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Posted on 12/14/2008 1:59:26 AM PST by TigerLikesRooster
Kremlin denies minister's acknowledgment of recession in Russia
(RTTNews) - The Kremlin issued a clarification correcting Russia's chief macroeconomic planner's acknowledgment Friday that a recession has begun in the country.
Deputy Economic Development Minister Andrei Klepach told reporters that a recession has started. "We will face two quarters of economic decline, and I'm afraid, it won't be over in two quarters," he added.
A recession is defined as at least two consecutive quarters of negative economic growth in a country.
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Russia is back to the days of reality is what we say it is.
In unrelated news, Deputy Economic Development Minister Andrei Klepach has taken on a new post in Siberia.