Russian President Vladimir Putin said that it is necessary that all the students could get free hot meals, the government and the regions must submit a proposal.

Putin drew attention to the ungraded schools in which the construction of canteens and buffets is not assumed. He noted that most of these schools are located in rural areas.

"I now appeal to all heads of constituent entities of the Russian Federation and asked the presidential administration to take control, to bring to an end. We need all schools to all pupils in all schools of the Russian Federation enjoys the benefits, essentially, free food for primary school students is a benefit to all children in the country had that opportunity. We are waiting for proposals from the regions and the government of the Russian Federation", – Putin said at a meeting Tuesday.