Dmitry Medvedev visits festival “The creation of peace” in Kazan
25 June 2011, Saturday
President of Russia Dmitry Medvedev visited rock live festival “The creation of peace” on visiting Kazan. The event is held in Tatarstan capital for the fourth time. One of its organizers is Kazan Mayor’s office. This year more than 200 musicians from 12 countries (Russia, Great Britain, USA, Canada, Portugal and others) took part in the festival “The creation of peace”. Headliners - «Public Image Ltd» revived by John Lidon (unchallenged leader of cult punk group «Sex Pistols») in 2009, John Fogerty, “Neprikasaemye” led by Garik Sukachev, Bi-2 and Andrei Makarevich with Orchestra of Creole tango.
Head of Tatarstan Rustam Minnikhanov and Kazan Mayor Ilsur Metshin accompanied President of Russia at the festival.
Dmitry Medvedev welcomed multiple audience gathered at Millenium Square from the stage.
President of Russia appreciated high level of cultural events organization in Kazan. “Sabantui was held on the highest level today, and a brilliant concert is held in the evening. I sincerely envy you because I’m not able to watch the whole concert”, - Dmitry Medvedev addressed guests.
Dmitry Medvedev, Rustam Minnikhanov and Ilsur Metshin spoke to spectators in fan zone and watched the performance of Ukrainian-American group Gogol Bordello. Dmitry Medvedev also took a picture with foreign guests of the festival “The creation of peace” – members of group Gangbe Brass Band from Benin.
On October 10, at the Government Houe of the republic, First Deputy Prime Minister of Tatarstan Rustam Nigmatullin held a meeting of the Anti-Drug Commission of the republic via video-conferencing with the participation of all regional municipalities and members of municipal anti-drug commissions.
On October 8, at their meeting in the Government House of the republic, Tatarstan Prime Minister Aleksey Pesoshin and Chairman of the Council of Ministers of the Republic of Crimea Yuri Gotsanyuk discussed issues of development of interregional cooperation and considered a number of promising areas of interaction, including construction, housing and utility services, road facilities, agriculture, healthcare, sanatorium-resort vacations, etc.
On October 7, at the Government House of the republic, Tatarstan Prime Minister Aleksey Pesoshin held a video-conference with all municipalities of the republic on catering organization in leisure and recreational facilities of children and youth.