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Vladimir Putin decided on compensation payments of 1 million rubles in federal budget money for families of the victims of the bus accident in Ukraine

July 8, 2012

The President instructed Finance Minister Anton Siluanov to take the necessary measures to make the payments, and instructed the Government to draft an order accordingly.

The road accident took place on July 7, 2012 on the Kiev-Chernihiv motorway, when a bus carrying Russian pilgrims crossed into the oncoming traffic lane and overturned. Fourteen people were killed and 29 were injured, some of whom remain in serious condition.

July 8, 2012