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Altai has become the main destination for active tourism in Russia

Tours to Altai this summer have booked four times more often than in the same period last year, according to data Biletix.

The average check for the tickets to Altai decreased by 43 percent — from 19 thousand to 11 thousand rubles.

The flight "Moscow - Ulan-Ude" villages in Irkutsk due to smoke passenger

The aircraft of the airline "Victory" flight "Moscow - Ulan-Ude" has made an emergency landing in Irkutsk because of to smoke passenger, told RIA Novosti, familiar with the situation source and confirmed the representative of the company.

A company spokesman confirmed to RIA Novosti that information.

In Khabarovsk ended in unauthorized action in support Furgala

Another inconsistent campaign in support of the arrested ex-Governor Sergey Furgala ended in Khabarovsk, it lasted almost four hours and gathered several thousand people, the correspondent of RIA Novosti.

The usual scheme of movement of protesters this time have been changed. The column first was the traditional route, but then did not collapse in the street Pushkin, and followed to the street dikopol'tseva to walk past city hall, where protesters demanded the resignation of mayor Sergey Kravchuk. Then they moved towards Lenin square, where rallies are usually held.

Visa centers of France resumed its work in Russia

Visa centers of France resumed its work in Russia, according to VFS Global.

Organization receives documents and issue passports in Moscow, Kazan, Irkutsk, Rostov-on-don, Kaliningrad, Khabarovsk, Krasnodar, Krasnoyarsk, Nizhny Novgorod, Omsk, Novosibirsk, Perm, Samara, Saratov, Ufa, Vladivostok and Yekaterinburg.

In the PMC explained the new recognition of the murder of "Angarsk maniac"

Sentenced to life imprisonment "Angarsk maniac" Mikhail Popkov, confessed in two murders of women to go in "vacation" from the colony of Mordovia on investigations in the Irkutsk region, told RIA news the Chairman of the Public Supervisory Commission of the Republic of Mordovia Valery Krutov.

On Monday a press-service SK of the Russian Federation for the Irkutsk region reported that Popkov gave a confession to the murders of two women committed in the period from 1995 to 1998 in Angarsk, one of them he was already indicted. In the course of the investigation he was transferred to SIZO-1 of Irkutsk.

In Buryatia the missing plane An-2

The an-2 plane, where there are six people stopped communicating after the departure in Buryatia, on his quest flew another plane, reported on the website EMERCOM Russia's Buryatia.

"At 20.21 GMT on July 19 from operational duty fku "Siberian aviation search and rescue centre" received information that had not been in contact, the aircraft An-2 b/n 71276 airline "the Phoenix", on Board six people, including two person crew and four passengers. The an-2 took off from the village Kyren, Republic of Buryatia, the exact route is not known. This aircraft (tentatively) for the chemical processing fields, without approved applications," - said in the message.

In Irkutsk because of the rains evacuated ten people

Ten residents of private homes evacuated in Irkutsk because of rain, told RIA Novosti in the press service of the city hall.

"Evacuated ten people from private homes. The three families," - said the Agency interlocutor.

In Russia warm winter allowed five cities to leave the list of the dirtiest

Warm winter and reducing the load of heating systems in Angarsk, Barnaul, Iskitim, Krasnoyarsk and Petrovsk-Baikal resulted in a reduction of emissions of harmful substances into the air and the exit of these cities from the list of cities with the dirtiest air in Russia, according to a review of the status and pollution of environment in Russia in 2019, published by Roshydromet.

A priority list of cities with the highest pollution level in 2019 includes 18 cities with total number of inhabitants in them 3.3 million people. This list includes cities with a very high level of air pollution, as well as frequent one-time excess concentration of harmful substances.

The head of Yakutia proposed to the Ministry of transport to change the route of the road "Vilyuy"

The head of Yakutia proposed to the Ministry of transport of the Russian Federation to change the route A-331 "Vilyuy" Irkutsk - Yakutia to cover more than 10 villages of the Republic, the press service of the President and government of Yakutia.

Motor road of General use of Federal importance A-331 "Vilyuy" connects Irkutsk oblast and Yakutia, is the route: Tulun – Bratsk – Ust-Kut – Mirny – Yakutsk.

Scientist predicted a decrease in mortality from COVID-19 in Russia

The strong decline in daily deaths due to the coronavirus will occur in the capital region, in other regions the same indicator will decrease in 1,5-2 times, told RIA Novosti expert in statistics and modeling, Center for economic research Aghasi Tavadyan.

As the expert said, in the Moscow region the peak of the epidemic passed and the fatality rates will decrease. The majority of regions of Russia also reached a peak, left on plateau, began the reduction of morbidity and death.

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