The Russian Head of State arrived in the city of Mariupol on helicopter and then drove a car through several districts of the city.
During the visit, Deputy Prime Minister Marat Jusnulin told the president in detail about the progress of construction and reconstruction works in and around the city.
In particular, Jusnulin spoke about the construction of new housing estates, social and educational facilities, housing and utilities infrastructure and medical institutions.
In the Nevsky microdistrict, Putin spoke with local residents and shared with a family who invited him to their home. He also toured the Mariopol waterfront, the yacht club, the theater and other sites in the port city.
This was the Russian president’s first trip to the Donbas area.