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MOSCOW, March 27. /ITAR-TASS/. Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev instructed to table proposals on a larger number of flights to the Russian Republic of Crimea and the Russian Crimean city of Sevastopol as well as the amount of funding for these air shipments from the federal budget within a week.
This instruction was given to heads of several ministries and companies upon results of a government meeting that the prime minister held on March 24, the official website of the Russian Cabinet stated on Thursday.
The Transport Ministry, the Ministry of Economic Development, the Finance Ministry and the Federal Anti-Monopoly Service jointly with OJSC Russian Railways (RZD) and Russian Airlines Aeroflot were instructed to submit proposals on transport accessibility of two new Russian constituent entities in the country’s government within a week. This instruction should concern “a larger number of flights in Crimea and the city of Sevastopol, particularly with the use of a low-budget air carrier and federal budget funding of these air shipments and provision with required aviation fuel.”
Meanwhile, the prime minister waits for proposals over development of railway passenger traffic across the Kerch Strait between the ports named Crimea and Kavkaz (Caucasus) and providing “additional trips of sea-going, including high-speed, ships.”
The prime minister also instructed to consider development of ground infrastructure at the airports in the Russian Republic of Crimea and “their certification, including according to the rules of the International Civil Aviation Organisation (ICAO).