August 12 , 2017 – Fort Russ News –
President of Russia Vladimir Putin has congratulated all athletes on their professional holiday. The official website of the Kremlin published an address by the President, in which he names the development of sport in the country as one of the most important priorities of state cultural policy.
Attention is drawn to the development of the mass fitness culture movement, which serves as a solid foundation for patriotic education of youth. Also, Putin notes that modern sports infrastructure is being improved throughout the country, new stadiums and complexes are being built, and the level of training of specialists is increasing.
A healthy nation starts in the home – but is aided along by various government initiatives. Day of Athletes is celebrated in Russia on the second Saturday of August.