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Prime Minister of Russia Dmitry Medvedev at a government meeting remembered the bad experience of planning in the Soviet Union. His words “Interfax”.
During the meeting, the Minister of economic development Maxim Oreshkin was to present long-term forecast of Russia’s development to 2036. The head of the government demanded that he was as restrained as possible and not reminiscent of the Soviet reports, over which still laughing people.
“The key to our vision for the future did not cause the same emotions as, for example, sentences about the future, embodied in the program of the CPSU adopted at the XXII Congress of the party in the early 60-ies. What was said, middle-aged people, of course, remember that the current generation of Soviet people will live under communism”, — said Medvedev, demanding from the Minister “the most rigorous forecast”.
He called to take the report very seriously, even despite the fact that the forecast is made for such a long period — 18 years. “We understand that the turn of 2036 is still not soon. A few of those sitting around this table will be engaged by this time the state office. But this does not mean that we should treat it with a lightweight, ‘” said Medvedev.
The Prime Minister noted that it would be interesting to 2036 to verify that the government naprognozirovali in 2018.
The Minister of economic development Maxim Oreshkin assured the Prime Minister that Russia is waiting 18 years stability course natsionalnoy currency will strengthen, inflation will be low and stable even against the background of falling oil prices, which, according to forecasts of the Ministry, will drop to $ 50 by 2024.
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