Putin began “Straight line”

MOSCOW, 7 June. /TASS/. Russian President Vladimir Putin began a 16 “Straight line” in which course will answer questions of Russians on various topics.

Studio programs traditionally located in Gostiny Dvor, however, unlike previous years, this time to the invited guests. At the perimeter of the room are placed the screens on which you can display by 45 questions from different parts of the country. Also in the Studio computers will be volunteers, receiving questions from citizens.

As expected, during the “Straight line” the President will contact the governors and officials regarding the wishes and concerns voiced by citizens. Interviewed by TASS, the governors were assured that this day has adjusted their schedule to respond to questions that arise during the presidential live. In the tradition of “Straight line” also work visiting television studios in different parts of the country, through which residents or employees of certain companies get the opportunity to speak directly to the head of state.

By the beginning of the program total number of appeals to the head of state has reached 2 million.

Leading the program in the Studio became Deputy Director General, head of Directorate of information programmes of the First channel Cyril Kleymenov and first Deputy General Director VGTRK Andrey Kondrashov, the former also informed the press-Secretary of Putin’s election staff.

How to submit your question

The show is broadcasted live the First TV channels, “Russia 1” “Russia 24”, “OTR”, radio stations “Mayak”, “Vesti FM” and “Radio of Russia”.

The questions on the “hot line” was launched on 27 may at 08:00 GMT and will continue until the end of the program. Ask questions by phone 8-800-200-40-40, sending an sms or mms message to the number 0-40-40 and through the program website or dedicated mobile app. References to “Straight line” is also taken from user social networks “Vkontakte” and “Odnoklassniki”, where you can send a text question or request to the President, video. In addition, directly during a broadcast to enter a direct video link with the Studio will be users of applications “Moscow – Putin” and “OK Live”.