Russian rapper Basta denies wrongdoing after footage of packed concert venue sparks Covid-19 fears (VIDEO)

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It might look like a typical pre-pandemic Friday night, but footage of a packed concert in St. Petersburg has raised concerns online over the risk of rising Covid-19 transmission in Russia.

Videos shared widely online appeared to show thousands of young people packed closely together, many not wearing face masks, at the Ice Palace venue in Russia’s second largest city for a performance by popular rapper Basta. 

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