A Frank conversation. Key points of Putin’s meeting with journalists

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The thirteenth meeting of the President of Russia Vladimir Putin with journalists during a press conference gathered nearly 1,700 media representatives. Wordsmiths began to catch up in the world trade Center from 8 a.m. — four hours before. Ten hall was full, the journalists attacked the entrance to the hall. A Frank conversation with the President lasted three hours and forty minutes. What was memorable in this meeting with Putin at RIA Novosti.

The waiting room

A unique opportunity to ask questions of each other. These journalists were engaged until I went into the hall. Focus lenses prepared posters with themes issues. However, many were not banal and Express themselves as best they could. Girl from Belarus came with flowers, and two men — with the icon of the Theotokos «Derzhavnaya Veil.» The editor of the publication from the provincial town specially brought a miner’s helmet — I wanted to stand out from the crowd. However, the attribute had to leave in the wardrobe.

When the majority of participants were already in their places in the hall she came. Ksenia Sobchak dressed in a red dress (by the way, yesterday red was the favorite color of girls). Took place and buried in the phone. The only one she exchanged a few words before the press conference, Ukrainian journalist Roman Tsymbalyuk. «Found each other» — Shamil someone from sitting next to colleagues.

Journalists from the regions were determined: on my knees painting posters, formulated the questions below, if you get a chance to voice them, not to embarrass. Photographers and videographers set up the tripods.

New and important

«Waiting for the President», the Kremlin’s spokesman Dmitry Peskov has declared readiness minute. Appeared in the hall, the head of state. The first question is traditionally expected from someone from the old-timers Kremlin pool. However, the press Secretary of the President announced: let’s change the tradition and give the word of the radio station «Moscow Says».

Why Vladimir Putin decided to go out again, and how he sees the future of Russia, said the journalist. «I have said many times about what I would like to see Russia (…) But I can tell you the main thing, I think, need to focus the attention of the authorities and society. These are issues, specifically, as the development of infrastructure, health, education. It is, as I said, high technology, improving productivity, and this is, without a doubt, everything should be designed to increase the incomes, enhance the incomes of our people», — said the President.

Reporters wrote down every word. It became clear that domestic policy will go through a press conference as a red line. And so it happened.

«You will go to the polls from the party or yourself?» — the third question asked Andrei Kolesnikov of «Kommersant». «This is self-promotion», — said Putin. And this is the main sensation. However, who will enter the campaign headquarters and who will head it, remains a question — give time to think.

One of the innovations of this press conference- Union issues. If someone asked about the economy or housing, the head of state said from the audience: is there still interested in this topic? After hearing of several journalists, the President gave a detailed answer. In the same way combined and the issues in Ukraine.

Ukrainian journalist Tsymbalyuk traditionally «sought» the Russian army in the Donbass, spoke long and verbose, while colleagues in unison began to yell: «Enough, for the provocation? Ask a specific question!» Then the microphone was passed to Elena Glushkova from RIA Novosti. She asked about the efficiency of the «Normandy format» and about former President of Georgia Mikhail Saakashvili, who, in virtue of the fact that the home is under criminal investigation, has now decided to direct their orders in Kiev.

«Efficiency is low, primarily due to the unconstructive position of the representatives of the current authorities in Kiev», — said the President concerning the Minsk agreements. More emotionally he spoke about Saakashvili: «what Saakashvili is doing, is spitting in the face of the Georgian people and a slap in the face of the Ukrainian people! How do you suffer at all? In Ukraine, there are no real Ukrainians? So sorry to see this, my heart bleeds».

Of course, there were the words for the Ukrainian correspondent. «The Russian army in the Donbass», — briefly and clearly. Putin also urged Kiev to negotiate with the breakaway republics, because these conflicts cannot be solved by the mediators. And recalled that Petro Poroshenko was proposed to equip the OSCE mission. Russia agreed, however, refused themselves the observers.

The President also held the Tsimbalyuk a small excursion into history: the Russians and Ukrainians are one people, and Russia and Ukraine are closer than a particular journalist. The audience burst into applause.Ksenia Sobchak, has declared his intention to run for President, too, has not gone unnoticed with a sign «Against all». «Hope you don’t mind the audience? Are you here as a candidate came as a journalist?» — sent first pass by Vladimir Putin. «As a journalist», — said Sobchak and moved on to the question. She was devoted to opposition blogger Alexei Navalny. Presenter resented the fact that his «do not allow» elections do not give to campaign. «And right,» interrupted her monologue remarks from the floor. However, it did not interfere.

«The opposition should come up with clear, understandable program of affirmative action. Here you go «against all». This positively? What do you suggest?— retorted the President. — About the characters you mentioned… Now put the question here about Ukraine. You want to have such «Saakashvili» destabilized the situation in the country? You want we have experienced from one Maidan to another? You want us to have been attempts of coups d’etat?» And again applause.

© RIA Novosti / Ekaterina Petuchovaite Sobchak at the annual big press conference of Russian President Vladimir PutinA Frank conversation. Key points of Putin’s meeting with journalists© RIA Novosti / Ekaterina Petuchovaite Sobchak at the annual big press conference of Russian President Vladimir Putin

 

Consider the money

A Frank conversation. Key points of Putin’s meeting with journalists© RIA Novosti / Evgeny to Betemporary in fotomontajes Putin showed that there was coming a time of change, said Tritovathmias unit devoted is that a little less time than domestic. Journalists are worried about GDP growth, inflation, development of industries, the work of the government. The head of state answered in detail, with figures — prepared in advance, he admitted to himself.The economy is no doubt growing — is the main message. GDP growth of 1.6%, growth of industrial production was also 1.6%, the pace of development in pharmaceuticals and agriculture, is developing car industry. The growing and export — Russia came in first place for the export of grain.

However, the President said, inflation — a record low in recent history. And all this despite the fact that Russia has suffered two economic shock of sanctions and lower oil prices. «However, managed to reach growth rates», — concluded Putin.
A Frank conversation. Key points of Putin’s meeting with journalists© RIA Novosti / Evgeny to Betemporary in fotobanka joked about who could travel on foot near the base Mamima not too big military spending? Not too much, said the head of state: Russia has pledged a little more than $ 46 billion, and the United States — about 700. Then told a cautionary anecdote:

To the former officer comes the son, he is son asks:
— Then Dirk was, where is he?
— Do not swear, I changed it to watch the boy from a neighboring yard.
— Show clock. Yeah, really good. But if tomorrow will come to us thugs will kill me, mother, brethren, sister to be raped? And you what do you say? Good evening, Moscow time — 12 hours 30 minutes?

Hall laughed. And the President concluded: on military spending, we will spend enough.

© RIA Novosti / Alexei Nikolskiye in Photobacterium of the Russian Federation Vladimir Putin during an annual big press conferenceA Frank conversation. Key points of Putin’s meeting with journalists© RIA Novosti / Alexei Nikolskiye in Photobacterium of the Russian Federation Vladimir Putin during an annual big press conference
A felony for a GPS tracker on a cow

A Frank conversation. Key points of Putin’s meeting with journalists© RIA Novosti / Natalia to Seliverstova in fotobanka appreciated the work of pravitelstvoto sounded very much. But not all of them were really important. And some are frankly looked like lobbying. The correspondent of Russia Today — one of the few who appealed to the head of state with a specific problem that needs to be solved. The journalist told the President a story of a farmer who became a defendant in a criminal case because of a GPS tracker on a cow — the father of many children counted article on illicit trafficking of special equipment. Putin was surprised.

«I don’t even know that there is such a article must see <…>. About the fact that you cannot attach (GPS. — Approx. ed.) to the cow? The first time I hear it. I know that cats even screw GPRS and GLONASS, so the cat is not lost. Don’t know I what’s the problem with a cow, probably, it is necessary to adjust, I will try to do it,» — said the head of state. It seems that Kurgan farmer saved.

© RIA Novosti / Ekaterina Petukhova Journalists during the annual big press conference of Russian President Vladimir Putin. 14 Dec 2017A Frank conversation. Key points of Putin’s meeting with journalists© RIA Novosti / Ekaterina Petukhova Journalists during the annual big press conference of Russian President Vladimir Putin. 14 Dec 2017
Pseudojournalism

A Frank conversation. Key points of Putin’s meeting with journalists© RIA Novosti / Natalia to Seliverstova in fotobanka at the end of the press conference gave autographs to two journalists-kolyasochnika cost at a press conference and without curiosity. A visitor from Murmansk, Mikhail Zub was presented by the journalist of the publishing house «POTREBITEL» and began telling the President about the sad state of Affairs for fish processing. He spoke emotionally, it was preparing to transfer to Putin on the study report on 400 sheets. And at some point broke down, «I am no journalist, I’m the Chairman of the Board of Directors «Murmansk fish processing plant». The hall gasped.

«How did you get accredited?» — asked Dmitry Peskov. «Do with me what you want, Yes, I came here illegally», — concluded the Tooth. Such meetings of the President with journalists has not happened. However, the question the President nevertheless tried to answer.

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«Colleagues, we have been working for more than three and a half hours. Mr President, you four hour wait in the Kremlin Heroes of Russia», — Dmitry Peskov has not left chances to continue. Vladimir Putin thanked the media representatives for the meeting and congratulated with the coming New year. But journalists, if there was three hours forty minutes, he began briskly to discuss the main points of the answers of the President.A Frank conversation. Key points of Putin’s meeting with journalists© RIA Novosti, Infografiken conference of Vladimir Putin

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