Experts believe that Russia’s COVID deaths are nearly four times higher than government reports


Russia’s recent unprecedented surge in COVID is extremely deadly, with more than 1,000 deaths per day reported for more than a week. President Putin has proclaimed a national order that most people stay home from work. Record mortality and infection rates have extended stay-at-home orders in some areas. As Elizabeth Palmer reports, after decades of corruption, distrust of the Russian government has spread and the locally produced vaccine Sputnik V has been deployed, leaving many of the population unvaccinated. It remains.