1 Mar 2019 15:48

Putin to attend Krasnoyarsk Universiade opening ceremony

MOSCOW. March 1 (Interfax) - Russian President Vladimir Putin will attend the opening ceremony of the 29th Winter Universiade in Krasnoyarsk on Saturday, Russian presidential press secretary Dmitry Peskov said.

Later that day, Putin will meet with members of the executive committee of the International School Sport Federation. Putin had a similar meeting during the Summer Universiade in Kazan, Peskov said.

"The president will also be in Krasnoyarsk part of Sunday," Peskov said.