To keep SARS off Russia, it intends to cut by half the number of checkpoints along the Chinese frontier, and suspend 80% of their analogues on the Mongolian. A total eleven points will close for a time on the Russian-Chinese frontier, and 21 on the Russian-Mongolian, to leave a respective nine and four in action - enough for efficient medical inspection of travellers, say federal government staff experts.
The Russian government is drafting an appropriate resolution to offer it for debate at the nearest Cabinet session, Thursday. The government does not think it will be wise now to suspend all transport links with Southeast Asia. The situation is under control, and available preventive measures promise to be sufficient to bar off the disease, reassure Cabinet PR.
Over the past week (September 17-23), Russian troops carried out 12 strikes with the use of long-range precision weapons and drones targeting army bases of the Armed Forces of Ukraine