Content Source/Owner: TASS
Video direct url: https://youtu.be/n2R6vf1z31A
Duration; 12 min
This video was published on Feb 19, 2020.
Video Intro (adapted from TASS):
We are launching a special project entitled "20 Questions with Vladimir Putin". It consists of 20 episodes, in which we asked the President important and very bold questions.
This project is the first-ever of its kind not only for TASS, but for the Russian segment of the Internet. The episodes will be uploaded from February 20 to March 26. Watch them on all TASS platforms!
The Russian leader answered questions about amendments to the Constitution, the government’s resignation and other major domestic and international political events.
The first episode is about the new government.
Vladimir Putin: “We cannot afford to muddle along here. Russia cannot stay a whole year without any government”
In this episode:
01:06 — The government’s resignation. What was it about?
01:38 — On the performance of the Medvedev-led government
02:39 — On the reasons for the change of government
03:54 — Who had known in advance that the government reshuffle was coming
04:48 — On Medvedev’s new post and legislative regulation
05:51 — Why the change of government happened so fast
06:50 — On the office of the vice president and deputy chairman of the Security Council
07:41 — On selecting the new prime minister
08:21 — Who is Mikhail Mishustin?
10:12 — On Russia’s new cabinet