The Russian Prime Minister will speak in the program “Conversation with Dmitry Medvedev” on December 9

MOSCOW, December 7. The Prime Minister of Russia Dmitry Medvedev on 9 December will perform in the program “Conversation with Dmitry Medvedev”.

Such interviews live became a tradition for Medvedev. In the end, he typically summarizes the results and talks about future plans, answering questions of journalists in several Russian TV channels.

Participants and topics

As reported correspondent.TASS press-Secretary of Prime Minister Natalia Timakova, Medvedev issues, like last year, will ask the presenter of the program “Sunday time” on “the First channel” Irada Zeynalova and the author and presenter of “Vesti on Saturday” VGTRK Sergey Brilev.

The other three interviewer was replaced. From NTV’s “Conversation with Dmitry Medvedev” this time will be conducted by Cyril Pozdnyakov (author and presenter, “Pozdnyakov”), from TV channel “the Rain” – author and presenter of the final analytical program Michael Fishman. Instead of the REN TV channel this year in the “Conversation” will engage the channel RBC TV, which will present the editor in chief Elizaveta Osetinskaya. Timakova said that RBC “is selected based on its economic specificity”.

“Estimated timeline live – an hour and a half,” said the spokesman. She also said that he expects “the most pressing economic issues – on fiscal policy, work in conditions of sanctions, plans for import substitution”.

For the first time Medvedev has used this format of the meeting on 24 December 2008, when he held the post of President of the Russian Federation.

Current communication with journalists live will become the eighth Medvedev.