Kremlin Press Secretary
|Press-Secretary of President of the Russian Federation|
Пресс-Секретарь Президента Российской Федерации
logo of the Russian President
|Inaugural holder||Pavel Voshchanov|
|Formation||20 July 1991|
|Website||http://kremlin.ru/ (in Russian)|
The Kremlin Press Secretary or officially Press Secretary of the President of the Russian Federation (Russian: Пресс-Секретарь Президента Российской Федерации) is a senior official in the Presidential Administration of Russia whose primary responsibility is to act as spokesperson for the Russian Federation government administration, especially with regard to the President, senior executives, and policies. Sometimes described as Press Attache of the President of the Russian Federation.
The Press Secretary is responsible for collecting information about actions and events within the president's administration and issues the administration's reactions to developments around the world. The Press Secretary interacts with the media, and deals with the Kremlin pool.
The Press Secretary is responsible for collecting information about actions and events within the president's administration and around the world, and interacting with the media. The information includes items such as a summary of the President's schedule, whom the president has seen, or had communication and the official position of the administration on the news.
List of Press Secretaries
|#||Portrait||Name||Term of office||President|
|1||Pavel Voshchanov||20 July 1991 — February 1992||Boris Yeltsin|
|2||Vyacheslav Kostikov||14 May 1992 — 14 March 1995|
|3||Sergei Medvedev||15 March 1995 — 13 August 1996|
|4||Sergey Yastrzhembsky||13 August 1996 — 12 September 1998|
|5||Dmitry Yakushin||15 September 1998 — 3 January 2000|
|6||Alexey Gromov||4 January 2000 — 12 May 2008||Vladimir Putin|
|7||Natalya Timakova||13 May 2008 — 21 May 2012||Dmitry Medvedev|
|8||Dmitry Peskov||Since 22 May 2012||Vladimir Putin|