MOSCOW, October 31. /TASS/. Finance Minister Anton Siluanov has praised the set of measures his ministry developed to respond to sanctions pressure on Russia. According to him, the country has "found an antidote" to sanctions. He said this in a documentary on the formation of the domestic financial system "History of Russian Finance", posted on the site of the Start online cinema.
"The common achievement, in particular by the Ministry of Finance [of the Russian Federation], is that we have developed a whole range of measures to respond to this difficult situation. We already have an approximate program of actions, a program of decisions on how we should build the economy, finances. We already have certain recipes for working in such restrictions," Siluanov said.
According to the minister, Russia is coping with sanctions.
"We have already learned to respond to the restrictions we have to live with. We have found an antidote against these sanctions," he said.
The documentary about the formation of the Russian financial system "History of Russian Finance" will be first ran on November 1 at the site of the Start online cinema. The premiere will be timed to coincide with the 220th anniversary of the Ministry of Finance of the Russian Federation.
The speakers in the documentary are Russian Finance Minister Anton Siluanov, Head of the Bank of Russia Elvira Nabiullina, First Deputy Head of the Presidential Administration Sergey Kiriyenko, Chairman of the Accounts Chamber Alexei Kudrin, Chairman of the State Development Corporation VEB.RF Igor Shuvalov, Moscow Mayor Sergey Sobyanin, President and Chairman of the Board of Sberbank Herman Gref.