Putin: I have no right to give up

Russian President Vladimir Putin admitted that he has no right to even think about having to give up in a critical situation. Crises need to be encouraged and mobilized to solve the challenges facing the country.

“I’m in such a position are already not the first year that have no right even to think at all, and in a critical situation, moreover, can give up. On the contrary, such a situation everyone — and me, and those people who are close to me are and work to mobilize for the solution of those problems facing the country”, — said the head of state in an interview with Paul Zarubino, the author of the program “Moscow. The Kremlin. Putin” on TV channel “Russia 1”.

Deputy Prime Minister Tatiana Golikova said that “the President was very anxious” when there was a rise in the number of cases of coronavirus. “And until recently weighed the situation should not need. Ultimately, the decision (on holidays — approx. ed.) was accepted,” she said.

the Pandemic has become one of the most extensive and severe crises, Putin said. “The epidemic is very wide, a lot of people sick and is still sick. This is a huge burden on the health system, people who work there,” said the President.

in addition, because of the pandemic, were forced to stay the whole of the economy: “do not fly Planes, all the planes on the ground. Not fly at all. Trains stopped.”

“Well, of course, anxiety could not occur. Still, with all this, I’m realistic about our abilities came from the fact that they are today, if we correctly and in a timely manner to act, every chance to pass with the least losses this difficult period in our development,” Putin added.

the Full interview of Vladimir Putin will be shown on Sunday, 28 June at 22:00 on TV channel “Russia 1”.