HRC head urged to minimize restrictions on rights when using QR codes

Restrictions on rights and freedoms in the use of QR codes should be minimized, but the fight against the epidemic should not be interfered with, said the head of the Council for the Development of Civil Society and Human Rights (HRC) Valery Fadeev. …

The Lipetsk Region Supported a Bill on QR Codes in Public Places

The deputies of the Lipetsk Regional Council by a majority of votes supported the amendments to the federal law on sanitary and epidemic welfare, which introduce the use of QR codes in public places, the regional administration reports in its Telegram channel. …

Saratov doctor suspected of falsifying vaccination certificates

Investigators have opened a criminal case against a therapist of a polyclinic in Saratov, suspected of issuing fake coronavirus vaccination certificates for bribes, the RF IC reports. …

845 people with COVID-19 were hospitalized in Moscow per day

During the day, 845 people with COVID-19 were hospitalized in Moscow, 560 people are on mechanical ventilation, according to the operational headquarters for control and monitoring of the situation with coronavirus in the capital. …

In Russia, about 53 schools switched to distance learning due to coronavirus

About 53 schools in Russia have switched to distance learning due to the coronavirus, said Sergei Shatunov, director of the Department of International Cooperation and Public Relations of the Ministry of Education of the Russian Federation. …

Nikolaev commented on the lawsuit filed against him about infringement of the rights of the unvaccinated

The head of Chuvashia, Oleg Nikolaev, said in an interview that he was ready to meet with people who filed a class action lawsuit against him for infringement of the rights of those who were not vaccinated against coronavirus, but they did not express such a desire. …

Putin noted RDIF’s contribution to the development and promotion "Satellite V"

Russian President Vladimir Putin congratulated the employees and partners of the Russian Direct Investment Fund (RDIF) on the tenth anniversary of its creation, noting that the fund has made a significant contribution to the development and promotion of the Sputnik V coronavirus vaccine, the corresponding telegram was published on the Kremlin website. …

Gates announces end date for coronavirus pandemic

Despite the emergence of new strains of coronavirus and insufficient vaccination rates, the acute phase of the COVID-19 pandemic may end as early as next year. Microsoft founder Bill Gates shared this opinion in his personal blog. …

Moskalkova urged to prevent hostility or violence based on vaccination

The Ombudsman for Human Rights in Russia Tatyana Moskalkova, commenting in an interview on the draft laws on QR codes, said that hostility and even more violence between supporters and opponents of COVID-19 vaccination should not be allowed. …