Donetsk, Oct 16 – DAN. The DPR Head Denis Pushilin has signed a decree banning officials, state companies, entrepreneurs and private businesses from providing services to those who violate the mask rule.

The decree published on Pushilin's website on Friday says that all violators of the mask rule, e.g. pople who do not wear mask, should be banned access to public, transport and other services.

Everyone is asked to keep the distance of at least 1 meter from others.

Earlier reports said that the Donetsk People’s Republic counted on Russia’s assistance in obtaining a vaccine against COVID-19 and that the latter considered the DPR to be among its first recipients.*ot