Day: April 7, 2021
Russian President Vladimir Putin has signed a law that could keep him in office in the Kremlin until 2036, the government said on Monday. The legislation allows him to run for two more six-year terms once his current stint ends in 2024. It follows changes to the constitution last year.
The decision to miss the Olympics scheduled to start in July was made March 25 by the country’s Olympics committee, which cited the need to protect its athletes amid the global health crisis, Sports in the DPR Korea, a website run by North Korea’s sports ministry, said Tuesday.
Minneapolis police chief Medaria Arradondo testified on Monday that officer Derek Chauvin violated the department’s training policies and its “values” by kneeling on George Floyd’s neck after he had stopped resisting.
More than 80 cases of the British coronavirus variant have been registered in Russia, all of them are imported cases, Anna Popova, the head of the Russian public health watchdog, Rospotrebnadzor, said. “At the moment, 81 samples of the British strain and six South African ones have been isolated in Russia. This suggests that we are still in contact with other countries of the world, all of these cases are imported. Today, the prevalence of these strains is high in Europe, Asia, South American, and, of course, the African continent,”.