Friday 23 April 2021
22 April 2021
'Russia Should Be Free': Moscow Protesters On Aleksei Navalny's Health Care Rights
Thousands of Russians took to the streets the evening of April 21, 2021 to urge the government to allow jailed opposition leader Aleksei Navalny access to private physicians and, ultimately, to release him from prison. Current Time spoke with protesters in Moscow about their views.
19 April 2021
Jobless In Georgia: Amidst Pandemic, Labor Migration To Germany ‘Only Option’ For Thousands
With unemployment in Georgia now at around 20 percent of the country’s workforce, Current Time’s Zviad Mchedlishvili spoke with Georgian jobseekers about why they are opting to go abroad to work during the coronavirus pandemic.
15 April 2021
'It's Like A Military Field Hospital Here': Ukrainian Medics And Patients Speak Of COVID Trauma
Current Time has visited the intensive-care unit of a COVID-19 hospital in Kyiv, where a recent surge in infections means every single bed is full. Many patients arrive in critical condition and require mechanical ventilation of their lungs.
14 April 2021
'Quietly Dying On The Streets': Medical Charity Helps The Homeless In St. Petersburg
Lacking identification documents and insurance, the homeless and others in St. Petersburg struggle to get health care. Enter the Charity Hospital, whose volunteers deliver street medicine to those the hospitals won't.
09 April 2021
'Am I Really Still Alive?' A Hunter's Story Of Survival In Siberia
Sergei Sazanakov was hunting in Russia's Khakassia region when an accident left him trapped in the snow overnight. He lost his lower legs to frostbite, and later had to fight for his children in court after his wife left him. But Sazanakov has learned how to run his farm and care for his family.
31 December 2020
Hugs, Health, And Perseverance: Doctors Share Hopes For 2021
Current Time reporters asked doctors and medics who have been battling COVID-19 in different countries to share their advice and wishes for others in the new year. They hoped for an end to the pandemic -- and for patience and strength to face new challenges.
28 December 2020
'A Chance To Return To Normal Life': Russians React After Getting Sputnik-V Vaccine
Russians have been telling Current Time about their experiences with the new Sputnik-V COVID-19 vaccine after the country began a mass vaccination program. President Vladimir Putin said on December 2 that 2 million doses of the Russian-made vaccine would be made available within days.
23 December 2020
News Quiz: 20 Questions For 2020
It may have seemed like the news in 2020 was all about the COVID-19 pandemic, but, in fact, there was plenty of variety. From protests and war to environmental challenges and social change, Current Time was there. How much do you know about this year’s major events?