30 April 2020 – Government allocates 500 million rubles to help citizens stranded abroad

Type of Intervention: Financial and Economic
Sectors Involved: Executive Office, Finance/Economy
Level of Jurisdiction: National
Lead People/Agency: Russia’s PM Mikhail Mishustin

Overview: The Russian government allocates 500 million rubles (USD 6.6 million) to its citizens stuck abroad. These money are for accommodation, food and the extension of visas to those Russian nationals who are unable to return from abroad amid COVID-19.
Full details here: http://government.ru/docs/39615/

Type of Justification: Advice of INTERNAL government advisory committee or group
Source of Evidence or Justification: National – government