April 7, 2022: City Manager Mikhail Solonitsin met student activists of Taganrog Chekhov Teachers' College. The event was also attended by Deputy City Manager for Social Affairs Irina Golubeva, Head of the Youth Policy Department of Taganrog Local Government Evelina Novik, and Head of the Educational Work Department of Taganrog Chekhov Teachers' College Oksana Lipovaya.
The students sought the views of Mikhail Solonitsin on the activity of Taganrog Local Government in the current geopolitical configuration. Questions were also raised about the degree of the impact of Western sanctions on the Russian state economy; about the up-to-date social and economic situation in Taganrog, support measures for Taganrog's small and medium businesses. Conversation participants also tackled such topics as volunteer activities, especially in the context of the local places of temporary accommodation (PTA's), due to an active involvement of Taganrog students in this activity.
Mikhail Solonitsin in turn described the prospects of the integrated development of Taganrog, which has the chance to become "A city of happy people". After the discussion, he thanked the teachers and students, describing the dialogue as "spirited and interesting". A suggestion was made to hold such meetings on a regular basis.