On December 27, Vladimir Putin will hold State Council meeting on increasing investment appeal of Russian regions 2017-12-26 15:05:00 On December 27, the President will hold a State Council meeting in the Kremlin on measures to improve the investment appeal of the Russian regions. Head of the State Council Working Group and Novgorod Region Governor Andrei Nikitin will deliver the keynote speech. The meeting will be used to consider concrete proposals in the sphere of improving the investment climate. The results of implementing targeted models for simplifying business procedures will be reviewed separately. * * * On the same day, Vladimir Putin will attend a performance by the Children's Choir of Russia. More than 500 participants from 78 regions will perform at the State Kremlin Palace. After the concert, the President will take part in a New Year gala reception.