28 Feb 2022 13:54

Putin to discuss new economic reality with govt members, CBR head - Peskov

MOSCOW. Feb 28 (Interfax) - Russian President Vladimir Putin will discuss the new economic reality with government members and Central Bank head Elvira Nabiullina on Monday.

"The president is working in the Kremlin; he will be dealing with economic matters today. The economic reality has, so to say, changed drastically, therefore Mishustin, Belousov, Siluanov, Nabiullina, Gref, and maybe other members of the presidential administration will be invited to the Kremlin to see the president today and discuss economic affairs," Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov said.

In his words, the meeting will take place in the afternoon. Peskov could not say which part of the meeting would be public.

As for the presidential schedule for Monday, Peskov said that Putin is due to have an international phone call in the afternoon.