Putin supported the creation of separate sections for different areas of the Council for culture
SAINT PETERSBURG, December 15. /TASS/. This will help make the body more substantive, said the head of state.
The President of Russia Vladimir Putin considers the interesting possibility of separate sections in different directions in the Council for culture and the arts. This approach, in his opinion, can make the work more substantive.
“As for sections, I think it’s interesting, you have to think about it, the President said, commenting on the idea of the General Director of the Moscow Philharmonic Alexei.. — Because maybe our work would be more objective”.
In the course of the meeting. proposed to create the Council for the culture section in the areas of culture, which, together with the regions would work on specific tasks. “I would like to suggest to consider the possibility of the formation of the Council [on culture] sections in certain areas of culture, which together with representatives of the regions could analyze pressing problems and to make proposals for their solution,” he said.
As an example one of the pressing problems. cited the low salaries of musicians by Symphony orchestras in the country. “20 Symphony orchestras in Russia have an average payroll below the average for the region — from 12 thousand to 30 [thousand]. Thus, a young man who is invited gets even lower average wages, and it is difficult,” — said the head of the Moscow Philharmonic.