Putin visited Mariupol – Rambler/news
Vladimir Putin arrived in Mariupol by helicopter. Then he got into a car and drove around several districts of the city. The President personally drove the car, informs Kremlin press office.
During the trip, Putin toured the coastline near the yacht club, the theater building and other historical sites. In the Nevsky microdistrict, the head of state talked with local residents, they invited him to their place, the president did not refuse and went into the house.
Deputy Prime Minister of the Russian Federation Marat Khusnullin reported to the President on the large-scale construction and reconstruction in the city.
In particular, Putin was shown the building of the Philharmonic, restored in 3 months. The reconstruction of the center of Mariupol is planned to be completed by the end of the year. The movement of transport has already begun, 110 buses are operating, trams are planned to be launched by the summer.
New residential microdistricts, social and educational facilities, medical facilities and housing and communal services are also being built.
According to Khusnullin, people began to actively return to the city, population growth began.
From Mariupol, Putin went to Rostov-on-Don, where he held a meeting at the command post of the Northern Military District. He heard reports of the Chief of the General Staff and other military leaders.