OREANDA-NEWS The pre-election debates of candidates for governors of St. Petersburg have begun, broadcasts are available on the TV channels "Russia 1", "Russia 24" and the radio station "Radio of Russia - St. Petersburg".

All candidates participate in the debate - acting governor of St. Petersburg, deputies Mikhail Amosov, Nadezhda Tikhonova and State Duma deputy Vladimir Bortko. Leader of the debate - Igor Strakhov, topic - "Development budget: how to replenish the treasury." At the beginning of the debate, each of the candidates made a small speech.

Bortko in his speech called for cutting administration costs and changing the city’s governance system. Amosov spoke of a similar thing: he also called for improving management efficiency. Beglov mentioned some projects - for example, the restoration of the Krasny Bor test site and the construction of the Art Park instead of the court district. Tikhonova spoke of the need to change investment policy, citing the situation with the development of Murinsky Park as an example.

The next debate will take place on August 16, 23 and 30, and will be available on the air of the St. Petersburg TV channel. The debate on August 29 will be broadcast on Radio St. Petersburg.