MOSCOW, may 14 — RIA Novosti. “the United Russia” has collected 402 million rubles membership dues and charitable donations that will aid doctors and people in difficult situation, said the head of the party Dmitry Medvedev in social networks.

“today “United Russia” gathered 402 million rubles in the form of membership dues and charitable donations. These means we aim primarily on assisting doctors and people who find themselves in a particularly difficult situation,” Medvedev wrote.

According to him, in coordination with the Ministry of health party buys the ambulances with medical ventilators, which will be transferred to the most needy regions, the EP also intends to help with PPE.

“will Purchase and deliver protective suits for doctors in the regions with the highest number of infected. Part of the funds allocated for the purchase of protective masks and gloves. Next week will begin giving away to people through our volunteer centres in all regions”, — said Medvedev.

the head of the party recalled that from the first days of infection, the EP started to help people — so by 14 may, the regions received 1.5 million medical masks, gloves and 1 million 30 thousand bottles of antiseptic solutions, also, the party acquired more than 200 cars LADA, grocery sets to 360 thousand medical officers and more than 6 thousand units of equipment.

“Our task is to do everything possible to minimize the spread of the virus to help physicians and people, to protect them from the disease. Therefore, we will continue this work”, — said Medvedev.

As noted in the party, he also has listed equity.

Medvedev was the initiator of the idea to transfer a monthly salary to help the doctors, urged to do it members of the party. The Secretary General Council of “United Russia” Andrey Turchak invited the members of the party in leadership or elected positions, to pay membership fees in the amount of monthly salary. He explained that these contributions will be used to purchase hospitals, individual protection means, as well as providing students with the technical means of distance learning. As reported in press service EP, tools to assist physicians and citizens listed Turchak, member of the Supreme Council of the party Sergey Chemezov, as well as deputies of the state Duma Alexander Karelin, Ivan Demchenko, Vladimir Zotov Grigory Anikeev and a number of other parliamentarians. Most funds collected regional branch of the party in the Belgorod region and Krasnodar region.