Vladimir Vasilyev and Vladimir Putinto: kremlin.ru
The President of Russia Vladimir Putin has spent in Dagestan, a meeting on socio-economic development of the region and discussed the situation with representatives of the public. On Tuesday, March 13, RIA Novosti reported.
“Of course, one of the factors seriously hampering the country’s development is corruption. We know about it. It is not only the trouble of Dagestan. The whole country knows about it. Faced with this problem, the regions in the East, West, North, South Russia. There is a problem in the country”, — Putin said at the meeting.
Before meeting with the leadership of Dagestan, Putin talked to citizens of the Republic, reported the press Secretary of the President Dmitry Peskov. “In the meeting with the President was attended by the representatives of the public, in particular, from the Botlikh and Tsumadinsky districts of Dagestan. Many of them, Putin was met in 2000-ies, when he visited the country after the operation against terrorists,” he said.
According to him, during this meeting, the Dagestanis were talking about the support of Putin, expressed support for the new Republican leadership and action to address urgent problems, including the fight against corruption. Putin supported the firm action. “Are corrupt, not just line their pockets, they take money for such simple people like you” — quoted the words of President Sands.
The President also expressed the hope that the new leadership will be able to establish the situation in the Republic in a short time and promised appropriate support from the Federal government, added the spokesman. “Putin expressed confidence that support for the fight against corruption will have many Dagestanis are honest people who care about the Republic,” he said.
The President arrived on a working trip to Dagestan in the midst of a large-scale verification for legality. In February of 2018 in the Republic detained a number of senior officials.
In October 2017, Putin accepted the resignation of head of Dagestan Ramazan Abdulatipov, the acting head of the region before the elections, was appointed Deputy speaker of the state Duma, the Chairman of the faction “United Russia” Vladimir Vasilyev
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