Opened archives of the Kremlin of the time of the bombing of Libya and the annexation of Crimea



The press service of the Kremlin published archival photographs and video project dedicated to the 20th anniversary of work of Vladimir Putin on the posts of President and Prime Minister. In the third update of included materials from 2010 to 2014, that is the period when Putin first directed by the government, and then returned to the presidency.

On the open frames in 2010, for example, Putin as Prime Minister took the then Secretary of state Hillary Clinton, rest in Krasnaya Polyana with his successor President Dmitry Medvedev, was engaged in liquidation of consequences of the accident at the Sayano-Shushenskaya HPP and comment on the March attacks in the Moscow metro and Kizlyar, Dagestan. In April, Putin was in Venezuela and traveled to the Smolensk region, where the crashed plane of Polish President Lech Kaczynski. In the summer, when Moscow was a heavy smog, the head of government traveled to the regions hardest hit by the heat, forest and peat fires.

2011, Putin also devoted to active work with regions participated in the foreign policy agenda: for example, he spoke strongly against the interference of foreign States in the conflict in Libya after Russia sanctions President Medvedev approved the resolution of the UN Security Council, allowed to start bombing controlled by the forces of Muammar Gaddafi objects. This dispute was called perhaps the most serious between Putin and Medvedev over all the time. Compilation and footage on the theme of protests in Moscow in December 2011.

His third presidential term, which began in 2012, Putin began with the reaction to the protest movement and rally on Bolotnaya square ended in clashes with Riot police. The Kremlin recalled Putin’s assessment of what is happening: “Such acts must be repressed in accordance with applicable law.”

2013, as noted in a press-service of the Kremlin, was calm on domestic events, however, the President began to worry about the aggravation of the situation in Syria.

“2014 was probably the most eventful and dramatic in all the 20th anniversary”, — commented the press service of the President of the events of six years ago. There, in particular, remembered the Olympics in Sochi, the change of power in Ukraine, the annexation of Crimea to Russia, the establishment of the sanctions regime against Moscow and the collapse of the Malaysian Boeing over the Donbas.

Video, photo All from Russia.


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