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MOSCOW, February 03, 3:27 /ITAR-TASS/. Vladimir Putin will hold an enlarged meeting of the presidium of the presidential Council on culture and arts in Pskov on Monday to discuss the development of theatrical business in Russia, the presidential press service reported.
Vladimir Medinsky, RF Minister of Culture, VladimirTolstoy, adviser to the RF President, the leaders of artistic unions, media chiefs, and members of the theatre-and-museum community will participate in the panel session.
The Head of State will also familiarize himself with the functioning the Psov academic drama theatre named after A. S. Pushkin following the completion of restoration and building work.
The Council to the President of Russia for Culture and Arts is a consultative body. It was set up for informing the President of the state of affairs in these sectors. Art professionals take an active part in working out proposals on the most important matters concerning State policy in the field of culture and arts.
The Council's previous session was held in the Kremlin in October last year to discuss the role of the cultural policy of the State in strengthening the country's unity and the importance of domestic culture in enhancing Russian identity.
A presidential decree designated 2014 as a Year of Culture.