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‘2019? Thanks for the invite!' - Putin jokes ahead of March 2018 elections00:50

‘2019? Thanks for the invite!' - Putin jokes ahead of March 2018 elections

Russian Federation, Saint Petersburg
November 17, 2017 at 19:01 GMT +00:00 · Published

SOT, Vladimir Putin, President of Russia (Russian): “Vladimir Sergeivich, thank you very much, but we are going to have elections in March [2018] and you are already inviting me to the event on 2019. Thank you very much.”

SOT, Vladimir Putin, President of Russia (Russian): “We have a lot of Lavrovs here. All of them are strong men.”

Russian President Vladimir Putin jokingly thanked the Director of Gerasimov Institute of Cinematography (VGIK) for inviting him to the institute's 100th anniversary celebrations in 2019, despite next year's Russian elections, Friday.

The exchange took place during the International Cultural Forum in St. Petersburg.

After being invited by the director, Vladimir Sergeivich, Putin replied: “We are going to have elections in March [2018] and you are already inviting me to the event in 2019.”

The International Cultural Forum will be held until November 18th.

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SOT, Vladimir Putin, President of Russia (Russian): “Vladimir Sergeivich, thank you very much, but we are going to have elections in March [2018] and you are already inviting me to the event on 2019. Thank you very much.”

SOT, Vladimir Putin, President of Russia (Russian): “We have a lot of Lavrovs here. All of them are strong men.”

Russian President Vladimir Putin jokingly thanked the Director of Gerasimov Institute of Cinematography (VGIK) for inviting him to the institute's 100th anniversary celebrations in 2019, despite next year's Russian elections, Friday.

The exchange took place during the International Cultural Forum in St. Petersburg.

After being invited by the director, Vladimir Sergeivich, Putin replied: “We are going to have elections in March [2018] and you are already inviting me to the event in 2019.”

The International Cultural Forum will be held until November 18th.

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