Putin noted the determination of Chubais and Gaidar privatization

© Showtime/KomandirПрезидент of the Russian Federation Vladimir Putin and American film Director Oliver stone during an interviewPutin noted the determination of Chubais and Gaidar privatization© Showtime/Komandir

Russian President Vladimir Putin said that privatization in Russia in our days would have passed with much less negative effects, but noted the determination of Yegor Gaidar, Anatoly Chubais and Andrey Nechaev who carried out the privatization in 1990-ies. This opinion was expressed by Putin in an interview with the American Director Oliver stone.

The book is a transcript of Putin’s interview with stone was released in the U.S. on Friday. Putin’s words are given in reverse translation from English.

«I think that now would be the privatization was more effective if compared to the time. And it would not have led to such serious social consequences. But we need to pay tribute to those who had the determination to make that decision in the absence of steps in the transition to a market economy», — said Putin.

When stone said, about whom Putin says he replied that basically it about Yegor Gaidar, and Anatoly Chubais and Andrey Nechaev.