Tomorrow: Record amount of journalists attending Putin’s live, annual Q&A


December 13, 2017 – FRN – 

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Vesti– translated by Inessa Sinchougova 

A day remains until the annual press conference of the Russian president. The desire to ask questions has been expressed by a record number of journalists. A total of 1,640 representatives of Russian and foreign media were accredited (last year there were about 1,500).

As the official representative of the Kremlin said, the head of state is already preparing. Peskov noted that there is a complete update of information in all sectors – from the economy to social life.

The press conference will begin at noon on Thursday, December 14. Participants will be traditionally gathered at the International Trade Center on Krasnaya Presnya. The TV channel “Russia 1” and “Russia 24”, Channel One, OTR, Mayak radio and Radio Rossiya, Vesti FM radio station will broadcast the press conference .

Inessa Sinchougova is an Editor and Journalist at Fort Russ News, as well as a research fellow and translator of the Belgrade based think-tank, the Center for Syncretic Studies. She was educated at Victoria University of Wellington (New Zealand), in the field of Political Science and was previously employed in Marketing and Communications Strategy for a Multi-National Corporation. She runs a popular YouTube channel for translations of key Russian Foreign Policy figures and appears regularly on other alternative media channels. If you like her work, you can support her Patreon here.

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