Putin Will not Hold Year-end Press Conference for First Time in Decades

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The Kremlin announced on Monday that Russian President Vladimir Putin will not hold his annual end-of-year press conference this year. “As for the big press conference, yes, it won’t happen before the New Year” Kremlin spokesperson Dmitry Peskov told reporters without any explanation for Putin’s decision. Since he came to power in 2000, Putin has held an annual year-end press conference, inviting Russian and foreign journalists in December.