Lukashenko abruptly sworn in for new presidential term in Belarus
President Alexander Lukashenko of Belarus was sworn in for a new term on Wednesday, the official news agency Belta said, in a sudden inauguration conducted with no prior announcement.
Trump Criticizes China for Covid-19 Response in United Nations Speech
President Donald Trump, who prefers speaking to boisterous crowds, is set to give a prerecorded address to the U.N. General Assembly as he grapples with the coronavirus pandemic, chilly relations between the U.S. and China and ongoing threats from North Korea and Iran — all during a heated campaign for reelection.
Yandex agrees to buy Tinkoff Bank to corner Russia’s ‘FinTech’ market — Meduza
The Russian tech giant Yandex has tentatively agreed to buy 100 percent of Tinkoff Bank for $5.4 billion, the bank’s parent company, TCS Group, announced on September 22 on the London Stock Exchange. Immediately following the deal’s news, shares in Yandex on Nasdaq spiked 4.3 percent from $59.20 to $61.70.
Putin offers to supply Russian COVID-19 vaccine to UN employees for free
What do you do when Vladimir Putin offers you Russia’s new coronavirus vaccine, for free? United Nations staff in New York and around the world are now facing that choice, after the Russian president offered Tuesday to provide them the Sputnik-V vaccine in a speech to this year’s General Assembly marking the body’s 75th birthday.
Cult leader who claims to be reincarnation of Jesus arrested in Russia
Former traffic officer Sergei Torop, AKA Vissarion, arrested in special operation in Siberia
Nearly 218,000 remain under supervision over coronavirus in Russia
More than 43.6 mln COVID-19 tests have been carried out
Japan’s Abe hoping that Japan will ink peace treaty with Russia under new PM
According to Abe, Russia is also looking to resolve the peace treaty issue in medium-and long-range prospect and strengthen ties with Japan