Preparatory works on salvaging the first compartment of the Kursk nuclear submarine will be launched in the near future, the Staff of the Northern Fleet reported. According to the Staff's spokesman, special equipment will be used, in particular, for removing the Barents Sea floor ground in the location of the compartment, which had been previously separated from the submarine.
Presidential candidate Ksenia Sobchak, who was accredited for the press conference by Vladimir Putin from Dozhd (Rain) television channel, asked Putin about competition at the coming election
On December 14, President Putin holds his annual Q&A session with Russian and foreign journalists. This conference is considered to be the beginning of his presidential campaign