Media: Putin in the message to the Federal Assembly will talk about the easing of relations with the West, corruption and the economy
In the message to the Federal Assembly, the disclosure of which will be held on December 1, Russian President Vladimir Putin in a conciliatory manner will speak about relations between Russia and the West, will cover the topic of corruption and will pay special attention to the economic situation. The head of state will also remember about the upcoming 100-year anniversary of the 1917 revolution. This is reported by journalists of the TV channel “Rain” , citing sources familiar with the text of the speech and its preparation.
According to TV channel, Putin’s speech will be conditionally divided into three parts, devoted to the international situation, the anniversary of the revolution and the economic situation in the country with a focus on corruption issues in Russia. If in 2014 the international issue was dedicated a significant part, then this time such emphasis on one of the topics is not likely to happen, journalists said.
The tone of the head of state about foreign policy is more conciliatory towards the West. According to sources the channel, in contrast to past Putin’s speeches, when he harshly criticized the actions of the US and Turkey, this time the President has no need to demonstrate strong commitment in relation to other powers.
The abundance of political news from the President’s speech also should not wait, recognize the sources of the TV channel. Two of the interlocutor in the Kremlin explained that in recent weeks there waiting for the announcement of administrative reform, in which the structure of the presidential administration will change significantly, and the staff for a while, will withdraw from the state. However, the draft of the President’s speech do not.
Thus, according to preliminary information, will not affect Putin and the subject of the presidential election campaign of 2018. The official start of the presidential election, if they go according to plan, December 2017, when you hear the following message, explained to journalists.
Meanwhile, the message of Putin to the Federal Assembly will hear a word about the events of 1917. The President will make plans for next year, which falls on the 100th anniversary of the revolution. Logically, if the President will say about the inadmissibility of revolutions and national reconciliation, said one of the sides of the channel. Another source of “Rain” States that the events of 1917 and software context for the entire speech of Putin.
In his speech the head of state separately on the issue of corruption, which has in recent years become particularly relevant after the detention of former Minister of economic development Alexei speaker, but the name ex-official of the message is unlikely to be performed, the source said journalists.
The economic part of the President’s address is expected to be the most informative. Putin will speak on the most important aspects, including the issue of tax legislation.
Close to the Kremlin interlocutor of RBC also said that this year in the centre of Putin’s message to Federal Assembly will be economy. The main message of the President will be in the fact that it is necessary to engage in economic development of the country. The head of state can speak out on the topic of the resumption of debate on changing the tax system, confirmed by the press.
According to two sources close to the Kremlin, in General, the forthcoming message will be of a working nature. “Working nature of the message, without any sensationalism is exactly what’s needed. Sverhpredelna ideas important to the campaign message next year”, – explained the press service.
Earlier, the press Secretary of the President Dmitry Peskov saidthat the President’s address will be different from previous, but will keep the focus on the social obligations of the state. This “social” component of the presidential addresses in the Kremlin called “Putin’s pivot”.
Recall that it was preparing for the message in the Kremlin explained the fact that Putin did not go to Cuba for the funeral of Fidel Castro. Instead, in the night of Tuesday on liberty Island, flew to the speaker of the state Duma Vyacheslav Volodin. The delegation also includes Deputy foreign Minister of Russia Sergey Ryabkov and the deputies of the state Duma Ivan Melnikov, Leonid Slutsky, Sergei Zheleznyak, and Dmitriy Novikov.
The future the message will be the 23rd in the modern history of Russia and 13-m for Putin. By tradition, the event will begin at noon Moscow time in the St. George hall of the Grand Kremlin Palace. The duty of the President to read out the message which assesses the situation in the country and main directions of domestic and foreign policy, defined by the Constitution.