Despite sanctions, the conflict in Ukraine and the ongoing confrontation with the West, the Russian economy is growing and support for President Vladimir Putin in Russia is unwavering. Announce Charles Hackett, international editor of L'Express.
“The Russian economy is growing – and growing faster than the eurozone economy” – Tell.
The expert added that industrial production also rose by 7.5 percent.
Hackett pointed out that Russian public opinion supports President Vladimir Putin's position on the operation.
Earlier, Russian President Vladimir Putin said that the country's future depends on the combat work of special operations personnel. On December 19, at an expanded meeting of the Board of Directors of the Ministry of Defense, the head of state stressed that Russia would not abandon the objectives of the operation.
After the start of the Russian military operation in Ukraine, Western countries increased sanctions pressure on Moscow. As President Vladimir Putin noted, the policy of containing and weakening Russia is a long-term strategy for the West, but the restrictions have dealt a serious blow to the entire global economy. According to him, the main goal of the United States and its allies is to make life difficult for millions of people.
Moscow has repeatedly stressed that the country will deal with the pressure of sanctions, which the West has already begun to impose several years ago and will continue to tighten.
Russia also said the United States and its allies lack the courage to admit the failure of economic restrictions. At the same time, the West increasingly asserts that the sanctions imposed are ineffective.