The Russian leader said military production and services must be able to spike on snap orders.
"As power is shifting away from the West toward Asia, the West's ability to influence the agenda on a global scale is expected to be reduced," the latest NATO report found.
Russians believe prices are rising but the Kremlin has vowed to maintain a ban on EU and U.S. imports "as long as possible."
The Russian president said the ban is helping Russian business.
More Russians suspect that the media is massaging the figures on the economy.
A group of farmers seek to make their grievances known with a tractor ride to the capital.
The prime minister suggested teachers should change careers if they wanted better pay.
Russia should use cryptocurrency, Andrei Lugovoi said.
Alexander Novak believes oil's recovery will continue.
More Russians live in poverty now than during the financial crisis of 2008.
A campaign group estimates there may be more than 3 million sex workers in the country.
At least 15 other countries are prepared to back the freeze, says Russia's energy minister.
The Ministry of Trade is reportedly working on loosening regulation to raise tax revenue.
Russians attribute the poor economy to sanctions, not their president.
The organization has further cut its growth forecast for Russia.
The Ministry of the Economy is considering a review of annual projections after the surprising figure was revealed.