Russia's Vladimir region gives $1.4 million of humanitarian aid to Crimea and Sevastopol

The governor of Russia's Vladimir region, Svetlana Orlova, forwarded a certificate to Crimean Parliament Speaker Volodymyr Konstantynov on Wednesday that permits the population of the autonomous republic and Sevastopol to receive humanitarian aid amounting to 50 million rubles ($1.4 million).

The governor of Russia's Vladimir region, Svetlana Orlova, forwarded a certificate to Crimean Parliament Speaker Volodymyr Konstantynov on Wednesday that permits the population of the autonomous republic and Sevastopol to receive humanitarian aid amounting to 50 million rubles ($1.4 million).

"Speaking on behalf of the region's residents, Svetlana Orlova expressed her support for the citizens of Crimea and, as a confirmation of her words, handed over a certificate to Volodymyr Konstantynov that allows the population of the Autonomous Republic of Crimea and Sevastopol to receive 50 million rubles ($1.4 million) worth of humanitarian aid in the form of a financial donation," the Crimean Parliament said on its website.

On Wednesday, Orlova and her delegation arrived in Crimea for meetings with Konstantynov and the autonomous republic's Deputy Prime Minister Larisa Opanasyuk, it said.

The sides discussed the prospects for cooperation between Crimea and the Vladimir region in tourism and healthcare.

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