OREANDA-NEWS. Russian President Vladimir Putin said at a meeting with investors that the government and the Central Bank should minimize negative phenomena in the economy, so that the country’s citizens do not feel them, and noted that key industries should be ready for tough competition.

“I am sure that Russia will go through this turbulent period with dignity and calmness. Moreover, we’ll talk with you about it now, and I think you will support me. There is every chance that key sectors of the Russian Federation’s production will get out of this situation much stronger and ready for further very serious competitive struggle,” the politician said.

The meeting with investors was held in the estate of Novo-Ogaryovo (Moscow Region). The representatives of Altera Capital, RTR-Global, Yandex, Almaz Capital, Russian Direct Investment Fund, VTB Bank took part in it. In addition, Prime Minister Mikhail Mishustin and Presidential Aide Maksim Oreshkin were invited to the meeting.