Trip to Northwestern Federal District. CIS informal summit
On December 26, Vladimir Putin took part in the traditional informal meeting of the heads of state of the Commonwealth of Independent States hosted by the Boris Yeltsin Presidential Library.
On December 27, the other participants in the informal CIS summit joined the President of Russia on a visit to the State Russian Museum.
The President of Russia had bilateral meetings on the sidelines of the summit with President of Belarus Alexander Lukashenko and Prime Minister of the Republic of Armenia Nikol Pashinyan.
In addition, as part of his working trip to the Northwestern Federal District Vladimir Putin met with Rector of St Petersburg Mining University Vladimir Litvinenko and presented him with the Order for Services to the Fatherland, 2nd class.
On December 28, the President of Russia took part, via videoconference, in the ceremony for launching production at the Titan-Polymer plant.