At the International Economic Forum, Vladimir Putin glorified “special action” in Ukraine.
- The International Economic Forum will be held on June 17 in St. Petersburg
- Of Russia President Vladimir Putin ‘Mistakes of Western countries over the years’ criticizes inflation
- Russia’s oil and gas supply is growing EU Redirected to other parts of the world
+++ 2.45 pm: Vladimir Putin’s speech at the International Economic Conference. Putin said the economic “blitzkrieg” against Russia had failed. Western heads of state will talk about “troubling perspectives” that European politicians may have harmed themselves and their countries. “The standard of living of Europeans is declining,” Putin said. Sanctions against Russia were also used “unrealistically” and “irrationally.” The economic situation was not the result of “special action” in Donbass. According to Putin, this is a “deliberate distortion of the facts”. The state of the markets was known long before the “operation”. Debt and inflation are already pumped by the corona epidemic.
Putin asks what that has to do with “military action.” “Nothing.” Inflation, the food crisis, the fuel crisis are the result of the systematic mistakes of the US and European bureaucracies. The move would have had “specific influence”, but the EU and the United States as a whole would use “action” as an excuse. Anyone who “went to elementary school” knows that.
“Massive Cyber Attacks”: Putin’s “most important” speech was surprisingly postponed
+++ 1.30pm: Vladimir Putin’s speech at the International Economic Forum has reportedly been postponed. In addition to the Russian media, the German press has also reported this.
Accordingly, there were numerous “massive” cyber attacks on the event. The Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov said on Friday that there was an attack on the admission system. The scheduled text for CEST at 1:00 pm was adjourned for one hour. The information cannot be verified independently.
News of the Ukraine War: Vladimir Putin delivers his “most important” speech today
Friday, June 17, 09:00 AM First Report: St. Petersburg – The 25th International Economic Forum will be held in St. Petersburg this year. As a presenter, the Kremlin leader sees Putin isolating himself from the West, but he looks at them and smiles. EU and US sanctions in the wake of Russia’s war against Ukraine In the distance. He sees the superpower as the raw material on the path to success.
In a welcome address to the Economic Forum, Putin wrote that the 1920s should be a time of “consolidating economic sovereignty for Russia.” This Friday (June 17), the Russian president wants to explain how sanctions should continue. Earlier in the week, a Kremlin spokesman announced that Putin would deliver a “most important” speech.
Ukraine: Putin shifts blame for inflation – “Western years of mistakes”
“The anniversary meeting is taking place at a time of crisis for the world community,” Putin said. The West sees the 69-year-old as responsible for many crises and high prices for energy and food. The Kremlin leader rejected this: “Western countries’ years of mistakes in economic policy and illegal sanctions have led to a wave of global inflation, the destruction of conventional supply and production chains and a sharp rise in poverty and food shortages.”
Putin has repeatedly made it clear that Russia is not in trouble because of sanctions imposed by the European Union and the European Union. United States Do not be impressed. At the same time, he said, this situation offers a new perspective. Under the motto “New World – New Opportunities”, delegates from more than 100 countries are expected in St. Petersburg. In view of the massive tensions with the West, Russia is moving economically towards Asia, above all China and India, but also towards Africa and South America.
News of the war in Ukraine: Putin in the economic forum – oil and gas are being diverted to other countries
Russia is increasingly diverting its oil and gas supplies from the EU to other parts of the world. The country is currently earning higher revenue due to higher prices for oil and gas in the world market. The national currency also weakened after initially losing value against the dollar and the euro Conflict in Ukraine Almost four months ago it is now substantially recovered. The ruble is stronger now than it was many years ago.
Due to the sanctions, a number of Western companies, including German ones, left Russia. Putin explained that other companies were filling in the gaps. For example, after the exit of the American chain McDonald’s, new burger restaurants opened in the branches. In Moscow, rows of bars have been forming for days.
Ukraine News: Participants from the Economic Forum will be from 115 countries – Putin
The organizers of the Economic Forum are talking about participants from 115 countries this year. In the record year 2020, there were 19,000 participants from 145 countries. This time many participants were not mentioned. This year there is an opportunity to participate anonymously in the Entrepreneurs Forum. Its purpose is to protect them from being punished as part of Western sanctions. According to media reports, participants are also out FranceItaly, Canada and the United States.
There are many more guests of honor this year as well. Among other things, Kassym-Jomart Tokayev, president of the dictatorial former Soviet republic of Kazakhstan, is expected. The Taliban Out Afghanistan And the like of terrorists Ukraine Persecuted separatist leaders from the Russian-recognized Luhansk and Donetsk People’s Republics are also expected to attend. Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi is said to have been linked via video. Putin will also meet with Russian media representatives, including war correspondents. (fh / marv / tu with dpa)
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