Ministry of Transport confirmed plans to switch to free transport by 2035 :: Society :: RBC

The government is considering the option of encouraging urban residents to give up private cars and switch to public transport. To do this, they will begin to charge a fee for driving their cars on roads of all categories.

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The Russian government is indeed considering a possible transition to free public transport in cities by 2035. This is stated in the comments of the Ministry of Transport received by RBC.

According to the ministry, the “user pays” principle was created as part of the transport strategy back in March 2020. In accordance with this mechanism, from 2025, motorists will start paying for travel on roads of regional importance, and by 2035 – for travel on roads of all categories. After that, the transition to free public transport will begin in urban agglomerations.




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In late March, the government approved the document, making some changes. At the same time, the “user pays” mechanism and provisions on the transition to free travel have been preserved in it.


Ministry of Transport proposed to prepare for free transport and toll roads


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In Moscow, 12 people with COVID-19 died per day :: Society :: RBC

All the deceased had pneumonia confirmed. The number of deaths in the capital has reached 4844

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Over the past 24 hours, 12 patients with confirmed coronavirus have died in Moscow, reported in the capital’s operational headquarters to combat the virus.

“In Moscow, 12 patients died, all of them were diagnosed with pneumonia and a positive test result for coronavirus infection was obtained,” the statement said.


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Over the entire period of the pandemic in the capital, 4,844 patients died due to the coronavirus. Moscow is the leader among Russian regions in the number of deaths due to the virus. A little less than a third of all deaths were recorded here. According to official data, a total of 17 311 people with a confirmed diagnosis have died in the country.

As of the morning of September 1, the number of people infected with COVID-19 in Russia exceeded 1 million people. Of these, in Moscow – 263 thousand.This indicator is followed by the Moscow region (68.3 thousand), St. Petersburg (36.8 thousand), Nizhny Novgorod (27.8 thousand) and Sverdlovsk (25.4 thousand). .) area.

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Doctors reported well-being of vaccine testers against coronavirus :: Society :: RBC

Volunteers participating in the clinical trials of the coronavirus vaccine have not yet identified any negative health effects. This was stated by the doctor anesthetist-resuscitator of the branch of the main military clinical hospital named after N.N. Burdenko Oleg Chikhlyaev, reports “Red Star”.

According to him, doctors regularly examine the test participants who received a test injection against COVID-19. “Their health is good, they have no active complaints. Temperature, blood pressure, pulse, respiration rate are within normal limits, ”said Chikhlyaev.

Volunteers after the introduction of the vaccine are quarantined. Hospital specialists several times a day check the pressure, temperature and examine the injection site. No adverse reactions to the drug were observed in the military.

Volunteers reported well-being after vaccination with COVID-19

Tests of the Russian coronavirus vaccine vaccine began on June 18, when doctors introduced one component of the drug to nine volunteers, and nine more to the other.

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In Podolsk, a fire in a hangar was localized on an area of ​​3 thousand square meters. m :: Society :: RBC

The fire occurred on the territory of the production and warehouse hangar in Podolsk near Moscow. This was reported on the website of the press service of the Moscow Region Emercom Headquarters.

June 27 at 21:22 rescuers received information about a fire at the address: Domodedovo highway, house 14.

At the time of the arrival of the first fire and rescue unit, open burning was observed in the hangar on an area of ​​400 square meters. m. As a result, part of the roof collapsed. At the time of the fire, there were no people in the building. Subsequently, the area of ​​ignition reached 3 thousand square meters. m, according to the Telegram channel of the Russian Emergencies Ministry.

The fire was localized at 22:37. 76 people and 22 pieces of equipment were involved in the elimination of the fire.

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Scientists have linked the high mortality from COVID-19 with a lack of vitamin D :: Society :: RBC

They indicate that residents of Italy and Spain, where the highest number of deaths are recorded in the European region, are deficient in vitamin D. Some studies show the benefits of taking it in the prevention of respiratory infections

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A large number of coronavirus-infected deaths in some countries may be due to a lack of vitamin D. This is stated in a study by scientists from the Queen Elizabeth Hospital Foundation and the University of East Anglia, published in Research Square.

The researchers compared the mortality statistics from COVID-19 with the average vitamin level in citizens of 20 countries in Europe and saw a significant correlation between these indicators.

Referring to other works, they note that the inhabitants of Italy in the body on average contain 28 nmol / L of vitamin D, the Spaniards – 26 nmol / L. In this case, a lack of substance is recorded when the indicator falls below 30 nmol / L. Scientists note that among citizens of the Scandinavian countries the amount of vitamin D in the body on average reaches 45 nmol / L.

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They also point out that a large number of deaths are registered among older people. In Switzerland, the study says, vitamin D levels among those living in nursing homes do not exceed 23 nmol / L, and in Italy, substance deficiency is observed in 76% of women over 70 years of age.

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