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Vladimir Putin stressed the successes of Yakutia in the ability to create a global cultural agenda

Today, the Kremlin hosted a joint meeting of the State Council and the Presidential Council for Culture and Art under the chairmanship of President Vladimir Putin himself. The meeting was devoted to the implementation of state cultural policy.

Speaking about the structure of the modern world as a world of information, the President emphasized the exceptional importance of culture as an element of national security: “A strong state builds its geopolitical and economic strategy based, among other things, on the instruments of soft power. Its secret is in the ability to create an attractive image of the country, to do it persistently, proactively. It is necessary not only to fit into the global cultural agenda, but to set it, ”explains the head of state.

“Many regions are already getting it - the President emphasized - Yakutia has secured its national epic Olonkho in the list of UNESCO masterpieces”. He also noted the need for systematic work in this direction at the regional level.

The head of state drew attention to the important problem for the Far East, such as the preservation of national cultural traditions: "We need to think about supporting the national crafts, preserving the art of crafts," said President Vladimir Putin.

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