Russians Will Give Up Food For Putin, Minister Says
Deputy Minister Igor Shuvalov says Russians will sacrifice food and energy before abandoning President Vladimir Putin, despite international pressure.By Zach Toombs | January 23, 2015
Russia is facing recession but standing its ground at the World Economic Forum in Davos. On Friday the nation's deputy minister said Russia "will eat less food" for Putin if necessary.
And that really might be necessary.
"The ruble is still in free fall," Bloomberg reported.