Approximately 52,000 veterans of the Second World War will receive mobile phones with free communication functions and an SOS button to urgently seek help. Gifts were distributed to commemorate the 75th anniversary of the Soviet victory in World War II.
Alexander Khinshtein, head of the Russian State Duma Technical and Communications Commission, said: "We have compiled a list of all veterans and disabled people of the Patriotic War, and we will provide them with free Correspondence. "According to him, the number of participants in the Great Patriotic War is decreasing every year. The youngest of them is now 93 years old.
The phone will have large keys for dialing. In each of them, some emergency services, social workers and volunteers will be entered. In addition, each phone is equipped with an SOS button for emergency calls. Veterans' newsletters are free.