Russia must adequately respond to crucial challenges, said Putin

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Russia must adequately respond to the momentous, historical challenges, the country cannot isolate itself from global trends or trying to follow someone, said the President of the Russian Federation, the leader of the Russian popular front (onf) Vladimir Putin during the «Forum actions» BIP «Russia looking into the future».

«We still have a lot to do, first of all, for the welfare of citizens, in order to overcome poverty and inequality, and the level of these problems is still, unfortunately, very high. We need to adequately respond to the momentous, historic challenges,» Putin said.

He explained that among these challenges is the preservation and multiplication of the people, the creation of a new economy, the development of the Arctic, the Far East, Siberia, «all regions of our vast country».

«Finally, it is a challenge to the future of this revolution in medical technology, in the technology itself — in the broadest sense of the word, in education. To isolate itself from these global trends or trying to follow someone, of course, is not our choice and it may not be our choice,» — said the head of state.

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