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Putin Says COVID-19 Is 'Under Control' In Russia

In Russia, which is a country of more than 145 million people, less than 500 coronavirus infections have been reported.

President Vladimir Putin said last week the situation is under control. But in a tweet Monday, the mayor of Moscow ordered everyone over the age of 65 to stay home.

Here & Now's Jeremy Hobson speaks with the BBC's Steve Rosenberg (@BBCSteveR).

This BBC interview can be heard in the Here & Now podcast or with the WBUR app.

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