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President Putin instructed to provide assistance to the victims of the floods in Kuban area

July 7, 2012

Vladimir Putin spoke by telephone with Krasnodar Territory Governor Alexander Tkachev, who briefed him on the situation in Kuban area after the natural disaster that struck the region and led to numerous casualties.

Vladimir Putin instructed the Governor, the Emergencies Ministry and the Healthcare Ministry to take steps in full coordination to normalise the situation, provide assistance to the victims and help with the reconstruction of damaged and destroyed housing and property, allocating compensation if necessary.

Over fifty people have died as a result of floods in the Krasnodar Territory caused by torrential rains.

July 7, 2012