Russian President Vladimir Putin supported the proposal to assign 20 cities the title of “City of labor merit”, noting that he would sign the necessary documents in the near future.
As the channel “Russia 24”, the head of state informed the public at a meeting of the Victory organising Committee.
Putin emphasized that the arguments are clear and convincing – the enterprises of Nizhniy Novgorod, Yekaterinburg, Chelyabinsk, Samara, Perm, Nizhny Tagil, Saratov, Omsk, Kazan, Novosibirsk, Yaroslavl, Magnitogorsk, Izhevsk, Ufa, Tomsk, Ulyanovsk, Ivanovo, Novokuznetsk, Irkutsk, Borovichi — for uninterrupted production of military and civil products was repeatedly awarded the state awards, including orders, and the residents of these cities have observed numerous facts of personal courage and labor heroism.
the President reminded that the country’s leaders must “take into account the views of the people who collected signatures” in support of this initiative.
With a proposal to assign the title of “City of labor valor” in the year of the 75th anniversary of the victory of the 11 Russian cities at a meeting of the organizing Committee, the Deputy head of the Executive Directorate for the Year of memory and glory on scientific work Elena Malysheva.
In turn, the Secretary of the General Council “United Russia”, Vice-speaker of the Federation Council of the Russian Federation Andrey Turchak has proposed to assign the title 9 cities of the Russian Federation.
the City of labor merit — honorary title of the Russian Federation, the Federal law from March 1, 2020. Assigned to the cities of the Russian Federation, whose residents “have made a significant contribution to the Victory in the great Patriotic war of 1941-1945, ensuring uninterrupted production of military and civil production at the industrial enterprises located on the territory of the city, and having demonstrated a mass labor heroism and bravery”.