The Moscow Times: Russia has confirmed 4,814,558 cases of coronavirus and 110,520 deaths, according to the national coronavirus information center. Russia’s total excess fatality count since the start of the coronavirus pandemic is above 422,000.
Caucasian Knot: The people detained on April 21 for taking part in an unsanctioned rally in support of Alexei Navalny in Sochi are massively reporting their complaints to the hotline about law enforcers’ unjustified actions, use of force, and threats, human rights defenders inform. The “Caucasian Knot” has reported that on April 21, various cities of Russia, including southern regions of the country, held rallies in support of Alexei Navalny. The actions were not sanctioned by the authorities, and many activists were detained. On April 21, in Sochi, law enforcers detained about 80 activists for taking part in an unsanctioned rally in support of Navalny, said Alexei Mandrigelya, an activist of the “OVD-Info” human rights organization.