The Cabinet approved the assistance to the remaining abroad Russians

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the government has approved the procedure for assisting citizens who are abroad and are unable to return home because of the situation with coronavirus infection.

Dedicated Cabinet funds will be used for the provision of social support for Russians, remaining abroad, TASS informs.

According to the official representative of the Russian foreign Ministry Maria Zakharova, the money is already transferred to the account of the Ministry. So the first requests received from the Russians are already in the process of treatment.

it is Noted that payments will go to the needy in the near future.

Zakharov Also added that work on the formation of the schedule of the arrival of the Russians will resume on Monday, April 6.

Earlier, Deputy Prime Minister of the Russian Federation Tatyana Golikova said that Russia does not stop the removal of their nationals from abroad, but took a temporary time out for the weekend. According to her, a break is necessary for the formation of lists.

Russia has suspended international flights for the removal of the Russians in the country from April 4. This was done to prevent the spread of coronavirus infection.

In the sit room said that the removal of the Russians on the territory of the Russian Federation will be created a special schedule. Those who remained abroad, will provide the necessary social assistance. The support of the citizens the government has allocated the Ministry of foreign Affairs in 500 million rubles.

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