Press Conferences

12 july, 2011 18:38

Prime Ministers Vladimir Putin, Mikhail Myasnikovich of Belarus and Karim Massimov of Kazakhstan speak at a news conference after their meeting in Moscow

“We are with you today, and we feel for you,” Putin said, addressing the victims of the tragedy on the Volga River. He said that he has signed a resolution offering payment to the families of the dead and injured.

Prime Minister Vladimir Putin and President of the European Commission José Manuel Barroso give a news conference following the meeting of the Russian government and the EU Commission
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“Russia and the EU face similar economic challenges, which is yet another argument for our further integration. Today we discussed coordinating our efforts, as well as the possibility of drafting long term development plans for specific sectors…”

21 june, 2011 17:03

Prime Minister Vladimir Putin and Prime Minister of France, Francois Fillon, hold a joint news conference following their talks

“In Russia, there is an absolute consensus on our relations with France. All our political forces hold the development of these relations in the highest regard and will do their utmost to ensure that we continue to move forward as we have today,” the prime minister said.

7 june, 2011 22:01

Prime Minister Vladimir Putin and Ukrainian Prime Minister Mykola Azarov hold joint news conference following a meeting of the Russian-Ukrainian Economic Cooperation Committee

“Today we have made an important step toward expanding our bilateral partnership: we signed the ambitious Russian-Ukrainian Economic Cooperation Programme for 2011-2020. We intend to base it on the most promising areas of cooperation. The implementation of these plans will not only strengthen long-standing trade and economic ties but also create new science-intensive high-tech industries,” said the Russian prime minister.

27 may, 2011 18:57

Prime Minister Vladimir Putin takes questions from the press

“The most important thing is to seek out new people with fresh and interesting ideas that the country needs. On the whole, the process is going as we expected,” Mr Putin said about the formation of the Russian Popular Front.

19 may, 2011 22:09

Prime Minister Vladimir Putin is joined by his Belarusian and Kazakhstani counterparts for a news conference following the meetings of the EurAsEC Interstate Council and the Supreme Body of the Customs Union

“Russia is firmly committed to working in this direction just as effectively as it did over the last two years, during which it essentially changed the paradigm of post-Soviet integration,” said the Russian prime minister.

13 may, 2011 16:30

Prime Minister Vladimir Putin meets with reporters in Bratislava

“I have no doubt that the 2016 World Ice Hockey Championship in Russia will be held to the highest standard. Russians love ice hockey – roughly half a million people play ice hockey in Russia, and there are millions of hockey fans, without exaggeration.”

27 april, 2011 15:53

Prime Minister Vladimir Putin and Swedish Prime Minister Fredrik Reinfeldt hold joint press conference following talks

“Both Sweden and Russia are emerging quite confidently from a difficult period brought about by the global financial crisis and recession. This fact provides a solid basis for the development of our bilateral relations in all the important areas of cooperation.”

26 april, 2011 20:20

Prime Minister Vladimir Putin and his Danish counterpart Lars Lokke Rasmussen address the media to summarise their talks

“I would like to stress the successful development of Russian-Danish ties at all levels, and the strengthening of contacts between parliaments, agencies and regions. I am confident that the documents signed today will promote further Russian-Danish cooperation,” the Russian prime minister said to the media.

13 april, 2011 19:09

Prime Minister Vladimir Putin speaks to the media following national forum of medical workers

23 march, 2011 19:13

Vladimir Putin and Boris Tadic attend a news conference on Russian-Serbian talks

“We are overcoming the aftermath of the global economic crisis and steadily increasing trade. It grew by more than a quarter last year to $1.4 billion, and Russia has firmly established itself among Serbia’s leading trade partners.”

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