The President's Speech: New Year 2018 Greeting From Vladimir Putin (VIDEO)

Author: us-russia
Comments: 0
The President
Published 1-01-2018, 00:00
Russian President Vladimir Putin is addressing the nation's nine time zones to offer his traditional New Year greeting, wishing happiness and prosperity to his fellow countrymen.

Dear friends!

The New Year, 2018, is upon us. And while we celebrate this holiday every year, each time we regard it as something original, gentle and desirable; we believe that everything we wish for during these minutes will come true.

For us, New Year’s Eve is, first and foremost, a family holiday. We celebrate it just like we did during our childhood: with presents and surprises, with special warmth, with expectations of important changes. And they will come into our lives if each and every one of us will remember our parents and care for them, treasure every minute spent together with them; if we will learn to better understand our children, their dreams and aspirations; if we support those close to us, those in need of our involvement and heartfelt generosity.


The ability to help, to be thoughtful and to do good, fills life with a true, human purpose. Wherever we are – at a table with our family, in a company of revelers or partying out in the streets – we’re all united in our merry New Year mood, and modern technology allows us to share our feelings with those dear to us, who may be hundreds or thousands of kilometers away.

And, as always, allow me to offer special congratulations to all the people who are currently at work – people fulfilling their professional or military duty, work their shift at hospitals, steer trains and aircraft. We’re all together in this New Year's night, and we’re all together in our daily pursuits as well.

Our solidarity, friendship and unconditional love of Russia multiply our strength, giving us power to perform worthy deeds and great achievements.

I would like to offer heartfelt congratulations to all of you for your faith in yourselves and in our country, for your labor and its fruits. May trust and mutual understanding always accompany us.

Dear friends!

The year 2018 is mere seconds away. It is time to say the most precious words to each other, to forgive mistakes and grudges, to embrace, to confess one’s love, to offer warmth, care and attention. May every person and every family experience a change for the better during the new year, and may newborn children bring joy to us.

I sincerely wish you all success and well-being. Peace and prosperity to our great Russia, beloved and unique.

Be happy! Happy New 2018!

 

sputniknews.com

Comments: 0
Experts' Panel
Any advice to Trump?
All those who have contributed to the Trump - Pence "Make America...
Any advice to Trump?
Top
popular in the journal
St Petersburg International...

St Petersburg International...

National sovereignty as a precondition for trust between nations
“Are We Reading Russia Right?”

“Are We Reading Russia Right?”

RUSSIAN FEDERATION SITREP 31 MAY...

RUSSIAN FEDERATION SITREP 31 MAY...

RUSSIA: REALITY AND ILLUSION. In my employed days (10 years ago this week!) we Russia hands would periodically be visited by someone from our Embassy who would tell us ...
President Donald Trump should hold...

President Donald Trump should hold...

Ronald Reagan famously said: "A nuclear war cannot be won and must never be fought. The only value in our two nations possessing nuclear weapons is to make sure they ...
Heads of Russian and American...

Heads of Russian and American...

This was the first ever one-on-one meeting between the Russian and American Chiefs of the General Staff