Rospotrebnadzor advised the Russians to use online banking services to pay utility bills to avoid late payment, despite the fact that the Cabinet was forbidden to collect debts for "communal" to the New year. This was reported on Friday on the Agency’s website.

"in order to prevent late payment of housing and communal services in the conditions of self-isolation, consumers are advised to use the Bank online services", – stated in the message.

The Ministry also recalled that in the electronic system GIS utilities you can obtain information about Fund managers and resource supplying organizations, services they provide and charges for utilities. In addition, it is possible to control the quality of services provided and to obtain information on the implementation of programs on capital repairs, resettlement of dilapidated housing and upgrading of utilities infrastructure.

Earlier, the Russian government imposed a moratorium on the accrual and penalty debts for utility services until January 1, 2021.