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the Aircraft of VC of Federation will be involved in the evacuation of Russians from China. This was reported by TASS.
“By order of the President of Russia, Supreme commander in chief Vladimir Putin to evacuate Russian citizens from the areas of China most affected by coronavirus, will involve planes VKS Russia”, – said the press Secretary of the President Dmitry Peskov.
According to the representative of the Kremlin, the first flight is scheduled for Saturday, February 1.
At the moment it is known that regular flights between Russia and China was suspended. The Ministry of transport of the Russian Federation clarified that the exception of flights from Moscow to Beijing, Shanghai, Guangzhou and Hong Kong (and return flight). For all other valid Charter regime – and hence, possible changes in the schedule.
on Friday in Moscow have been delayed or canceled nearly 20 flights. Similar information came from Sheremetyevo, Vnukovo and Domodedovo.
the First cases became known in the end of December 2019. Focus of infection called the city of Wuhan in China’s Hubei province. Killed 259 people, and the number infected has reached nearly 12 thousand.
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