The Russian president delivered a speech at the international economic forum at St. Petersburg (rbc.ru). ‘This economic uncertainty and lack of sources of growth are somewhat connected with current geopolitical tensions. There’s a risk it will grow, and it might be even provoked artificially’, he said.
‘All our actions are retaliatory. But we hold no grudge and we’re ready to meet our European partners half-way; however, that can’t be one-sided relationship’, Putin stressed.
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