Russia has withstood the unprecedented pressure from Western sanctions, Russian President said Monday.

Iran PressEurope: "We have withstood the absolutely unprecedented external pressure, the sanctions onslaught of some ruling elites in the ... Western bloc ... in individual countries that we call unfriendly," Vladimir Putin said during a meeting on the federal budget for 2024-2026.

"Russia's GDP has reached the level of 2021, and now, it is important to create conditions for further stable and long-term development," he said, announcing that the country's economic recovery period is now complete.


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