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Degtyarev intends to continue the social programs Forgalom

A number of social programs that started to implement the ex-the Governor of Khabarovsk territory Sergey Furgal, will be continued, in particular, the program of flights to the Northern areas at a reduced price and providing housing for orphans, told reporters on Sunday, the acting Governor of the region Mikhail Degtyarev.

"Sergei Ivanovich realized, for which he thanks a lot, subsidizing the flights to the Northern territory. This is 4.5 thousand ticket (in 2-2,5 times lower than the normal price - ed). In this example I want to show all the good he started will continue," - said Degtyarev, speaking in the square in front of the government building.

He noted that preferential program is not terminated, the suspension of ticket sales was due to the fact that Furgal was arrested and remained in Moscow, but here was not the acting Governor. "For the money there, need a solution. I made the decision," said acting Governor.

He also said that he will continue the program of providing housing for orphans, which his predecessor had "moved forward".

Earlier it was reported that this year, the province launched a preferential ticket program for the residents of several Northern areas. Adult fare one-way will amount to 4.5 thousand rubles, for children – 3 thousand. It is 2 - 2.5 times lower than the normal price. Take advantage of the preferential right of stairs 4 times a year. For the program in the provincial budget in 2020 is 25 million rubles.

It was also reported that at the beginning of 2020 registered in the Ministry of housing edge consisted of 4.5 million orphans, of which nearly 3.3 thousand already having the right to receive apartments. A queue has formed for several years. In June of 2019, several people staged a hunger strike in front of the building of the Krai government, demanding housing. The Prosecutor's office and the IC conducted inspections. Furgal out to the protesters and promised to solve the problem. Last year for the orphans handed over 580 apartments. This year we planned to buy the 127 apartments and begin construction of 17 houses for 414 apartments, where housing will be provided to 264 orphans. Another 60 houses are designed.

Earlier it was reported that Furgala was suspected of involvement in organized crime groups and an assassination in 2000-ies. He was detained on 9 July, he was arrested and kept in Lefortovo.

On Monday, President Vladimir Putin appointed acting Governor of Khabarovsk Krai Mikhail Degtyarev, on Tuesday he arrived in Khabarovsk. Furgal removed from the post of the Governor "in connection with loss of trust".