In an interview on state television on Sunday, parts of which were reported before broadcast by news media, Putin said, “We are working quite steadily and getting out of this situation with the coronavirus confidently, with minimal losses.”
In the US, “this is not happening,” he said, noting the central and regional governments work more closely in Russia. “I doubt that someone somewhere in the government or in the regions suddenly said: ‘We will not do what the government says or the president says. We consider this inappropriate,'” Putin said.
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