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MOSCOW, December 8 (Itar-Tass) — Prime Minister Vladimir Putin, speaking at a meeting of the Federal Coordinating Council of the All-Russia Popular Front here on Thursday, did not rule out possibility to lower taxes. "We, of course, must and will mull over how to reduce the tax base," he said.
In so doing, Putin added that his personal opinion is that social guarantees for the people of Russia can be ensured only on the basis of economic growth.