The US Embassy in Moscow makes passenger lists for flights to take American citizens out of Russia. This was reported on Monday, April 6, on the website of the diplomatic mission.
The flight is expected to take off from Moscow on the morning of April 9 in transit through London.
Russia began to gradually restrict air traffic with other countries on the background of coronavirus in February, and on March 27 completely closed regular and Charter international air traffic.
An outbreak of COVID-19, caused by the SARS-CoV-2 virus, began in Wuhan, China, in late December. On March 11, the world health organization declared a pandemic of the disease.