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Russia’s Coronavirus Cases Surge to 485K Yet Moscow Cancels Quarantine. Why?

People walk around Gorky Central Park of Culture and Leisure after quarantine restrictions were partially lifted in Moscow on June 8, 2020.

PortandTerminal.com, June 9, 2020 MOSCOW – Moscow has lifted its lockdown despite Russia reporting thousands of new daily cases. Starting Tuesday, Moscow, the epicenter of Russia’s pandemic with around half of the country’s total cases, began to cancel its quarantine measures which included a digital pass system to regulate residents’ movement around the city and restrictions on walks outside. Life for …

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Russia’s virus infections soar past France and Germany. Lockdown extended

A man shows a police officer his digital ID to be allowed out during a coronavirus lockdown in central Moscow on May 6, 2020.

PortandTerminal.com, May 7, 2020 MOSCOW, RUSSIA – Moscow Times is reporting today that Russia has confirmed 11,231 new coronavirus infections on Thursday. That brings the country’s official number of cases to 177,160 and marks a new one-day record rise in infections. Russia now has the world’s second-fastest rate of new infections behind the United States. It is the fifth most-affected country in terms …

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What is wrong with the Russians? Third doctor pushed out of window after virus complaint

Three doctors performing surgery

PortandTerminal.com, May 4, 2020 MOSCOW – What is wrong with the Russians? Not all of them of course- most are good people. But the ones who push doctors that complain about being sick with COVID-19 out of windows to their deaths? Who does that type of thing? A Russian paramedic who complained about being forced to work despite contracting coronavirus …

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Russia overtakes China with coronavirus cases at 87,000. LNG terminal shut down

The Yamal LNG production site

REUTERS, APRIL 27, 2020 MOSCOW (Reuters) – Russia overtook China in the number of confirmed coronavirus cases on Monday, when its tally climbed above 87,000, as pressure rose on the government to consider easing lockdown restrictions for businesses to help shore up the rattled economy. Source: Johns Hopkins University CSSE 4/27/2020 at 3:31 pm Russia, the world’s largest country by …

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Here’s What Russians Hoarded When the Lockdown Began

Line of Russian ATM machines on a street

BLOOMBERG, APRIL 19, 2020 About $14 billion has been withdrawn since early March | People were afraid banks would be unavailable during lockdown While consumers around the globe were hoarding toilet paper last month ahead of a wave of government-imposed lockdowns, Russians were stockpiling cash. About 1 trillion rubles ($13.6 billion) has been issued from cash machines and bank branches since the …

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Moscow Tightens Lockdown With Permit System as Virus Spreads

A pedestrian exits a subway as night falls in Moscow on April 2. Photographer: Andrey Rudakov/Bloomberg

BLOOMBERG, APRIL 10, 2020 People will need a pass to travel to work starting next week | The number of coronavirus cases in Moscow grew 17% overnight By Jake Rudnitsky and Ilya Khrennikov for Bloomberg – Moscow Mayor Sergei Sobyanin tightened the lockdown on Russia’s capital, introducing a system that will require people to receive permission to travel starting next week after voluntary …

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