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MOSCOW, November 27, 0:37 /ITAR-TASS/. President Vladimir Putin, who completed his visit to Italy late on Tuesday night, will arrive in Sochi on Wednesday. In the coming days the Head of State will hold a series of conferences on State-placed defence order and on the readiness of Olymic facilities for the Winter Olympic Games.
The Kremlin press service reported that Putin would stay in Sochi until November 29. Within the period he will familiarize himself with the concluding phase of preparations for the Games. In particular, the Head of State will inspect the Gornaya Karusel ski resort, as well the central Olympic stadium Fisht where the Olympics opening and closing ceremonies will be held.
The President will also receive reports on Sochi’s infrastructural readiness. "Besides, Putin will hold a series of sessions dedicated to the implementation of the State defence order and the equipment of the Armed Forces with state-or-the-art hardware within the framework of the State armament program for 2011-2020," the press service said.
In summer this year, the Head of State held a series of sessions dealing with the present-day state of and prospects for the development of various branches of the defence sector. Participants in the sessions discussed the course of implementation of the State-placed defence order in specific fields.