OREANDA-NEWS Russian President Vladimir Putin said that one of the pressing issues for Ingushetia is the number of places in kindergartens, TASS writes. On May 28, the Russian leader held a meeting with the head of Ingushetia, Mahmud-Ali Kalimatov, in the Kremlin.

The Head of the Russian Federation drew attention to the high life expectancy in the region. "The population is growing. But that's where the questions come from. This is also the number of places in kindergartens and nurseries. This is the number of visits to clinics. As I understand it, this is one of the most pressing issues," the president said.

Earlier, the press secretary of the head of the Russian Federation Dmitry Peskov said that Putin and the President of Uzbekistan Shavkat Mirziyoyev talked face-to-face until three o'clock in the morning. He added that Mirziyoyev invited the Russian leader to his home. Then the politicians continued to chat over breakfast together.