Rus­sia must strengthen eco­nomic: Putin

The Financial Daily - - INTERNATIONAL -

LAKE SELIGER, Rus­sia: Rus­sian Pres­i­dent Vladimir Putin said on Fri­day that Moscow had to strengthen its po­si­tion, eco­nom­i­cally and mil­i­tar­ily, in the re­source rich Arc­tic re­gion, where other coun­tries are vy­ing for in­flu­ence. "Our interests are con­cen­trated in the Arc­tic. And of course we should pay more at­ten­tion to is­sues of de­vel­op­ment of the Arc­tic and the strength­en­ing of our po­si­tion (there)," Putin told a youth camp out­side Moscow, enu­mer­at­ing mil­i­tary and eco­nomic plans for Rus­sia's Arc­tic.-Reuters

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