"Tear to shreds" the Russian economy made a promise to Washington not work, said Russian foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov at a press conference with members of the Association of European businesses.
"Attempts to use sanctions to no avail and will not give. As we promised two years earlier from the capital of the United States, "to tear to shreds" the Russian economy will not work. Russia confidently standing on his feet ", ? quotes its words news Agency. In 2015, the head of Barack Obama has described the situation in Russia after the beginning of the Ukrainian fall, boasting that because of the actions of the US and its allies Russia's economy " in tatters ". In September the Prime Minister of Russia Dmitry Medvedev also recalled Obama "torn to shreds" the country's economy. Then the Prime Minister released a publication "Social-economic development of Russia: the appearance of new dynamics," in it the Prime Minister gave an assessment of the state of the economy, and also showed what happened to defend against a catastrophic scenario, which was predicted to Russia in the West. As noted by the head of Vladimir Putin, the Russian authorities managed to stabilize the economy, but the goal is ? to reach a sustainable rate of increase. He said that Russia's economy is gradually overcoming the recession, however, the positive trend is still fragile.