The Kremlin official website informs that the President of the Russian Federation Vladimir Putin underlined the need to simplify the procedure of importation of products used for medical purposes that are purchased by “Circle of kindness”. This decision is already published in the list of the Government orders.

The responsible executor is Mikhail Mishustin, the prime minister of Russia. He should submit the report on the taken measures within the period till the 15th of August, 2022.

The document also prescribes that “Circle of kindness” should provide the children who suffer of life-threatening, chronic and rare illnesses with the vital medical devices and medical drugs within the period till the 1st of August. The fund should also provide the patients who have to the full age with the means of rehabilitation for the period of up to 12 months since the date of coming to the age.

The Cabinet Council should also consider questions of banking of the reserve of some medicines and medical devices to provide the patients timely and with regards to the forecasts of spreading of the illnesses included into the corresponding list within the specified period (to the 15th of August). Moreover, the decision affects the Value Added Tax compensation the purchasing of the drugs and medical devices that have not bee registered in the Russian Federation.

It should simplify the procedure of importation of the required goods and their further registration and intended use. These changes influence the work of the fund “Circle of kindness” for now, but if the new measures are successfully implemented, it may make importation easier for other bodies.