Peskov: Putin’s message will affect a wide range of issues concerning the future development of the Russian Federation


MOSCOW, February 28. /TASS/. Address by President Vladimir Putin to the Federal Assembly on March 1, will affect a wide range of issues, themes, sectors and areas for future development of the Russian Federation. This was stated to journalists the press Secretary of the President Dmitry Peskov.

“As for the content of the message, we traditionally never announce, not going to do it this time. Of course, the message every time it covers a wide range of issues, topics, industries and areas of future development. Therefore, we will not go into details,” – said the representative of the Kremlin, responding to the request to tell about the content of an upcoming presidential address.

Russian President Vladimir Putin on March 1 will announce the message to the Federal Assembly. This format of communication of the President with members of Parliament provided by the Constitution of the Russian Federation. In it, the President traditionally lays out his assessment of the situation in the country and the vision of the main directions of development for the coming year and beyond. This message will be the 24th in the modern history of Russia and 14-m for Putin.

Usually such performances fall within the calendar year, only in 2017, the President’s message did not take place. At the end of December last year, the first Deputy head of presidential administration of Russia Sergey Kirienko reminded that it is the right of the President, and he can implement his “when deemed necessary”.

In addition to parliamentarians from the state Duma and the Federation Council, on delivering the message invited members of the government, chairmen of constitutional and Supreme courts, the Prosecutor General, the head of the Central election Commission, accounting chamber and the Public chamber, regional leaders and other dignitaries, heads of major denominations and representatives of the media.

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