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12-18-2014, 16:04
He addresses a variety of topics following a, largely, economic status briefing & then takes questions. He covers a variety of topics in those. One of several money quotes:
So, it is not about Crimea but about us protecting our independence, our sovereignty and our right to exist. That is what we should all realise.

1st part of transcript here. (http://eng.kremlin.ru/news/23406)

He certainly can talk on his feet in an articulate manner without notes. Apparently no teleprompter either; just direct feed to tape. Imagine that.