Fake news or the truth? Russia cracks down on virus postings

Credit: SeattlePI.com- Published on April 1, 2020
MOSCOW (AP) — Two weeks ago, an opposition-leaning radio station in Russia interviewed political analyst Valery Solovei, who alleged the government was lying when it said no one had died in the country from the coronavirus.

Solovei told radio station Echo Moskvy at least 1,600 people might have died since mid-January....

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Published on April 1, 2020 -  01:24
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