Medvedev to hold water management conference in Russian south

Russian President Dmitry Medvedev will on Wednesday hold a meeting on the development of water resources in the city of Astrakhan in the Southern Federal District.

Astrakhan is located on the Volga, which is one of the world’s largest rivers and the largest in Europe. It flows through central Russia.

The president will also get “familiarized with the course of fish channel clearing and dredging work on the Volga,” the Kremlin said.

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