From new York to his homeland, flew more than 340 Russians

More than 340 Russian citizens flew to Russia the next flight out of new York, said the Ambassador in Washington, Anatoly Antonov.

He noted that the work in assisting the Russians "stuck" in America in the midst of a pandemic of mers is carried out in close cooperation with our colleagues from "Aeroflot" and the leadership of constituent entities of the Russian Federation, which at this time was 25.

"Pay special attention to citizens in need of a speedy repatriation for humanitarian reasons (32). Among them were persons who find themselves in difficult life situations, disabled people, older people (eight people), students (three people). In addition, this flight tonight, accompanied by the coach come home three Russian gymnasts. Soon they will take part in the competition, which will be held on the territory of our country", - said Antonov.

Recent data on the situation of COVID-19 in Russia and the world presented on the portal stopmanager.of the Russian Federation.