Covid-19

Russian doctors who criticize Putin’s coronavirus response have been mysteriously falling out of hospital windows.

At least three frontline healthcare workers in Russia have mysteriously fallen out of hospital windows over the past two weeks. Two of the workers are dead. One  is believed to be alive but in critical condition. All three had publicly expressed concerns over Putin and medical authority's responses to the coronavirus pandemic raging within Russia. Natalya Lebedeva, head of the emergency medical service at Star City, was reportedly being treated for a suspected coronavirus infection when she fell out of a hospital window and died. Elena Nepomnyashchaya, the head doctor of a hospital in Krasnoyarsk, was reported to have opposed changes to his clinic due to the lack of protective gear in the hospital. The hospital denied the claims of an equipment shortage. On May 1, Nepomnyashchaya