Kiriyenko: Russia in terms of sanctions could create a financial safety cushion

Even under sanctions, Russia has been able to create a safety cushion to ensure social safeguards that will be included in the Constitution. About this first Deputy head of presidential administration Sergey Kirienko said in the program “Moscow. The Kremlin. Putin” on TV channel “Russia 1”.

the President’s Words about the obligatory annual indexation of pensions, according to Kiriyenko, might not sound 5 years ago. “This is what the President said in his Message. He said that a significant amount of time spent to create the right conditions. That is why these words of the President sounded now, they could not sound 5 years ago,” he said.

“This means that the country coped with the global financial crisis and its consequences, and even under the sanctions, has created the necessary conditions and the airbag, in order to provide guarantees for people without the risks of financial-economic system,” — said Kiriyenko.