Sunday, March 29, 2020
From this Saturday (March 28) to April 5, all shops in Moscow except grocery stores and pharmacies will be closed, a decree published on Thursday by Moscow Mayor Sergei Sobyanin said, according to BFM.ru. "From March 28 to April 5, 2020, all retail trade facilities will be temporarily closed, except...
The co-founder of Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba, Jack Ma, and the company’s foundations said on Wednesday they had sent medical equipment, including masks and tests kits, to Russia to help it fight the coronavirus outbreak, Reuters reports. The Alibaba Foundation and the Jack Ma Foundation said in a joint statement...
Official figures do not represent the full scale of the coronavirus crisis in Russia, since the country lacks adequate testing, Moscow mayor Sergei Sobyanin warned President Vladimir Putin on Tuesday, according to Interfax. Some experts and critics have already claimed that Russia is under-reporting the scale of the outbreak, but...
A system to track people who have come into contact with anyone with coronavirus by using mobile phone geolocation data will be developed in Russia by order of the country’s Prime Minister Mikhail Mishustin, Reuters reported. The new system envisages sending messages with information to people if they came into...
The first Il-76 military transport aircraft of the Aerospace Forces (VKS) with military virologists, doctors, and equipment onboard flew to Italy to help combat the coronavirus, TASS informs citing reports from the Ministry of Defense of the Russian Federation. "The first Il-76 aircraft of the Russian Aerospace Forces flew from...
In Russia, the number of coronavirus infected with COVID-19 increased by 53 per day, the operational headquarters said. The total number of cases increased from 253 to 306, Kommersant reported. New cases of infection were recorded in 18 regions of the country. Of these, six are in Moscow, 17 in...