The press conference with the Russian president is set to take place on 20 December. This year, a record 1,700 journalists have been accredited for the event. Journalists from Asia, Europe, Israel, the United Arab Emirates, and the United States will attend Vladimir Putin’s presser.
A record 1,700 journalists from across the globe have flooded into Moscow in order to ask their questions to Russian President Vladimir Putin. Some turned to creativity in thinking of what to ask the head of state, while others simply "dressed to impress" Mr President.
The Russian president often receives personal questions during his annual major press conference, sometimes regarding his private life and even possible new marriage. The latter became an especially thrilling question after he divorced in 2013.
Social media are now flooded with pictures, eagerly being shared by Internet users, of this year’s press conference participants wearing the most extravagant clothes - and they seem to have good reason for that, given the whopping number of people attending the Q&A session.
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Russian President Vladimir Putin is holding a large news conference at 12 pm local time (9 am GMT) on 20 December, answering questions from journalists from both Russia and other countries.
A record 1,700 journalists from Asia, Europe, the US and the Middle East have been accredited for this year’s press conference with Russian President Vladimir Putin.
This year, the annual event will host the largest number of journalists since its establishment.