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From new York and Miami flew home more than 700 Russians

More than 700 Russians flew home from new York and Miami may 30-31, said Russia's Ambassador to the U.S. Anatoly Antonov.

According to him, 44 people were in need of immediate repatriation for reasons of a humanitarian nature.

"Among these persons in a difficult life situation, patients held in the United States treatment and rehabilitation, the disabled and the elderly, as well as five students, the training period which came to an end. There are situations that require special attention. Such as the removal of families with a child with cerebral palsy of Los Angeles (California). In another case, had to pay the passenger a ticket to Moscow from the funds collected by the Embassy," - said Antonov.

According to him, the export of citizens is systematically and intensively enough. It was already arranged eight flights to return to Russia are more than 2 thousand people.

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