In Korenovsk, Vladimir Putin visited the 393rd Russian Air Force base, which was awarded the Order of Kutuzov. At the meeting with military service members, the President was interested in social benefits for the military. The President also held two meetings. One was devoted to preparations for celebrating the 100th anniversary of Russia’s Air Force, while the second addressed the implementation of the state armament programme for aviation technology.
In Tuapse, Vladimir Putin was present at the opening of a deep-water terminal for loading petrochemicals from the Rosneft’s Tuapse Oil Refinery. The President learned about the company’s financial and industrial indicators, as well as plans for further development. An agreement between Rosneft and the American ExxonMobil oil company was signed in Mr Putin’s presence. Vladimir Putin also met with ExxonMobil Chairman Rex Tillerson.