Russia's Nornickel reports another fuel leak in Arctic
Russian mining giant Norilsk Nickel said on Sunday that around 45 tonnes of aviation fuel had leaked from its pipeline in the Arctic.
Russia on Sunday reported 6,615 new coronavirus cases, taking its nationwide tally of infections to 727,162.
Russia has blamed the death of nine students in the Urals mountains in 1959 on an avalanche and poor visibility, an inquiry has found into the incident which has provoked dozens of conspiracy theories, news agency RIA reported on Saturday.
In a first for the Russian Navy, an all-female navy crew carried out patrols on the Black Sea on Friday in preparation for Russia's Navy Day celebrations later this month.
Thousands marched in Russia's far eastern city of Khabarovsk on Saturday in support of its regional governor, who is being held in pre-trial detention after being charged with organising the murder of several entrepreneurs 15 years ago.
Russia on Saturday reported 6,611 new coronavirus cases, taking its nationwide tally of infections to 720,547.
Russian firefighters have been seeding clouds to bring down rain over wildfires raging in Siberia, the authorities said on Friday.
A Russian LGBT activist said she was fined 75,000 roubles ($1,000) on Friday on charges of spreading "gay propaganda" among minors by publishing drawings of same-sex couples with children online.
The Russian government on Friday proposed international flights should resume from July 15 after it re-opened sports facilities and restaurants, despite recording thousands of new cases, and as it continued trials of drugs to treat COVID-19.
Russia's offline primary oil refining capacity has been revised up by 3.7% to 2.414 million tonnes in July, Refinitiv Eikon data and Reuters calculations showed on Friday.