Putin assessed the situation with coronavirus in Russia

“Russia is doing everything necessary to combat this dangerous disease, take appropriate measures, the overall situation under control. But, as for the economic impact of the outbreak of coronavirus, here we need to look at particularly how we react to what happens,” – said Vladimir Putin.

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the meeting invited the heads of the leading oil and gas companies in the country. The President has decided to consult with them how to respond to what is happening in the global economy. “The negative consequences are already being felt, affect the entire world economic system, almost all States, given the current high interdependence and interrelatedness of economies,” he explained.

among the participants – the first Deputy Prime Minister Andrei Belousov, Deputy Prime Minister Yuri Borisov, the Minister of Finance Anton Siluanov, energy Minister Alexander Novak, assistant to the President Maxim Oreshkin, the Chairman of the Central Bank Elvira Nabiullina, CEO of “Rosneft” Igor Sechin, the head of “Gazprom oil” Alexander Dyukov, the first Executive Vice-President of LUKOIL Ravil Maganov and the head of RDIF Kirill Dmitriev.