On July 19, the first open meeting of the discussion club "Kolovrat" was held in the Public chamber of the Ryazan region. It was attended by the head of the Ryazan region Nikolay Lubimov, Secretary of the Russian Public chamber Valery Fadeev, representatives of regional business and public organizations. Ryazan region Corporation of Development was represented by its CEO Anatoly Vorobyov and head of investment projects department Mikhail Krylov.

The aim of the club is to organize an open forum to discuss the most acute problems of the region.

According to Valery Fadeev, the Public chamber of Russia, Ryazan club is a pilot project, it is planned to open similar clubs in Public chambers of other regions.

The theme of the first meeting of the club "Kolovrat" was Solotcha, its social value and development prospects. Participants made a number of suggestions for improvement of the neighborhood, preservation of natural resources, recreation, children's camps and sanatoriums, development of tourism and preservation of historical heritage. After almost three hours of discussion, the results were summarized by the head of the region Nikolay Lubimov, who took an active part in the discussion. The head of the region supported necessity of giving the district the status of a specially protected area.