Can a woman really become the president of Russia and where can a child study to become the head of state, does he like porridge and when will we see the new first lady - the Russian President wrapped up his 14th Q&A session after talking to his country for three hours and 40 minutes.
Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov said that Russian President Vladimir Putin always insists on replying to the highest number of questions from the Russian people, so as to touch upon the most important issues.
Russia’s President Vladimir Putin held his trademark Q&A session with ordinary folks during the “Direct Line with Vladimir Putin” program, which proved to be another thrilling question-and answer marathon on the trickiest issues of his domestic and foreign policy.
Russian society and foreign policy, relations with neighbors and comments on several world leaders, private life and relations with his ex-wife – these are just a few questions Russians wanted to ask their President during his Direct Line on Thursday; Sputnik has chosen for you some of Vladimir Putin’s best answers.
“If they've really had 3 million calls, that means one in 50 Russians are trying to get through to Putin” – social media reacted to the Russian President’s Direct Line, noting his jokes and witty answers.
US President Barack Obama showed decency by admitting that the lack of planning following the US intervention in Libya was a mistake, though the line of US mistakes continues, Russian President Vladimir Putin said Thursday.
Vladimir Putin said it was too early to speak of a 2018 presidential run.
Vladimir Putin expressed confidence that Russia would continue signing contracts on arms deliveries with international partners.
Vladimir Putin said that Ramzan Kadyrov is convinced that Chechnya must remain with Russia.
Russian President Vladimir Putin said that a single currency for the Eurasian Economic Union could be introduced only when the levels of economic development and the economic structures of the EEC member states even out.
Russian President Vladimir Putin said that there are opportunities to increase the number of political parties in Russia.
Russian President Vladimir Putin said that no one doubts the effectiveness and efficiency of the Russian Central Election Commission's work.
Vladimir Putin doubted alternation of power in the United States.
Russian President Vladimir Putin said that political "leapfrog" could be dangerous.
Vladimir Putin said that Russia would fight so that all decisions on the participation of Russian athletes in the Olympics would be fair.
Vladimir Putin urged more public oversight of waste management in the country.
Russian President said that Turkish authorities will try to ensure safety of tourists visiting the country, but it is dubious whether they will succeed in doing so.
Russian President Vladimir Putin during his traditional Q&A session on Thursday have npt refused the possibility to spend his holidays in Crimea.
Russian President Vladimir Putin said that Russia has very friendly relations with the overwhelming majority of countries around the world.
Vladimir Putin stated that ceasefire in Syria should lead to the process of political settlement of the crisis in the country.