Direct Line with Vladimir Putin

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Direct Line with Vladimir Putin
Прямая линия с Владимиром Путиным, 2015.jpg
Created byVladimir Putin
Written byKonstantin Ernst
Directed byAlexey Gromov
Dmitry Peskov
StarringVladimir Putin (Responding)
Yekaterina Andreeva
Sergei Brilov (Host)
Ernst Matskyavichius (Host)
Maria Sittel (Host)
Kirill Kleimenov (Host)
Country of originRussia
Original language(s)Russian
No. of episodes17
Executive producer(s)Tatyana Remezova
Ivan Kudryatsev
Maria Morgun
Dmitry Shchugorev
Maria Kitaeeva
Anna Pavlova
Producer(s)Oleg Dobrodeev
Production location(s)Ostankino, Moscow
Running time3-4 hours
Production company(s)VGTRK
Original networkRT
Russia 24
Channel One Russia
Picture format480i (4:3 SDTV)
720p (16:9 HDTV)
Original releaseDecember 24, 2001 (2001-12-24)
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Direct Line with Vladimir Putin (Прямая линия с Владимиром Путиным) is annual special television program and a Q&A show mostly broadcast live by Russia-1, Russia 24, RT and Channel One Russia and Mayak, Vesti FM and Radio of Russia radio stations. It is supported and directed by the Kremlin Press Secretary.

The show is running once a year. During Putin's Premiership the show was called Talk with Vladimir Putin. The Continuing. (Разговор с Владимиром Путиным. Продолжение).

There is also a Medvedev's equivalent TV show named Talk with Dmitry Medvedev (Разговор с Дмитрием Медведевым).


During the program, Putin been asked questions from Russian citizens by telephone, and television inclusion from largest Russian cities. Since 2012, Putin received questions from the Internet, mostly concerns actual events.

Russian President Vladimir Putin responded to questions from an audience and those submitted by text, electronic mail, telephone, and live video during his annual question and answer session in Moscow.

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