The Ministry of the Russian Federation for Civil Defence, Emergencies and Elimination of Consequences of Natural Disasters (EMERCOM of Russia). - Moscow

Although delayed matched to outbreaks in other countries, the Covid-19 pandemic has taken hold in Russia. Faced with somewhat chaotic federal response, regional administration have pursued varying techniques for combating the virus. Russia has also provided help to several foreign countries, which has led to accusations that it is using for propaganda objectives. The eventual severity of the outbreak in Russia and the impact of the steps taken by regional government and Moscow is yet to be fully known, but despite the virus appearing quite late, it is now clear that the disease is spreading fast across Russia. … -in-Russia