15 April 2009, Wednesday, 11:18

Dmitry Medvedev intends to make the practice of interview to Russian printed editions regular

author: Marina Shumilova

President of Russia Dmitry Medvedev intends to introduce the practice of mandatory interview to Russian printed editions, the news-secretary of Russian President Natalie Timakova reports. She proves that the first interview, devoted to development of civil society, struggle with corruption and perfection of Russian judicial system, will be published in “NOVAYA GAZETA” (“New Newspaper”).

As Natalie Timakova says, sited by ITAR-TASS, Russian President reached the decision to give full interviews to Russian newspapers on a regular basis. Besides, within the frames of “The Talks with President” the TV-interview of Russian President re housing building will go on the air of NTV. The NTV editor-in-chief Tatiana Mitkova will interview Russian President.

“The Talks with President” is a new format of Russian President’s contact with the citizens. It was initiated by President RF personally. The meetings of Russian President with the presenters of leading Russian TV-channels promise to become regular. Thus, the anti-crisis measures, undertaken by Russian authority, have become the key subject-matter of the first two talks with Dmitry Medvedev, which have gone on the air of “Russia” TV-channel on February 15 and on the air of the “First Channel” on March 15.