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Putin sat behind the wheel of the Rostov combine.
Prime started the engine, signaled and raised reaper.
Russia's Prime Minister's working visit to Rostov region, during which visited the plant RostSelMash "in Rostov-na-Donu. At RostSelMash "Vladimir Putin attended an exhibition of agricultural machinery produced by the plant. Particularly interested in the premiere of the latest development - combines "Torum. Vladimir Putin has personally tested the technique.
North in the cab, he started the engine, gave two warning signals and raised harvester for harvesting corn.
leaving the cab of the combine, Vladimir Putin said: You can go to work! The production combines Torum "began in March this year. 136 harvesters are already working in the fields of Rostov region, Krasnodar and Stavropol territories. In May, the plant switched to a six-day working week.
In December last year RostSelMash "was in a very difficult situation. Because of falling demand in the market of agricultural machinery plant warehouse was overstocked, the working week reduced to three days, began massive layoffs. To support the production, purchase of domestic agricultural machinery the government of Russia has sent 20 billion rubles. In addition, the plant made the list of 250 strategic enterprises in need of state support.