The Hot Line with the President broadcast lasted for two hours and fifty-four minutes.
Over this time, Mr Putin answered more than 50 questions asked via live linkups to different parts of the country, by telephone and also sent in to the Hot Line website.
The great majority of questions – 41 of those asked – were about Russian domestic issues. Nine people asked questions about international issues and two questions were personal in nature.
In total, the President received more than 2.3 million questions, of which around 2.2 million came in by telephone and 100,000 via the Internet. People could also send their questions by SMS during the broadcast.
Direct television linkups were organised with the towns of Baltiisk, Bryansk, Irkutsk, Kaspiisk, Kondopoga, Naberezhniye Chelny, Nakhodka, Tver, and the village of Podgorodnyaya Pokrovka in Orenburg Region.
Residents of Sevastopol also put their questions to the President during the live broadcast.