Saturday, July 21, 2018

Delegation of officials travels to Kaluga for conference by Sverdlovsk industrial union

On Tuesday, a delegation of Yekaterinburg officials traveled to the Kaluga region to attend a conference on cooperative projects led by the Sverdlovsk Oblast Union of Industrialists and Entrepreneurs.

"The purpose of the visit - intensification of bilateral cooperation between the enterprises of the Sverdlovsk and Kaluga regions: negotiations with representatives of relevant enterprises [and] discussion of investment projects," read a union statement, according to

Recently, President Vladimir Putin has been critical of such interregional collaboration conferences. A group of Putin's cabinet members was originally dispatched to monitor the program in Kaluga, but was stranded in Yekaterinburg due to poor weather, reports.