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Putin congratulated the participants of the festival "Caucasus games."
Members of the festival "Caucasus game" which opened on October 9 in Karachay-Cherkessia congratulated Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin.
At sports event came more than 200 athletes from all subjects SKFO.
As the press service of the government, in the letter, reads in part: "Your party has collected sports fans from all over the North Caucasus, giving them a great chance to compete, hone their skills and abilities in a fair fight.
Traditionally a rich sporting talents region, Northern Caucasus gave our country, dozens of Olympic champions, winners of world and continental championships.
I think that your festival opens to the public many new talents who will contribute to further development of sport and physical culture.
In addition, I believe in helping people of different nationalities to better know the culture, customs and traditions of their neighbors, "Caucasian game" will make a real contribution to the strengthening of interethnic and interfaith harmony, will become a meeting place for real friends. I wish all the participants good luck and nice wins, but the viewers and fans - vivid emotions and unforgettable impressions. "
opened the festival Deputy Prime Minister, the presidential envoy in the North Caucasus Federal District Khloponin.
"Caucasian games" are held in the town Khabez Karachay-Cherkessia. The program includes 14 types of popular national sports.