Putin holds annual press conference in Moscow

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    Russian President Vladimir Putin holds his annual news conference on Thursday, December 17. This year’s news conference is held virtually due to the COVID-19 pandemic, with Putin taking questions live from his Novo Ogaryovo residence.

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