Coronavirus in Moscow: Russian police forbidden to leave the city

The media reiterated possible harsh measures in Moscow due to coronavirus.

Despite the fact that Moscow Mayor Sergei Sobyanin refuted the data on the introduction of a strict quarantine and curfew in the Russian capital, the Russian media reported that the Russian police and Rosguard were put on alert against the backdrop of the introduction of a special regime next week, banning leave Moscow and turn off mobile communications even after hours.

“According to the Baza publication’s Telegram channel, Interior Ministry officials in the capital are not allowed to leave Moscow. As the newspaper notes, policemen are also not allowed to turn off mobile phones or even switch them to vibration mode: “Always be in touch, at any time of the day or night,” journalists write, allegedly quoting an order from the Moscow head of the Ministry of Internal Affairs. At the same time, sources in the police and Rosgvardia denied the introduction of high alert, but suggest the possibility of changes in the work schedule next week, which Russian President Vladimir Putin declared non-working: they do not exclude increased patrols in the capital, day or night. "- сообщает Russian information publication Interlocutor.

It is not known what exactly these instructions are connected with, however, according to information that had previously appeared but was later refuted, it was supposed to transfer Moscow to total quarantine mode on March 31, against which unofficial sources were again noticed for spreading fakes.