Ukrainian military personnel marked Orthodox Easter in the town of Shumy in the east of the country. The soldiers paid tribute to their fallen comrades, then delivered Easter gifts to other soldiers on the front line, where the situation was relatively calm. News – Radio Free Europe / Radio Liberty
Thousands have spent the Easter holiday lining up for injections at hippodromes, velodromes and other sites as France tried to speed up vaccinations amid a new rush of coronavirus cases. But as Europe celebrated its second Easter in a row under the cloud of the pandemic, some cities put vaccinations on hold during the long […]
Issued on: 24/03/2021 – 16:20 Chancellor Angela Merkel on Wednesday dropped plans for a five-day shutdown in Germany over Easter, which had prompted confusion and criticism. She called the idea a mistake and apologized to Germans. FRANCE 24’s Nick Spicer tells us more.
Issued on: 23/03/2021 – 07:20Modified: 23/03/2021 – 07:18 Advertising Read more Berlin (AFP) Germany said Tuesday it will impose a strict lockdown for five days over Easter as Covid-19 infections spiral “exponentially”, while a row over exports of the AstraZeneca vaccine festers in Europe. Chancellor Angela Merkel ordered the harsh nationwide measures after marathon talks […]
Issued on: 23/03/2021 – 03:32 Germany extended its lockdown measures by another month and imposed several new restrictions, including largely shutting down public life over Easter, in an effort to drive down the rate of coronavirus infections. Advertising Read more Chancellor Angela Merkel announced the measures early Tuesday after a lengthy video call with the […]