Failures in the portal of government services was caused by a large number of applications for grants for children from 3 to 16 years, reported press service Ministry of communications. The load was a record for all time of existence.

the introduction of such payments, the President has announced may 11 during regular appeals to the Russians. For 20 hours of work form via the portal were sent to more than 2 million people claiming benefits for more than 3 million children. Load is more than 10 times the average for April. Now the portal is made over 2000 applications per minute on the new service, added in the press service.

the Ministry of communications has launched a service for the registration of new benefits for children may 12. After that, the website services have stopped working. The failure lasted for several hours. Putin criticized the work of ministries on the organization of payments to families with children. The President stressed that the portal failed in its task of accepting applications for these payments.