Russian Emergencies Minster Vladimir Puchkov has ordered taking paying out of compensations to the injured and families of victims in the Winter Cherry mall in Kemerovo under special control.
“All compensations from the federal budget to the families of victims, as well as compensations to the injured must be taken under strict control”, he said during the meeting of the working group of the Governmental Disaster Management Commission.
The Minister also reminded that families of the killed will receive from the federal budget 1 million rubles each. They will also receive compensations from the regional budgets as well.
Earlier the Government of the Russian Federation reported that 76 million rubles will be appropriated to pay out lump-sum compensations to the citizens, affected by the fire in the mall. According to the order, the families of the killed will receive 1 million rubles for every killed family member. The injured will receive lump-sum compensations varying from 200,000 to 400,000 rubles.