The power of talking about the curse of Russia


Alexey Gordeevich: Mikhail Klimentyev / RIA Novosti

Deputy Prime Minister for agriculture Alexey Gordeev said that Russia is struggling with the resource curse. The words of official results video News Service.

Gordeev says, “so Russia”: little people, and a lot of resources. “We live in a resource curse. That’s the way our country: people are few, and the resources too much. We don’t assume anything and nothing do not regret”, — declared Vice-the Prime Minister, speaking in the Federation Council.

The official admits that due to the Russian mentality and that is a waste of resources. “Hence, perhaps, the psychology and mentality [among Russians], the attitude towards resources,” — said Gordeev.

Alexey Gordeev entered the government in may after the inauguration of President Vladimir Putin, taking the post of Deputy Prime Minister. In the previous composition of the Cabinet of Ministers for agriculture said the head of the Ministry Alexander Tkachev, in this post he was replaced by Dmitry Patrushev, the former head of Rosselkhozbank and the son of the Secretary of security Council of Russia Nikolai Patrushev.

Video, photo All from Russia.


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