Vladimir Putinto: Alexei Druzhinin / RIA Novosti
The President of Russia Vladimir Putin has remembered, how for 30 years he lived in a house without Elevator. He said this at a media Forum of independent regional and local media, which takes place in Sochi. The broadcast of the event on Thursday, may 16, leads the TV channel “Russia 24”.
“I imagine if older people, they can not come down,” said the head of state after one of the journalists told about his story on Penza to veterans of the great Patriotic war, which for seven months could not get out of the house because of the actions of unscrupulous contractors to replace the elevators.
The Russian leader said that once wore the hands of his neighbor, who could not own up to the fifth floor. “Not every time, of course, but there have been such cases”, — said the President, concluding that such a situation is a “disgrace”.
Previously, on 16 may, Putin also commented on the situation in Yekaterinburg, where there are mass protests against the construction of a temple on the site of the city square. He expressed the opinion that to solve the issue in the interests of all residents in the area of people should be to conduct a survey. The city authorities have agreed with such an initiative.
Also, the President, responding to a question on the establishment in the Arkhangelsk region. “Sies” for processing municipal solid waste from Moscow, said that decisions about the disposal of waste in certain regions cannot be to the detriment of the inhabitants of these regions. He promised that he will discuss the construction of the facility with the mayor of Moscow Sergey Sobyanin and Governor of the Arkhangelsk region Igor Orlov.
Video, photo All from Russia.