Maxim Oreshkin, Russia’s newly appointed economy minister, speaks at his introduction to staff members of the ministry in Moscow, Russia December 1, 2016. REUTERS/Grigory Dukor
March 14, 2017
MOSCOW (Reuters) – Russia’s Economy Minister Maxim Oreshkin said on Tuesday that the Russian economy was expected to grow 2 percent in 2017, Interfax news agency reported.
Oreshkin also was quoted as saying that the Russian economy was doing better in January than in December.
(Reporting by Andrey Ostroukh; Writing by Maria Tsvetkova; Editing by Alexander Winning)