Russian President Vladimir Putin has arrived in Vologda for a one-day working visit. From the airport the head of state and the persons accompanying him will go to the central square of the town to lay a wreath at the memorial to the soldiers killed in the Great Patriotic War. Then Vladimir Putin will visit the local Bearing Plant to acquaint himself with its activity and the goods it produces, and to talk with the workers. After that, the President will hold a conference with the trade-union activists of the North-Western federal district.
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