Putin gave instructions to the Crimean officials

the President of Russia Vladimir Putin has held meeting on questions socially-economic development of Crimea and Sevastopol. In it, he stated the need to improve the quality of life of Russians in the Crimea, to restore order in the urban environment. It should entail the repair of houses, utilities, landscaping and public spaces. Moreover, it is not only about the resort and tourist areas, but also all settlements of the Crimea.

According to the President, in recent years much has been done to unleash the potential of the Peninsula and its integration into Russia. Largely the determining factor was the establishment and expansion of backbone infrastructure.

“This is the most basic, is the Foundation, the basis, without which it is impossible to develop,” — said the President.

Now we need to raise the level of the regional component. It is also necessary to work on problems of water supply, sanitation, the environmental issues that are “generally no one has ever studied”, reports “Russia 24”.

Chapter States recalled that the construction of Crimean bridge and the airport gave a significant impetus to business and social activity of the Crimea, increased the attractiveness of the region for tourists. Putin said that last year the Crimea was visited by over 7.4 million tourists. This is 9.3 percent more than in 2018. More than half of them came to the Peninsula on the Crimean bridge.

on December 23 was opened railway communication with the Crimea, on the bridge drove the first passenger train. From 1 July 2020 will be implemented by regular freight rail service, he said. According to him, it should have a positive impact on the supply of the Crimean market, its saturation with quality and affordable goods.

however, the President called the state of health in Crimea is deplorable. According to him, it is even worse than in Russia as a whole. So, lack of specialists, buildings and equipment of hospitals and clinics PhiOseni, there was also licensing issues. He demanded to take actions to each krymchanin was available high-quality free medical care.