The head of state similar to the activities of creative professionals. About this Russian President Vladimir Putin said in an interview with Director Oliver stone, the first of which was released on Showtime on Monday, June 12.
“I don’t want to compare myself with people of creative professions, but the process of work and decision-making that this process”, — Putin said, answering the question of whether the President compare himself as a Manager with an artist.
During the conversation he also said that it is not immediately agreed to the proposal of former Russian President Boris Yeltsin to become Prime Minister with the subsequent nomination for the presidency. “I don’t know why Yeltsin chose me,” added the head of state, Recalling the events of 1999. Putin stressed that it is one thing to be an officer, and quite another to take “responsibility in that situation for Russia.”
In addition, he said that he doesn’t have bad dreams. A possible reason for the lack of nightmares, according to the President, sports and military training.
In August 1999 Vladimir Putin was appointed Prime Minister. 31 December 1999 by decision of the President of Russia Boris Yeltsin was appointed the acting head of state. First elected to the presidency 26 March 2000. He was reelected to this position in 2004 and 2012.
The premiere of the film “Interview with Putin” (The Moscow Interviews), dedicated to the Russian leader took place on Showtime June 12. In Russia, the four-part film will be broadcast from 19 to 22 June on the First channel.