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‘You can’t trust anyone’: Russia’s hidden Covid-19 toll is an open secret

Indian Express | 11/04/2021 10:50 PM | Click to read full article

A New York Times analysis of mortality data shows deaths in Russia during the pandemic last year were 28% higher than normal.

After a harsh two-month lockdown last spring, the government largely lifted restrictions last summer, a boon for public opinion and the economy, even as the disease spread more rapidly.