Trip to Karelia
Vladimir Putin chaired a meeting of the Supervisory Board of the autonomous non-commercial organisation Agency for Strategic Initiatives. During a visit to the IT Park at Petrozavodsk State University, the President viewed an exhibition of projects carried out with support from ASI, and met with representatives of socially oriented non-profit organisations, charity foundations, volunteer movements and social entrepreneurs. The head of state also met with Acting Head of the Republic of Karelia Artur Parfenchikov. Vladimir Putin completed his working trip to Karelia with a visit to an open-air sports centre.