Posted 13 января 12:31

Published 13 января 12:31

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Updated 13 января 12:49

Putin instructed to increase the production of prostheses for the participants of his

13 января 2023, 12:31
Russian President Vladimir Putin has instructed the government to establish the production of prostheses, their components and components in the country, the corresponding document is published on the Kremlin's website.

It reports that the President approved a list of instructions following the meeting The Council for the Development of Civil Society and Human Rights, held on December 7, 2022.

"To the Government of the Russian Federation: to consider the issues of development in Of the Russian Federation for the production of prostheses, components for them and the raw materials used for their production," the report says.

The purpose of the work is to provide medical products to "citizens whose limbs have been amputated, including those injured during a special military operation, taking into account the need for such prostheses and ensuring the necessary level of motor activity of such citizens."

The government is obliged to submit the first report on the state of affairs with the production of prostheses in the country no later than March 1, and then report on the work done every six months.

According to Kommersant, Russian Prime Minister Mikhail Mishustin has been appointed responsible for the president's order.

Along with the participants of the SVO who returned from the combat zone with disabilities, civilians of the DPR, LPR, Zaporozhye and Kherson regions may especially need prostheses.

Earlier it was reported that many citizens of the country had to turn to foreign specialists to obtain functional prostheses. To do this, they were forced to raise funds through charitable foundations and in social networks.

So, the victim of domestic violence, Margarita Gracheva, whose husband cut off her hands, had prostheses made in Germany. She needed to collect 6 million rubles to buy a prosthesis.