About Vyatka kvass and “when will you marry?”: 7 most unusual questions at Putin's press conference
Russian President Vladimir Putin holds an annual large press conference, at which he answers & nbsp; questions from more than 500 Russian and & nbsp; foreign journalists.
Beginning of the meeting at the & nbsp; Manezh & nbsp; & mdash; at & nbsp; 12: 00 & nbsp; Moscow time. This is & nbsp; already the seventeenth such press conference that Putin has been holding since & nbsp; 2001. The break was made only for the & nbsp; period of his work as prime minister from & nbsp; 2008 to & nbsp; 2012.
In & nbsp; 2020, due to the & nbsp; coronavirus pandemic, Putin spoke with & nbsp; journalists via & nbsp; video link from & nbsp; the Moscow region residence Novo-Ogarevo. It lasted 4 hours and 29 minutes. Then the head of state answered & nbsp; 60 questions. A & nbsp; record in & nbsp; 4 hours 40 minutes was set in & nbsp; 2008.