“A conversation with Dmitry Medvedev” will be held December 15


RIA Novosti

The Chairman of Russian government Dmitry Medvedev on December 15 interviewed in live journalists of several TV channels, communication in the traditional program “Conversation with Dmitry Medvedev” will be his ninth in a row. As reported the press Secretary of Prime Minister Natalya Timakova, the Prime Minister will traditionally sum up the expiring year and will answer the journalists ‘ questions. “On December 15 at noon will be a traditional interview with five TV channels. Expect to be affected by economic results of the year, the government’s plans for the next year, the results of the elections to the state Duma”, – quotes its words of RIA “news”.

Participation in the program will be representatives of the First channel, TV channels “Russia” and NTV, and RBC and “Rain”. The first channel at the meeting will present Valery Fadeev, the TV channel “Russia” Sergey Brilev, NTV – Irada Zeynalova “Rain” – Michael Fishman, RBC managing Director Elmar Murtazaev.

An interview with live steel for Medvedev an annual tradition. They usually last about one and a half hours and covered a variety of different issues.

For the first time, Medvedev tried a similar format of the meeting with journalists on 24 December 2008, when as President of Russia summed up the year. Interview that year was broadcast in the record. However, all of the following meeting of Medvedev with journalists, viewers watched live.

The last time the conversation the Prime Minister with journalists in a live broadcast took place on 7 December last year.

Recall also the big press conference of Russian President Vladimir Putin will take place December 22.