The Russian Information Agency Novosti begins Hotline coverage for Saturday, March 20, 2004.
* The Congress of Russian Patriots, expected to be attended by 1,200 people, will be held. It will be preceded by a news conference "The Political Results of the Presidential Elections in the Russian Federation and Prospects for the Development of the Patriotic Movement in the Country" with State Duma deputy Gennady Semigin.
* Vladimir Yakovlev, Russian President's special envoy to the Southern Federal District, will pay his first routine visit to the Stavropol Territory.
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