Ukraine closes borders: neither foreigners nor Ukrainians will be allowed into the country

President of Ukraine Vladimir Zelensky announced the complete closure of borders for passenger traffic. Even Ukrainian citizens will not be allowed through, the BBC reports. “We act as tough as the present day and the challenges of the future require. That is why until the end of Friday, March 27, there will be ...

Russia canceled all flights abroad due to COVID-19 pandemic

The Russian government instructed the Federal Air Transport Agency from March 27 to completely stop air communication with other countries. An exception is made only for flights that are needed to take the remaining Russians abroad home. The reason for this decision was the coronavirus pandemic. About this writes the BBC. In order to…

The embassy recommends that Russians leave the US because of COVID-19: how to return to their homeland

The Consulate General of Russia in New York “strongly recommends” that citizens of the Russian Federation return to their homeland amid the coronavirus pandemic, as reported on the official Facebook page. “In connection with the rapid spread of coronavirus, there is a threat that the US authorities will close the US airspace, - ...

'Smart and conscientious man': the star of the movie 'Girls' died

The Soviet actress Inna Makarova after a long illness died at 94, her daughter Natalya Bondarchuk told RBC. She did not specify the cause of death. The time and place of farewell will be known later, Bondarchuk added. Among the most famous film works of the actress - the role of ...

A powerful earthquake occurred off the coast of Russia: tsunami threat declared

At the bottom of the Pacific Ocean, 228 kilometers from the Kuril Islands (Russia), an earthquake of magnitude 7,5 occurred. In Severo-Kurilsk, a tsunami alarm was announced, an evacuation was carried out on one of the Kuril Islands. About this writes "League. News" The epicenter of the earthquake was at a depth of 42 km. In the north ...

The first death from COVID-19 caused by coronavirus was recorded in Russia

A 79-year-old woman with coronavirus died in Moscow at the Infectious Diseases Hospital No. 2 on Sokolinaya Gora, the city’s operations headquarters said. This is the first Russian death of a person infected with a coronavirus infection. About this writes the BBC. “A 79-year-old patient was hospitalized on March 13, ...

Putin until 2036: the Constitutional Court of the Russian Federation supported amendments to the Basic Law of Russia

The Constitutional Court of Russia approved the content of all amendments to the Constitution, including the nullification of the term of presidential powers of Vladimir Putin and the procedure for nationwide voting provided for their entry into force, the BBC writes. How the Constitutional Court considered amendments to the Constitution The conclusion of the Constitutional Court was adopted in a closed ...

Russia and Ukraine close borders because of coronavirus pandemic: what else will be limited

Russia will close its borders for foreigners from March 18 to May 1, reports Meduza. Ukraine has already closed its borders - this happened on March 16. What other restrictions do countries and cities impose because of the coronavirus pandemic? The restrictions will not apply to diplomats, crew members, ...

In America, found the American department of the Russian 'troll factory'

Social networks Facebook and Twitter have removed more than 200 fresh pages and accounts of the Internet Research Agency, also known as the “troll factory,” the BBC said. This organization has already tried to influence the US presidential election in 2016, for which the country's authorities introduced it ...

Ukraine and Moldova impose nationwide quarantines because of coronavirus: Israel isolates visitors

The Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine published a decision on the introduction of quarantine in the country. This was reported by the press service of the government, writes RBC. It was decided to allocate 100 million hryvnia ($ 3,9 million) for the priority purchase of personal protective equipment for the current needs of ministries, departments and services, as well as ...

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