“Thank God … we do not print the reserve currency. But what are they stirring up? They are simply acting like hooligans,” Putin told the audience which included his veteran finance minister, Alexei Kudrin.
“They turn on the printing presses and fling them (dollars) over the entire world to resolve their immediate tasks. They say monopolies are bad but only if they are foreign — their own are good. So they use their monopoly on printing money to the full.”