Mr Putin inspected the flood-affected villages in Blagoveshchensk County by helicopter. Amur Region Governor Oleg Kozhemyako and Presidential Plenipotentiary Envoy to the Far Eastern Federal District Viktor Ishayev briefed the President during the flyover.
Following this inspection, Vladimir Putin chaired a meeting attended by Amur Region Governor Oleg Kozhemyako, Presidential Plenipotentiary Envoy to the Far Eastern Federal District Viktor Ishayev and representatives of the Emergencies Ministry. The work of commissions examining facilities affected by flooding, and plans for compensation payments were discussed.
In Blagoveshchensk the President also met with farmers whose farms have been damaged by flooding. Meeting participants discussed necessary support measures for farmers.