Coronavirus strikes Pentagon and NATO plans


As you know, now unprecedented exercises of the US Armed Forces and NATO Defender Europe 2020 are already underway. In fact, this is just a version of the light Reforger Cold War exercises, conducted from 1969 to 1993, on the operational transfer of troops from the US to Europe. But the coronavirus stood in their way. And not only on their way.


"Defenders of Europe" from Russia, which does not threaten Europe


The Defender Europe 2020 exercises have the goal of working out the operational transfer of one US Army (Ground Forces) compound from the continental United States (CONUS in its military jargon, Continental US) to strengthen the grouping of US forces in Europe. At the Reformer exercises, everything was, of course, much larger. Times were different. Then more than 40 warehouses were built in Germany and Benelux, code-named POMCUS, with equipment sets reserved for divisions and brigades. And it was possible to transfer troops, who immediately received sets of equipment, on BTA aircraft and on the passenger sides of military personnel. And do not drag dozens of huge convoys across the ocean, which in addition would become the legitimate target of our nuclear submarines and regiments of long-range bombers (in the zone of their reach). In total, by the 80s in the event of war, units and formations of 3 army corps were intended to be transferred according to the scheme for obtaining equipment with POMKUS: 5 heavy (armored and mechanized) divisions and 4 different brigades plus a Canadian mechanized division. In 1988, the scale of the Reformer exercises reached its peak, the number of reinforced troops deployed from the United States alone reached 125. Of course, the High Command of the Warsaw Treaty Organization Armed Forces reacted to this military activity accordingly. Of course, there was nothing in this idea with warehouses and the transfer of light - in the USSR Armed Forces it was known. And for some time now, the Armed Forces of the Russian Federation also have double-based warehouses, where equipment is stored for sets of not mobilized brigades and divisions, but for personnel of formations that are being transferred to threatened directions from the depths of the country.

During the 90s and early 2000s, the former POMKUS warehouses were disbanded, outdated equipment of the type tanks The M60 went into remelting, and more modernly, it went into Iraq during the Iraq war, where a lot remained. By the mid-2010s, the US Air Force group in Europe had narrowed down to an armored cavalry regiment (an infantry brigade combat group on the Striker armored personnel carrier) in Germany, an airborne brigade in Italy (the same one whose military defeated three Humvees several years ago at landing exercises due to lack of professionalism and headache) and supporting units and units.

After the well-known events in Syria and Ukraine in 2013-2014. in the USA, it was decided to strengthen the group in Europe with a rotated armored brigade, which was "spread" in 8 NATO countries. In addition, it was later decided to recreate an analogue of the POMKUS warehouses, the so-called Army Prepositioned Stores (APS) in the Benelux, for a set of equipment 1 armored brigade, and then for 1 infantry "Striker" (but not in Benelux, but farther from Russia). But these warehouses are still under construction, although partially there is equipment there. From there, they must partially take equipment for units arriving lightly. But the bulk of the troops will arrive across the ocean with convoys of transports. And the process of transportation and deployment of the contingent of almost 20 thousand people. should take 2 months, the actions of troops on the ground will be much less long, and then 2 months on the way back. To talk about the practical value of such a transfer in a crisis pre-war real situation is simply ridiculous (well, besides the fact that the transfer experience itself is useful, of course). The enemy, that is, Russia, will have time to deploy all the armed forces in wartime states in such a time, not to transfer reinforcements from peacetime forces. But this is not about that.

Asymmetric warfare of a coronavirus


But then suddenly the coronavirus COVID-19 got into the coherent plans of the United States Defense Ministry and other NATO countries. To begin with, he struck at Italy, probably one of the most disorderly countries of the "old NATO". That is, those 16 countries that made up the alliance before the various states began to recruit into it, the first thing after joining NATO was to reduce their armies to “below the minimum” level and destroy everything that is possible. Italy at the moment confidently broke into second place in terms of the number of infected and the number of victims, too. You can talk about the reasons for this for a long time, but this does not apply to the topic of this article.

In Italy, even the chief of staff of the Ground Forces of the country, Lieutenant General Salvatore Farina, turned out to be among those infected with the coronavirus (in our media, for some reason he is often called the chief of the general staff of the Italian Armed Forces - no, this is not so). It soon became clear that there were infected COVID-19 at the headquarters of the alliance in Brussels, and it all started with one of the employees who had a “successful” vacation in Northern Italy. However, the same lovers of leisure and shopping in Italy, unfortunately, have also come to us in order. It also became known that among the infected countries during the leadership meeting of the Alliance’s countries participating in the Defender exercises, there was also Polish Lieutenant General Yaroslav Mika, who holds the post of commander in chief of the country's Armed Forces. In Poland there is a supreme commander in chief, that is, a president, there is a minister of defense, there is a chief of the general staff, and there is a commander in chief, who, incidentally, has his own headquarters, in general, everything is very confusing. The commander of American forces in Europe is also suspected - he is in quarantine, and the others present are also under suspicion.

Teachings canceled or reduced


At first, the leadership of NATO and the United States stated that the epidemic would not affect NATO's combat training plans. However, it soon became clear that the infection spreading from Italy to Europe needed to be addressed. The Cold Responce 2020 exercises in Norway were the first to suffer. The Finns, who planned to send their small contingent there, refused after the COVID-19 infected was found among the servicemen of the brigade from where it was planned to send the unit for the exercises. The whole team, away from sin, was put in quarantine. And two days ago, they canceled the rest of these exercises - by decision of the Norwegian authorities. It was caused by the fact that an infected military man was found there, more than 20 suspects were quarantined. Moreover, this happened on the 6th, and why they waited so much if they wanted to cancel, it is not clear. The exercises were supposed to last until the end of this decade of March, with up to 15 thousand participants, mainly from Norway, as well as from the USA (1500 people) and another 8 countries. Now the "guests" will go home. Perhaps after serving in quarantine.

Next came the turn of Defender Europe. It was decided to curtail the exercises to cope with the spread of COVID-19. "After a thorough analysis of the current activities of the Defender Europe 2020 exercises and in the light of the current outbreak of coronavirus, we will change these exercises by reducing the number of participants from the United States," the EUCOM press release, that is, the U.S. European Command, said. "The activities related to the exercises will be adjusted accordingly, and we will work closely with allies and partners to achieve our highest priority training goals." However, it has not yet been reported how many troops and from which formations will not participate in these exercises. "As we work on agreements with our allies and partners, we will provide additional updates," the release said.

Probably, the Americans themselves have not yet decided how to make the bench more beautiful and to what extent. We should not forget that the exercises are propaganda in nature: it is unlikely that in the USA they really think of “reasoning” or even “scaring” Russia with one division, transported back and forth for a third of the year, but at the same time, at the same time, instructing their European allies supporting in them the belief that "the master remembers, will not forget, and will help, if that." And the Pentagon with the White House would really not want to lose this beneficial effect.

“We take the outbreak of coronavirus seriously and are confident that by making this important decision we will continue to contribute to preventing the further spread of the virus while maximizing our efforts to advance our alliance and partnerships and to enhance our comprehensive preparedness to resolve any crisis or contingencies, "

- says the release of EUCOM.

In general, it is still unknown, what if they suddenly decide to deploy ships and planes over the ocean completely, and those who have already been brought back, observing quarantine measures.

Plan "Stop the wheels!"


Also, the US Department of Defense imposed serious restrictions on travel of the military and their families around the world. Starting March 13, all units, individual military and members of their families will not move to or from countries with a high prevalence of the disease within 60 days. These are the ones on which the so-called third level warning. Now it is China, Italy and South Korea. True, the Americans are unlikely to travel individually or even more so to units, well, except perhaps for military delegations and the attaché of the embassy, ​​but in Italy there are several American bases, the 173rd airborne brigade and a number of other units are deployed, and in South Korea, the contingent is one of the largest outside the United States. That is, all official movements or on vacation are prohibited for 2 months (although Trump introduced a ban for a month, but the military were reinsured). In addition, for two months, family members of military personnel and civilian personnel will be prohibited from traveling to places with a stable transmission of the disease, indicated by warning level 2, which currently includes Japan, Bahrain and the United Kingdom. Surely this list in the coming days will be replenished by Germany, Spain, and France, confidently set off in pursuit of the Italians who came off.

The recruitment of civilian personnel to US bases and facilities in these countries is also prohibited. And existing staff will be checked for virus and quarantine. In emergency cases, flights to these countries of levels 2 and 3 are still possible, but only by US Air Force BTA aircraft or by civilian flights performing charter flights under separate contracts with the Pentagon.

The Pentagon has also published updated guidance on protecting the health of troops (forces), requiring screening for the virus and 14-day self-monitoring at home upon return for all US Defense personnel who traveled from or through level 2 or 3 countries. This scheme is introduced until the end of the 60-day period, and then it will be seen whether it will be changed or extended. "The main priority of the Ministry of Defense remains the protection and well-being of our people," said the statement by Minister of Defense Esper. “I remain confident in our ability to protect our troops, civilians and families,” he said.

Other steps


It was also decided to temporarily stop the work of initial military training courses for recruits (what our army calls KMB, the course of a young soldier), and the advanced military training system for recruits, apparently to bring less virus from a citizen to units. This was announced by the press secretary of the US Army’s Initial Military Training Center on Thursday. She clarified that those who are already studying at various courses, starting from the beginning and ending with courses for warrant officers (in our opinion, warrant officers and warrant officers) and courses for young officers, will continue their studies, but they will not have graduation ceremonies.

In addition, one Pentagon senior official said that any military or civil servants who develop a fever, cough, or shortness of breath should immediately inform their subordinates. The military was also recommended to "keep as far as possible" from each other, pay attention to coughing and so on. It’s interesting how to keep the distance from each other in the army, where, as you know, the ranks go?

At the same time, persons retiring or leaving the Armed Forces after the contract expires or for other reasons will be exempted from the travel ban, and also “those who travel within the framework of the authorized department issued by the state department” will be exempted. But these individuals will be subject to new travel audit protocols and a possible quarantine scheme for civilians, not military.

These steps were taken after President Donald Trump announced a travel ban for visitors from most European countries, with the exception of UK citizens and Americans returning home. The final group will undergo “appropriate screenings” to determine if they have become infected. In a national appeal from the Oval Office on Wednesday evening, Trump said that these steps are designed to “significantly reduce the threat to our citizens” from the pandemic. "Smart actions today will prevent the spread of the virus tomorrow," the president said.

“Each community faces different risks, and it’s very important for you to follow the recommendations of your local officials who work closely with our federal health experts.”

The United States Department of Defense also signed a contract with pharmaceutical giant Gilead to provide the military with the drug for testing on the military with remdesivir, and for free. This antiviral drug, along with other antiviral drugs, is currently being tested in China. In the US, they are trying to treat a volunteer evacuated from the "plague liner" in Japan (Diamond Princess). The manufacturer claims that the drug can be effective against COVID-19, although it was developed against Ebola. It is noted that “Middle East respiratory syndrome” and “SARS” were treated with SARS, and they were also caused by coronaviruses.

It is also reported that in stores at military bases on the territory of the United States have already seen a massive purchase of various goods and medicines and the fact that these stores began to "clamp" the goods, holding them in warehouses to increase the rush demand. In general, some say that war, that the plague, that the coronavirus, that the mother is native. And this, unfortunately, is an international phenomenon.

It is worth noting that Trump himself and Vice President Pence will not be checked for coronavirus (according to the press release), although Trump and Pence had lunch and generally stood next to the infected Brazilian official, who, by the way, had already infected his president Bolsonara. But the “Washington elders”, including the strong grandfather of Trump, even leading some strange speeches, and ending with his rival Biden, who falls into insanity, and many others, including democratically irremovable 40-year-old senators, should beware: coronavirus first of all, it mows the older age group, those over 70. But, probably, the White House just doesn’t want to take the dirty linen out of the hut yet and will check the head of state and his deputy anyway. Well, not to the same extent they are stupid not to understand such things! This is not a fundamental treaty in the field of strategic stability with the Russians, which the Americans successfully mumble and, as a result, and profound, primarily on their own head. This is your own health, it is more expensive!
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  1. Valery Valery 15 March 2020 06: 12 New
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    How else has Russia not been accused of poisoning the generals and NATO soldiers ?!
    Or maybe they didn’t accuse them of knowing for sure what American laboratory the virus jumped from!
    1. Askold Matveev 15 March 2020 07: 32 New
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      It is surprising that, judging by the information in the media in the Russian Federation, the virus does not “work”, although in border countries such as Kazakhstan and Ukraine they are sounding the alarm.
      It is possible that the population’s lack of any currency, as a carrier of the virus, contributes to the non-proliferation of this muck ..
      1. Olgovich 15 March 2020 08: 02 New
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        Quote: Askold Matveev
        It is surprising that, judging by the information in the media in the Russian Federation, the virus does not “work”, although in border countries such as Kazakhstan and Ukraine they are sounding the alarm.

        It works everywhere, alas.

        In Moldova, all educational institutions and kindergartens have already been closed, flights from Italy and so on have been stopped, central markets are closed and blocked, and the general has been stopped. transport, sweep away products in the wholesale markets (wild crush), calls of the authorities close all enterprises and offices, the police drive around the yards and urge them to stay at home, criminal liability (up to 7 years) for violation of the quarantine, a fine of 300 rubles, panic rumors, in general, complete pa ..... request
        1. LiSiCyn 15 March 2020 09: 24 New
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          From March 15, Russia closes the border with Poland and Norway. A ban is introduced on border crossing by foreign citizens and stateless persons entering the territory of the Russian Federation.
          Yesterday the Poles were already closing the border. Ours were turned back. By evening, though, they started letting them go. Today they’ll probably close it completely. We (Kaliningrad) have no panic yet. But honey masks, either. At the moment, officially 3 infected.
          1. Olgovich 15 March 2020 10: 05 New
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            Quote: LiSiCyn
            We (Kaliningrad) have no panic yet.

            we also did not have-a week ago: everything was somewhere far and frivolous and the people joyfully rushed congratulating beloved women with hugs and kisses ....

            And yesterday, the city center was already really EMPTY, but at the wholesale market (where you can drive by car), there was a murder, for potatoes, onions, carrots, etc.: I barely drove in and miraculously, a few hours later, broke out.

            A lot of people no longer work, and on the instructions of the authorities, and many of them themselves were left without components from abroad or just saved and want to sit out, many "hide" in the villages, hoping for isolation ...

            We have 12 patients so far, but this is nonsense: many thousands and thousands Gaster from Italy fled from there, and from the most infected areas (there is no work already), many were in direct contact with patients, there were hospitals escaping from Italy, in Moldavia they were hiding from the police, from quarantine ..
            When flights from Italy were closed, they flew through Moscow (one of those who arrived with a transplant in Moscow already found a virus), via Greece on a ferry, etc.

            "Fun" yes ... recourse
            1. LiSiCyn 15 March 2020 11: 03 New
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              Yesterday we talked with relatives from Norway. They already have panic in stores. The child wanted to buy semolina. 1 kg in one hand.
              He advised them to fish and freeze fish. laughing
              1. Krasnodar 15 March 2020 13: 08 New
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                Quote: LiSiCyn
                Yesterday we talked with relatives from Norway. They already have panic in stores. The child wanted to buy semolina. 1 kg in one hand.
                He advised them to fish and freeze fish. laughing

                In Israel, malls were closed, in a supermarket crush.
                1. Paranoid50 15 March 2020 14: 04 New
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                  Quote: Krasnodar
                  In Israel, malls were closed, in a supermarket crush.

                  They will have to live for some time under the socialism of the period 1988-91. Some will remember what it is to “get” through best friends — store managers and product experts. It is of course, if there is anything to get. yes
                  1. Krasnodar 15 March 2020 14: 31 New
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                    Better in conditions of 92-95 wink
                    There will always be that)).
            2. NEXUS 15 March 2020 13: 09 New
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              Quote: Olgovich
              we also didn’t have a week ago: everything was somewhere far away and not serious, and the people happily rushed around congratulating their beloved women with hugs and kisses ....

              The official figures are underestimated a hundred, or even a thousand times. The authorities do not want to publish real numbers in order to avoid panic. The people will then stupidly begin to beat the windows of shops and pharmacies in order to stock up on food and medicine. This silence is justified from this point of view. But indirect evidence that the Armageddean is walking on the planet is that the borders are being closed around, quarantine is introduced (almost a curfew, which, I won’t be surprised if introduced), criminal liability and exorbitant fines.
              I talked about the fact that this virus is artificial and no matter how cynical it sounds, it was launched in order to reduce the number of old people, beggars, poor, emigrants, in order to remove the burden from the economies of states. After all, it’s a mystery not to shoot the elderly and the poor ... while the coronovirus is related to the flu and how they cannot find the vaccine in the 21st century. And then the question arises, maybe not much they are trying to create this vaccine?
              Yes, I agree, it smacks of some sort of conspiracy against people, but the fact that the ARTIFICIAL virus specifically points to this.
              1. Doctor 15 March 2020 14: 20 New
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                The official figures are underestimated a hundred, or even a thousand times.

                No, the numbers are real.
                Information from primary sources, including from the main hospital in Kommunarka, is quickly transmitted to clinics in Moscow and Moscow Region and to regions, if they had hidden it, doctors and nurses would still have known through acquaintances.
                It’s another matter how many undetected infected people wander among us, but judging by the number of hospitalized ones, there are also not many.
                1. NEXUS 15 March 2020 14: 35 New
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                  Quote: Arzt
                  It’s another matter how many undetected infected people wander among us, but judging by the number of hospitalized ones, there are also not many.

                  What is being done in the USA ...
              2. Doctor 15 March 2020 14: 37 New
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                I talked about the fact that this virus is artificial

                Possible.
                and no matter how cynical it sounds, it is launched in order to reduce the number of old people,

                But not here.
                In normal times, the total mortality rate in resuscitation departments of emergency hospitals in Moscow ranges from 8 to 15%. This is in the intensive care unit, and not in the hospital as a whole, there are several percent. This is natural, people call an ambulance when it’s bad, and they put in intensive care when it’s really bad. Of all the deceased, the percentage of people over 60 is up to 40%. And this is also natural, because they have many chronic diseases that are exacerbated by any factor.
                The epidemic is such a factor. She will drive 100 to hospitals instead of 10 people a day, of which 000 will die. Among these 500, there will be 500 over 350. Moreover, any epidemic, from cholera and smallpox, the elderly will also die more.

                In addition, do not forget the old people rule the world, they will not destroy themselves.
              3. Xnumx vis 15 March 2020 15: 08 New
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                Quote: NEXUS
                smacks of some sort of conspiracy against people, but the fact that the ARTIFICIAL virus specifically points to this.
                Reply

                I already wrote, I repeat ... Coronovirus works selectively ... Kills people over 60 years old ... what So much for the improvement of the demographic situation in developed countries with a large number of pensioners ... Europe, China, USA, Russia, etc. ... People of working age are alive, children do not get sick. Land, apartments and real estate are freed. The population is rejuvenating ... Automatically supplies of water, food, energy. are increasing. State funds for pensions are saved, living standards are growing recourse ... in a word, some kind of cunning coronovirus ... "Right!" am That's when you start to believe in a "world-shadow government!" bully
            3. aybolyt678 16 March 2020 03: 07 New
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              Quote: Olgovich
              "Fun" yes ...

              don't succumb to provocations yes yes You see, during such "wars" when checking for deaths from cancer, heart attack, etc., if antibodies to the virus are found, they immediately blow that these people died from coronavirus.
        2. Askold Matveev 15 March 2020 09: 44 New
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          Quote: Olgovich
          It works everywhere, alas. In Moldova, all educational institutions and kindergartens are already closed, flights from Italy have been stopped, etc., central markets are closed and blocked, and the general is stopped. transport, sweep away products at wholesale markets (wild stampede), calls by the authorities to close all enterprises and offices, the police drive around the yards and call them to stay at home, criminal liability (up to 7 years) for quarantine violation, a fine of 300 rubles, panic rumors, in general, full n

          But we don’t have anything like that, everything is calm, people are preparing for a social survey on April 22nd and are sneezing directly for the virus.
          1. Olgovich 15 March 2020 10: 19 New
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            Quote: Askold Matveev
            But we have something nothing like that, everything is quiet

            I am sincerely glad and, God forbid, that it remains so! hi
            1. Askold Matveev 15 March 2020 12: 29 New
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              Quote: Olgovich
              I am sincerely glad and, God forbid, that it remains so!

              Unfortunately, many do not understand sarcasm. In fact, according to the order of the most important Minister of Health, local deportations of the public health department are given the diagnosis of pneumonia, which is a complication of the virus, but ignores the cause.
              The Ministry of Education of the Russian Federation recommends (while recommending) to transfer educational institutions to a distance learning form.
              Coronavirus in Lipetsk: the region moved to a special position:
              Against the background of coronavirus, the authorities of the Lipetsk region decided to close all educational institutions in the region, from schools to colleges. In orphanages and boarding schools imposed a ban on visits. Kindergartens so far have decided not to touch so that working parents can work.
              https://newsland.com/user/4297789135/content/koronavirus-v-lipetske-oblast-pereshla-na-osoboe-polozhenie/7054880
              And here is Kemerovo Order of the Governor of the Kemerovo Region - Kuzbass dated March 14, 2020 No. 21 "On the introduction of the" High Preparedness "regime in the Kemerovo Region - Kuzbass and measures to counter the spread of new coronavirus infection (COVID-19)"
              Introduce from 16.03.2020 to 30.04.2020 on the territory of the Kemerovo region - Kuzbass the operating mode for the management bodies and forces of the unified state system for the prevention and liquidation of emergency situations - "High alert".

              2. To postpone theatrical and entertainment, cultural and educational, entertainment, sports and other public events planned in the territory of the Kemerovo region-Kuzbass to a later date. The number of participants in extremely important and urgent events that cannot be canceled should be limited to no more than 1000 people.

              3. To recommend public associations to refrain from organizing public events.

              4. To recommend to the citizens of the Russian Federation residing and temporarily staying in the Kemerovo Region - Kuzbass (hereinafter referred to as citizens) to refrain from trips outside the Russian Federation and regions of the Russian Federation that are epidemically unsuccessful for a new coronavirus infection (COVID-19) (hereinafter - coronavirus infection) ), in accordance with the information on the website of the Federal Service for Supervision of Consumer Rights Protection and Human Well-being in the information and telecommunication network "Internet" (https://rospotrebnadzor.ru), as well as from visiting theatrical and entertainment, cultural and educational entertainment, sports and other public events, restrict visits to catering establishments.

              5. To recommend to citizens who visited territories outside the Russian Federation where cases of coronavirus infection were registered, in accordance with the information on the World Health Organization website in the Internet telecommunication network “Internet” (www.who.int):

              5.1. Immediately inform about your return to the Russian Federation, place, dates of stay in the territories specified in clause 6 of this order, contact information by phone numbers 8-800-201-25-22; 112 and email: [email protected]

              5.2. If there are signs of an infectious disease (fever, cough, etc.), immediately seek medical help at home with a call from a medical professional without visiting medical organizations and report by phone numbers 8-800-201-25-22; 112 and email: [email protected]

              5.3. Citizens who have arrived from the People's Republic of China, the Republic of Korea, the Italian Republic, the Islamic Republic of Iran, the French Republic, the Federal Republic of Germany, the Kingdom of Spain, should be provided with their isolation at home for 14 days from the day they return to the Russian Federation.

              6. To recommend to employers operating in the Kemerovo region - Kuzbass:

              6.1. Refrain from sending their employees on business trips on the territory of foreign states and to regions of the Russian Federation that are disadvantaged by coronavirus infection, from holding events with the participation of foreign citizens, as well as from taking part in such events.
              And so on.
              1. Olgovich 15 March 2020 12: 51 New
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                Quote: Askold Matveev
                Unfortunately, many do not understand sarcasm.

                Alas, unfortunately, many do not know how to to express:

                But if so:
                Quote: Askold Matveev
                But we have nothing like "no", everything is "calm"
                - he would be understandable
      2. Lopatov 15 March 2020 09: 32 New
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        Swine flu. Germany - 40 cases, neighboring France 271 cases, neighboring Poland 1.
        So it goes...

        If we had washed our hands with the same fervor with which they are trying to spread panic on the Internet, the country could not be afraid of a coronavirus.
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          1. Egoza 15 March 2020 16: 09 New
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            Long live the fragrant soap
            And a fluffy towel

            You can laugh, but my friend from Kazakhstan writes that a child from school has come and wash his hands with a run. You won’t make it before, you must first throw some kind of thread into the kitchen in the mouth, and then - on you.
        2. Ross xnumx 15 March 2020 11: 20 New
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          If we had washed our hands with the same fervor with which they are trying to spread panic on the Internet ...

          Your remark is not without common sense, if you remember how in Europe (GB in particular) they wash themselves in the sink:

          They also said that coronavirus is “afraid” of temperatures below -15 ° C ...
      3. Doctor 15 March 2020 14: 43 New
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        It is surprising that, judging by the information in the media in the Russian Federation, the virus does not "work"


        It works, so far we have the first stage of the psychological behavior of people during the epidemic.

        "... It can be stated that in relation to the typology of human behavior during epidemics of deadly infectious diseases, the following general patterns are traced:

        1) people try to not notice such epidemics as long as possible, and this applies equally to the authorities and the population;

        2) but there comes a time when both of them can no longer hide from each other that they are aware of what is actually happening - panic and flight begin (as a rule, both of them). In addition to the fear of an epidemic, there is still a collective fear of fugitives from areas affected by the epidemic;

        3) the fear of infection gives rise to an unprecedented disconnection of people, when everyone tries to survive "alone" and in any other person he sees only the carrier of the infection. The time of the "plague" becomes a period of violent loneliness for people;

        4) the fear of the population is amplified by depersonized death, when, ritually, the death of a person gradually ceases to differ from the ringing of an animal;

        5) in parallel with these processes, collective despair is growing, in its consequences it is worse than collective panic, since people lose their ability to resist the disease;

        6) the fear of imminent death, from epidemic to epidemic, a significant part of the population tried to drown out alcohol and uncontrolled enjoyment of all the joys of life;

        7) in the most deadly epidemics, various forms of collective madness arise, people begin to behave contrary to the instinct of self-preservation and themselves go towards their deaths. Usually, this psychological state occurred when all the means of combating the epidemic had already been exhausted, and it was gaining strength more and more;

        8) during an epidemic catastrophe, as well as during a war, the “stratification” of the average person inevitably occurs. You can prove yourself either a hero or a coward, and no third is given. But no one, having survived this disaster, knows what choice will remain with him;

        9) the more destructive the epidemic, the more it gives rise to “vultures”, who are confident because of the lack of repressive apparatus in their impunity, the “vultures” of the “times of AIDS” acquired a special sophistication in their actions;

        10) a society engulfed in a deadly epidemic begins to become extremely aggressive and manifests collective brutality;

        11) the attitude of all those whom it considers responsible for its disaster. A large-scale and brutal epidemic is capable of continuing terror against “internal enemies”;

        12) in times of epidemic catastrophes, the bioavailability of individuals increases, they become "plague seeders" or, according to Luther, the "demons" of epidemics;

        13) an epidemic catastrophe is perceived by people of different faiths as atonement for some common sins and causes them to need collective repentance and atonement;

        14) epidemics are always forgotten, and when they return, they are not recognized for a long time. "

        M.V. Supotnitsky, N.S.Supotnitskaya SKETCH HISTORY SKETCHES
        1. Golovan Jack 15 March 2020 14: 58 New
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          So. Tired of it. There was already "SARS," bird flu ... and now here we have ... the cow virus belay

          Read to everyone yes

  2. Cowbra 15 March 2020 06: 12 New
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    - You heard? Kolya died!
    - Coronovirus?
    - No, the flu.
    - Ah, well then it's okay ...
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      The teachings of the Russian Armed Forces RCHBZ troops to study the effect of viral hysteria on the movements of the likely enemy’s troops are considered completed. The results are considered positive. Distinguished military personnel encourage valuable gifts .. laughing
      1. tank64rus 20 March 2020 17: 53 New
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        And where is the biological and chemical safety service, which they started to create in 2008 and then finished right there. Instead of educational buildings and laboratories, a monastery is being erected at the site of the Institute of Biological and Chemical Safety, but the priests have provided themselves with work for a long time, but we will dismiss the censer of the virus.
    2. Paul Siebert 15 March 2020 09: 29 New
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      Quote: Cowbra
      - You heard? Kolya died!
      - Coronovirus?
      - No, the flu.
      - Ah, well then it's okay ...

      Maybe in the joke "Kolya" is replaced by "Donald"? laughing
  3. bessmertniy 15 March 2020 06: 13 New
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    Trump has already tried the virus. Waiting for a result. repeat Of course, in conditions of rapidly spreading contagion, teachings become problematic. It is possible that some high-ranking NATO military men were specifically quarantined so as not to risk becoming infected specifically in the exercises. And for many it will be nice if they fall into the number of abbreviations for participating in exercises.
    1. Askold Matveev 15 March 2020 07: 52 New
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      Trump has already tried the virus. Waiting for a result.

      Trump announced a three-month tax break for Americans yesterday.
      1. bessmertniy 15 March 2020 07: 56 New
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        And we can still throw up taxes, because there will be unforeseen budget spending on the fight against the virus. lol
        1. your1970 15 March 2020 10: 08 New
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          I'm waiting for the parcel from Aliexpress, so they are deadline send extended to 70 days - which used to be 7 or 14 days.
          And this is not an isolated case, such garbage massively ...
          Now count their losses - the losses of manufacturers from the goods of which millions of buyers will refuse
      2. Lopatov 15 March 2020 09: 55 New
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        Quote: Askold Matveev
        Trump announced a three-month tax break for Americans yesterday.

        Lying is bad.
        laughing
        Actually, this is just an offer to Congress. And it is not a fact that they will not consider him an attempt to bribe a voter and will not kill him.

        With a high probability of passing the proposal, Trump does not count. It’s just an attack against the Democratic majority of the House of Representatives
        1. Askold Matveev 15 March 2020 12: 15 New
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          Quote: Spade
          Lying is bad.

          Redirect your statement to the media.
          "The United States will provide citizens and small and medium-sized businesses with a three-month tax break to limit the economic impact of the coronavirus COVID-19, President Donald Trump said. This was reported on the White House website.

          Trump said he will instruct the Small Business Administration (SBA) to "use the existing powers to provide capital and liquidity to firms affected by the coronavirus." The Office will provide low interest loans to companies in affected sectors.

          The US president said he would ask Congress to increase funding for the SBA lending program by an additional $ 50 billion.

          In addition, Trump will instruct the Ministry of Finance to suspend the collection of taxes from some individuals and legal entities affected by the coronavirus, without levying subsequent penalties. This measure, as noted, will provide the economy with additional liquidity worth more than $ 200 billion.

          The president called on Congress to "immediately introduce concessions on wage taxation." He also announced that he would take emergency measures in the near future to provide financial assistance to workers who are sick, quarantined, or caring for others because of the coronavirus.

          At the end of February, US health officials warned that coronavirus would almost certainly spread throughout the country, although it was not known how serious its impact would be. "
          https://www.vesti.ru/doc.html?id=3247336&utm_source=yxnews&utm_medium=desktop&utm_referrer=https%3A%2F%2Fyandex.ru%2Fnews
          1. Lopatov 15 March 2020 13: 03 New
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            Quote: Askold Matveev
            Redirect your statement to the media.

            What for?
            After all, they did not write about "Trump announced a tax holiday for Americans for three months"
            You wrote it. How about a fait accompli.
      3. YOUR 15 March 2020 12: 13 New
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        This is not for us. They will not forget to come to the relatives of the deceased
    2. Egoza 15 March 2020 16: 00 New
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      Quote: bessmertniy
      It is possible that some high-ranking NATO military men were specifically quarantined so as not to risk becoming infected specifically in the exercises.

      No, this is to prevent the Ukrainian army from being hosted in exercises!
      In general, to read the title of the article, you will say: "" Well, fse! Obviously Russia launched it "
  4. snifer 15 March 2020 06: 17 New
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    but in Russia it doesn’t inflict, we’ll sneeze to fight wassat
  5. Amateur 15 March 2020 06: 27 New
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    At the same time, it is worth noting that Trump himself and Vice President Pence should be checked for coronavirus (if you believe the press release) will not,


    The result of a test by US President Donald Trump for the presence of coronavirus infection was negative. This was reported in the press service of the White House, reports TASS. (15.03.2020/XNUMX/XNUMX)

    "In Italy, the population was quarantined at home. And American tanks are being unloaded at the port, and American soldiers without masks." (Yesterday infa from a relative living in Italy.)
    1. Mitroha 15 March 2020 08: 16 New
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      In Italy, Milan is surrounded by tanks, the streets patrol the military. For products released one person from the family. No one is working. Relatives called a friend the day before yesterday
      1. Mitroha 15 March 2020 16: 30 New
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        Cons: It’s enough to put cons of the mind, but can’t you take a look at the cameras online in Milan?
      2. aybolyt678 16 March 2020 03: 28 New
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        concept of controlled chaos in action. All the attention to the virus ... in the meantime, the dollar is getting more expensive, oil is getting cheaper, and some are buying black gold for paper to provide an airbag during the peak of the crisis. Illusionists!
    2. kytx 15 March 2020 09: 42 New
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      The mask will not help
      the doctor will not save
  6. mole 15 March 2020 07: 29 New
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    The whole world is fighting the coronovirus, but we have silence. Is it strange somehow? In China or Italy, no one was resting or working, or was there just an appropriate instruction so that anti-epidemic measures were not taken? And then you can break the referendum.
    Can someone tell me?
    1. maidan.izrailovich 15 March 2020 08: 06 New
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      The whole world is fighting the coronovirus and we have silence. Is it strange somehow?

      You still go somewhere other than IN. It will not hurt for the overall development. And objective perception of the world.
      Mishustin has signed a plan to combat the spread of coronavirus
      https://ria.ru/20200203/1564180055.html
      1. mole 15 March 2020 09: 10 New
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        Thank you.
        There are many agreed and approved plans in our country. Only their execution leaves much to be desired.
        I’m interested in how things really are, except for the large-scale projects for the construction of quarantine zones in the Moscow region.
        In the Chelyabinsk region in the dispensary of Varna, local authorities also wanted to organize quarantine. Only our people are wrong, did not appreciate the attempts, and went to an illegal rally. As a result, Chelyabinsk was transferred to the TB dispensary.
    2. Ovrag 15 March 2020 09: 56 New
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      Everything is OK. Believers thousands and kiss the icon in Kazan (in Italy, it began with the same). Yesterday, a friend with dengue with a temperature under 38 flew to Russia and there was no shit for everyone. And he even prepared certificates. In general, wait in weeks for 2 mass kaput when it will be too late. If the experience of China has not taught anything. The experience of Italy is not taught. That will not teach anything. And now the grandfather is so keen on amendments that until the last he will try to conduct everything as it is. But sees the world. God himself is against it.
      1. Lopatov 15 March 2020 10: 05 New
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        Quote: Ovrag
        in Italy it started with the same

        In Italy, it all started with the return of Chinese guest workers to celebrate Chinese New Year.
        And they clearly did not kiss non-existent Catholic icons ...
      2. Paranoid50 15 March 2020 14: 25 New
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        Quote: Ovrag
        Believers thousands

        So, clearly, there was no need to continue. But nonetheless continued
        Quote: Ovrag
        So wait in weeks

        Quote: Ovrag
        God himself is against it.

        belay Oh, like: no more, no less. fellow laughing That's just the way it is: behind any global events, there is always a train of different suits of obscurantists and clickers, and just scoundrels.
    3. Ross xnumx 15 March 2020 11: 27 New
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      Quote: Mole
      The whole world is fighting the coronovirus, but we have silence.

      Someone has a “coronavirus”, while someone has a “coronation" ... request
      I know for sure, if that - they all die, and we will go to heaven ... lol
      It is so disgusting for me to look at the stupidities that pass as a pandemic that I want to remind you what an epidemic is:
      The plague reached the Byzantine capital of Constantinople in 541 AD and was very soon taking 10 thousand lives a day. This led to the fact that unburied bodies were stacked inside buildings and even in the open.
      According to the stories of the ancient historian Procopius, the victims showed many classic symptoms of bubonic plague, including a sudden fever and swollen lymph nodes. Justinian also fell ill, but he was able to recover, which can not be said about the third part of the inhabitants of Constantinople, who were not so lucky.
      Even after the plague subsided in Byzantium, it continued to appear in Europe, Africa and Asia for several more years, causing widespread famine and devastation. It is believed that at least died 25 million peoplebut the actual number can be much higher.
  7. K-50 15 March 2020 07: 36 New
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    Then more than 40 warehouses were built in Germany and Benelux, code-named POMCUS (POMCUS) with equipment sets reserved for divisions and brigades. And it was possible to transfer military units, which immediately received sets of equipment, on BTA planes and passenger sides. And do not drag dozens of huge convoys across the ocean, which in addition would become the legitimate target of our nuclear submarines and regiments of distant bombers (in the zone of their reach).

    Then more than 40 warehouses were built in Germany and Benelux, code-named
    You would think that ours would, in the case of won, leave these warehouses intact.
    What naivety !!! fellow lol
  8. pogis 15 March 2020 07: 59 New
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    In the 80s art. the division of the frame was deployed in three days, each year one brigade of 5 was deployed. So yousses are throwing money down the drain.
  9. Hermit21 15 March 2020 08: 22 New
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    And can paragraphs be made more or less the same in size? It is impossible to read. This also applies to other authors.
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  11. Paul Siebert 15 March 2020 10: 02 New
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    Honestly, the hysteria about the "COVID-19" amuses me.
    A pandemic with a mortality rate of less than 2% must have happened before.
    Simple flu has many times more mortality.
    But the sensation is already "raised to the shield", it is interpreted, it is scared, it is mortally afraid of it.
    Honestly, I think that the fear of coronavirus has recently killed more people than the coronavirus itself ..
    Suspicious people, cores, people who did not have time to help because of blocked roads ...
    "Fathers of the nation" in all countries perked up, they were noticed again - from the TV screens they pray for us, impose restrictions, allocate funds, pathetically inflate their nostrils and burn with a fiery gaze ...
    Football and olympiads, theatrical performances and film festivals, holidays and mass processions flew to hell.
    Now NATO canceled the exercises. Perfectly!
    As in Wells’s book “War of the Worlds,” the terrible enemy was stopped not by guns and shells, but by small invisible creatures sprayed in the earth’s air by myriads ...
    Now the “deadly tripods” under the blue flag with a rose of winds useless piles of metal rust in European ports ... wink
  12. faterdom 15 March 2020 10: 06 New
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    It is surprising that, judging by the information in the media in the Russian Federation, the virus does not "work"

    Directly proportional to the degree of "visa-free", "Schengen", "Atlantic solidarity" and "privileged alliance" with the United States.
    The longer - the thicker, and vice versa, the thicker, the longer.
  13. parusnik 15 March 2020 10: 13 New
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    A virus that defeats NATO, a volcano explodes, the EU breaks up due to a virus, and Russia becomes the first economy in the world ... laughing
  14. Prisoner 15 March 2020 10: 35 New
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    If only that. But after all, he is already beating in all directions and in all areas of life.
  15. Warrior MorePhoto 15 March 2020 11: 06 New
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    but in Russia it doesn’t inflict, we’ll sneeze to fight wassat


    There’s no one to fight with) enemies all at home in quarantine)
  16. Grandfather Crimea 15 March 2020 11: 10 New
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    Coronovirus is a new type of flu. Those who have decided to get the vaccine against influenza-coronovirus will get sick, because there is no protection against it, as already exists from known viruses.
    The main hope not to get this type of flu is support for the immune system, fewer contacts and personal hygiene.
    If there are the first signs (usually it is 1-2 days), then cycloferon 2 ml and a second prickle (do not mix the preparations! In the same syringe!) Are injected intramuscularly with 1 ml lymphomyazot, vitamin C is taken. If the bacterial stage has begun, taking the right antibiotic (this is already with a lying doctor))).
    No panic brothers sisters, let’s break through!))))))) The main thing is not to lose the human in yourself))))
  17. rocket757 15 March 2020 11: 28 New
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    Warrior virus already .... dispersed in the mountains! Now for some of the upper ones, the government will do it!
  18. Aleksandr1971 15 March 2020 13: 21 New
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    Yes, even if they held their military exercises and everyone there would become infected. Yes, and would die .....
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    Remember the series of different "flu", now in the 21st century the appearance of various diseases has only become more frequent. After the outbreak of bird flu, smart people in the Moscow Region tried to create a biological and chemical safety service using the forces and means involved in the destruction of chemicals. weapons. The destruction of chemical weapons was already launched and funded. But after its end, the forces and means of the CWD system turned out to be, as if out of work. Therefore, there was an attempt at first to re-profile the Saratov Engineering School of the Russian Chemical Bin Chemical Plant, it was even renamed the Saratov Institute of Biological and Chemical Protection, and there were seven regiments of chemical chemical billets at the facilities for the destruction of chemical weapons, there were also laboratories, specialists, etc. It would seem that if possible, start the process of re-profiling these forces and assets into the BCB service, by the way in the USA it has long existed, there are in other countries and you will have an additional emergency response system. But the epidemics seemed to have stopped, and the process of “reforms” and “optimizations” of Serdyukov and Co. began in the army and the idea quickly turned off.
  20. cniza 15 March 2020 14: 27 New
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    In general, it is still unknown, what if they suddenly decide to deploy ships and planes over the ocean completely, and those who have already been brought back, observing quarantine measures.


    We are waiting for Russia to be accused of disrupting NATO exercises, we are an interested party, and we launched the virus, having agreed with the Chinese.
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    Is V.V. engaged in the development of biological weapons? But it’s not clear to me: why did he start testing it in China
  22. Petrol cutter 15 March 2020 18: 28 New
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    The main thing is that the coronavirus does not cause us massive damage.
    In my provincial opinion, this is the most important thing however.
    And what about NATO .... The heavier the sound of guitars, the worse for the enemy! As the rock group "Cruise" taught me in my youth.
    1. pogis 17 March 2020 14: 29 New
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      Influenza virus mutates every year, mortality is 650000 per year, but somehow everyone was figs and then the corovirus suddenly, the planet is in a panic
      https://www.who.int/ru/news-room/detail/14-12-2017-up-to-650-000-people-die-of-respiratory-diseases-linked-to-seasonal-flu-each-year
      1. Petrol cutter 18 March 2020 17: 34 New
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        Wonderful.
        I do not recall such unprecedented events on border closures and other quarantines in our country, for example, last season. In connection with my chronic bronchitis. How can you argue what is happening?