Vladimir Putin has assured participants in the World Economic Forum that Russia will continue accelerating the rates of reforms. Speaking on Tuesday at a plenary meeting of the Forum's visiting session in Moscow, the Russian president cited data about the changes which have taken place of late in Russian economy. According to him, despite the radical reduction of taxes, and perhaps due to it, the tax dues grew by 14 percent in real terms. The GDP has grown by more than 20 percent over three years. Vladimir Putin also stressed that the active social policy, which is being pursued parallel with the efforts taken in the economic sphere, was also very important. The Forum is being attended by about 70 representatives of the leading Western industrial corporations and banks, and international financial institutions.
If one assumes that the two people who gave the interview indeed work for Russian special services, then they acted very unprofessionally and risky
Representatives of the Russian Defence Ministry said that the missile that shot down the passenger Boeing 777 aircraft over the Donbass on July 17, 2014, was manufactured in 1986