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Putin Asks FSB to Help Russia Avoid Western Sanctions – 03/19/2024 at 3:07 pm.

Russian President Vladimir Putin

Vladimir Putin on Tuesday asked the Federal Security Service (FSB), responsible for ensuring Russia's internal security, to help Russian companies find new markets around the world and avoid sanctions imposed by the West over the war in Ukraine.

In a speech to the annual meeting of FSB officers in Moscow two days after his re-election, Vladimir Putin called on counterintelligence officials to strengthen the security of Russia's banking and financial systems.

He called on the FSP, the successor to the KGB, of which the Russian president was an agent, to “provide support to our companies that are exploring new markets but openly face hostile actions from the West, despite the obstacles that stand before them.”

“Yes, they create temporary problems for us,” declared Vladimir Putin, referring to difficulties caused by some large projects such as the Arctic LNG 2 gas project. – He rocks.

(For the French version, written by Guy Falconbridge, Tangy Chalon, edited by Blandin Henold)

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