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Moscow Scrambles to Contain the Coronavirus as First Case is Confirmed

As the first confirmed case of the coronavirus has hit Moscow, authorities have transferred planes going to and from outbreak hubs to Sheremyetevo's Terminal F, where flights serving China had already been relocated.

Staff in hazmat suits greet and test incoming passengers for temperatures, and the Moscow metro has additionally started random temperature testing.

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At least 10 independent media outlets have been blocked or closed down over their coverage of the war in Ukraine.

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