Vladimir Putin enters the studio. More than 2,000,000 calls have been received. The majority of questions are about the future of Russia.
There are very many optimistic remarks about the future.
Vladimir Putin started with a remark that he wants to send a positive signal for the future. Russia is back to growth. However some burning issues are still there, such as personal income of the people.
"Recession in the Russian economy is over, we have entered a period of growth," the Russian leader said.
"Over the past three quarters we saw increase in our economy," Putin added.
However Russia’s economic structure, low labor productivity remain issues of Russian economy, Putin said.