Putin instructed to speed up work to improve living standards in new regions, 01.24.2023.
Putin instructed Mishustin to speed up work to improve living standards in new regions.
MOSCOW, January 24 - RIA Novosti. Vladimir Putin instructed Prime Minister Mikhail Mishustin to speed up work to improve the living standards of citizens in the new Russian regions.
“We had a whole range of measures there, including those in the social sphere, in the sphere of raising the standard of living of people, income levels, and so on. <...> I would ask you to speed up the adoption of appropriate technical solutions so that this work started as soon as possible. Already today, January 24," the president said at a meeting with members of the government.
The head of state stressed that the authorities had prepared the necessary funds to solve this problem.
“We have everything for this, we have agreed on everything,” Putin added.
The head of the Ministry of Construction , Irek Fayzullin, told the president that the heating season in the new regions of Russia is going on as usual. According to him, Mariupol , Volnovakha, Energodar and the Severodonetsk agglomeration are under special control.
Donetsk and Luhansk people's republics, Zaporozhye and Kherson regions became part of Russia after the referendums held there. The majority of those who voted were in favor of joining the country.
On September 30, Vladimir Putin and the heads of regions signed agreements on the admission of new territories into the country, and then they were ratified by the State Duma and the Federation Council.