In recent years the number of abortions a women has declined from 730 million in 2011 to 450 thousand – in 2015. The figures quoted by the Minister of health Veronika Skvortsova.

"We are working together with the Federation Council, State Duma, public and professional organizations, religious denominations, primarily, with the Russian Orthodox Church. All this has allowed us to significantly reduce the number of abortions a women from 735000 to 447000, more than 60%," says Skvortsov.

At the moment of the abortion problem in Russia solves a separate group, consisting of members of the Federation Council, state Duma, representatives of the Russian Orthodox Church, doctors and civil society activists.

Recall that a few weeks ago, the Deputy Vitaly Milonov has proposed to exclude abortion from the system. The Ministry of health to the initiative reacted negatively, fearing for the health of pregnant women deprived of their means for the operation. Moreover, no explicit savings exception of one procedure of the insurance system will bring.

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