Photo: Press service of the President of the Russian Federation
The press service of the Kremlin published a new photo and video project dedicated to the 20th anniversary of work of Vladimir Putin as President and Prime Minister of Russia. The update included materials from the archives from 2005 to 2009 inclusive. The first series was published in late December.
Dozens of pictures and commercials for the year 2005 is devoted to the events with the participation of Putin, who was dedicated to the 60th anniversary of the Victory in the great Patriotic war. In that year, the Russian President, in particular, visited Auschwitz, took with his then wife Lyudmila arriving to the festivities in may, including George and Laura Bush.
“It is no less in a good way Russian nationalist than I am. I don’t think our partners will be with him be easy,” Putin said about the elected President Medvedev at a meeting with German Chancellor Angela Merkel. Also published about the beginning of the Georgian-South Ossetian conflict and, in particular, the recording of Putin that Tbilisi’s actions will not remain unanswered.
The footage for the year 2009 Putin, at that time Prime Minister, was depicted in the negotiations on gas transit with Ukrainian counterpart Yulia Tymoshenko and at the enthronement ceremony for Patriarch Kirill. A considerable part of the activities in that year, as said in the Kremlin, he has been fighting with the economic crisis — visited companies, offices of the employment exchange and conducted the respective meetings.
Video, photo All from Russia.