Vladimir Putin arrived in Novosibirsk 2018-02-07 20:00:00 Novosibirsk The President arrived in Novosibirsk after completing his working trip to Krasnoyarsk. On February 8, the President will visit Akademgorodok, where he will tour the laboratories of the Budker Institute of Nuclear Physics and meet with scientists from the Siberian Branch of the Russian Academy of Sciences. Vladimir Putin will also present the 2017 presidential prizes in Science and Innovations for Young Scientists. The prize was established in 2008 and is awarded to young researchers and experts for significant contributions to the advancement of Russian science and the development of new equipment and technology. The President will also chair a meeting of the Council for Science and Education to discuss the main objectives and development prospects for science and key areas of international cooperation in science and technology.