Bastrykin has linked the devaluation of the ruble with “hybrid war” USA vs. Russia


Russia and several other countries in the last decade live in the so-called “hybrid war” unleashed by the U.S. and its allies, the article says the head of the Investigative Committee of the Russian Federation Alexander Bastrykin, published in the edition “Kommersant. The power”.

According to Bastrykin, largely a result of the actions of the U.S. allies these measures, “was the deep devaluation of the ruble, the fall in real incomes, the decline in industrial production, recession in the economy. There was a shortage of budget and the ensuing consequences in the form of a sequestering its expenditure, and increase the fiscal burden to increase revenue”.

Chapter RCDS believes that “hybrid war” being waged in different areas — political, economic, informational, and legal. “And in recent years she has moved into a qualitatively new phase of open confrontation,” — said Bastrykin.

“The main elements of the economic impact of the steel trade and financial sanctions, dumping wars in the market of hydrocarbons as well as currency wars. Skillfully manipulating a huge mass of dollar, States bring down national currencies of developing countries. Russian organisations have been blocked channels of external long-term borrowing, which was the basis of investments for development of the real (productive) sectors of the economy. It is noteworthy that restrictions on the movement of Finance have not touched a short-term funding, which is currently actively used for speculative pressure on the national currency”, — he wrote.