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Putin warns Russia has not reached peak of virus infections

MOSCOW, April 28, 2020 (BSS/AFP) – President Vladimir Putin warned Tuesday that Russia had not yet reached the peak of coronavirus infections and would only start looking at the possibility of lifting quarantines from May 12.

“The situation remains very difficult. The experts and scientists who we are in constant contact with to check our plans and measures say that the peak has not yet been reached,” Putin said during a televised video-conference with regional officials.

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