Moscow – A Russian military transport plane was headed to the United States on Wednesday carrying tons of medical equipment and masks to help Washington fight coronavirus, Russian state TV reported and a US official said.
President Vladimir Putin offered Russian help in a phone conversation with US President Donald Trump on Monday, when the two leaders discussed how best to respond to the virus.
The flight, which was organised by the Russian Defence Ministry, took off early on Wednesday from an airfield outside of Moscow.
The shipment was likely to be unpopular with some critics of Trump, who have urged him to …read more
Source:: Independent Online