12 Jan 2021 11:13

Air travel between Russia, UK to remain suspended through Feb 1 - HQ

MOSCOW. Jan 12 (Interfax) - Russia is further suspending air travel with the United Kingdom through February 1, the coronavirus response headquarters said in a statement.

"For the purpose of protecting public health, the restrictions have been extended through 11:59 p.m. on February 1, 2021," the headquarters told journalists on Tuesday.

Russia initially suspended air travel with the UK between December 22, 2020 and January 12, 2021, after a new strain of coronavirus was detected in the UK, the headquarters said.