Story Vladimir Putin's big press conference at the end of 2021
National projects are aimed at working in rural areas at a faster pace, the President of the Russian Federation said at the last annual press conference.
“ Those projects, including within the framework of national projects, which I have mentioned today in one way or another, are largely focused on proactively working in rural areas, in the countryside '', & mdash; this is how the head of state answered a journalist's question about whether the authorities would pay attention to the development of rural settlements.
The correspondent said that the Internet appears in remote villages, although there is often no toilet or basic amenities for residents. In response, Putin recalled that “ a significant amount of money '' is allocated for the development of rural areas.
“And of course, this should be reflected in the social well-being, social moods of people,” “mdash; he specified.
As for the Internet, it helps residents of remote and small settlements “ get a certain modern level of education ''; and use all the services available to Russian citizens, the president said. He added that the budget provides for additional funds for these purposes.
The big annual press conference was held on December 23 in person in the Moscow Manege. In almost four hours, Putin answered 55 questions.