Moscow finally seems to be growing weary of its Syrian burden.
Foreign ministry spokeswoman Maria Zakharova denies the higher death rate statistics cited by the publications.
More than half of the country's cases and deaths are in the Russian capital of Moscow, which has reported at least 121,301 confirmed cases to date.
More than half of the country's cases and deaths are in Moscow, which reported more than 6,100 new cases on Monday.
The president appeared outside the Kremlin walls to praise the Soviet effort in what is known in Russia as the Great Patriotic War.
Russia's coronavirus cases have risen by more than 10,000 cases for sixth consecutive day, bringing the total number of cases to 187,859.
Sergei Sobyanin has extended lockdown measures in the capital until the end of May.
The Kremlin is grappling with the coronavirus pandemic—which Putin claimed was under control in March—and the economic dislocation of national lockdown.
Bogus theories about the virus being created in a lab and false information about vaccines were the target of the decree by Russia's Prosecutor General's office.
"We have a total of about 4,000 severe cases," Russian Health Minister Mikhail Murashko said Wednesday.
The honor was in recognition of Kim's "major personal contribution" to commemorating Soviet citizens who died liberating the Korean peninsula at the end of the war.
Putin self-isolated early in the outbreak and has delegated key responsibilities while the number of infections in the country has started to spike.
Russian President Vladimir Putin said in March that the coronavirus outbreak was under control, but the number of infections is now accelerating rapidly.
Russia's Public Opinion Research Center asked people to name a politician they trusted. Nearly 72 percent did not name the president.
Yevgeny Frolov accused Russia's president of making "nonsense" statements.
The amount totaled more than was withdrawn in the whole of 2019.
"We're going to take care of our energy business. ... If I have to do something to protect thousands or tens of thousands of energy workers and our great companies that produce all these jobs, I'll do whatever I have to do," Trump said.
The Art of the Oil Deal? The president came to believe that the Saudis' oil-price war was targeting the U.S., not just Russia.
President Donald Trump meets U.S. energy company CEOs on Friday after a week of diplomacy to end an oil price war between Russia and Saudi Arabia.
Dr. Denis Protsenko gave Putin a tour of a new hospital in Moscow set up to treat coronavirus patients.
In spite of the idea that every whim of Putin's is put into effect at lightning speed, there is much more inefficiency and resistance than at first meets the eye.
Putin has officially asked the Russian Constitutional Court to approve changes that would allow him to circumvent existing term limits.
The legislation needs to be approved by Russia's Constitutional Court and will go to a referendum on April 22.
The Russian president told the Tass news agency that he phoned his U.S. counterpart to thank him for information that prevented a terror attack in St. Petersburg.
Alexei Navalny has criticised the move by the Duma, which could mean Putin will stay in power until he is at least 83 years old.
The former White House Russia adviser said the president avoids insulting leaders like Putin while treating allied leaders "as though they're business counterparts."
Yevgeny Prigozhin is one of those accused of interfering in the 2016 presidential election via his Concord Management and Consulting company.
The Russian president told state-run news agency Tass that the rest of the world was trying to catch up with Russia's military advances.