In the Moscow international trade Center will soon begin 15-I’m a big press conference of Vladimir Putin. To ask questions of the head of state is going a record number of journalists — at a meeting of the President with mass media accredited by 1895 people. The Russian leader himself was dedicated the day before the press conference prepare for it. According to his press Secretary, Dmitry Peskov, the event will be organized in the format of free communication. RT is sending a text stream.
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11:53Среди journalists from the regions — Nicholas Chekalov, who came from Sochi. This town in the Irkutsk region suffered from the summer floods. Putin, he asks the question about the situation in the region after the flood.
RT Russian✔@RT_russianЖурналист from Tulun Nicholas Chekalov wants to ask Putin a question about the situation after the floods in the Irkutsk region.
As he told us, in winter, people have to take water from the hole in the river, and in summer to collect rainwater to wash clothes and cook food
11:48V this year, the Kremlin urged journalists not to use the posters more than A3 format (297 × 420 mm). As said Dmitry Peskov, a hindrance to the work of photographers and operators. As a rule, many journalists come to the press conference with a large pre-prepared posters aimed to attract the attention of the President and his press Secretary.Traditionally, a press conference attended not only by Russian but also by foreign media. In this regard, will be conducted with simultaneous interpretation in English, French and German.
11:40B the Kremlin said that Putin is ready to answer any questions.
“It is, in fact, we have repeatedly shown, demonstrated that answers any questions. Moreover, the format of a press conference, in fact, absolutely free. Free communication,” said a few days before the press conference, the press Secretary of the President Dmitry Peskov.
11:35Пресс Secretary of the President Dmitry Peskov said that the head of state held the day before the press conference prepare for it.
“The President works in preparation for the press conference. Today is not planned telephone conversations. Day with no public events,” — said Peskov, 18 Dec.
11:31Один of the questions in last press conference was asked by the journalist RT’s Ilya Petrenko. He asked the President about the reaction of the world community on the matter Skrobala.
Putin called the incident a pretext to organize another attack on Russia and referred to the “politicised, Russophobic approach” in this situation.
11:25Журналисты came to the press conference with gifts for the President. As reported by TASS, the employee of the Mordovian channel has brought national wind instrument made of birch bark. His colleague from the region is going to give boots. And Bulgarian journalists want to give Putin an icon of the patron Saint of Slavic peoples.
RT Russian✔@RT_russianЖурналист from Bulgaria brought with them the icon. Trying to go to the press conference without waiting in line, “not to hurt”
11:19До still not beat the record of the press conference, which was held in February 2008. Then the head of state had to answer 106 questions for 4 hours and 40 minutes.
Comparable in duration was the press conference of 2012, which lasted 4 hours 33 minutes.
11:10Кроме discussion life, in time a press-conferences Putin asked many personal questions. Last year the head of state asked him about his plans about marriage. The President replied that, as a decent person, he ever will have to do it.
11:04В the last years of the President’s meetings with journalists becomes a kind of summing up of the year. The head of state and media representatives to discuss various issues of life in the country. A considerable amount of issues the President could ask the journalists from regional publications.
10:58Перед the beginning of the press conference at the entrance to the world trade Center formed a long queue of journalists.
RT Russian✔@RT_russianЭто turn to the press conference Putin.
Each of 1895 accredited journalists want to be first. There are those who turn holds an hour and a half
10:57Российские TV channels I hope that the President will respond to media questions for about three hours. It is precisely because of such duration, the TV made its programming on December 19.
10:57Как a rule, the press conference of the President begins at noon, but the duration of it varies.
The previous such event was held on December 20, 2018 and lasted 3 hours and 45 minutes. During this time, members of the media asked the President 61.The first press conference, Putin took place in the Round hall of the 14th building of the Kremlin. Later, due to the reconstruction of the premises communication of the President with journalists was held at the world trade Center on Krasnopresnenskaya embankment. There will also be a today’s meeting of the President with representatives of mass media.10:56Впервые the head of state answered questions of journalists in this format in 2001. The press conference was accredited 500 journalists. The meeting lasted 1 hour and 35 minutes, during which time the President paid attention to the 22 questions.
10:56V press conference of 2019 will participate 1895 accredited media representatives. This is significantly higher than in previous years. In 2018 accredited for the event 1702 person in 2016 — 1640 people.
10:55Добрый day, dear readers RT!
We begin a text stream 15-second account of the big press conference of Russian President Vladimir Putin.