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Meeting of the Council for Interethnic Relations

October 31, 2016

Vladimir Putin chaired a meeting of the Council for Interethnic Relations in Astrakhan. The meeting addressed current issues related to implementing Russia’s National Ethnic Policy Strategy.

Tags: interethnic relations, Astrakhan Region

Launch of operations at Filanovsky oil field

October 31, 2016

During his trip to the Astrakhan Region, Vladimir Putin launched, via videoconference, commercial operation at the Vladimir Filanovsky oil field off the Caspian Sea shelf.

Tags: energy, regions, Astrakhan Region

Meeting with Astrakhan Region Governor Alexander Zhilkin

May 24, 2016

Vladimir Putin had a working meeting with Astrakhan Region Governor Alexander Zhilkin. The focus was on the socioeconomic situation in the region, in particular, the implementation of import substitution programmes and support for industrial production.

Tags: import replacement, industry, regions, Astrakhan Region

Meeting with Astrakhan Region Governor Alexander Zhilkin

November 19, 2015

The Astrakhan Region Governor briefed the President on the social and economic situation in the region.

Tags: regions, Astrakhan Region

Meeting of working group to monitor the execution of resolutions of the State Council and its Presidium regarding the implementation of Presidential instructions concerning the stable development of rural areas

October 16, 2015

Aide to the President Igor Levitin chaired a meeting of the working group to monitor the execution of the resolutions of the State Council and its Presidium On the Implementation of the List of Instructions from the President of the Russian Federation of May 1, 2014 On the Stable Development of Rural Areas in the Russian Federation.

Tags: Astrakhan Region

Igor Levitin held a meeting on the development of general aviation

October 16, 2015

Aide to the President, Chairman of the Commission for the Development of General Aviation Igor Levitin held a meeting on the implementation in the Southern Federal District of recommendations regarding the development of general aviation issued by the Transport Ministry and approved by the Commission for the Development of General Aviation.

Tags: regions, transport, Astrakhan Region

Working meeting with Governor of Astrakhan Region Alexander Zhilkin

February 11, 2015

Mr Zhilkin briefed the President on the socioeconomic situation in the region and plans to establish a free industrial and economic zone.

Tags: regions, special economic zones, Astrakhan Region

Meeting of the Commission for Strategic Development of the Fuel and Energy Sector and Environmental Security

June 4, 2014

Vladimir Putin chaired a meeting of the Commission for Strategic Development of the Fuel and Energy Sector and Environmental Security.

Tags: energy, Astrakhan Region

Meeting with Governor of Astrakhan Region Alexander Zhilkin

January 16, 2014

Vladimir Putin met with Governor of Astrakhan Region Alexander Zhilkin. The Governor briefed the President on the region’s socioeconomic situation.

Tags: regions, Astrakhan Region

Briefing on assistance measures taken following the collapse of a residential building in Astrakhan

February 27, 2012

Emergency Situations Minister Sergei Shoigu briefed Dmitry Medvedev on emergency measures being taken following the collapse of a residential building in Astrakhan.

Tags: Astrakhan Region

Russia-Kazakhstan Interregional Cooperation Forum

September 15, 2011

Dmitry Medvedev and President of Kazakhstan Nursultan Nazarbayev took part in the VIII Russia-Kazakhstan Interregional Cooperation Forum. The main item on the agenda is the organisation of the two countries’ joint efforts in cross-border emergency situations.

Tags: foreign policy, regions, Kazakhstan, Astrakhan Region

Meeting with President of Kazakhstan Nursultan Nazarbayev

September 15, 2011

Before the VIII Russia-Kazakhstan Interregional Cooperation Forum, Dmitry Medvedev and Nursultan Nazarbayev reviewed bilateral cooperation issues and the future development of the Customs Union between Russia, Belarus and Kazakhstan.

Tags: foreign policy, Kazakhstan, Astrakhan Region

Meeting on developing the Volga’s water resources

August 17, 2011

The main subjects on the agenda at the meeting, chaired by the President, included issues of resolving environmental issues in the Volga River basin, preserving the river’s fauna and developing its fisheries, combating poaching, restoring the water system in the river’s delta, water resources protection efforts, and overhaul of hydro-technical installations.

Tags: environment, regions, Astrakhan Region

Visit to fishery inspection on the Volga River

August 17, 2011

During a trip to Astrakhan Region, Dmitry Medvedev visited an inspection station of the Federal Agency for Fishery.

Tags: environment, regions, Astrakhan Region

Dmitry Medvedev and Prime Minister Vladimir Putin in Astrakhan Region

August 16, 2011

The President and the Prime Minister sailed motorboats on the Volga, went fishing, and took a look at the river’s underwater life too, using a special camera to take underwater photos.

Tags: regions, Astrakhan Region

Dmitry Medvedev made a number of appointments to senior posts within Interior Ministry

April 2, 2011

In accordance with the Federal Law On the Police Force, the President issued executive order on appointments to senior Interior Ministry posts.

Tags: civil service, regions, Republic of Buryatia, Komi Republic, Astrakhan Region, Penza Region, Samara Region, Sakhalin Region, Chukotka Autonomous Area

Meeting with Governor of Astrakhan Region Alexander Zhilkin

October 27, 2010

Aftereffects of the drought and environmental supervision in the Volga River delta were the subjects of discussion.

Tags: regions, Astrakhan Region