Coronavirus latest: Nearly a million cases worldwide as Russia records record rise
Russia has seen its biggest leap in cases and Spain has also registered a massive increase in unemployment. Meanwhile, Germany and Italy have extended their lockdowns. Follow DW for the latest.
Kano government gets 24 hours to release Sanusi, Russia - Saudi escalates oil output war
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Body work: Russia's 'biohackers' push boundaries
Gripping a scalpel, Vladislav Zaitsev makes an incision in the fold of skin between his client's thumb and index finger and pushes in a small glass cylinder. Alexei Rautkin, a 24-year-old programmer in a hoodie, is having a chip inserted in his hand so he can open the door to his office without swiping a card. Rautkin and Zaitsev are among a growing number of Russians interested in biohacking, a global movement whose followers seek to "upgrade" their bodies with experimental technology and DIY health fixes that began in Silicon Valley at the start of the last decade. For some, the lifestyle trend involves implanting technology under their skin. For others -- mainly wealthy Russians -- the quest is to live longer, which they hope to do through intensive monitoring of their bodies, taking vast quantities of supplements or extreme exercise.
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Russia unveils plan to 'use the advantages' of climate change
Russia published an action plan to mitigate risks associated with present and future climate change in the country. The report also outlines "positive" effects of changes in the climate.
This Russian city may be earth's coldest populated area
Yakutsk, Russia, can be found in the province of Siberia, nearly 300 miles south of the Arctic Circle. Records show that the lowest temperature ever recorded there was -83 degrees Fahrenheit.
Ukraine, pro-Russia separatists carry out landmark prisoner exchange
The Ukrainian government has exchanged 200 prisoners with Russian-backed separatists in a pre-planned exchange. The swap may indicate the start of a better working relationship between Russia and Ukraine.
Russia, Ukraine sign gas transit deal ahead of deadline
Ukraine's Naftogaz and Russia's Gazprom have signed a deal that will keep natural gas flowing to Western Europe. The accord builds on a number of diplomatic steps this month between Moscow and Kyiv.