The problem with the shortage of places in kindergartens of Russia will be solved in the near future. This was stated by President Vladimir Putin at a big press conference on Thursday, December 14. His words are quoted by the correspondent of”.ru”.
“The goal was to provide children with places in kindergartens. She almost resolved to 98.8 percent,” he said, noting that at the moment this problem is solved in overwhelming majority of regions of Russia.
According to the President, currently their turn in kindergartens waiting for 63 thousand children, while at the beginning of this program there were more than half a million.
On the 13th on account of a press conference of the President 1640 accredited journalists.
Last year the annual big press conference of the President was held on 23 December. It lasted 3 hours and 50 minutes, during this time, the head of state answered 67 questions from journalists 48. A significant number of questions about domestic and regional agenda. The long duration of the press conference is 4 hours and 40 minutes — was held in 2008.
The first event in this format took place at the initiative of Putin in July 2001.