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The United Kingdom returned a mandatory quarantine for those arriving from Serbia

The UK has excluded Serbia from the list of countries whose residents will be exempt from mandatory quarantine upon arrival in England, said the official representative of the government of the United Kingdom.

In recent years, the number of cases COVID in Serbia is growing, the authorities are tightening restrictive measures. Died 352 people identified 17.3 thousand patients.

RBC: the CPS has called the country that can resume flights

The CPS has proposed to resume air services with several countries, according to RBC with reference to the letter of the Deputy head of the Department Mikhail Orlov, which he sent to the Federal air transport Agency and the transport Ministry.

The document stated Britain, Hungary, Germany, Denmark, Italy, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Finland, China, Vietnam, Sri Lanka and Mongolia.

The first group of refugee children went from Greece to Portugal

The first group of 25 unaccompanied minor refugees went from Greece to Portugal, only Portugal will take 500 homeless, according to the Greek Ministry of migration and asylum.

In the framework of the European plan is planned to transport 1600 unaccompanied minors from Greece to member countries of the EU. Group of street children, already adopted by the UK, Germany, Luxembourg. In Greece there are about 4.8 thousands of unaccompanied migrant children and refugees.

Some passengers of the cruise liner in Finland fell ill COVID-19

The national Institute for health and social development of Finland, said that some passengers of the cruise liner, going to Estonia from Finland, subsequently contracted the coronavirus, according to state broadcaster YLE.

It is reported that a cruise ship went from Finland to Tallinn on 30 June, but was forced to return to Helsinki the 1st of July. According to the Institute of public health, one of the passengers with minor symptoms spent time in public places and could infect other passengers.

The star of "Peculiarities of national hunting" changed the profession because of COVID-19

Finnish actor Ville Haapasalo has opened in the village of Puumala bakery, which bakes and sells khachapuri.

The actor said that he was out of work in the profession because of the pandemic. He broke shooting two movies, TV shows, canceled projects in the theater. From Haapasalo was already a small restaurant in Helsinki, and he decided to develop further in this area.

The foreign Ministry commented on reports about the release of radiation over Northern Europe

The assertion that testing Russia's advanced weapons "Poseidon" and "savages" could become the reason of increase in background radiation over Northern Europe, absolutely groundless, said RIA Novosti Deputy foreign Minister Sergei Ryabkov.

"Of course, I drew attention to these materials, but I want to say that this is not the first nor the last case. We will see in the future many more occasions when on the American side, followed by a stuffing information, and anonymous, and on behalf of the responsible persons. Stuffing about continuing our work in the field of development of perspective systems of nuclear deterrence," said Ryabkov, commenting on the materials of some Western media, which States that the level of radiation over Northern Europe may have increased because of test "of Poseidon" and "Petrel".

The UK will lift the quarantine for arriving from a number of countries

The UK has published a list of the camp, whose residents will be exempt from mandatory quarantine upon arrival in England - it did not include Russia, USA, Brazil and popular in Britain, the resort of Portugal.

"Since July 10, 2020, if you did not attend or did not stay within the previous 14 days in any other country, if arriving from the listed countries passengers do not need to fit itself in isolation after his arrival in England," - stated in the message of the British Ministry of transport.

Finnish authorities have denied the rumors about the radiation from Russia

The Central authority responsible in Finland for radiation and nuclear safety, denied on Friday the rumors about radiation from Russia.

"The rumors circulating in the social networks, warning about the dangers of radiation in Finland caused fire on Russian nuclear power plant are untrue," - said in the message of Management on radiation and nuclear safety (STUK) on Twitter.

The Embassy organized a trip to the homeland, 47 Russians from Finland

Embassy of Russia in Finland on 2 July organized a trip to the homeland, 47 Russian citizens, have informed in Embassy.

"The second of July, in coordination with the authorities of Saint Petersburg and Leningrad region and with the assistance of the transport company "Scandinavia" the Russian Embassy in Finland organized a trip to the Homeland, 47 Russian citizens, requesting assistance in emergency repatriation to the Russian Federation for humanitarian reasons", - stated in the message.

In Finland think that it is too early to open the border with Russia

It is too early to make a decision about the opening of the borders of Finland with Russia because of the situation with COVID-19, it makes no sense to talk about it, if the other party does not open it, said Finnish Ambassador in Moscow, Mikko Hautala.

"The reduction in tourist arrivals will lead to large losses, and trust me, the Finns have long wanted to see our Russian guests. But everyone knows that it is too early to open the border because of the situation with coronavirus. Although I think that this time will come," said Hautala in interview to the newspaper "Kommersant".

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