Fact-checked by: Newschecker

2020/02/29 | India

Misleading: Russia announces the closure of airspace and suspends all incoming and outgoing flights to China.

Explanation: The Russian government had imposed a temporary and partial ban on the movement of Chinese nationals. All Russian airlines, with the exception of national airline Aeroflot, stopped flying to China on 1/31/20. Ikar airline will continue flights between Moscow and China. All planes arriving from China will be sent to a separate terminal in the Moscow Sheremetyevo airport. Aeroflot reduced the frequency of flights to Beijing, Shanghai, and Guangzhou until 2/29/20.

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