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US News Covid-19 in Russia: the Kremlin advanced the "fault" of Russians in the rise in cases

00:50  23 october  2021
00:50  23 october  2021 Source:   rfi.fr

Russia excluded from an international conference for the fight against cybercrime

 Russia excluded from an international conference for the fight against cybercrime © Archives Ouest-France / Marc Ollivier A man consults a PC whose screen is carried by Cyber ​​Attack. According to private cybersecurity experts, many gangs using rankongicials - viruses that block computers until a ransom - operate from Ukraine and Russia. Russia was not invited to participate in a virtual meeting bringing together 30 countries organized by the United States and on the fight against cybercrime , said a manager of the US administration.

Un personnel soignant s'occupe d'un patient atteint du Covid-19, dans l'unité de soins intensifs de l'hôpital n°23 à Nijni Novgorod, le 20 octobre 2021. © AP - A Roman Yarovitcyn caregivers caring for a patient with Covid-19 unit intensive care of the hospital No. 23 in Nizhny Novgorod on October 20, 2021.

Russia will begin next week seven days of paid leave and Moscow closure of essential services for ten days now. For now, because everyone in the country is expected to extension as the situation is catastrophic to the front of the epidemic. Russia recorded this Friday, October 22 new records daily deaths and contamination, with 1064 dead and 37,141 infected recorded. For the first time, the authority recognizes that in this area, Europe has taken the lead.

With our correspondent in Moscow, Anissa El Jabri

Vladimir Putin proposes to increase Russian gas exports to Europe

 Vladimir Putin proposes to increase Russian gas exports to Europe © - Mikhail Metzel Russian President Vladimir Putin during the Russian Energy Week in Moscow on October 13, 2021. in Russia, Vladimir Putin reacted this Wednesday 13 October on the rise in gas prices in Europe by proposing an increase in Russian gas exports. These statements arrive after several days of criticism from Moscow on the energy policy of the European Union.

This is a real turnaround in six months. The winter and spring, the Kremlin relished the image gave its Western rivals and especially the European Union. Vaccines account drops, prolonged harsh restrictions, disunity that pointed, Slovakia or Austria who proclaimed loudly to overcome the politics of the European Commission and were alone in Commander V. Sputnik

Semester more later, the Russian national vaccine is still not recognized by the European medicines Agency, and is shunned by the population: "We are in a worse position than a number of European countries," blurted spokesman Kremlin on Friday, in a very unusual access franchise.

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"Awareness"

No mea culpa provided. According to Dmitry Peskov, the state is not in question: "The problem is the citizens' awareness. "

In the Russian capital, the authorities have just to get back to crack. Since this summer, they were few Muscovites to wear a mask in enclosed area. Barely a third of Russians are vaccinated today.

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The number of contaminations and deaths due to COVID-19 rises in Europe .
© AP - Roman Hanc in Slovakia, the number of counties affected by the measures has doubled, from five to ten, mainly located in The north of the country, at the border with Poland and the Czech Republic. The Czech Republic is the country most affected by this epidemic rebound of COVID-19, followed by Hungary and Poland.

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