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Russia: Putin attends opening of Tula military academy

6 08.09.2016 Инфо

Russian President Vladimir Putin attended the opening ceremony of the reinstated Tula Suvorov Military Academy in Tula on Thursday.
During the ceremony, Putin presented a Gold Star medal to Lyudmila Loktionova, whose father Anatoly Gorshkov was a commander of the city’s defence operation during the Great Patriotic War.
The event was attended by Russia’s Defence Minister Sergei Shoigu and the governor of Tula Region Alexey Dyumin, among other dignitaries.
In the course of his visit to the Tula Region, Putin also visited the Yasnaya Polyana estate where popular Russian writer Leo Tolstoy was born.