The Ministry of Labour of the Russian Federation made an explanation for remote work on the period since March 30th till April 30th
The period from March 30th till April 30th were declared as non-working days with preservation of salary payments under President’s decrees No. 206 of 25 March 2020 On declaration of non-working days in the Russian Federation and No. 239 of 2 April 2020 On measures for people’s sanitary-epidemiological welfare in condition of new coronavirus infection (COVID-19) spread. Since primary intention of decrees is to reduce personal contacts during communication of disease, employers subsequently raised up questions about remote work and compensations during this period.