The UN General Assembly blocks Russia’s draft resolution to lift sanctions

03.04.2020, New York.

The United States, the European Union, the United Kingdom, Georgia, and Ukraine have blocked a Russian-drafted UN General Assembly resolution calling for the lifting of unilateral sanctions in the face of the coronavirus pandemic. The Permanent Mission of Russia to the UN reported this on April 3.


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Almost million tourists won’t see Crimea during this spring

02.04.2020, Simferopol.

The Republic of Crimea will be missing more than 900 thousand tourists in April and May as a result of the outbreak of coronavirus pandemic, said the head of the Resorts and Tourism Ministry Vadim Volchenko. The note is posted on the official website of the regional government on April 2.


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US expert: If China’s statistics on COVID-19 are false, then no one can be trusted

02.04.2020, New York.

Statements by a number of Western politicians and journalists that China’s data on the number of people infected with coronavirus were falsified do not stand up to any criticism, said Huang Yanzhong, an expert at the US Council on Foreign Relations on April 2, the Global Times informs.


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Political scientist: Ukrainian authorities benefit from the COVID-19 epidemic causing fear

19.03.2020, Moscow.

The outbreak of the coronavirus epidemic in Ukraine is a convenient way for the Ukrainian authorities to write off all their sins, political scientist and TV host Dmitry Kulikov said on the Evening with Vladimir Solovyov TV program on the Russia-1 TV channel on March 15.


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