Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov said that the President of the Russian Federation Vladimir Putin On December 23, he will hold an in-person annual press conference, APA reports citing
In connection with tense situation regarding coronavirus the number of media representatives will be limited to 500 people.
He also added that in 2021 the event is planned in the Manege hall, although earlier press conferences were traditionally held at the World Trade Center. According to the statesman, Rospotrebnadzor recommended increasing the space in order to comply with sanitary and epidemiological standards.
In addition, this time the Kremlin will independently contact journalists working in federal, regional and foreign media and send them invitations. All participants of the event must provide the results of PCR testing.