"No", - quotes his answer to the corresponding question RIA Novosti.

Earlier, Russian President Vladimir Putin called the decision to extend the May holidays justified.

On April 23, Putin signed a decree on non-working days between May holidays in 2021.

According to the document, the weekend in Russia this year in May will last from the 1st to the 10th.

Thus, the Russian leader supported the corresponding proposal of the head of Rospotrebnadzor Anna Popova.

State Duma deputy, ex-head of Rospotrebnadzor Gennady Onishchenko, in an interview with URA.RU, commented on the possibility of extending the May holidays in Russia.