Direct line with President of Russia Vladimir Putin this year, likely to take place in early summer. Communication of the President with citizens can be dedicated to one of the celebrations of Russia Day on June 12 or the Day of protection of children on 1 June. On Monday, April 3, writes “Kommersant” with reference to sources close to the presidential administration.
According to the newspaper, the use of “symbolism holidays” was discussed at the media forum of the Russian popular front (onf) “Truth and justice” in Saint-Petersburg. “Special attention of the popular front with the filing office for public projects of the Kremlin devoted to the ideology of the holidays, which may contribute to the Association of citizens”, — the newspaper notes.
30 March, the press Secretary of the President Dmitry Peskov said that this time the direct line with Vladimir Putin will be held in the usual time. “Usually we do it in April, and this year will be later,” — said the official representative of the Kremlin. Answering the question he replied that the line will be “early August”, but a specific date was not named.
Direct line with Vladimir Putin in 2017 should become the 15th bill. Last time it was held on April 14 and lasted 3 hours and 38 minutes. Record duration is considered to be the program of 2013, when the President answered questions for 4 hours and 48 minutes. In the course of communication with the head of state citizens turn to him with questions and complaints, primarily on various regional issues.
The Kremlin called the direct line from the President one of the best forms of a poll. The head of the Public chamber Commission on social policy, labor relations and quality of life of citizens expressed the opinion that such a program should be conducted at least once per quarter. According to him, this will motivate the officials to work more effectively.