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Monday, October 24, 2016

The Russian Cabinet has increased the list of subsidized routes in the Crimea

The Prime Minister of Russia Dmitry Medvedev signed a decree under which 15 more Russian cities added to the list of subsidized routes in the Crimea.

photo: Mikhail Kovalev

Relevant document published on the website of the Cabinet of Ministers. In it, in particular, said that these measures will make the Crimean resorts more accessible and to help the development of domestic tourism.

Now in the list of cities, departure to Crimea of which will be subsidized by the state has 58 cities. Also increased and the period of provision of subsidies — they will be in effect until November 30 (previously voiced the date of October 31).

For grants eligible citizens up to 23 years of age, pensioners, disabled since childhood of II or III groups, as well as the disabled of group I and their attendants. Compensation will also receive the person accompanying a disabled child.

According to the forecasts of representatives of tourist industry, in 2016, Crimea will become the most popular holiday destination among Russians. It is expected that the Peninsula will be visited by half a million more tourists than last year.

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