The regional press center of the Rostov region denied rumors about the ban on carols, which spread in parental chats. According to the regional authorities, there are no plans to introduce such restrictions.
In the Rostov region, addresses to parents about Christmas carols began to appear in messengers. Unknown authors reported on the government's plan to ban children from wearing kutya on Christmas due to the coronavirus.
According to Sergei Tyurin, head of the regional press center for informing about the situation with COVID-19, there were no instructions to prohibit carols, but parents should take into account the existing epidemiological situation and take a balanced approach to the desire of children to participate in various events.
Tyurin recalled that measures to protect public order have been strengthened in the Rostov region, New Year's locations are tightly controlled by the police and authorities.
“We see how restrictive measures designed to preserve the health and life of residents of the region, some 'informants' are trying to present them as absurd in order to irritate people,” said Sergei Tyurin.