Vladimir Putin and Victor Seminato: Mikhail Klimentyev / RIA Novosti
The President of Russia Vladimir Putin had a working meeting with head of the Republic of Khakassia Viktor Zimin in which inquired about socio-economic situation in the region. A transcript of the conversation published on Monday, August 20, on the Kremlin website.
According to Zimin, for the last years we have built an “unprecedented number” of social objects. “We have built 15 new schools. 20 properties in the village — the house of culture, them 26 years was not built” — he said.
In addition, the region reduced the level of unemployment, the Governor reported: “we Have a very high average wage. (…) We have the fourth-fifth place in Siberia.”
In Khakassia Republic is actively developing coal mining, continued Zimin. According to him, this area is attractive from the point of view of attracting investment.
At the end of the meeting Zimin asked Putin to assist in the construction of the ice Palace. “We say that 300 years, as part of the Russian Empire, it was not the ice Palace. Own very hard,” he complained.
Putin has agreed, but recalled that the Russian Empire was not ice rinks.
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