- Title: Putin calls for unity in New Year address to nation
- Date: 31st December 2019
- Summary: (SOUNDBITE) (Russian) RUSSIAN PRESIDENT, VLADIMIR PUTIN, SAYING: "Our personal plans and dreams are inseparable from Russia, because its present and its future, the future of our children depends on the efforts and contributions by each of us. Only together we will address the challenges faced by our society and our country. Our unity is key to achieving the most ambitious goals." VARIOUS OF CLOCK TOWER, AUDIO OF BELLS TOLLING
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- Keywords: Putin Putin's New Year address Putin's New Year speech Putin's adress annual New Year address
- Location: MOSCOW, RUSSIA
- City: MOSCOW, RUSSIA
- Country: Russia
- Topics: Government/Politics
- Reuters ID: LVA004BCB29MV
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- Story Text: Russian President Vladimir Putin offered seasonal good wishes to the nation in his traditional New Year address, broadcast on Tuesday (December 31).
"Our personal plans and dreams are inseparable from Russia, because its present and future, the future of our children depends on the efforts and contribution of each of us," Putin said.
The New Year's address was broadcast to Russia's Far East regions many hours before Moscow, when it is typically shown minutes before midnight.
(Production: Maria Vasilyeva)
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