RT News - April 18 2020 (12:00 MSK)
The German government prepares to gradually lift the nationwide lockdown, saying the Covid-19 outbreak is under control. But refugee shelters see a surge in infections. US politicians continue to blame China with one Republican Senator saying Washington should respond with sanctions. Thousands of Orthodox Churches around the world stand empty, as believers stay at home for Easter. This year's Holy Fire ceremony in Jeruslaem will be taking place without a congregation.