Putin loses recording of meeting with Russian officials

Kremlin via Reuters

Kremlin via Reuters

After months of setbacks, ukrainian battlefield, Russian Vladimir Putin It seems that he was able to demonstrate his toughness in a fight with his subordinates.

Russia’s leader appeared to temporarily lose it on Wednesday, but Meetings with Government OfficialsThe breaking point came when Deputy Prime Minister Denis Manturov officially corrected Putin after complaining that some companies had not yet secured contracts for the construction of this year’s new aircraft. bottom. construction.

Footage from the meeting shows Manturov quickly firing back that an “investment project” was underway, but Putin cut him off, complaining that it was “taking too long.”

“Some companies don’t even have orders for 2023,” he said, but Manturov said “all companies” had orders for that year and “the Ministry of Defense has confirmed the number.” Corrected again when I told

Trying to keep his cool, Putin reiterated that he was right and Manturov was wrong.

After the Minister of Trade and Industry corrected him three times, the Russian president finally flipped.

“Let’s end it here, what’s the point of sparring with you here? The coaches told me [there are no contracts]Seriously, why are you making a fool out of me? ” He scolded Manturov and demanded to get the job “at the latest” in a month.

Russian state media seemingly captured the confrontation to emphasize Putin’s macho image, reporting that he dressed down Manturov, but that the deal was actually a trade deal that year. The minister’s initial comments have been omitted.

Putin also used the meeting as an opportunity to declare that all “problems” related to his so-called “special military operation” against Ukraine will be resolved soon.

At the same time, he claimed that the country had suffered nothing as a result of the war.

“Nothing happened that the enemy predicted. ”

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