Industrial facilities are operating at their full capacity during Russia’s special military operation, which will give a unique boost to industries, President Vladimir Putin said at an event marking the Rostec corporation’s 15th anniversary.
“Plants in Moscow and St. Petersburg, as well as in the Ural, Siberian and Far Eastern regions of our country, are operating at their full capacity, on multiple shifts. In fact, they will give and they are already giving a unique boost to the development of high-tech industries,” Putin noted.
The head of state said that it was not just about the defense industry but also about related civilian industries. “We will promptly make all decisions aimed at supporting our enterprises. And as for the people who work here, I don’t doubt them. I have every confidence in them,” the president stressed.
On February 24, Putin announced a special military operation in Ukraine in response to a request for help by the heads of the Donbass republics. The West subsequently imposed sweeping sanctions on Russia and stepped up the shipment of weapons to Kiev, which are worth billions of dollars.