Moscow still sees no progress in Viktor Bout caseRussian Politics & Diplomacy October 26, 16:03
Putin will hold negotiations with any president elected in the US — KremlinRussian Politics & Diplomacy October 26, 16:01
Russian diplomat stresses US marines deployment to Norway won't improve securityRussian Politics & Diplomacy October 26, 15:12
Vladimir Putin at All-Russia People's Front meeting in Crimea: live from YaltaRussian Politics & Diplomacy October 26, 15:11
CIS forces hold simulated launches of antiaircraft missilesMilitary & Defense October 26, 15:09
Russia-Egypt first anti-terrorism drillsMilitary & Defense October 26, 15:06
Kremlin will not react towards Ukraine's MP Savchenko arrival in MoscowRussian Politics & Diplomacy October 26, 14:34
Head of auditor giant wins Top Russian Managers AwardBusiness & Economy October 26, 14:31
Flying laboratory for A-100 Premier advanced aircraft radar takes off for first timeMilitary & Defense October 26, 14:29
MOSCOW, October 17 (Itar-Tass) — Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin believes that after elections changes may occur in the United Russia party leadership.
“The main thing – it’s the people’s trust. United Russia should remain the leading political force in the country and in the State Duma,” the RF cabinet head said in an interview with Russian TV channels. “There should be no favourites, and the final decisions should not be based on personal likes or dislikes,” Putin said. “As for the governing bodies of the party: I think that they will also undergo changes.”
“An ordinary citizen always has a choice,” Putin said with confidence, adding that “it is not right to say that the vote outcome is predetermined.”
The full interview of the prime minister, according to the Rossiya 24 television channel, will be aired at 20:30 MSK, Monday by Channel One, Rossiya and NTV TV channels.
According to prime minister’s press secretary Dmitry Peskov, this interview is a continuation of the September meeting of President Dmitry Medvedev with the heads of the country’s leading television channels.