Mar 2, 2009
CNN: Today, Russia's finance minister made a rare admission of responsibility for the country's severe economic crisis.
The Russian government overspent its vast oil revenues in recent years, fueling inflation, and failed to diversify the national economy, Finance Minister Alexei Kudrin said in an exclusive CNN interview.
Kremlin officials usually blame the West, and specifically the United States, for the global economic crisis.
Meanwhile, pigs are flying, hell has frozen over, and monkeys are in fact flying out of my butt.