Rospotrebnadzor reported the effect of smoking on patients with COVID-19 :: Society :: RBC

At the end of April, researchers at the French Institute Louis Pasteur also indicated a low percentage of smokers among those infected with coronavirus. Of the 500 patients with COVID-19, 5% were smokers. According to scientists, among smokers infected with coronavirus, it was 80% less than in the general population at the same age. “Smoking … Read more Rospotrebnadzor reported the effect of smoking on patients with COVID-19 :: Society :: RBC

Nebenzya recalled the reasons for the annexation of Crimea :: Politics :: RBC

Vasily Nebenzya (Photo: Drew Angerer / Getty Images) Events in Kiev led to a referendum on the reunification of Crimea and Russia in 2014, Russian Ambassador to the United Nations Vasily Nebenzya said during a Security Council meeting on the Arria formula. Recording of the meeting is available on the Permanent Mission page. Arria formula … Read more Nebenzya recalled the reasons for the annexation of Crimea :: Politics :: RBC

US estimated damage to the world from a pandemic at $ 9 trillion :: Politics :: RBC

China’s contribution to the fight against the pandemic is negligible compared to the price the world has paid, Pompeo said. The United States allocated about $ 10 billion to fight against coronavirus, and the contribution of China amounted to only $ 2 billion, the Secretary of State noted Photo: Brendan McDermid / Reuters China should … Read more US estimated damage to the world from a pandemic at $ 9 trillion :: Politics :: RBC

China will allocate $ 2 billion to help countries affected by coronavirus :: Politics :: RBC

The PRC timely and fully informed WHO about the development of the COVID-19 epidemic, the chairman of the republic said at an assembly of the organization Xi Jinping (Photo: Noel Celis / Getty Images) On Monday, the 73rd World Health Assembly, held under the auspices of the World Health Organization (WHO), launched in video mode. … Read more China will allocate $ 2 billion to help countries affected by coronavirus :: Politics :: RBC

The European Union and Australia agree to ask the WHO to investigate the origin of the virus

REUTERS Updated:05/18/2020 14: 32h save Related news A resolution reached by the European Union and Australia, calling for origin and expansion are investigated of the new coronavirus, has the support of 116 countries of the World Health Organization (WHO), almost enough to be approved, as a document shows. The resolution on the coronavirus will be … Read more The European Union and Australia agree to ask the WHO to investigate the origin of the virus

Advisor trump accused China of distributing COVID-19 through tourists :: Politics :: RBC

Chinese authorities could have prevented the coronavirus pandemic, but instead hid information about the disease and allowed their tourists to distribute COVID-19 around the world, said US Presidential Advisor Peter Navarro Photo Credit: Alex Brandon / AP China has been hiding data on the virus for two months and has allowed “hundreds of thousands” of … Read more Advisor trump accused China of distributing COVID-19 through tourists :: Politics :: RBC

Ukraine introduced sanctions against the Hermitage and Moscow State University :: Politics :: RBC

Under the sanctions, Ukraine, in particular, will suspend cultural exchanges and scientific cooperation with Russian organizations, as well as institutions located in Crimea for three years Vladimir Zelensky (Photo: EPA / TASS) President of Ukraine Vladimir Zelensky expanded sanctions against Russian companies and government agencies, including the State Hermitage Museum and Moscow State University named … Read more Ukraine introduced sanctions against the Hermitage and Moscow State University :: Politics :: RBC

Foreign Ministry warned US against “anti-Chinese discourse” :: Politics :: RBC

Deputy Foreign Minister Sergei Ryabkov accused the US of trying to impose anti-Chinese rhetoric on the world community and said that Moscow considers China’s actions adequate during the pandemic Photo: Getty Images Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Sergei Ryabkov expressed concern about the heightened criticism of the United States against China and called on Washington to … Read more Foreign Ministry warned US against “anti-Chinese discourse” :: Politics :: RBC

Draft law on sanctions against China due to COVID-19 submitted to US Senate :: Politics :: RBC

Sanctions may be imposed if China does not report on how the COVID-19 pandemic began. Restrictions may include freezing assets, canceling visas and entry bans One of the authors of the bill, Senator Lindsay Graham (Photo: Caroline Brehman / AP) A group of US senators submitted to the Senate a bill providing for sanctions against … Read more Draft law on sanctions against China due to COVID-19 submitted to US Senate :: Politics :: RBC

Quarantine measures will be weakened in Rostov Region :: Society :: RBC

Photo: Valery Matytsin / TASS The authorities of the Rostov region from May 15 will begin to phase out the restrictions imposed in connection with the spread of coronavirus. This was stated by the head of the region Vasily Golubev, reports RBC Rostov. From Friday, the IFC will fully resume work – they will start … Read more Quarantine measures will be weakened in Rostov Region :: Society :: RBC