At least 16 people have been killed after a fire broke out in the village of Lesnoy, 300 km from the capital Moscow.
President Putin not only supports the Taliban's demand of unfreezing the Afghan assets but also says Moscow is mulling over removing the Islamic group from its extremist list.
The deaths have occurred despite the Russian Covid-19 task force claiming to have fully vaccinated 49 million people as of October 22.
Representatives of 10 countries including China and Iran called on the Taliban during Moscow talks to "practice moderate and sound internal and external policies" and "adopt friendly policies towards neighbours of Afghanistan".
The Taliban and representatives from 10 countries, including China, Pakistan and India, will participate in meeting in Russia on Wednesday. The US will not join the talks “due to logistical reasons”.
Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov said that Moscow was suspending its official mission to NATO from November 1 after the alliance expelled eight Russians in a row over spying.
The L-410 plane carrying 23 people crashed during a flight over the region of Tatarstan, killing 16 people and injuring seven others, Russian emergency services say.
Existing transit routes allow for bolstering supply from Russia as gas prices rise to a record high in Europe in recent days.
Statement from Russia comes amid tension on the Afghanistan-Tajikistan border with the two neighbors having deployed troops who are prepared for the scenario where a clash emerges.
Turkey's president was accompanied by the head of the National Intelligence Organization Hakan Fidan, Communications Director Fahrettin Altun, and presidential spokesman Ibrahim Kalin as he met with his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin in Sochi.
Lewis Hamilton, the seven-time world champion, also took the championship lead by two points from Max Verstappen, who finished second.
The 19-member team of climbers reached an altitude of over 5,000 metres on Mount Elbrus, the highest mountain in Europe at 5,642 metres, when the storm hit.
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