Vladimir Vladimirovich Putin is a Russian politician and former intelligence officer serving as President of Russia since 2012, previously holding the position from 2000 until 2008. In between his presidential terms he was also the Prime Minister of Russia under his close associate Dmitry Medvedev.
Russia is the beginning of what Vladimir Putin as a "non-working", to slow down in order to try to prevent the spread of the coronavirus.
the officials, the new restrictions could now tip in addition, 5 advanced. April, depending on the health situation.
The Number of Russians infected with Covid-19 passed the 1,000 on Friday, with most cases found in Moscow.
And while the state TV-rolling-news-channel has changed the name to Stay, We are Home - broadcast presenters " living room - Many people are struggling to adjust After his earlier insistence that Covid-19 was a "foreign threat".
So, when Mr Putin announced a paid week of work for all, it was a rush to book holidays.'Not a holiday"
"This is not a week's extra holiday or vacation," explains Benjamin Kondratiev on Instagram, the clarification of The President 's speech. He added his own call for the "self-discipline" by what he called the "bad period" of the coronavirus.
Many Moscow left have already left the city to their dachas, summer houses.More Muscovites was the wearing of face masks in the last few days
In Moscow, there has been a significant increase in people in masks on The Streets , since Mr Putin's national address.
supermarket employees have started wearing them, and there are bottles of hand sanitizer in a coffee shop.
food shops remain open, as well as other important services, but this weekend, cafes and restaurants offer take-away meals only.
At a popular coffee chain, a barista, who is now the beverage is sold through a window said coronavirus was the only topic of conversation These Days , and that the people were concerned.The barista, the sale of fresh coffee from the window, but Moscow's economy is already been
made your own hours cut; in other areas, people are already dismissed.'The Weather is not able to understand the great,'
Still, some Moscow what The Fuss is about.
"the deaths due to cancer and other diseases, the go all The Time and people still show up to work, take the subway or walk in The Park ," Dmitri shrugged, The Day before the bike-rental shop he works was closed.The Spring sun
A Latvian man with a stroller was less positive.
"I think these measures are too late," Krist said, on a break of remote working. "Look at Italy and Spain. People were out there, and now things are scary. "
"We did as we were told," a guard said through The Fence . "I'm not sure how long it will take. "
The Kremlin says the new restrictions are for a week, "for now", although in Moscow the people over 65 already have been told to stay inside until mid-April.