Putin spoke about the meeting with the bears
Russian President Vladimir Putin during a speech at the award ceremony of the Russian geographical society (RGS) told about how they met the bears while traveling in the wilderness. About it December 7, reports RT.
The Russian leader noted that the study of the flora, an aging of the forests and, in particular bears, not only requires time and dedication, but also courage.
“I was really in these places, looking here, for bears, there are bears. She had this side to go, we thought that we must somehow navigate. But the guys lived there for seven months with them completely,” — said Putin.
He also added that this work is very important, as it is one of the elements of “national identity”.
Award of the Russian geographical society — one of the most prestigious Russian awards, which recognise outstanding expedition, innovative ideas in the field of education, scientific research, movies and books, is revealing to the people of Russia. It is awarded twice a year, the prize amount is 500 thousand rubles in each category.