Russian President Vladimir Putin on April 6 held a meeting with Deputy Prime Minister of Russia Yury Trutnev and the Minister for development of the Far East and the Arctic by Alexander Kozlov. Transcript of Russian officials and photographs published on the Kremlin website.
Media paid little attention to this remarkable meeting, as the epidemic coronavirus infection Putin in recent weeks conducting workshops in just the videoconference.
So, on March 24, the Russian President visited a Moscow hospital, adapted for the reception of people infected with coronavirus, and a week after it became known that the chief doctor of the medical institution Denis Protsenko, who shook Putin’s hand, sick COVID-19. Press Secretary of the President Dmitry Peskov acknowledged that this fact forced Putin to limit personal contact with people. Later, he said that in this mode, the Russian President will run for at least another week.
As notes “Radio Freedom”, most likely, the meeting took place long before the introduction of quarantine measures. So, during the conversation with Putin Kozlov has told about a trip in Zabaykalsky Krai, held “last week”. On the website headed by the Ministry reported that in Zabaykalsky Krai official traveled March 13. Thus, the meeting with Putin took place, probably from the 16th to the 20th of March.
As writes the edition, the Kremlin has consistently publishes pre-recorded video of a meeting with officials (the news is also called “cans”), giving the impression that Putin had them right now.
In 2015, for example, Putin has not appeared in public for almost two weeks that has provoked rumors about his illness or even death.