Posted 16 февраля 15:14

Published 16 февраля 15:14

Modified 16 февраля 16:21

Updated 16 февраля 16:21

The center of Moscow will be closed on the day of Putin's address to the Federal Assembly

16 февраля 2023, 15:14
The streets in the Gostiny Dvor area will be closed from midnight on February 21. On this day, it is planned to announce the message of the Russian president to the Federal Assembly. In connection with the address of the president, it is planned to close roads.

As noted in the metropolitan Department of Transport, from the very morning of February 21 and until the end of the president's speech, roads from Novaya Square to Red Square, from Kitaygorodsky Passage to Bolshoy Moskvoretsky Bridge and from Ilyinka Street to Varvarka Street in the area of house 5 on Red Square will be blocked.

Parking in this area will also not be available for the duration of the event.

Recall that Russian President Vladimir Putin intends to address the Federal Assembly on February 21. Presidential spokesman Dmitry Peskov said earlier that the president intends to focus on the current situation in his message. Participants of the special operation may be invited to the event, but Western media journalists were not invited. They will be able to watch the speech of the Russian president online, Dmitry Peskov said earlier.