RT News - March 26, 2020 (12:00 MSK)
France announces a military-driven operation to clamp down on the spread of Covid-19 as the global economy tries to batten down the hatches and survive an ever growing public lockdown. Russia registers its first two deaths from Covid-19 as new measures to halt the spread of coronavirus come into force. We meet Russians who've been part of the country’s first line of defense - self-isolating after returning from viral hotspots abroad. A UK court denies Wikileaks Founder Jullian Assange bail despite him not currently serving a sentence amid fears of a Coronavirus outbreak in prisons. Horrors and reality strike a painful chord in Italy as the nation comes to terms with the scale of the pandemic. One church in the north has been turned into a storage unit for the dead.