Rus News Journal

Penza is ready to help inhabitants of South Ossetia

Our children should not send in a conflict zone
the Photo: Vladimir PAVLOVSK

the Message about war in South Ossetia in a past week-end has excited silent Penza. People are indignant: Who has stirred coals in decaying Georgian - the Osset conflict?

Sympathizing with inhabitants of South Ossetia, urged to run from - under bombardments and bombardments, penzentsy are ready to help them who than can: things, products, a shelter. Local authorities do not stand aside also.

- the Penza region is ready to assist refugees from South Ossetia, in a case if there will be such necessity, - have informed in a press - service of the regional government.

- the Big flow of refugees we do not expect, - Vladimir YUDIN has told temporarily fulfilling duties of the head of department of federal migratory service of the Russian Federation across the Penza region. - after all our region is far enough from a place of developed events. Nevertheless, if people come to us we are ready to render to refugees any help in official registration of papers. We will make all as soon as possible.

Besides, the region can give   medicines to hospitals of the North Ossetia - the Russian territory, boundary with a conflict zone, - if from similar republican department such demand will arrive.

- On Saturday we contacted the Minister of Health of the North Ossetia Vladimir Legkoevym, - has told to us the assistant to Ministry of health and social development of the Penza region to Oksana TCHIZHOV. - he has thanked us for participation and has told that in republic consult by own strength. Besides, they are helped well by Moscow.

Under statements of a regional military registration and enlistment office, our children in a zone of the military conflict will not send. Therefore swear at soldiers can be quiet.

- Any order to direct to Transcaucasia our recruits did not arrive. At all of us it is quiet, - Valery OVDIN has explained voenkom to the Penza region. - As to volunteers, on that they and volunteers that go in a flashpoint independently and at us are not registered.

In the Department of Internal Affairs of the Penza region have told that commands from the Ministry of Internal Affairs on directing police officers of the Penza region to the aid of armies to Abkhazia or South Ossetia, was not. While there consult by own strength.



Georgians do not want this war

there are no indifferent to the terrible events occurring in South Ossetia, the Georgians living in Penza. Valery`s family (a surname asked not to specify) has left Georgia in the beginning 1990 - h years during the first collisions.

- That, what`s happened last Friday, awfully, - Valery speaks. - our people against this war, but all solve above . We very much worry about our numerous relatives who live both in Georgia, and in Abkhazia. Regrettably that want to set at variance fraternal people. It is very a pity the Ossetin. In this senseless war old men, women, children perish. It would be desirable to hope that it is all will soon end. We will pray, that bloodshed has stopped.


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Travel agencies dissuade to go to Abkhazia

As employees of travel agencies speak, while it is better to refuse trips to Abkhazia, and not only from security reasons.

- The matter is that while the Abkhazian border officially is not closed, tourists can cross it, - have explained to us in one of travel agencies. - but if will decide that entrance to the country for foreign citizens is better for closing, to the agency which has sold a vacation package on a resort, it is necessary to compensate to the client its cost. Therefore we now offer this route reluctantly. It would not be desirable to risk.

the international conflict has not affected vacation package cost yet. Days of residing at sanatoria of Abkhazia stand 920 roubles. During the last days mass refusals of trips yet was not.

is in many respects speaks financial obligations by which the client is connected with firm, - have explained to us. - if the vacation package is bought for a long time, for example, in the spring at return almost all sum of its cost vanishes. Those having a rest which have reserved tour recently, do not feel sorry the money which is burning down in default. But also a route change reluctantly - Abkhazia has already proved as favourite by many vacation spot. Basically, do not want to risk the security of a family which go on a resort with children.