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MOSCOW, September 5 (Itar-Tass) - About 2 million rubles have been transferred by employees of the bodies of authority for the citizens affected by flooding in the Far East, it is said on the official website of the Russian Ministry for the Far East Development.
“Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev has transferred his monthly income. Voluntary donations have been transferred also by the officials of the government staff and Russia's presidential affairs department,” the ministry stated.
“Transfers from government employees of various levels are made to the account opened by the Interregional Association Far East and Trans-Baikal Territory. Funds have been transferred by 35 divisions of the federal and regional ministries, departments and municipalities of the Republic of Karelia, Kamchatka and Stavropol Territories, Volgograd, Chita, Omsk Oblasts and other regions of Russia,” the ministry informed, adding that the sum on the account has exceeded 18.5 million rubles.
As many as 296 citizens, nine unitary enterprises, state-financed establishments and cooperatives, as well as seven non-governmental organizations and foundations, 50 businesses have provided aid to the Far East residents.
The account number for the transfer of funds is specified on the ministry’s website.