This is the full transcript of Corriere della Sera’s interview with Vladimir Putin
Vladimir Putin pulls no punches in an interview with Corriere della Sera. See the full transcript below.
Luciano Fontana: I would like to start with a question concerning Russian-Italian relations. This relationship has always been close and privileged, both in the economic and political spheres. However, it has been somewhat marred by the crisis in Ukraine and the sanctions. Could the recent visit by Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi to Russia and your upcoming visit to Milan somehow change this trend, and if so, what is needed for that?