Putin says foes hope to dismember Russia; rouble falls as he speaks

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Putin says foes hope to dismember Russia; rouble falls as he speaks

Post  Sirop14 on Thu Dec 04, 2014 12:29 pm

Putin says foes hope to dismember Russia; rouble falls as he speaks

Russia's President Vladimir Putin addresses the Federal Assembly, including State Duma deputies, members of the Federation Council, the heads of the Constitutional and Supreme courts, regional governors, heads of Russia's traditional religious faiths and public figures, at the Kremlin in Moscow, December 4, 2014.

(Reuters) - President Vladimir Putin accused Russia's enemies on Thursday of seeking to carve it up and destroy its economy to punish it for growing strong, in an annual state of the union speech that seemed to outdo even his own recent strident nationalism.

The Kremlin leader trumpeted his annexation of Ukraine's Crimea peninsula, praised the Russian people for their strength, accused the West of "pure cynicism" in Ukraine and said economic sanctions must drive Russians to develop their own economy.

The rouble fell as he spoke to an ornate hall packed with dignitaries, delivering a speech that showed no sign of turning back from policies that have brought his country to confrontation with the West unseen since the Cold War.

http://www.reuters.com/article/2014/12/04/us-russia-putin-ukraine-idUSKCN0JI0QF20141204


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