From US interference into other countries" affairs to the cryptocurrency craze, Russian President Vladimir Putin managed to cover a wide range of topics while speaking at his latest major media briefing.

Putin sat down with the heads of major Russian media outlets on Thursday. While he mostly commented on international politics, issues such as cryptocurrencies and the digital economy did not go unnoticed by the Russian leader.

On who was behind recent attacks on Russia"s airbase in Syria:

We know who they are. We know whom and how much they paid for these provocations ... aimed at wrecking the agreements that have been reached earlier. It is also an attempt to destroy our relations ... with our partners - Turkey and Iran. We understand it perfectly well and we will act united.

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