UPDATE 1-Medvedev says Russia adapting to new economic reality

April 21, 2015 10:22 AM

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MOSCOW, April 21 (Reuters) - Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev said on Tuesday Russia was suffering significant economic problems because of international sanctions, but the situation could have been much worse and Russia was adapting.

Referring to Western sanctions imposed last year because of Russia's actions in Ukraine, Medvedev told parliament: "Losses from the restrictions which were introduced are significant.

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