The Russian Coronavirus Prevention Center announced today, that 114 new deaths and 8,706 new infections with the Coronavirus have been recorded in the last 24 hours, bringing the total to 520129 cases, including 6829 deaths. This came, quoting Russia today.
And yesterday, the Russian Times newspaper said that Russian President Vladimir Putin will appear for the first time after weeks of closures in Russia due to the Corona pandemic, while the number of daily casualties reached about 9 thousand.
Russia this week lifted the restrictions imposed by the epidemic, although it is the third country in the world in terms of outbreaks, as President Vladimir Putin paves the way for a referendum on the first of July on constitutional amendments that would extend his stay in power until 2036.
On June 12, Russia will celebrate the National Day, which is an official holiday, and Putin will celebrate the occasion by granting grants to the Kremlin and raising the Russian flag during a celebration in western Moscow. In the evening, the authorities will hold a concert in the Red Square, stressing that those present will commit themselves to measures of social separation.
Russian President Vladimir Putin received congratulatory messages from a number of leaders on the occasion of the National Day “Russia Day”.