Protesters against coronavirus-related restrictions in Berlin chanted “Putin!”
This is stated in the message of the Telegram channel of journalist Dmitry Smirnov.
On the posted footage, protesters can be seen holding Russian flags. The voice-over claims that he asked the protesters why they came out with the flags of the Russian Federation.
“Because Putin can put pressure on Trump”, — the tape says.
Earlier in Berlin, thousands of protesters took to the rally to express dissatisfaction with the policies of German Chancellor Angela Merkel on the coronavirus. 18 thousand people joined the action. Police reportedly began detaining protesters.
In Germany, 242 thousand were infected with the coronavirus, 214 thousand recovered, 9.3 thousand people died.
Chinese authorities announced an outbreak of pneumonia in Wuhan on December 31, 2019. The disease causes a new type of coronavirus SARS-CoV-2. Later, on March 11, WHO declared the coronavirus outbreak a pandemic. In the world, the number of infected has almost reached 25 million, more than 800 thousand people have died.