Kremlin: Putin could become expert in virology
Russian President Vladimir Putin is about to become an expert in virology as he is in the habit of trying to reach an expert-level knowledge of topics he is working with, Putin’s press secretary Dmitry Peskov said.
"These are his principles of work: when he delves into a subject, he studies expert information and becomes much of an expert himself," the spokesman said in an interview with the Moscow. Kremlin. Putin program on the Rossiya-1 television channel.
Peskov recalled Putin’s remark at a recent government meeting on the coronavirus situation that "the entire country has become virologists." "I have no doubt that he (Putin - TASS) is on his way to become a virologist," TASS cited him as saying.
To date, a total of 80,949 coronavirus cases have been confirmed in Russia, with 6,767 patients having recovered from the virus. Russia’s latest data indicates 747 fatalities nationwide. Earlier, the Russian government set up an Internet hotline to keep the public updated on the coronavirus situation.