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From the opening remarks by Mikhail Mishustin at the Government meeting, October 14, 2021

More than 3.9 billion rubles will be allocated to support the veterans awarded the medal “For the Defense of Leningrad” or the badge “Resident of besieged Leningrad”. Such an order presidential decree signed by Prime Minister Mikhail Mishustin.

These funds will be used to finance a one-time payment of 50 thousand rubles. It is intended both for the blockades living in Russia and for those who live in Abkhazia, South Ossetia, Transnistria, Latvia, Lithuania and Estonia.

As Mikhail Mishustin said on meeting of the Government on October 14, in total, more than 75 thousand people will receive such support.

The decision was timed to coincide with the 80th anniversary of the opening of the Road of Life. It was along it that supplies went and people were taken out of the besieged Leningrad.

“I ask the Ministry of Labor to make payments as soon as possible, so that by the end of November, by the anniversary of the launch of the Ice Road of Life, people will have received these funds. After all, they did so much for our Victory, ”the Prime Minister stressed.

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