Russian President Vladimir Putin holds a major end-of-the-year press conference on December 23 noon Moscow time (09:00 GMT), addressing the nation's economic concerns and issues on the international agenda.
Russian President Vladimir Putin sent two "unmistakable signals" to US leadership and the American people, saying that Moscow does not view Washington as an aggressor and urging both countries to build cordial relations, journalist Vladimir Ardaev wrote for RIA Novosti.
Who said that presidential press conferences have to be all work and no play? Anyone who has ever watched Vladimir Putin's annual pressers knows that there is always room for a joke and an off-the-cuff remark during these largely formal and serious events. This year was no different.
President Vladimir Putin covered a wide range of issues, including the state of the Russian economy, the modernization of the country's military, its defense spending, sanctions, the new arms race, as well as the country's foreign policy during a marathon press conference that lasted for nearly four hours.
Ahead of the centennial of the 1917 revolutionary events in Russia it is important to move toward reconciliation rather than enlarging the gap in society when recalling the revolution, President Vladimir Putin said Friday.
The annual press conference of Russian President Vladimir Putin lasted for 3 hours and 50 minutes on Friday, during which the president gave answers to 67 questions from 48 media representatives.
Russian President Vladimir Putin will travel to the United States if US President-elect Donald Trump invites him.
Russian President Vladimir Putin admitted on Friday that, like everyone else, he makes mistakes in his work, and promised to learn from them.
Russian President Vladimir Putin said Friday he agreed with US President-elect Donald Trump that Moscow-Washington ties are currently at their lowest level and it was necessary to take steps for their normalization.
Rosneftegaz accounts are absolutely transparent and are under government control, Russian President Vladimir Putin said Friday at annual press conference.
Russia would consider amnestying detained Ukrainians in case Ukraine renounced any hostile actions against Moscow, Russian President Vladimir Putin said at annual press conference Friday.
Return of the visa-free regime with Russia for Georgian citizens is possible, Russian President Vladimir Putin said during the annual press conference on Friday.
Russian President Vladimir Putin urged on Friday officials to be modest in their income spending.
Russian President Vladimir Putin considers the mass poisoning with bath essence in Irkutsk region to be an awful tragedy.
The "archaic" electoral system is one of the major problems with the democratic system of the United States as it gives preferences to certain states of the country, Russian President Vladimir Putin said Friday.
Moscow does not consider itself to be blame for the Ukrainian crisis, Russian President Vladimir Putin said Friday.
The Russian president said he would decide on whether to participate in the next presidential election.
Russian President Vladimir Putin said Friday at annual press conference thatit is difficult to talk about joint fight against terrorism with the UK.
Russian President Vladimir Putin expects the US to learn from this year's presidential election and take the conclusions into account in the future.
In case the EU drops anti-Russian economic sanctions, Russia will scrap all reciprocal limits on EU imports, President Vladimir Putin said Friday.
Russian President Vladimir Putin commented Friday on attempts to censor culture and art in Russia, stating it was impossible to prohibit anything in the modern world.