Sergei Ivanov: Vladimir Putin will address the Federal Assembly in December

HELSINKI, November 10. The President of Russia Vladimir Putin will deliver his address to the Federal Assembly of the Russian Federation in December of this year, after careful consideration and making handwritten adjustments to the project. This was reported to journalists by the head of the Kremlin administration Sergei Ivanov.

“As accents, depends on the willingness of the President when he read the outline of the draft message and will make adjustments. And often he does it himself in the literal sense,” Ivanov said.

Vladimir Putin in early November announced the start of work on the President’s address to the Federal Assembly. This is a mandatory annual address of the President to the Parliament, which presents his views on the main directions of development of the state. “The message is the result of collective work; without government, without a Central Bank it can’t be done on a high professional level”, – said the President.

The last time Vladimir Putin delivered his annual address to the Federal Assembly on 4 December 2014. The reading of the document began in 12.06 MSK in the St. George hall of the Grand Kremlin Palace and lasted over an hour. His message Vladimir Putin first thanked the Russians for support and solidarity in crucial moments, when you resolve the future of the country.