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Medvedev: The Kurils must become a modern Russian territory, where it is comfortable to live and interesting to work with

Today, the government discussed the development strategy of the Kuril Islands. First of all, it was noted that it is necessary to improve transport accessibility, create conditions for economic development, modernize social infrastructure.

The whole Kuriles can become a territory of advanced development. This was stated by Deputy Prime Minister Yuri Trutnev.

“Another thing that we talked about today is to declare the Kuriles a territory of advanced development, the entire Kuril Islands,” commented Trutnev.

He also stressed that the program of the concept of the development of the Kuril Islands was approved by the Prime Minister of the Russian Federation Dmitry Medvedev.

According to Trutnev, it is also necessary to analyze how to extend tax features to other territories of the Far East.

Following the meeting, Medvedev noted that this work is underway and its results are already visible.

“I hope that the program will help ensure that the Kuriles become a modern Russian territory, where it is comfortable to live and work interestingly,” the prime minister said.

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