Mandatory Vaccination Orders Spread to More Russian Regions
Subject to ruinous fines. The fines for businesses start at $1,400 but then run to $14,000 for subsequent "offenses"
Mandatory vaccinations now apply to public sector workers and workers in the service industry in the following regions:
- Moscow city
- Moscow oblast
- Tula oblast (next to Moscow)
- Leningrad oblast (surrounding St. Petersburg)
- Kemerovo oblast (in Siberia)
- Sakhalin oblast (in the Far East)
Moscow is mandating 60% of the workforce of every public or service institution must be vaccinated by mid-July subject to ruinous fines. The fines for businesses start at $1,400 but then run to $14,000 for subsequent “offenses”.
Leningrad is mandating 80% must be vaccinated but the deadline is September 1, or else businesses will be ordered shut if COVID “cases” exceed a certain unspecified yet-to-be-determined threshold.
The 60% and the 80% thresholds are merely concessions to logistics. Injecting more than 1.4 million people (60% of the 2 million subject to the order) in the Moscow regions inside a month isn’t feasible anyway.
If the 60% quota were to be actually met by July 15 then the next month the order would simply be extended to yet more people. I have grave doubts he will be successful.
More about that later, for now, I leave you with an excerpt from a decree from the Leningrad governor which is a perfect example of the idiotic, criminal, utility-signaling (defined as parasites signaling that they are actually useful and that we desperately need them) that has marked the last year. The windbag goes so far as to lecture restaurants at what temperature shall they wash the plates:
Cinemas, theaters, concert organizations and houses of culture can hold events in the yellow zone, provided that no more than 50% of seats are filled and with the mandatory use of masks, and in the green zone, activities are allowed provided that no more than 75% of seats are filled and with the mandatory use of masks.
In all zones, the work of children’s playrooms located on the territory of shopping centers and shopping complexes has been temporarily suspended.
Museums in the “red” zone will be able to conduct outdoor excursions for groups of up to 20 people and with visitor routing that excludes oncoming traffic with the installation of appropriate signs and restrictive tapes. The premises can be visited by no more than one person per 7 sq. m with the obligatory use of masks and the observance of a social distance of 1.5 m. In the “yellow” zone – the number of people in a group for an outdoor excursion should not exceed 25 people, and in the premises there should not be more than one person per 4 square meters. m.
Beauty salons and hairdressing salons in the “green” zone must now use up to 75% of the seats, and also monitor the observance of a distance of 1.5 m between visitors in the waiting area. The use of masks is mandatory.
Catering establishments in the “red” zone can continue to work with 50% occupancy and the distance between tables is at least 1.5 m. Visitor service from 2.00 to 06.00 can only be taken away or with delivery of orders. Catering in the “green” zone must provide a distance between tables of at least 1.5 m and processing of dishes at 95 degrees, or the use of disposable tableware. Exceptions are industrial canteens for employees of enterprises, as well as cafes on the territory of railway, sea and bus stations, gas stations.
MFC in “red” will be able to receive vaccinated citizens without an appointment for the implementation of a certain range of services. For the full list of services, a pre-recording is saved. In the “yellow” and “green” zones in the MFC, a mandatory entry has been introduced for those who did not have time to get vaccinated.