Ministry reports US spy agencies' latest attempt to recruit Russian worker was on Jan 14Russian Politics & Diplomacy January 18, 21:57
Austria’s president-elect says he is ready to maintain good relations with RussiaWorld January 18, 21:50
Putin briefs Merkel, Hollande on steps to implement Syrian ceasefireRussian Politics & Diplomacy January 18, 20:39
Putin, Merkel, Hollande agree to give fresh impetus to Normandy Four activitiesRussian Politics & Diplomacy January 18, 20:26
Russian Eurobonds may be floated in spring 2017 — finance ministerBusiness & Economy January 18, 19:48
Russia, Turkey report 14 ceasefire breaches in Syria per dayWorld January 18, 19:17
Analyst believes removal of sanctions can be political bargaining chip with RussiaRussian Politics & Diplomacy January 18, 18:45
Arctic Forum’s task is to change perception of region as source of raw material — officialBusiness & Economy January 18, 18:28
OPEC revises Russia’s oil production outlook downward by 110,000 bpd in 2017Business & Economy January 18, 18:20
NOVO-OGAREVO, April 19, /ITAR-TASS/. Russia’s President Vladimir Putin is satisfied with work of the government, but says it should focus on problematic issues.
“The Russian government under the conditions of a rather complicated international economic situation has managed to retain a positive dynamics of development,” he said during a meeting with Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev. “Though we have been watching in many European countries a stagnation and even dropping of indexes to the zero level, and some went to the negative, the Russian government still managed to demonstrate a positive growth, positive dynamics.”
The president continued noting the government “has fulfilled all social obligations.”
Putin stressed the achieved results were “not everything the government has planned.
“Generally speaking, quite a lot positive has been done, but, naturally, like in any other big work - we need to focus on problematic issues and to overcome the problems we are facing, to move forward in development of our economy and social sphere,” Putin said.
The meeting between Putin and Medvedev was organized on the eve of the prime minister’s annual report to the State Duma, due April 22.