President Putin is set to hold his annual "direct line" Q&A call-in session on June 15. It will be the 15th event of its kind.
Putin’s Q&A session in 2016 lasted 3 hours and 40 minutes; the Russian leader answered 80 questions out of the 3 million that were collected using various means from residents throughout Russia..
The annual program will be aired by the TV networks Channel One Russia, Rossiya 1 and Rossiya 24, as well as several radio stations at noon, Moscow time (09:00 GMT).
During Thursday's live call-in show that lasted almost four hours, Russia’s President Vladimir Putin outlined Russia’s foreign policy priorities.
President Putin has wrapped up his 15th annual Q&A session. This year it lasted four hours and he answered 73 questions. As usual, the most commonly-asked questions dealt with social issues, however there were many interesting ones regarding Russia's international relations policy and, of course, some about the President's personal life.
Vladimir Putin said the biggest fish he has caught weighed 20 kilograms (44 pounds).
Moscow will not sever ties with Kurds, President Putin said lauding Kurdish fighters' contribution to the fight against terrorism.
It is premature to talk about joint economic activity with Japan on Russia's Kuril Islands, Vladimir Putin said.
Vladimir Putin outlined his criteria for the strength of a leader. Handshake habits have nothing to do with it.
Moscow will take the right decision on Donbass, President Putin said.
Russian President Vladimir Putin on Thursday told the audience of his "Direct Line" session about the illness and treatment of his father.
Vladimir Putin said he tries to understand the motives of someone who may deceive him.
A bridge to Sakhalin would be very useful in terms of reviving territorial integrity of Russia, President Putin said.
The president said he was ready for dialogue with Russian opposition.
Russia's military gained invaluable experience during the operation in Syria, President Vladimir Putin.
Vladimir Putin stated that anti-terror operation in the crisis-torn Syria was beneficial for the Russian defense industry.
Russia is ready to grant asylum to former FBI Director James Comey if he is persecuted in the United States, President Vladimir Putin said.
Vladimir Putin stated that Russia and US can agree and work together, including on Iran and Syria issues.
Exchanging barbs with the US administration of Donald Trump, insulting someone is "the worst path," Moscow and Washington should work together, Russian President Vladimir Putin said at his annual "Direct Line" session.
Ukrainians might face hygiene-related challenges due to a fall in living standards in the country, Russian President Vladimir Putin said during his annual "Direct Line."
Moscow and Washington can effectively work together on the non-proliferation of weapons of mass destruction, the head of the Russian state said.
Russians do not see the United States as their enemy, President Vladimir Putin stated.
Russian President Vladimir Putin, commenting on Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko's "farewell" to Russia as the country gained a visa-free regime with the European Union, said Thursday that the Ukrainian leader should first close his offshore accounts before claiming to be European.
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