Putin will hold a meeting of the Council for culture, arts and Russian language

Путин проведет заседание совета по культуре, искусству и русскому языку

The head of Russia Vladimir Putin on December 2 in St. Petersburg will hold a joint meeting of the Council for culture and arts under the President of the Russian Federation and the presidential Council on the Russian language, and will also participate in the opening ceremony of the Central section of the highway Western high-speed diameter, the press service of the Kremlin on Thursday.

“Under the chairmanship of Vladimir Putin held a joint meeting of the Council under RF President on culture and art Council under the President of the Russian Federation on the Russian language. The agenda of the meeting issues related to support and participation of public organizations, movements, voluntary associations in the implementation of the state cultural policy, development of regional theatres and centres of filmmaking, combining the efforts of the state and society in solving the problems of literary education, inclusion of citizens to the Russian classical literature”, — stated in the message.

In addition, the President will participate in the opening ceremony of the Central stretch of the Western high-speed diameter. The project is part of the international transport corridor “North-South” and is a paid inner-city multi-lane highway, which will give the opportunity to drive around the metropolis in less than 20 minutes and ensure the accessibility of the seaport of St. Petersburg, said the press service.

Also Putin will take part in the V St. Petersburg international cultural forum, which will summarize the year of Russian cinema. Open forum will be held on the new stage of the Mariinsky theatre.

The flagship resource of the MIA “Russia today” news Agency RIA Novosti became the information partner of the V St. Petersburg International cultural forum, which will be held from 1 to 3 December 2016 in St. Petersburg. On the Agency’s website will be available to current news from the forum and the most vivid pictures of key events.