The Belarusian President"s annual press conference for Russian media is about to begin in Minsk. The open dialogue will finish the Russian media representatives" large-scale tour of Belarus for them to put together an objective summary of life in Belarus and convey it to their readers or viewers. Such meetings between Alexander Lukashenko and Russian journalists have been traditional since 2003. This time, about 100 reporters and bloggers representing 46 Russian regions will be able to communicate with the President directly.A TV version of the press conference will be aired in the evening on the TV channels Belarus 1 and Belarus 24.