Russia's Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev (R) addresses the State Duma, the lower house of parliament, in Moscow April 22, 2014. (REUTERS/Ekaterina Shtukina/RIA Novosti/Pool)
Your feedback is important to us!
We invite all our readers to share with us their views and comments about this article.
Disclaimer: Comments submitted by third parties on this site are the sole responsibility of the individual(s) whose content is submitted. The Daily Star accepts no responsibility for the content of comment(s), including, without limitation, any error, omission or inaccuracy therein. Please note that your email address will NOT appear on the site.
Alert: If you are facing problems with posting comments, please note that you must verify your email with Disqus prior to posting a comment. follow this link to make sure your account meets the requirements. (http://bit.ly/vDisqus)
The Russian prime minister said Tuesday that his government was able to minimize the impact of fresh sanctions that have been threatened over Russia's involvement in the Ukraine crisis and would support industries dependent on supplies from abroad.Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev told parliament that sanctions were a chance for Russia to reduce its dependence on imports and that the country's economic priorities were unchanged.A third of Europe's gas comes from Russia.He also said Russia would seek to counter sanctions through a pivot toward Eastern markets.
FOLLOW THIS ARTICLE