17 December 2015, Thursday, 17:09

Vladimir Putin holds an annual big press conference

 

UFA, 17 December 2015. /Bashinform News Agency, Arina Rakhimkulova/. The Russian President holds an annual big press conference. This is the 11th meeting of Vladimir Putin with journalists of the leading Russian and world media. Over 1,300 journalists, including representatives of the leading mass media of Bashkortostan are trying to ask the head of the state their questions in the World Trade Centre in Moscow.

At the beginning of the meeting Vladimir Putin estimated the socio-economic situation in the country. He noted signs of stabilization of the national currency, the growth of industrial production, positive trends in agriculture. He thanked farmers for high grain harvest this year. The head of the state stressed the reduction of capital outflow.

Communication of the Russian President to reporters is broadcast live on TV channel "Russia-1", "Russia-24" and "Channel One", the radio station "Mayak", "Vesti FM" and "Radio Russia". The press conference is broadcast with sign-interpretation on the channel "Public Television of Russia", and also on the website of Public Television of Russia.