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Vladimir Putin observed Western and Central Military District forces exercises

March 3, 2014

The President was accompanied by Defence Minister Sergei Shoigu, Commander of the Western Military District Anatoly Sidorov and Head of General Staff Combat Training Directorate Ivan Buvaltsev.

Tags: Armed Forces, regions, Leningrad Region

Greetings to participants and guests at the concert “Leningrad. 900 Days in the Name of Life”

January 31, 2014

Vladimir Putin sent his greetings to participants and guests at a charity concert marking the 70th anniversary of the complete liberation of Leningrad from the Nazi blockade.

Tags: culture, Leningrad Region

70th anniversary of lifting of siege of Leningrad

January 27, 2014

Vladimir Putin took part in official celebrations to mark the 70th anniversary of the lifting of the siege of Leningrad.

Tags: Leningrad Region

Opening of Vyborg Public Central Library

November 23, 2013

Sergei Ivanov took part in the opening ceremony of Vyborg Public Central Library following its restoration.

Tags: culture, Leningrad Region

Trip to Gogland Island

July 15, 2013

Vladimir Putin visited Gogland Island in the Gulf of Finland, where he looked over a number of projects the Russian Geographical Society (RGS) is carrying out.

Tags: culture, Leningrad Region

Vladimir Putin will visit the Gogland Island in the Gulf of Finland

July 14, 2013

The President will look over the underwater research programme the Russian Geographical Society (RGS) will be carrying out over recent years and meet with participants in the RGS expedition to study the Baltic Fleet frigate Oleg, a sailing ship which sank between the islands of Gogland and Sommers in 1869.

Tags: science and innovation, Leningrad Region

Vladimir Putin answered journalists’ questions during his working trip to Leningrad Region

August 7, 2012

In particular, the President commented on the open letter written by musician Andrei Makarevich on the level of corruption in Russia, and the statement by former Chief of the General Staff of the Russian Armed Forces Yury Baluyevsky on Russia’s involvement in Georgian-South Ossetian conflict.

Tags: media, Leningrad Region

Meeting on the organisation of recreation holidays for children

August 7, 2012

Vladimir Putin held a meeting on the organisation of recreation holidays for children.

Tags: children, social services, Leningrad Region

Congratulations to Leningrad Region Governor Alexander Drozdenko

May 28, 2012

Vladimir Putin congratulated Governor of Leningrad Region Alexander Drozdenko on officially taking office.

Tags: civil service, regions, Leningrad Region

Vladimir Putin accepted resignation of Leningrad Region Governor Valery Serdyukov

May 11, 2012

The President signed Executive Order On Early Termination of the Mandate of Leningrad Region Governor.

Tags: civil service, regions, Leningrad Region

Meeting with United Russia party leadership

May 4, 2012

Dmitry Medvedev was presented with the names of candidates for the posts of head of Buryatia, Stavropol and Perm territories, and Leningrad and Yaroslavl regions.

Tags: civil service, regions, Republic of Buryatia, Perm Territory, Stavropol Territory, Leningrad Region, Yaroslavl Region

Sergei Umnov appointed head of the Interior Ministry's Main Department for St Petersburg and Leningrad Region

March 1, 2012

Dmitry Medvedev signed Executive Order On Head of the Interior Ministry's Main Department for St Petersburg and the Leningrad Region.

Tags: law enforcement agencies, regions, Leningrad Region, Saint Petersburg

Executive Order releasing Police Col. General Mikhail Sukhodolsky from his post

February 10, 2012

Dmitry Medvedev signed Executive Order releasing Mikhail Sukhodolsky from his post of head of the Interior Ministry’s Main Department for St Petersburg and Leningrad Region.

Tags: law enforcement agencies, regions, Leningrad Region, Saint Petersburg

Congratulations on the 68th anniversary of the Leningrad Blockade lifting

January 27, 2012

Dmitry Medvedev congratulated residents of St Petersburg and Leningrad Region on the 68th anniversary of the lifting of the Leningrad Blockade. 

Tags: regions, Leningrad Region, Saint Petersburg

Kovrov, Lomonosov, Taganrog and Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky have been awarded the honorary title of Cities of Military Glory

November 4, 2011

Dmitry Medvedev signed executive orders conferring the honorary title of City of Military Glory on Kovrov, Lomonosov, Taganrog, and Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky.

Tags: regions, state decorations, Kamchatka Territory, Vladimir Region, Leningrad Region, Rostov Region

Dmitry Medvedev presented the mayors of Vladivostok, Tikhvin, and Tver with certificates conferring the title of City of Military Glory to their towns

February 23, 2011

The towns received this honorary title for the courage, steadfast spirit, and mass heroism their defenders showed in the fight for their Fatherland’s freedom and independence. Mr Medvedev signed the orders conferring the titles in November 2010.


Tags: Primorye Territory, Leningrad Region, Tver Region

Dmitry Medvedev visited the St Petersburg suburb of Pushkin

July 20, 2010

The President examined the results of the restoration work underway for the city’s 300th anniversary.

Tags: culture, regions, Leningrad Region

Dmitry Medvedev visited Leningrad Nuclear Power Plant

May 29, 2010

Dmitry Medvedev inspected the main control centre of the plant and the reactor room. The President also toured the construction site of the second stage of the plant and was told about the technologies employed. Two power-generating units are being built there at the moment.

Tags: energy, healthcare, Leningrad Region

Dmitry Medvedev visited the Vyborg Shipyard and laid flowers at the monument to Peter the Great

April 9, 2010

The President was shown a semi-submersible drilling rig under construction at the shipyard for Gazprom subsidiary Gazflot. The drilling rig will be used for offshore drilling and can operate in very low temperatures.

Tags: regions, Leningrad Region

Dmitry Medvedev took part in a ceremony marking the start of construction of the Nord Stream gas pipeline's underwater section

April 9, 2010

In his remarks at the event, the President said that Nord Stream will make it possible to deliver an additional 55 billion cubic metres of natural gas a year to the European Union countries and represents a real contribution by Russia to Europe’s energy security.

Tags: energy, environment, Russia–European Union, Leningrad Region

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