November 9, 2022: First Deputy Speaker of the Federation Council Andrey Yatskin visited Taganrog within the framework of a working trip to the city.
As usual, he paid particular attention to the current status of Taganrog streetcar system's renovation
after its grand opening. Andrey Yatskin checked the tram depot's overhauling. The erection of several new buildings on this territory is currently underway. Taganrog authorities also made a report on ensuring the proper functioning of stop displays and in-tram payment system.
Furthermore, First Deputy Speaker of the Federation Council and Taganrog City Manager Mikhail Solonitsin considered another matter related to Taganrog's urban revitalization program - namely, the construction and commissioning of a new hotel on Ulitsa Portovaya.
On the same day, Andrei Yatskin and representative of Rostov Oblast in the Federation Council Irina Rukavishnikova participated in the official ceremony of awarding children heroes with the commemorative medals "For Courage". The event is held annually at the initiative of the Federation Council within the framework of the All-Russian Civil Patriotic Project "Children Heroes". This year it took place on the premises of the Peoples' Museum of Military History "Sambek Heights".
The award was given to six boys from Veselovsky and Belokalitvinsky districts of Rostov Oblast: Stanislav Kashaev and Roman Kononov from the youth organization "Yunarmia" (Young Army Cadets National Movement) and firefighters Ilya Markov, Izzat Baysalov, Renat Radzhabov, Alexander Pakhomov. In his welcome address, First Deputy Speaker emphasized that each of the guys is a real hero who showed responsible behavior in an emergency situation.
After the ceremony, the MPs visited an exhibition of drawings dedicated to the 80th anniversary of the opening of the Road of Life. About 20 works symbolizing the heroism of residents and defenders of besieged Leningrad were presented at the exhibition.