Putin upbeat on Russian recovery, but doth he protest too much? (+video)

April 16, 2015 10:37 PM

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In a four-hour marathon call-in show, the Russian president focused heavily on the country's sanction-beset economy, which he claimed could return to growth within two years.

Russian President Vladimir Putin spent much of his marathon TV call-in show on Thursday reassuring the nation that better times are just around the corner. But a pointed comment from a dairy farmer briefly deflated his sanguine tone.

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