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Putin congratulated Iosif Kobzon on his birthday

Vladimir Putin congratulated Iosif Kobzon on his 80th birthday.

Vladimir Putin congratulated Iosif Kobzon on his 80th birthday.
Vladimir Putin congratulated Iosif Kobzon on his 80th birthday.
Russian President Vladimir Putin received in the Kremlin singer and public activist, First Deputy Chairman of the State Duma Committee on Culture Iosif Kobzon. Ninel Kobzon, the singer’s wife, attended the meeting too.

The head of state congratulated Mr. Kobzon on his 80th birthday and presented him with a painting Miner’s Song by artist Alexander Zelensky. The meeting with the Kobzons was informal and took place over tea.


President Putin signed an executive order awarding the merit badge For Benevolence to Iosif Kobzon for his active charitable and public activity.

Vladimir Putin also sent a message of congratulations to Iosif Kobzon on his 80th birthday, which reads, in part:

“You are rightfully regarded as a luminary of our culture, a man of exceptional talent and energy. I am glad that for many years you have not only been working in your professional field with devotion, but also participating actively in important civic and legislative efforts and sincerely care about promoting the best traditions of musical and variety entertainment that our country is famous for.”

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Vladimir Putin, Iosif Kobzon and Ninel Kobzon.
Vladimir Putin, Iosif Kobzon and Ninel Kobzon.
Vladimir Putin congratulated Iosif Kobzon on his 80th birthday. Left: Ninel Kobzon, the singer’s wife.
Vladimir Putin congratulated Iosif Kobzon on his 80th birthday. Left: Ninel Kobzon, the singer’s wife.
President Putin congratulated Iosif Kobzon on his 80th birthday.
President Putin congratulated Iosif Kobzon on his 80th birthday.

Putin visited Zaryadye Park in Moscow

Vladimir Putin visited the new Zaryadye Park on City Day of Moscow.

Vladimir Putin visiting the new Zaryadye Park. With Moscow Mayor Sergei Sobyanin.
Vladimir Putin visiting the new Zaryadye Park. With Moscow Mayor Sergei Sobyanin.
Russian President Vladimir Putin acquainted himself with the park’s construction history, toured the grounds and spoke with visitors. Mr. Putin was accompanied by Moscow Mayor Sergei Sobyanin.

The new park, opened in time for City Day, was built on the site of a demolished hotel and was named in honor of one of Moscow’s oldest districts.


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Russian President Vladimir Putin and Moscow Mayor Sergei Sobyanin.
Russian President Vladimir Putin and Moscow Mayor Sergei Sobyanin.
Vladimir Putin and Sergei Sobyanin visited the new Zaryadye Park on City Day of Moscow.
Vladimir Putin and Sergei Sobyanin visited the new Zaryadye Park on City Day of Moscow.
Vladimir Putin at the Zaryadye Park in Moscow.
Vladimir Putin at the Zaryadye Park in Moscow.

Putin visited the Far East Street exhibition in Vladivostok

Vladimir Putin and President of South Korea Moon Jae-in toured the Far East Street exhibition, which opened on the embankment near Far Eastern Federal University.

Vladimir Putin with President of the Republic of Korea Moon Jae-in during a visit to the Far East Street exhibition.
Vladimir Putin with President of the Republic of Korea Moon Jae-in during a visit to the Far East Street exhibition.
Vladimir Putin and President of the Republic of Korea Moon Jae-in visited, among other things, pavilions of the Primorye Territory and the Sakhalin Region, the pavilion of Progress Arsenyev Aviation Company, which is part of the Helicopters of Russia Holding, as well as a pavilion dedicated to the 2018 Pyeongchang Winter Olympic Games.

During the visit, Vladimir Putin and Moon Jae-in also saw a demonstration performance by a youth Judo team from the Sakhalin Region and talked with the athletes.

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Vladimir Putin and Moon Jae-in at the Far East Street exhibition.
Vladimir Putin and Moon Jae-in at the Far East Street exhibition.
Vladimir Putin and President of South Korea Moon Jae-in at the exhibition.
Vladimir Putin and President of South Korea Moon Jae-in at the exhibition.
Vladimir Putin and President of South Korea Moon Jae-in.
Vladimir Putin and President of South Korea Moon Jae-in.
Vladimir Putin and President of the Republic of Korea Moon Jae-in watch a demonstration performance by a youth judo team from the Sakhalin Region.
Vladimir Putin and President of the Republic of Korea Moon Jae-in watch a demonstration performance by a youth judo team from the Sakhalin Region.
Vladimir Putin and President of South Korea Moon Jae-in.
Vladimir Putin and President of South Korea Moon Jae-in.
Vladimir Putin with Primorye Territory Governor Vladimir Miklushevsky during a visit to the Far East Street exhibition.
Vladimir Putin with Primorye Territory Governor Vladimir Miklushevsky during a visit to the Far East Street exhibition.

Vladimir Putin visited an exhibition of Chinese arts and crafts

Vladimir Putin and President of China Xi Jinping visited an exhibition of Chinese arts and crafts and Chinese cultural heritage.

Vladimir Putin and President of China Xi Jinping visited an exhibition of Chinese arts and crafts.
Vladimir Putin and President of China Xi Jinping visited an exhibition of Chinese arts and crafts.
Vladimir Putin and Xi Jinping familiarized themselves with exhibits from various provinces of China – a stone panel with a painting made with the use of a special dot-by-dot carving technique, superfine woodcarving samples and dragon sculptures.

The two presidents exchanged also gifts. The President of China presented Mr. Putin with a sculpture of a Chinese warrior dressed in traditional costume and a handmade desk with a saying wishing prosperity written on it in Chinese calligraphy. The Russian President presented Mr. Xi Jinping with an amber painting of a sailing ship and desk lamps made of nephrite.

After visiting the exhibition, Vladimir Putin and Xi Jinping continued their exchange of opinions on key bilateral and international issues over a working dinner.

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Vladimir Putin at an exhibition of Chinese arts and crafts. With President of China Xi Jinping.
Vladimir Putin at an exhibition of Chinese arts and crafts. With President of China Xi Jinping.
Vladimir Putin at a working dinner with President of China Xi Jinping.
Vladimir Putin at a working dinner with President of China Xi Jinping.
Vladimir Putin at the exhibition of Chinese arts and crafts.
Vladimir Putin at the exhibition of Chinese arts and crafts.
Vladimir Putin watching an exhibition of Chinese arts and crafts.
Vladimir Putin watching an exhibition of Chinese arts and crafts.
Vladimir Putin with Xi Jinping watching an exhibition of Chinese arts and crafts.
Vladimir Putin with Xi Jinping watching an exhibition of Chinese arts and crafts.
Vladimir Putin with President of China Xi Jinping.
Vladimir Putin with President of China Xi Jinping.

Putin sent greetings to the 20th Russian Art Festival in Cannes

Vladimir Putin sent his greetings to all taking part in the 20th Russian Art Festival in Cannes.

20th Russian Art Festival in Cannes.
20th Russian Art Festival in Cannes.
In his message, President Putin said, in particular:

“I send my warmest welcome to all taking part in the 20th Russian Art Festival in Cannes.

Putin visited international jazz festival in Crimea

Vladimir Putin visited the 15th Koktebel Jazz Party international festival. Its main theme this year is Same Place, Same Jazz.

Vladimir Putin visited the 15th Koktebel Jazz Party international festival.
Vladimir Putin visited the 15th Koktebel Jazz Party international festival.

Vladimir Putin:

Good evening, friends. I would like to convey my heartfelt greetings to all of you, but first I would like to express my gratitude to the festival’s organizers.