Putin warned Russian businessmen about the dangers and the undesirability of investment in the United States

Russian President Vladimir Putin during a meeting with Russian businessmen in September 2017 warned them of the dangers and the undesirability of investment in the United States, reported the online edition of The Bell, citing three sources.

It is noted that for the last three months the Russian head of state met twice with representatives of business.

«Guys, better stop to send the money: first, you can freeze and take, and secondly, your investment will work against us,» – told the President one of the interlocutors edition.

According to another source, Putin said that due to political differences with the US business may be «between a rock and a hard place». The source said that it was not a direct prohibition, but that the Russian businessmen should be comfortable in their country.

The publication writes that during the second meeting, which was held in December, discussed specific ways of return of capital.

The article notes that before the scandal about Russia’s intervention in the US presidential election the idea of investment in Silicon Valley looked appealing. Russian billionaire Alisher Usmanov and owners of «Alfa-group» headed by Mikhail Fridman has invested in Uber, Senator and billionaire Suleyman Kerimov invested money in the company Snap, and former Senator and owner of a construction of PIK group, Sergey Gordeev – in the China division of Uber and its local competitor – a service for taxi Didi Chuxing.

In October 2016 the United States government officially accused Russia of hacking into the servers of American political parties, and meddling in the presidential election process in the country. In the Kremlin these charges are called «nonsense».

In the published us intelligence report stated that Putin personally ordered a campaign to interference in the elections.

2 August 2017 trump has signed the law on new sanctions against Russia.

18 December, he named Russia among the countries that threaten U.S. national security.




Putin warned Russian businessmen about the dangers and the undesirability of investment in the United States 28.12.2017

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