Yakutsk's new coronavirus measure is sure to disappoint: alcohol sales are now prohibited due to the disease.
Starting on March 31, citizens of this Siberian city are forbidden from buying or selling alcoholic beverages, per a new municipal order. The hope of the law is that it will slow the spread of coronavirus, although, one could argue, people need a drink now more than ever.
Russia's coronavirus response has had some fits and starts, but seems to be moving apace. Even Putin is contributing, in his own way.
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