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Aide to Russian President Putin Hospitalized with COVID-19

HeadlineMay 13, 2020

In Russia, President Vladimir Putin’s press secretary has been diagnosed with COVID-19 and has been hospitalized. Russian Prime Minister Mikhail Mishustin is also recovering from COVID-19. President Putin announced Monday a phased relaxing of restrictions, even as the country is experiencing a surge in coronavirus cases and has the second-highest number of confirmed cases, behind the U.S.

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