine in Moscow

Voice of America correspondent Charles Maines flew from the United States to Russia in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic and was forced to spend two weeks in his home confinement - according to the rules of self-isolation for people who arrived in the country from abroad. Features of quarantine life in Russia, he ...

In Moscow, 24 people were hospitalized due to coronavirus

Six relatives and five acquaintances of a Russian returning from Italy, who was found to have a coronavirus, were taken to hospitals. Also hospitalized 13 passengers flying his flight. The patient himself has a mild form of the disease, writes RBC. After detecting coronavirus, a Muscovite who flew in from Italy was hospitalized ...

In the center of Moscow, an unknown opened fire from a machine gun: there are dead

In Lubyanka, near the FSB building, an unknown person opened fire with a Kalashnikov assault rifle. There is information about the dead and injured. The FSB reported on the neutralization of the offender, his identity is established by investigators. Writes about this RBC. In the area of ​​Lubyanka on Vorovsky Square, an unknown person opened fire ...

Is it possible to survive in Russia without knowing the Russian language: stories of tourists and immigrants

With a very limited number of Russians speaking English, living in Russia without knowing Russian can be a problem. However, there are some expats who don't care about language learning. “I was returning home from work, and suddenly a metro worker stopped me. He asked…

On a large-scale protest in Moscow, more than 1000 people were detained. PHOTO, VIDEO

Participants of the action in the center of the capital are seeking admission to the elections to the Moscow City Duma of opposition candidates. The head office of the Ministry of Internal Affairs reported about the arrest of 1074 people, OVD-Info calls the figure 1067. Several hundred people were detained at a rally in the center of Moscow, RBC reports with reference to ...

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