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In the security Council spoke about the development of Karelia

Implemented over the last few years, major projects in Karelia from the economic and social spheres to culture - helped to create the conditions for further progressive development of this region, reported the press service of the Russian security Council.

Monday marks 100 years since the formation of the Republic of Karelia. 8 June 1920 the all-Russian Central Executive Committee (VTSIK) issued a decree on education of Karelia towns and districts of the Arkhangelsk and Olonets provinces Autonomous oblast - Karelian labor commune (KLC). 25 Jul 1923 CTC decree of the Central Executive Committee was transformed into Karelian ASSR.

In 2013, the decree of the President of Russia Vladimir Putin established the state Commission on preparation for celebrating the 100th anniversary of Karelia. The state Commission was headed by the Secretary of security Council of Russia Nikolai Patrushev.

The Commission for seven years was aimed at improving the quality of life of the population of Karelia, socio-economic development of the region, enhance its investment attractiveness and stimulation of business activity.

In the Republic of Karelia implemented major investment projects, modernized industrial enterprises, which allowed to significantly increase the volume of revenues of the regional budget (an increase of more than 38%) and thus not only reduce the amount of public debt of the Republic, but also to increase of 5.4 billion rubles of social costs, the report says.

As previously said Patrushev in his congratulatory message to the citizens of Karelia on the occasion of the anniversary, delivered by the President of Russia the task of improving the quality of life of the population and the development of social infrastructure of the Republic is largely completed.

Thus, new life was given to the Karelian industry: the revived production at the Onega shipyard carried out a comprehensive reconstruction of Segezha pulp and paper mill, modernized enterprise "Petrozavodskmash" and "Karelian pellet".

The new building of the airport in Petrozavodsk, which also received modern radio navigation equipment, repair of roads, bridges, railway stations and ways contributed to the improvement of transport accessibility of the region and increase the investment and tourist attractiveness of the Republic of Karelia.

In the Republic improved conditions for exercise and sports, built the presidential cadet school, opened the Republican perinatal center, a renovated hospital and clinic, commissioned a new feldsher-midwife stations and kindergartens.