US and Russia blocking UN plans for a global ceasefire amid crisis

Resolution strongly supported by dozens of countries, human rights groups and charities Coronavirus – latest updates See all our coronavirus coverage The Trump administration and Russia are blocking efforts to win binding UN security council backing for a global ceasefire to help fight the coronavirus pandemic, which has claimed more than 150,000 lives worldwide. Related: Coronavirus world map: which countries have the most cases and deaths? Continue reading...