"Russia should and can challenge the new architecture of the global financial structure, in particular, turn the ruble into an international financial and reserve currency," he believes. "The US dollar has engulfed the entire global economy and suppressed the European economy," said Glazyev. In his opinion, "Russia should put an end to its excessive dependence on the global financial currency - the dollar." When asked by journalists, Glazyev opined that Russia's foreign policy course was correct. "This course should expand our influence on the international market," he said.