S.Sobjanin the Mayor of Moscow Sergey Sobjanin has congratulated the Russian journalists on a professional holidayhas congratulated the Russian journalists on the professional holiday marked in Russia with 1992ã. Annually on January, 13th. The capital town governor has noted a role of mass-media in formation of a civil society in Russia.
“ the government of Moscow attaches great value to development of mass media, increase of their role in formation of a civil society “ - it is told in the special congratulation extended on January, 13th a press - service of the mayor and the capital government. S.Sobjanin has noticed that newspapers, television, radio, the Internet - editions are the reliable indicator of moods of citizens, help Russians to analyze better a problem and to find ways of their decisions.
day of a Russian press has been founded by the decree of the president of Russia in 1992ã. On the basis of the decision of presidium VS of the Russian Federation ¹ 3043 - 1 “ About the Bottom of a Russian press “. On January, 13th it has been chosen not casually - this day in 1703ã. In Moscow there was a first number of the Russian-speaking printing newspaper “ Sheets about military and other affairs, worthy knowledge and the memories, happened in the Moscow State and in other neighbouring countries “. It is necessary to notice that after 1917ã. Day of a Russian press has been renamed into Day of the Soviet press and it began to be marked on May, 5th - in day of the beginning of an exit of the main Soviet newspaper “ Truth “.
With 1997ã. On January, 13th passes delivery of the award of the president of Russia in the field of means of mass information. The head of the state marks awards and grants projects of the young and already taken place journalists.