Kudrin: the economy recession could affect Russia’s defence capability

Kudrin: the economy recession could affect Russia’s defence capability


Negative trends in the Russian economy may also have implications for Russia’s role in foreign policy, said former Finance Minister Alexei Kudrin, speaking at the forum in Davos.

DAVOS, 22 Jan. Ex-Finance Minister Alexei Kudrin believes that the economic slowdown may affect Russia’s defence capability and the country’s role in foreign policy.

“Negative trends in the Russian economy subsequently can affect both the defense capability of Russia and its role in foreign policy”, — Kudrin said in Russian during a session at the world economic forum in Davos.