Russian President Vladimir Putin this year will hold a straight line on 15 June. It is reported TASS with reference to the press service of the Kremlin.
“June 15, 2017 at 12:00 Moscow time on air of the First TV channels, “Russia 1” “Russia 24”, radio stations “Mayak”, “Vesti FM” and “Radio of Russia” will be an annual special program “Direct line with Vladimir Putin””, — stated in the message.
“In the tradition of previous programs, the head of state during a dialogue with Russians will answer questions relating to the socio-political and socio – economic life of the country and the international situation”, — said the press service of the Kremlin.
March 30, the press-Secretary of President Dmitry Peskov said that this year direct line with Vladimir Putin will be held later than usual. “Usually we do it in April, and this year will be in April, will be later”, — said the official representative of the Kremlin. A specific date, he never called.
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 in the air 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.