The Russians spoke about the creation of a tourist police in the country. This is confirmed by the VTsIOM survey data, reports RIA Novosti.
75% affirmatively answered the question "the tourist police in our country is more needed or not needed". The survey was conducted in October 2018. The survey involved 1,600 Russians over 18 years. The survey method is a telephone interview. The maximum error size with a probability of 95 percent does not exceed 2.5 percent.
At the time of the FIFA World Cup in Russia in 2018, tourist police units were set up in several cities of tourist police cities from staff speaking foreign languages. Their duties included patrolling the places of mass stay of foreign fans, helping them deal with new problems, as well as receiving complaints in the case of a criminal offense against them.
The Tourist Police in Moscow has been in existence since 2014. Her staff speaks not only in English, but also in French, German and Chinese. They help tourists avoid losing their jobs in the capital and investigating theft and looting of foreigners.