The Russian economy will be able to withstand possible US sanctions if they are introduced, Russian Finance Minister Anton Siluanov said. He noted that Russia has already created a safety cushion in the form of the National Welfare Fund (NWF). According to him, following the results of last year, the National Wealth Fund will be replenished by 3.1 trillion rubles. interview with RBC TV channel. If introduced, new restrictive measures will prohibit, among other things, transactions with Russia’s primary and secondary government debt. “This is unpleasant, of course, but it can be solved within the framework of our financial institutions that work for us. I think they will cope in the event of such risks,” the minister noted. “In any situation when foreign states take sanctions against Russia, the task of budget policy is to minimize the impact of these restrictions on the country’s economy and the well-being of Russians,” said … .