MOSCOW, February 15. /TASS./ Russian President Vladimir Putin at the enlarged meeting of the Collegium of the Prosecutor General congratulated on the last birthday of his adviser and former head of the Supreme arbitration court of Russia Veniamin Yakovlev, noting his service to the country. Yakovlev, February 12, turned 86 years old.
Putin drew attention to the contribution Yakovlev in the formation of the Russian judicial system, describing him as an outstanding lawyer and statesman. “We congratulate you”, – Putin addressed to the adviser, on the occasion of the day of birth.
According to the President, contribution Yakovlev “was noted not only in our country, but even our overseas friends on 86-m to year of life has made it famous as “the Kremlin list”. “It is a big cost, we congratulate you, – said the head of state to the applause of the audience. – Apparently, you really did a lot for the country.”