Good morning. We're kicking off our live blog from Moscow and Prague.
A journalist from the Insider, the outlet which helped Bellingcat in their investigations into the Skripal poisoning, says he's been denied entry despite having accreditation.
Aleksei Navalny's team will hold its own live-stream of the Putin presser.
Here is the press card showing that Roman Dobrokhotov, editor of The Insider (which helped unmask the alleged Novichok poisoners as Russian military intelligence officers), was accredited to Putin's presser. Security turned him away at the door, he says.
Some of the "color" from today's show.
Putin has entered the hall about eight minutes late and is making a few introductory remarks on the results of the last year.