Positions of Igor Sechin, Vyacheslav Volodin and Arkady Rotenberg as the president's close associates may weaken after the elections of 2018. Dmitry Medvedev has the most stable position, a new report by "Minchenko Consulting" says.
Two branches of the federal government reported on income and property for 2015.
New Year's gift from the president's administration for thousands of politicians and officials: the book "Words That Change the World." The collection of Vladimir Putin's quotes was published by Set Movement, which had received large government grants.