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Putin Says Russian Anti-Crisis Plan Needs to Be More Than Just Paper

Russia's President Vladimir Putin takes part in peace talks on resolving the Ukrainian crisis in Minsk, Feb. 11, 2015.

Russian President Vladimir Putin was quoted as saying on Friday that it was not clear how the country would implement the government's anti-crisis plan.

RIA Novosti quoted the leader as saying the plan needed to be more than just paper.

Russia has announced a $35 billion anti-crisis spending plan to help the economy, which is heading for recession because of falling oil prices and Western sanctions imposed over the Ukraine crisis.

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