Putin before the big meeting on the coronavirus will be performing on TV with “substantial and voluminous” introductory remarks
the Press service of the President of Russia
the First channel announced live the new message from the President of the Russian Federation Vladimir Putin. “In the near future, we expect the appeal of the President of Russia”, – reads the string on the screen. Chief editor of radio station “Echo of Moscow” Alexei Venediktov in his Telegram-channel writes that Putin “will not appeal and will hold a conference call with governors, where he will deliver a speech”.
Press Secretary of the President Dmitry Peskov said on Wednesday that Putin will perform “the substantial and voluminous” opening remarks before the big selector meeting with heads of subjects of Federation, to be held in videoconference mode. According to Peskov, in touch will all, including the leadership of the government and the presidential administration.
In the scope of the topics discussed will include “everything to do with combating the spread of coronavirus infections.” Among the issues Peskov called “the willingness of the regions, the willingness of different positions, problems, solutions”, reports TASS. According to the press Secretary, Putin’s speech will be broadcast on television may become public other reports, although it planned to meet “in operation”.
In conversation with RIA “Novosti” Peskov said that some of Putin’s treatment for coronavirus is not scheduled, all applications will be at the meeting.
Among the participants who needs to make presentations, the representative of the Kremlin said Prime Minister Mikhail mishustina, head of the presidential administration Anton Vaino, first Deputy Prime Minister Andrei Belousov, Moscow mayor Sergei Sobyanin, Moscow region Governor Andrei Vorobyov, Governor of St. Petersburg Alexander Beglov and the leaders of seven regions. They will participate in the meeting from their offices.
the President of the Russian Federation made addresses to the nation on 25 March and 2 April. In the first he declared a state hours a week instead of quarantine, after which the regional authorities have begun to introduce restrictive measures that the Russians were at home, and went to barbecues and domestic tourism. Putin also announced several measures not related to the epidemic of the coronavirus, in particular, the tax on interest on deposits.
the second call Putin extended non-operation until April 30, and shifted the responsibility to regional heads, giving them additional powers to combat the spread of coronavirus. Then during the day the resignation of three governors – Sergei Gaplikov (Komi Republic), Igor Orlov (Arkhangelsk region) and Vladimir Ilyukhin (Kamchatka Krai).