Russian President Vladimir Putin’s speech at the St Petersburg International Economic Forum was delayed by a little over 100 minutes due to a denial of service attack.
The annual event aims to rival the Davos World Economic Forum for Western investors and bankers.
Russia is trying to adjust to the “new reality” of life under Western sanctions, with businesses shunning the country.
Russian firms are grappling with how to handle their communications after sanctions from the West hit their ability to do business in Russia.
Energy giant Novatek’s Leonid Mikhelson called for more state support as a global price squeeze in a gas created an opportunity Russia needed to seize before it closed.
Russian companies are ‘loudly keeping silent’ – putting their names out in the public domain but minimizing communications and advertising.
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