In the Kremlin explained the transfer of “straight line” Putin
MOSCOW, 3 APR — RIA Novosti. The reasons for the postponement of the “straight line” Vladimir Putin has no political motive, said the press Secretary of the President Dmitry Peskov.
“This is the most likely view at all. Decisions on the later stages of the “straight line” was taken probably two months ago, long before these actions that had taken place a week ago. So somehow linking it is quite absurd. Here no ideological or other motive, no”, — said Peskov told reporters, answering a question about a possible connection transfer communication with the President population of unauthorized rallies in late March.
Peskov recalled that the timing of the “straight line” changed in connection with the schedule of Putin
Previously, the press Secretary of the head of state said that “a straight line” this year will be held late April, but before August. On Monday, the newspaper “Kommersant”, citing two sources close to the presidential administration, wrote that the annual communication of Vladimir Putin with the Russians may be held in June and be dedicated to one of the celebrations of Russia Day on June 12 or the Day of protection of children on 1 June.
Traditional TV “direct line” appeared during Putin’s first term. The first was held on 24 December 2001.
Record duration has become a “line” of 2013, which lasted 4 hours and 47 minutes. In 2004 and 2012, the event was conducted.