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State-of-the-nation addresses of Russian leaders: from 1994 to 2013

December 03, 2014, 13:24 UTC+3
On December 4, Russian President Vladimir Putin will deliver his ninth state-of-the-nation address to the country’s parliament
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President Boris Yeltsin addressed the Russian parliament for the first time in February 1994. His speech focused on the consolidation of Russia. In 1995, Yeltsin’s address to the parliament was dedicated to the effectiveness of the state power. Photo: Boris Yeltsin. February 16, 1995
President Boris Yeltsin addressed the Russian parliament for the first time in February 1994. His speech focused on the consolidation of Russia. In 1995, Yeltsin’s address to the parliament was dedicated to the effectiveness of the state power. Photo: Boris Yeltsin. February 16, 1995
President Boris Yeltsin addressed the Russian parliament for the first time in February 1994. His speech focused on the consolidation of Russia. In 1995, Yeltsin’s address to the parliament was dedicated to the effectiveness of the state power. Photo: Boris Yeltsin. February 16, 1995
© ITAR-TASS/Alexandr Sentsov, Alexandr Chumichev
In his 1996 address Yeltsin announced that “the new building of the Russian statehood” had been built and highlighted the parliament’s role in Russia’s development
In his 1996 address Yeltsin announced that “the new building of the Russian statehood” had been built and highlighted the parliament’s role in Russia’s development
In his 1996 address Yeltsin announced that “the new building of the Russian statehood” had been built and highlighted the parliament’s role in Russia’s development
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In February 1997, Yeltsin spoke about Russia's problems including corruption, salary and pension delays and the necessity to establish law and order in the country
In February 1997, Yeltsin spoke about Russia's problems including corruption, salary and pension delays and the necessity to establish law and order in the country
In February 1997, Yeltsin spoke about Russia's problems including corruption, salary and pension delays and the necessity to establish law and order in the country
© ITAR-TASS/Alexandr Sentsov, Alexandr Chumichev
In February 1998, Yeltsin summed up the previous year, which he described as a year of political stability. He also called for measures against unemployment and pointed to a small growth of the GDP and industrial output. Photo: Russian Prime Minister Viktor Chernomyrdin and First Deputy Prime Ministers Anatoly Chubais and Boris Nemtsov listening to Yeltsin’s address. February 17, 1998
In February 1998, Yeltsin summed up the previous year, which he described as a year of political stability. He also called for measures against unemployment and pointed to a small growth of the GDP and industrial output. Photo: Russian Prime Minister Viktor Chernomyrdin and First Deputy Prime Ministers Anatoly Chubais and Boris Nemtsov listening to Yeltsin’s address. February 17, 1998
In February 1998, Yeltsin summed up the previous year, which he described as a year of political stability. He also called for measures against unemployment and pointed to a small growth of the GDP and industrial output. Photo: Russian Prime Minister Viktor Chernomyrdin and First Deputy Prime Ministers Anatoly Chubais and Boris Nemtsov listening to Yeltsin’s address. February 17, 1998
© ITAR-TASS/Alexandr Sentsov, Alexandr Chumichev
In March 1999 Yeltsin spoke about the consequences of the financial crisis that hit Russia in August 1998 that, according to the president, was caused by the mistakes made during the transition from the socialist to market economy
In March 1999 Yeltsin spoke about the consequences of the financial crisis that hit Russia in August 1998 that, according to the president, was caused by the mistakes made during the transition from the socialist to market economy
In March 1999 Yeltsin spoke about the consequences of the financial crisis that hit Russia in August 1998 that, according to the president, was caused by the mistakes made during the transition from the socialist to market economy
© ITAR-TASS/Alexandr Sentsov, Alexandr Chumichev
Vladimir Putin delivered his first state-of-the-nation address in July 2000. In his 48-minute speech the newly elected president spoke about Russia’s demographic problems and the fight against shadow economy. Photo: Vladimir Putin and State Duma Speaker Gennady Seleznyov. July 8, 2000
Vladimir Putin delivered his first state-of-the-nation address in July 2000. In his 48-minute speech the newly elected president spoke about Russia’s demographic problems and the fight against shadow economy. Photo: Vladimir Putin and State Duma Speaker Gennady Seleznyov. July 8, 2000
Vladimir Putin delivered his first state-of-the-nation address in July 2000. In his 48-minute speech the newly elected president spoke about Russia’s demographic problems and the fight against shadow economy. Photo: Vladimir Putin and State Duma Speaker Gennady Seleznyov. July 8, 2000
© ITAR-TASS/Sergei Velichkin, Vladimir Rodionov
In April 2001 Putin set the tasks of upgrading the pension and labor legislation and carrying out judicial and administrative reforms in Russia
In April 2001 Putin set the tasks of upgrading the pension and labor legislation and carrying out judicial and administrative reforms in Russia
In April 2001 Putin set the tasks of upgrading the pension and labor legislation and carrying out judicial and administrative reforms in Russia
© ITAR-TASS/Sergei Velichkin, Vladimir Rodionov
 Putin’s 2002 state-of-the-nation address focused on the army reform and improvement of Russia’s competitiveness in global economy. Photo: Vladimir Putin and State Duma Speaker Gennady Seleznyov. April 12, 2002
 Putin’s 2002 state-of-the-nation address focused on the army reform and improvement of Russia’s competitiveness in global economy. Photo: Vladimir Putin and State Duma Speaker Gennady Seleznyov. April 12, 2002
Putin’s 2002 state-of-the-nation address focused on the army reform and improvement of Russia’s competitiveness in global economy. Photo: Vladimir Putin and State Duma Speaker Gennady Seleznyov. April 12, 2002
© ITAR-TASS/Sergei Velichkin, Vladimir Rodionov
In 2003 Putin spoke about national security issues and improvement of living standards in Russia. Photo: Presidential chief of staff Vladislav Surkov talking to State Duma deputies Vyacheslav Volodin and Vladimir Pekhtin ahead of Putin’s address to the parliament. May 16, 2003
In 2003 Putin spoke about national security issues and improvement of living standards in Russia. Photo: Presidential chief of staff Vladislav Surkov talking to State Duma deputies Vyacheslav Volodin and Vladimir Pekhtin ahead of Putin’s address to the parliament. May 16, 2003
In 2003 Putin spoke about national security issues and improvement of living standards in Russia. Photo: Presidential chief of staff Vladislav Surkov talking to State Duma deputies Vyacheslav Volodin and Vladimir Pekhtin ahead of Putin’s address to the parliament. May 16, 2003
© ITAR-TASS/Nikolai Malyshev
In May 2004, the president’s address focused on health, education, budget and transport infrastructure reforms. He also called for reducing inflation to 3 percent
In May 2004, the president’s address focused on health, education, budget and transport infrastructure reforms. He also called for reducing inflation to 3 percent
In May 2004, the president’s address focused on health, education, budget and transport infrastructure reforms. He also called for reducing inflation to 3 percent
© ITAR-TASS/Vladimir Rodionov
In 2005 Putin set the tasks of cancelling inheritance tax and nominating regional governors by parties, which won local elections. Photo: Journalists watching Vladimir Putin’s state-of-the-nation address on TV. April 25, 2005
In 2005 Putin set the tasks of cancelling inheritance tax and nominating regional governors by parties, which won local elections. Photo: Journalists watching Vladimir Putin’s state-of-the-nation address on TV. April 25, 2005
In 2005 Putin set the tasks of cancelling inheritance tax and nominating regional governors by parties, which won local elections. Photo: Journalists watching Vladimir Putin’s state-of-the-nation address on TV. April 25, 2005
© ITAR-TASS/Grigoriy Sysoev
In 2006 Putin named demography as Russia’s key problem. He proposed a set of measures to reduce Russia’s death rate and increase birth rate, including the maternity capital payments. Photo: Vladimir Putin and Federation Council (upper house) Speaker Sergei Mironov. May 10, 2006
In 2006 Putin named demography as Russia’s key problem. He proposed a set of measures to reduce Russia’s death rate and increase birth rate, including the maternity capital payments. Photo: Vladimir Putin and Federation Council (upper house) Speaker Sergei Mironov. May 10, 2006
In 2006 Putin named demography as Russia’s key problem. He proposed a set of measures to reduce Russia’s death rate and increase birth rate, including the maternity capital payments. Photo: Vladimir Putin and Federation Council (upper house) Speaker Sergei Mironov. May 10, 2006
© ITAR-TASS/Dmitriy Astakhov
The presidential state-of-the-nation address is delivered in the presence of parliament and government members, chairmen of the Constitutional and Supreme Courts, the prosecutor general, heads of the Audit Chamber and Central Election Commission, religious leaders, governors and other top officials. Photo: First Deputy Prime Minister Sergei Ivanov and deputy chief of the Kremlin press service Dmitry Peskov entering the Kremlin’s Marble Hall ahead of Putin’s address to the parliament. April 26, 2007
The presidential state-of-the-nation address is delivered in the presence of parliament and government members, chairmen of the Constitutional and Supreme Courts, the prosecutor general, heads of the Audit Chamber and Central Election Commission, religious leaders, governors and other top officials. Photo: First Deputy Prime Minister Sergei Ivanov and deputy chief of the Kremlin press service Dmitry Peskov entering the Kremlin’s Marble Hall ahead of Putin’s address to the parliament. April 26, 2007
The presidential state-of-the-nation address is delivered in the presence of parliament and government members, chairmen of the Constitutional and Supreme Courts, the prosecutor general, heads of the Audit Chamber and Central Election Commission, religious leaders, governors and other top officials. Photo: First Deputy Prime Minister Sergei Ivanov and deputy chief of the Kremlin press service Dmitry Peskov entering the Kremlin’s Marble Hall ahead of Putin’s address to the parliament. April 26, 2007
© ITAR-TASS/Grigoriy Sysoev
In 2007, Putin proposed suspending the Conventional Armed Forces in Europe Treaty (CFE) and outlined a set of social measures. Vladimir Putin and Federation Council (upper house) Speaker Sergei Mironov. April 6, 2007
In 2007, Putin proposed suspending the Conventional Armed Forces in Europe Treaty (CFE) and outlined a set of social measures. Vladimir Putin and Federation Council (upper house) Speaker Sergei Mironov. April 6, 2007
In 2007, Putin proposed suspending the Conventional Armed Forces in Europe Treaty (CFE) and outlined a set of social measures. Vladimir Putin and Federation Council (upper house) Speaker Sergei Mironov. April 6, 2007
© ITAR-TASS/Grigoriy Sysoev
Dmitry Medvedev addressed the Russian parliament as president four times. In his first address Medvedev spoke about Georgia’s aggression in South Ossetia and the global financial crisis. He also proposed extending the presidential and parliamentary terms to six and five years, respectively. Photo: Dmitry Medvedev and his aides preparing for the state-of-the-nation address. November 2, 2008
Dmitry Medvedev addressed the Russian parliament as president four times. In his first address Medvedev spoke about Georgia’s aggression in South Ossetia and the global financial crisis. He also proposed extending the presidential and parliamentary terms to six and five years, respectively. Photo: Dmitry Medvedev and his aides preparing for the state-of-the-nation address. November 2, 2008
Dmitry Medvedev addressed the Russian parliament as president four times. In his first address Medvedev spoke about Georgia’s aggression in South Ossetia and the global financial crisis. He also proposed extending the presidential and parliamentary terms to six and five years, respectively. Photo: Dmitry Medvedev and his aides preparing for the state-of-the-nation address. November 2, 2008
© ITAR-TASS/Dmitriy Astakhov
The 2009 address was the longest since 1994 and lasted for one hour and 39 minutes. Medvedev spoke about the introduction of new information, medical and energy technologies and development of space and telecommunications systems in Russia. He also proposed creating a Russian analogue of the Silicon Valley
The 2009 address was the longest since 1994 and lasted for one hour and 39 minutes. Medvedev spoke about the introduction of new information, medical and energy technologies and development of space and telecommunications systems in Russia. He also proposed creating a Russian analogue of the Silicon Valley
The 2009 address was the longest since 1994 and lasted for one hour and 39 minutes. Medvedev spoke about the introduction of new information, medical and energy technologies and development of space and telecommunications systems in Russia. He also proposed creating a Russian analogue of the Silicon Valley
© ITAR-TASS/Mikhail Klimentiev
In 2010 Medvedev made public the concept of his annual speech address for the first time before delivering the address on November 30, 2010. He focused on Russia’s modernization, political and legal reforms
In 2010 Medvedev made public the concept of his annual speech address for the first time before delivering the address on November 30, 2010. He focused on Russia’s modernization, political and legal reforms
In 2010 Medvedev made public the concept of his annual speech address for the first time before delivering the address on November 30, 2010. He focused on Russia’s modernization, political and legal reforms
© ITAR-TASS/Dmitriy Astakhov
In his last address made on December 22, 2011, Medvedev proposed returning to direct gubernatorial elections and easing the registration procedure for political parties.
In his last address made on December 22, 2011, Medvedev proposed returning to direct gubernatorial elections and easing the registration procedure for political parties.
In his last address made on December 22, 2011, Medvedev proposed returning to direct gubernatorial elections and easing the registration procedure for political parties.
© ITAR-TASS/Vladimir Rodionov
Vladimir Putin delivered his first state-of-the-nation address after the reelection on Russia’s Constitution Day, December 12, 2012
Vladimir Putin delivered his first state-of-the-nation address after the reelection on Russia’s Constitution Day, December 12, 2012
Vladimir Putin delivered his first state-of-the-nation address after the reelection on Russia’s Constitution Day, December 12, 2012
© ITAR-TASS/Mikhail Klimentiev
In 2012 he outlined tasks for his new six-year term and proposed bans on foreign bank accounts for Russian civil servants
In 2012 he outlined tasks for his new six-year term and proposed bans on foreign bank accounts for Russian civil servants
In 2012 he outlined tasks for his new six-year term and proposed bans on foreign bank accounts for Russian civil servants
© ITAR-TASS/Mikhail Klimentiev
Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev, presidential chief of staff Sergei Ivanov and President Vladimir Putin talking after the state-of-the-nation address. December 12, 2012
Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev, presidential chief of staff Sergei Ivanov and President Vladimir Putin talking after the state-of-the-nation address. December 12, 2012
Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev, presidential chief of staff Sergei Ivanov and President Vladimir Putin talking after the state-of-the-nation address. December 12, 2012
© ITAR-TASS/Dmitriy Astakhov
In 2013, the state-of-the-nation address was also delivered on December 12, when Russia marked the 25th anniversary of its Constitution
In 2013, the state-of-the-nation address was also delivered on December 12, when Russia marked the 25th anniversary of its Constitution
In 2013, the state-of-the-nation address was also delivered on December 12, when Russia marked the 25th anniversary of its Constitution
© ITAR-TASS/Mikhail Metzel
Putin highlighted the importance to fight capital outflow, develop the local self-government system and protect Russia’s traditional values. The address lasted for one hour and eight minutes
Putin highlighted the importance to fight capital outflow, develop the local self-government system and protect Russia’s traditional values. The address lasted for one hour and eight minutes
Putin highlighted the importance to fight capital outflow, develop the local self-government system and protect Russia’s traditional values. The address lasted for one hour and eight minutes
© ITAR-TASS/Mikhail Klimentiev
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President Boris Yeltsin addressed the Russian parliament for the first time in February 1994. His speech focused on the consolidation of Russia. In 1995, Yeltsin’s address to the parliament was dedicated to the effectiveness of the state power. Photo: Boris Yeltsin. February 16, 1995
© ITAR-TASS/Alexandr Sentsov, Alexandr Chumichev
In his 1996 address Yeltsin announced that “the new building of the Russian statehood” had been built and highlighted the parliament’s role in Russia’s development
© ITAR-TASS
In February 1997, Yeltsin spoke about Russia's problems including corruption, salary and pension delays and the necessity to establish law and order in the country
© ITAR-TASS/Alexandr Sentsov, Alexandr Chumichev
In February 1998, Yeltsin summed up the previous year, which he described as a year of political stability. He also called for measures against unemployment and pointed to a small growth of the GDP and industrial output. Photo: Russian Prime Minister Viktor Chernomyrdin and First Deputy Prime Ministers Anatoly Chubais and Boris Nemtsov listening to Yeltsin’s address. February 17, 1998
© ITAR-TASS/Alexandr Sentsov, Alexandr Chumichev
In March 1999 Yeltsin spoke about the consequences of the financial crisis that hit Russia in August 1998 that, according to the president, was caused by the mistakes made during the transition from the socialist to market economy
© ITAR-TASS/Alexandr Sentsov, Alexandr Chumichev
Vladimir Putin delivered his first state-of-the-nation address in July 2000. In his 48-minute speech the newly elected president spoke about Russia’s demographic problems and the fight against shadow economy. Photo: Vladimir Putin and State Duma Speaker Gennady Seleznyov. July 8, 2000
© ITAR-TASS/Sergei Velichkin, Vladimir Rodionov
In April 2001 Putin set the tasks of upgrading the pension and labor legislation and carrying out judicial and administrative reforms in Russia
© ITAR-TASS/Sergei Velichkin, Vladimir Rodionov
Putin’s 2002 state-of-the-nation address focused on the army reform and improvement of Russia’s competitiveness in global economy. Photo: Vladimir Putin and State Duma Speaker Gennady Seleznyov. April 12, 2002
© ITAR-TASS/Sergei Velichkin, Vladimir Rodionov
In 2003 Putin spoke about national security issues and improvement of living standards in Russia. Photo: Presidential chief of staff Vladislav Surkov talking to State Duma deputies Vyacheslav Volodin and Vladimir Pekhtin ahead of Putin’s address to the parliament. May 16, 2003
© ITAR-TASS/Nikolai Malyshev
In May 2004, the president’s address focused on health, education, budget and transport infrastructure reforms. He also called for reducing inflation to 3 percent
© ITAR-TASS/Vladimir Rodionov
In 2005 Putin set the tasks of cancelling inheritance tax and nominating regional governors by parties, which won local elections. Photo: Journalists watching Vladimir Putin’s state-of-the-nation address on TV. April 25, 2005
© ITAR-TASS/Grigoriy Sysoev
In 2006 Putin named demography as Russia’s key problem. He proposed a set of measures to reduce Russia’s death rate and increase birth rate, including the maternity capital payments. Photo: Vladimir Putin and Federation Council (upper house) Speaker Sergei Mironov. May 10, 2006
© ITAR-TASS/Dmitriy Astakhov
The presidential state-of-the-nation address is delivered in the presence of parliament and government members, chairmen of the Constitutional and Supreme Courts, the prosecutor general, heads of the Audit Chamber and Central Election Commission, religious leaders, governors and other top officials. Photo: First Deputy Prime Minister Sergei Ivanov and deputy chief of the Kremlin press service Dmitry Peskov entering the Kremlin’s Marble Hall ahead of Putin’s address to the parliament. April 26, 2007
© ITAR-TASS/Grigoriy Sysoev
In 2007, Putin proposed suspending the Conventional Armed Forces in Europe Treaty (CFE) and outlined a set of social measures. Vladimir Putin and Federation Council (upper house) Speaker Sergei Mironov. April 6, 2007
© ITAR-TASS/Grigoriy Sysoev
Dmitry Medvedev addressed the Russian parliament as president four times. In his first address Medvedev spoke about Georgia’s aggression in South Ossetia and the global financial crisis. He also proposed extending the presidential and parliamentary terms to six and five years, respectively. Photo: Dmitry Medvedev and his aides preparing for the state-of-the-nation address. November 2, 2008
© ITAR-TASS/Dmitriy Astakhov
The 2009 address was the longest since 1994 and lasted for one hour and 39 minutes. Medvedev spoke about the introduction of new information, medical and energy technologies and development of space and telecommunications systems in Russia. He also proposed creating a Russian analogue of the Silicon Valley
© ITAR-TASS/Mikhail Klimentiev
In 2010 Medvedev made public the concept of his annual speech address for the first time before delivering the address on November 30, 2010. He focused on Russia’s modernization, political and legal reforms
© ITAR-TASS/Dmitriy Astakhov
In his last address made on December 22, 2011, Medvedev proposed returning to direct gubernatorial elections and easing the registration procedure for political parties.
© ITAR-TASS/Vladimir Rodionov
Vladimir Putin delivered his first state-of-the-nation address after the reelection on Russia’s Constitution Day, December 12, 2012
© ITAR-TASS/Mikhail Klimentiev
In 2012 he outlined tasks for his new six-year term and proposed bans on foreign bank accounts for Russian civil servants
© ITAR-TASS/Mikhail Klimentiev
Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev, presidential chief of staff Sergei Ivanov and President Vladimir Putin talking after the state-of-the-nation address. December 12, 2012
© ITAR-TASS/Dmitriy Astakhov
In 2013, the state-of-the-nation address was also delivered on December 12, when Russia marked the 25th anniversary of its Constitution
© ITAR-TASS/Mikhail Metzel
Putin highlighted the importance to fight capital outflow, develop the local self-government system and protect Russia’s traditional values. The address lasted for one hour and eight minutes
© ITAR-TASS/Mikhail Klimentiev

On December 4, Russian President Vladimir Putin will deliver his ninth state-of-the-nation address to the country’s parliament. The tradition was established by first Russian President Boris Yeltsin back in 1994. TASS recalls state-of-the-nation addresses of Russian leaders from 1994 to 2013 in a photo gallery.

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