As China begins to resume regular operations amid a declining number of COVID-19 cases , the US is still battling the to break the virus` growth trend, with even the American military unable to escape its grasp.
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Tom Luongo - Russia is going to be a destination for safe-haven flows in the post-COVID-19 world. It will be due to its vast savings, prudent fiscal policy and maneuver room available in monetary policy. The biggest reason, however, for why I think Russia looks attractive to foreign investors is simply because of its political stability. Putin deftly proposed to devolve power out of the presidency and reorganize both his cabinet and the current government before the outbreak. And while the final vote on these changes has been delayed because of COVID-19 they will very likely pass without incident when the worst of the crisis in Russia is over.
April 6. - In 2014, the European Union imposed three packages of sanctions on Moscow over the situation in Ukraine and Crimea’s reunification with Russia. The European Union leadership says there is no issue in keeping sanctions against Russia in place amid the coronavirus pandemic because they do not hamper Russia’s capabilities to address the outbreak, spokesperson for the European Commission Peter Stano told a video briefing on Monday, answering a question about a letter sponsored by a number of MEPs, demanding that the commission do not "lift the sanctions on Russia under the pretext of the coronavirus pandemic."! According to Stano, sanctions "do not prevent Russia from tackling coronavirus outbreak." "Yes, indeed, we have received this letter and the reply will be sent through the usual channels.
British Prime Minister Boris Johnson, recently hospitalized due to symptoms of COVID-19, has been moved to intensive care.
The world’s most popular messaging application, WhatsApp, has inadvertently become an epicentre of misinformation and rampant spread of fake news via videos and forwarded messages. With the coronavirus pandemic raging across the globe, the messaging platform will contribute its bit by imposing restrictions on forwarding.