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In his recent speech to the Congress, US President Barack Obama declared that Russia’s economy was “in tatters” and the country was isolated owing to US efforts. Alexei Mukhin, CEO of the Political Information Centre, agreed to comment on the US President’s speech in an interview with Pravda.Ru.
“In Angela Merkel’s terms, Barack Obama lost touch with reality long ago and lives in his own world. The US sanctions pressure only allowed Russia to diversify its foreign trade contracts and shift priorities. In the meanwhile, the ruble is gradually breaking off the dollar as well as the oil price, that’s what was actually achieved. This is what Barack Obama seems to have meant when he was talking about tatters,” Alexei Mukhin said.
Obama also mentioned the situation with Iran, where diplomatic efforts helped freeze the nuclear programme. The US President hopes to make a compromise with Teheran before this…
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