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Kudrin Urges Putin to Ease Geopolitical Tensions For Economy

Former Finance Minister Alexei Kudrin has urged President Vladimir Putin to revoke geopolitical tensions for a consequence of a Russian economy, a Vedomosti journal reported Monday.

Kudrin, a stream authority of Russia’s Center for Strategic Research, told members of a president’s Economic Council that Russia was “a technologically back country.”

Russia contingency confederate itself into general supply bondage to slight a technological opening and contingency revoke geopolitical tensions to grasp that, Kudrin said, Vedomosti reported.

Russia’s economy has been disorder from descending oil prices and Western sanctions over Moscow’s purpose in Ukraine dispute given 2014. The president’s Economic Council was convened final week to plead measures to boost Russian economy.

In a meeting’s shutting speech, President Putin pronounced that while Russia lagged behind in certain areas, a nation had a thousand year story and that he would urge a government to a finish of his life.

Kudrin’s deputy and Kremlin orator Dmitry Peskov refused to comment, Vedomosti reported.

Article source: http://www.themoscowtimes.com/article/571025.html