10 Mar 2020 15:42

Putin confident Russia capable of dealing with coronavirus, oil price fluctuations, national economy will grow

MOSCOW. March 10 (Interfax) - Russian President Vladimir Putin has no doubt that the country is capable of dealing with the novel coronavirus, the oil price fall, and fluctuations of the ruble exchange rate.

"I am absolutely positive that we will go through this period in a commendable manner. The economy will be strengthening, and leading manufacturing industries will grow stronger and more competitive," Putin said in the State Duma on Tuesday.