Kyrgyz President Almazbek Atambayev received surgery in Moscow. The surgery was performed on the meniscus of the knee, spokespeople for the Department of Information Policy of the President of Kyrgyzstan told reporters.
According to the doctors, the operation was successful. The president of Kyrgyzstan took a short vacation to receive the surgery in Moscow.
"It is expected that the President will return to Kyrgyzstan in the coming days," officials said.
On February 7, Atambayev visited the opening of the Winter Olympics in Sochi.
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