Loss of anti-Russian sanctions is difficult to count – this is partly a virtual character, said Putin.
Sanctions prejudicial to Russia, but they also have a positive impact, said Russian President Vladimir Putin in an interview with German television channel.
He said the damage from the anti-Russian sanctions count is difficult.
“This is partly a virtual character. But, of course, the damage is. However, there are advantages, as, for example, those restrictions are introduced for some Russian companies to acquire certain goods in the West, in Europe, in the States, to encourage us to make this product the most, “- said Putin.
He noted that “a comfortable life when you have to think only about making more oil and gas extracted, and everything else you can buy in the past. Now we must think about how to make themselves something “- said Putin.
“We have enough solid scientific and technical groundwork that allows us to be absolutely sure that all of our technological problems, including in defense, of course, decide yourself” – said the head of.