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Ask Putin Anything the Kremlin Will Let You: a Guide to His Call-In Show

Vladimir Putin.

Vladimir Putin.

Photographer: Akos Stiller/Bloomberg

Russians get their opportunity to shower praise on President Vladimir Putin or to win a promise to solve their problems when he holds his annual televised call-in show.

More than ever, though, they are now worried by Russia’s confrontation with the U.S. and its allies over the conflict in Ukraine, said Putin’s spokesman, Dmitry Peskov.