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Presidential instruction following fire in a nursing home for elderly in Vyshny Volochok

August 30, 2010

Dmitry Medvedev was briefed on a tragic fire that broke out at a nursing home for elderly in Vyshny Volochok, Tver Region.

The President gave the instruction to provide everyone affected with all necessary assistance, pay compensation, and restore full operations at the nursing home.

Besides, Mr Medvedev ordered the Prosecutor General’s Office Investigative Committee to carry out a thorough investigation into the incident.

The fire in the nursing home killed nine people and injured two.

August 30, 2010