Russia needs to reinvent its economic engine, as the current model doesn’t offer appropriate sustainable growth or incentives, Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev has said. Russia’s GDP does not match its capacity or ambition he added.
Russia’s new road safety rules have expanded the list of medical conditions preventing people from get a driving license to include sexual disorders, which covers all transgender people, bi-gender, asexuals, transvestites, cross dressers and others.
The Russian prime minister says it’s necessary to return state officials to management boards of major state companies as the crisis situation in the economy demands tougher government control over investment and spending.
Russian PM Dmitry Medvedev thinks the recent unfriendly moves by Presidents Poroshenko and Obama effectively turn Ukraine into Russia’s potential enemy. It will also “poison” relations with the US for decades to come.
It’s impossible to isolate Russia from the rest of the world, Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev, said at a plenary session at the Sochi International Investment Forum, adding that sanctions against Moscow won’t see the West achieving the desired results.
The Russian Prime Minister has acknowledged that relations with the EU have become more complicated, but assured foreign trade representatives that the situation in Ukraine would not become a barrier between Russia and Europe.
A second-wave of revolution, a missing President, and a treasury that is nearly empty, Ukraine is on the brink of bankruptcy. Kiev’s finance minister said it needs $35 billion in aid by the end of 2015.