17 December 2014:

Nemtsov: Putin will not acknowledge that his policy led to a financial collapse, the only way out is to attribute all problems to war
Military expert Golts: Russia is doomed to either refuse Western credits or replace stakeholders in the political arena
Russian political scientist Vishnevsky: I hope that the mind of the Russians will clear and they will understand that they love the rouble more than Putin
Ogryzko: Any sober-minded politician will think twice before continuing the war. But there has been a problem with logic in the Kremlin recently