17 April 2014, Thursday, 15:11

Vladimir Putin holds his Q&A session in live broadcast

author: Arina Rakhimkulova

The Russian President holds the next questions and answers session in live broadcast. The annual special program "Direct Line with Vladimir Putin" is broadcast on Channel 1 , "Russia 1", " Russia 24" radio stations "Mayak", "Vesti FM» and "Radio Russia".

The head of the state will answer questions from Russian citizens concerning issues of the country's social, political and socioeconomic life, as well as the international situation.

As in previous years, the guests invited to the program studio, citizens of our country with whom Vladimir Putin will communicate during live link-ups with Russian cities, as well as people who will make phone calls or send SMS-messages to the unified messages processing centre and also for the first time this year those who will record short video questions will be able to address them to the President of Russia.

Visitors of the website of the program will also be able to ask the opinion of the President of Russia on pressing topics.

The unified message processing centre continues its work until the end of the program. Call it from anywhere in Russia by phone 8-800-200-40-40. Calls from stationary and mobile phones are free of charge. This year there is a special toll-free number (495) 539-24-42 for residents of Crimea and Sevastopol.

First time this year, you can apply to the President as a short video message, or using a special application for mobile phones.

Questions in the form of SMS-messages to the number 0-40-40 are accepted only from phones of the Russian telecom operators. Sending messages is free of charge. Questions can be asked only in the Russian language, no more than 70 characters.