With Culture Minister Alexander Avdeyev.
Earlier today Dmitry Medvedev signed the relevant Executive Order and instructions.
In total, over 300 million rubles [about $10 million] will be allocated for the grants. President Medvedev expressed his hope that this will help outstanding Russian music and dance ensembles to expand their performance tours around Russia.
Presidential grants for six folk art ensembles
February 3, 2011