Valentina Matvienko Laid Flowers at Bronze Horseman Monument
27 May 2023
Today, St. Petersburg celebrates the 320th anniversary of its foundation. Chairperson of the IPA CIS Council, Speaker of the Federation Council of the Federal Assembly of the Russian Federation Valentina Matvienko laid flowers to the monument to the founder of the city Peter the Great “The Bronze Horseman”.
The event was traditionally held on Senate Square. The ceremony was attended by Secretary General of the IPA CIS Council Dmitriy Kobitskiy, Russian MPs, representatives of the legislative and executive authorities of St. Petersburg and other officials.
Earlier Valentina Matvienko congratulated the citizens of St. Petersburg on the City Day, noting that St. Petersburg had always been a symbol of Russia’s greatness, strength, unity and independence.