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Russia: Putin announces major investment programme02:21

Russia: Putin announces major investment programme

Russian Federation, St. Petersburg
June 22, 2013 at 04:17 GMT +00:00 · Published

Russia: Putin announces major investment programme

Russian President Vladimir Putin announced plans to invest $13.7 billion (€10.4 billion) in domestic infrastructure in a speech at the Saint Petersburg International Economic Forum in Russia on Friday. Putin listed measures to upgrade a rinW/S Saint Petersburg International Economic Forum auditorium [CUTAWAY]

SOT Russian President Vladimir Putin (Speaking Russian, translated into English): "We've taken a very important decision, that is to invest 450 billion roubles into profitable infrastructure projects and to get a return on them."

W/S Saint Petersburg International Economic Forum auditorium [CUTAWAY]

SOT Russian President Vladimir Putin (Speaking Russian, translated into English): "The first of these projects is the high-speed railroad, Moscow-Kazan which is going to be the pilot part of a railroad which is going to link the central part of Russia, the Volga region and the Ural region. The second project is the central automobile ring-road which is, as a matter of fact, going to be re-built in the territory of the Moscow region."

M/S Attendees listening on [CUTAWAY]

SOT Russian President Vladimir Putin (Speaking Russian, translated into English): "The last project is the modernisation of our Trans-Siberian railroad and expanding its throughput capacity. It's one of the longest railroads in the world, at around 10,000 km, it is going to be the artery linking together Europe and the Asian-Pacific."

W/S Saint Petersburg International Economic Forum auditorium [CUTAWAY] Russia: Putin announces major investment programme

Russian President Vladimir Putin announced plans to invest $13.7 billion (€10.4 billion) in domestic infrastructure in a speech at the Saint Petersburg International Economic Forum in Russia on Friday. Putin listed measures to upgrade a ring-road around Moscow and railway links across the country.

The president announced: "We've taken a very important decision, that is to invest 450 billion roubles into profitable infrastructure projects and to get a return on them."

Putin detailed plans to overhaul internal transit routes, saying: "The first of these projects is the high-speed railroad, Moscow-Kazan which is going to be the pilot part of a railroad which is going to link the central part of Russia, the Volga region and the Ural region. The second project is the central automobile ring-road which is, as a matter of fact, going to be re-built in the territory of the Moscow region."

In a nod towards Asia, Putin opened a window of opportunity for Asian and Pacific markets, saying: "The last project is the modernisation of our Trans-Siberian railroad and expanding its throughput capacity. It's one of the longest railroads in the world, at around 10,000 km, it is going to be the artery linking together Europe and the Asia-Pacific."

German Chancellor Angela Merkel was present at the Forum, along with Chinese President Xi Jinping.

g-road around Moscow and railway links across the country.

The president announced: "We've taken a very important decision, that is to invest 450 billion roubles into profitable infrastructure projects and to get a return on them."

Putin detailed plans to overhaul internal transit routes, saying: "The first of these projects is the high-speed railroad, Moscow-Kazan which is going to be the pilot part of a railroad which is going to link the central part of Russia, the Volga region and the Ural region. The second project is the central automobile ring-road which is, as a matter of fact, going to be re-built in the territory of the Moscow region."

In a nod towards Asia, Putin opened a window of opportunity for Asian and Pacific markets, saying: "The last project is the modernisation of our Trans-Siberian railroad and expanding its throughput capacity. It's one of the longest railroads in the world, at around 10,000 km, it is going to be the artery linking together Europe and the Asia-Pacific."

German Chancellor Angela Merkel was present at the Forum, along with Chinese President Xi Jinping.

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Russia: Putin announces major investment programme

Russian President Vladimir Putin announced plans to invest $13.7 billion (€10.4 billion) in domestic infrastructure in a speech at the Saint Petersburg International Economic Forum in Russia on Friday. Putin listed measures to upgrade a rinW/S Saint Petersburg International Economic Forum auditorium [CUTAWAY]

SOT Russian President Vladimir Putin (Speaking Russian, translated into English): "We've taken a very important decision, that is to invest 450 billion roubles into profitable infrastructure projects and to get a return on them."

W/S Saint Petersburg International Economic Forum auditorium [CUTAWAY]

SOT Russian President Vladimir Putin (Speaking Russian, translated into English): "The first of these projects is the high-speed railroad, Moscow-Kazan which is going to be the pilot part of a railroad which is going to link the central part of Russia, the Volga region and the Ural region. The second project is the central automobile ring-road which is, as a matter of fact, going to be re-built in the territory of the Moscow region."

M/S Attendees listening on [CUTAWAY]

SOT Russian President Vladimir Putin (Speaking Russian, translated into English): "The last project is the modernisation of our Trans-Siberian railroad and expanding its throughput capacity. It's one of the longest railroads in the world, at around 10,000 km, it is going to be the artery linking together Europe and the Asian-Pacific."

W/S Saint Petersburg International Economic Forum auditorium [CUTAWAY] Russia: Putin announces major investment programme

Russian President Vladimir Putin announced plans to invest $13.7 billion (€10.4 billion) in domestic infrastructure in a speech at the Saint Petersburg International Economic Forum in Russia on Friday. Putin listed measures to upgrade a ring-road around Moscow and railway links across the country.

The president announced: "We've taken a very important decision, that is to invest 450 billion roubles into profitable infrastructure projects and to get a return on them."

Putin detailed plans to overhaul internal transit routes, saying: "The first of these projects is the high-speed railroad, Moscow-Kazan which is going to be the pilot part of a railroad which is going to link the central part of Russia, the Volga region and the Ural region. The second project is the central automobile ring-road which is, as a matter of fact, going to be re-built in the territory of the Moscow region."

In a nod towards Asia, Putin opened a window of opportunity for Asian and Pacific markets, saying: "The last project is the modernisation of our Trans-Siberian railroad and expanding its throughput capacity. It's one of the longest railroads in the world, at around 10,000 km, it is going to be the artery linking together Europe and the Asia-Pacific."

German Chancellor Angela Merkel was present at the Forum, along with Chinese President Xi Jinping.

g-road around Moscow and railway links across the country.

The president announced: "We've taken a very important decision, that is to invest 450 billion roubles into profitable infrastructure projects and to get a return on them."

Putin detailed plans to overhaul internal transit routes, saying: "The first of these projects is the high-speed railroad, Moscow-Kazan which is going to be the pilot part of a railroad which is going to link the central part of Russia, the Volga region and the Ural region. The second project is the central automobile ring-road which is, as a matter of fact, going to be re-built in the territory of the Moscow region."

In a nod towards Asia, Putin opened a window of opportunity for Asian and Pacific markets, saying: "The last project is the modernisation of our Trans-Siberian railroad and expanding its throughput capacity. It's one of the longest railroads in the world, at around 10,000 km, it is going to be the artery linking together Europe and the Asia-Pacific."

German Chancellor Angela Merkel was present at the Forum, along with Chinese President Xi Jinping.