Vladimir Putin, President of Russia (Russian): «As long as we can still get the beer; we will figure it out with yougurt somehow.» Milos Zeman, President of the Czech Republic (Czech): «I don’t know whether the sanctions apply to beer. In my opinion, they do not. Czech President Milos Zeman joked that Russia and Vladimir Putin «will be deprived of our excellent cheeses and yoghurts» as a result... Еще of continued sanctions, at a joint press conference with the Russian president in Sochi, Tuesday. In response, Putin said «as long as we can still get the beer; we will figure it out with yougurt somehow.» Before the presser, the two leaders discussed key global and bilateral issues. «We believe that the normalisation of relations between the Russian Federation and the European Union would be in our common interest,» said the Russian president.