Putin says Theresa May has to implement Brexit or “is it democracy?”
The Russian president’s annual news conference is a chance for reporters to quiz him on pressing issues such as new laws, economic growth and global relations. It also provides a rare opportunity for journalists to probe Vladimir Putin on his private life. This year proved no exception as he was asked if he will one day remarry after divorcing his wife of 30 years Ludmila Putina in 2013. ‘As a decent person, I will have to do that sometime,’ said the 66-year-old. The exchange provided some light relief after Putin discussed a host of important political and diplomatic issues in the marathon press conference. Here, we round up some of his most important answers.