According to the expert, this is a "great idea."

“Students need to understand that their dedication and civic responsibility is valued by the state,” Orlov said.

Earlier, deputies of the Legislative Assembly of St. Petersburg Pavel Krupnik, Vsevolod Belikov, Alexander Rzhanenkov and Denis Chetyrbok (United Russia) prepared a draft federal law, according to which it is proposed to give students a day off after donating blood, as well as on the day of the associated medical examination.