The city should develop taking into account the views of residents, he said

© RIA Novosti / Valery Melnikova in Photobacterium of the Russian Federation Vladimir Putin speaks at Moscow urban forum. 18 July 2018The city should develop taking into account the views of residents, he said© RIA Novosti / Valery Melnikovite the image Bank

Any city can develop successfully only together with the people, on the basis of their opinions when working strong institutions of direct democracy and local self-government, the President of the Russian Federation Vladimir Putin.

«In an age of rapid technological change and small and large city should preserve the identity, identity, historic character, traditions, so if allowed to say, spirit and humanity. Any city can develop successfully only together with the people, on the basis of their opinions, their initiatives when working strong institutions of direct democracy and local self-government, effective mechanisms of communication with the people,» — said Putin, speaking at the Moscow urban forum.

«Today, active citizens, volunteers, nonprofit organizations ready to undertake the solution of problems in many areas — improvement in the organization of tourism, sports, education and culture,» the President added.

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