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the Head of Chechnya Ramzan Kadyrov said that the region’s leaders never talked about the closure of the Republic. So Kadyrov has commented on the statement by Prime Minister Mikhail mishustina, criticized actors due to the closure of borders.
“We have stated and reiterate that we will do everything possible and impossible to protect one from the Russian regions – the Chechen Republic and living in her citizens,” – wrote Kadyrov on his official page in the Telegram.
Kadyrov has stated that he considers proper if the government will ask their questions directly to the leadership of the Republic. However, he added that the decision on the closure of entry and exit from the Republic fully supported by local people.
Chechnya has imposed a total lockdown and closed the entrance and exit from the Republic on 5 April. With the exception of steel transportation of food, medicines and movement of emergency services. Chechnya was the first region that has banned the movement of vehicles and pedestrians from 20:00 to 08:00.
According to Kadyrov, these measures were taken to prevent the spread of coronavirus in the country and to restrict the possible crossings are infected with the virus in the other subject countries. According to the head of the region, they are “ready to go on any strict measures for the sake of citizens.”
Earlier, Prime Minister Mikhail Mishustin said that regional authorities should not assume Federal functions. He added that any restrictions should be fully adequate and consistent with the current situation in the country.
According to the latest data, in Chechnya was 15 cases of infection with coronavirus. At least another 25 people waiting for the coronavirus. In Russia only for the last day of 954 confirmed cases coronavirus infection. Thus, now there are more than 6.3 thousands of infected citizens.
In Chechnya imposed a curfew.
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