Coronavirus: Russia’s cases rise by 10,000 in one-day record

Russia has recorded 10,633 new coronavirus infections in the past 24 hours, the highest daily rise since the outbreak began in the country. The increase brings Russia’s total number of coronavirus cases to 134,686, the seventh highest tally in the world. But Russia’s mortality rate remains low relative to other countries, such as the US, […]

Coronavirus: Russian Prime Minister tests positive

Russian Prime Minister, Mikhail Mishustin, has gone to hospital after he was diagnosed with coronavirus. His positive test came on the same day that Russia recorded a record 7,099 cases, taking the total number of infections above 100,000. Mr Mishustin was given the role of prime minister in January and has been actively involved in […]