Putin told the government to enable manual control mode
Russian President Vladimir Putin instructed the government to focus on the fulfillment of social obligations and issues related to the maintenance of the ruble, reported the press service of the Cabinet.According to the head of state, the rate of the national currency is primarily the task of the Central Bank. "But without proper coordination with the financial and economic block of the government the Central Bank is unlikely to solve this problem effectively," Putin said at a meeting with members of the government.The President stated the need to resort to manual control of the economy. "You need to coordinate the work of all ministries and agencies need to coordinate the work with the administration of the President, with the Central Bank, it is necessary to keep everything in control; if required, although someone may dislike it, but in this case it is absolutely justified, enable and mode of the so-called manual control. In this case, there is nothing here to be ashamed of there," he said.Putin also instructed the government to work on sectors of the economy, as it did during the crisis of 2008-2009. According to the President, it should be clear, "who is responsible for what, what is the situation in the biggest enterprises of the country, as it affects the level of employment, how to solve social issues in enterprises that occurs in single-industry towns".Putin also noted that the difficulties in the economy are not only external.