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Russia: We have every chance to be global leader in tech revolution - Putin01:36

Russia: We have every chance to be global leader in tech revolution - Putin

Russian Federation, Moscow
December 23, 2016 at 10:28 GMT +00:00 · Published

Russian President Vladimir Putin expressed his confidence that Russia will become a leader in certain key high-technology areas of the global economy in the upcoming decades, including in peaceful nuclear technologies, space, aviation manufacturing and defense industries.

Speaking at his annual question-and-answer press conference, held in Moscow on Friday, Putin said that many of Russia's industries were "totally competitive," noting that defence industries had seen a "real boom in labour capacity there," that should affect civil industries as well.

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Russian President Vladimir Putin expressed his confidence that Russia will become a leader in certain key high-technology areas of the global economy in the upcoming decades, including in peaceful nuclear technologies, space, aviation manufacturing and defense industries.

Speaking at his annual question-and-answer press conference, held in Moscow on Friday, Putin said that many of Russia's industries were "totally competitive," noting that defence industries had seen a "real boom in labour capacity there," that should affect civil industries as well.

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