Russia does not distort the information about deaths from COVID-19 and hides nothing. About it the press Secretary of the Russian President, Dmitry Peskov, said CNBC.

“We do not hide anything”, – he stressed.

Peskov told the TV channel that the cause of death set by autopsy.

“the autopsy helps us keep an accurate count, and happening a diversification of causes of death. That is the difference between Russia and many Western countries, where do pathoanatomical study,” he explained.

Rambler wrote that from 19 to 20 may in Russia died 135 patients with confirmed new coronavirus, this increase of deaths was a record for the country. For all the observation time in Russia died 2972 person with the coronavirus. At the same time Russia was 308 705 people with COVID-19, 85 392 of them have been recovered.