Six Russian TV channels will be broadcasting Vladimir Putin's inauguration live on May 7th. The broadcast will start at 11:00 a.m. Moscow time.
First Channel, Russia 1, TV Center, NTV, Fifth Channel and Russia 24 will be broadcasting the solemn ceremony live. First Channel is in charge of the organization of the broadcast. TV hots of Russia's two major channels - Ekaterina Andreyeva and Sergei Brilev - will act as the commentators.
Russia's major national channels will show special programs devoted to Vladimir Putin. First Channel will invite scientists of politics, sociologists and cultural activists in its studio. They will sum up the results of Putin's work and share their expectations of his new term as Russia's President.
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