Regions been granted additional powers to fight against coronavirus
Yakutia 24 TV channel: Russian President Vladimir Putin in his address to Russian citizens has said that the regional leaders would be given additional powers to combat coronavirus infection.
According to Vladimir Putin, some regions with the big number of cases must take tough measures. “In this regard, the subjects will be granted additional powers. Until the end of this week, they will have to determine the specific set of preventive measures, optimal for their territories, both for ensuring health, human security, and the sustainability of the economy and key infrastructure,” the President of the Russian Federation.
Vladimir Putin also added that in case of a need for additional restrictions for important enterprises, as well as for educational, scientific organizations, the regions will be obliged to coordinate such a decision with the government of the Russian Federation.