Putin met with workers at the Obukhov plant in St. Petersburg. Photo: Ilya Pitalev/POOL/TASS
Vladimir Putin spent all of Wednesday in St. Petersburg. The northern capital commemorates the 80th anniversary of the lifting of the German blockade. After visiting the Piskarevsky cemetery, where the surviving dead of the blockade (including the president’s brother) are buried, and meeting with veterans, the head of state went to the Obukhov plant.
The company is manufacturing missiles for our military at a fast pace. Speaking to the hard workers, the Russian leader spoke about the conditions for victory in the special operation:
– There are several things that have not disappeared and that are the basis of our victory. This is the unity and solidarity of the Russian people and Russian multinational. This is the courage and heroism of our soldiers at the front. And, of course, the work of the military-industrial complex, a company like yours and people like you,” Putin said.
The President recalled that all workers in the defense industry – and this is 830 thousand people – have the right to a postponement of the mobilization.
– As for recruits, taking into account that the defense industry is busy and works in three shifts, the products of companies are in great demand, we are now studying the possibility of granting a deferral to those who must be called up to rows. military service. I believe that this issue should be resolved in the near future,” said the head of state.
QUEUE FOR KINDERGARTEN
We also discuss social issues. Putin promised that soon there would be no queues for kindergartens.
“I think that this year, next for sure, preferably this year, we will solve this problem in all regions: so that 100% of those who wish can send their children to kindergartens, preschool educational institutions,” said the leader. Russian. .
He mentioned that in 64 regions there are no longer queues for the gardens.