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Russia: Putin talks Far East development with LDPR leader Zhirinovsky01:28

Russia: Putin talks Far East development with LDPR leader Zhirinovsky

Russian Federation, Moscow
July 27, 2015 at 15:18 GMT -00:00 · Published

Russian President Vladimir Putin met with Vladimir Zhirinovsky, the leader of the Liberal Democratic Party of Russia (LDPR), in Moscow, Monday. During the meeting, Zhirinovsky discussed the highlights of the spring session of government and the development of Russia's Far East.

Regarding the Far East, Zhirinovsky said that a 22 point programme had been drawn up to aid development. Included in the programme was the guarantee that everyone who had applied to get land will receive it up until 2025. Zhirinovsky said that Putin could aid development by asking soldiers stationed in the Far East to stay after their contracts end. The LDPR leader also noted that their was still a problem with infrastructure in the region, asking the president to focus on providing the region with "gas, electricity, everything".

Discussing the spring session of government, Zhirinovsky noted that providing prisoner's amnesty in line with the 70th anniversary of Victory Day was a "big deal" and a "significant date" on the spring schedule.

Ahead of the summer recess, Putin has been meeting with the leaders of all the individual parties in the State Duma to discuss the issues they face.

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Russian President Vladimir Putin met with Vladimir Zhirinovsky, the leader of the Liberal Democratic Party of Russia (LDPR), in Moscow, Monday. During the meeting, Zhirinovsky discussed the highlights of the spring session of government and the development of Russia's Far East.

Regarding the Far East, Zhirinovsky said that a 22 point programme had been drawn up to aid development. Included in the programme was the guarantee that everyone who had applied to get land will receive it up until 2025. Zhirinovsky said that Putin could aid development by asking soldiers stationed in the Far East to stay after their contracts end. The LDPR leader also noted that their was still a problem with infrastructure in the region, asking the president to focus on providing the region with "gas, electricity, everything".

Discussing the spring session of government, Zhirinovsky noted that providing prisoner's amnesty in line with the 70th anniversary of Victory Day was a "big deal" and a "significant date" on the spring schedule.

Ahead of the summer recess, Putin has been meeting with the leaders of all the individual parties in the State Duma to discuss the issues they face.

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