The new textbook on history will include a special section devoted to the ruling of Vladimir Putin. Thus, Russian schoolchildren will study not only the history of the post-perestroika Russia before 2000, but also the recent history before 2012, Izvestia wrote.
Some historians do not share this position and believe that it is premature to evaluate and analyze the period of Putin's Russia. The Ministry of Education will publish the concept of the new textbook as early as next week.
Several years ago, a prominent Indonesian businessman who now resides in Canada, insisted on meeting me in a back room of one of Jakarta's posh restaurants. An avid reader of mine, he 'had something urgent to tell me', after finding out that our paths were going to be crossing in this destroyed and hopelessly polluted Indonesian capital.
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