Instructions on certain issues pertaining to activity of regional executive bodies 2020-12-10 18:30:00 The President approved a list of instructions on certain issues concerning the operation of executive bodies of the constituent entities of the Russian Federation. The Finance Ministry, together with executive bodies of the Russian Federation constituent entities, was instructed to ensure, before the end of the fiscal year, monitoring of regional budgets’ execution as concerns meeting all social commitments to the population, as well as functioning of the healthcare system and other key areas of the economy. The Ministry was also instructed to submit proposals to the Government on providing extra financial support from the federal budget, including as public budget loans, to the constituents entities which need it. The Government of the Russian Federation was instructed, upon the fulfilment of the instructions issued to the Finance Ministry, to provide extra financial support from the federal budget, including as public budget loans, to the constituents entities that need it. In addition, recommendations were issued to the Russian Popular Front concerning the monitoring of the situation with medical help to COVID-19 patients, advising it to lay special focus on the availability and accessibility of the necessary medications at pharmacy and medical facilities as well as free distribution of medications among outpatients; on the ambulance response time arriving to such patients; on the performance of response centres responsible for interaction between citizens and medical staff; on timely payments of special social allowances to medical workers who render medical help in coronavirus (COVID-19) diagnosis and treatment; on the availability of sufficient vehicles used to render medical help to the population, Information on the results of such monitoring should be submitted to the Government, relevant federal executive bodies and top officials in the constituent entities of the Russian Federation.