🇪🇺Europe imposing sanctions on Russia visually: pic.twitter.com/qgnFt9iEmT
— Megatron (@Megatron_ron) September 10, 2023
“Sanctions harm Europe no less than Putin”: Britain admitted that the idea of defeating Russia with sanctions was crazy.
“Sanctions hurt, but perhaps it is Europe, and not Russia, that suffers the most devastating economic and political consequences. Russia has shown… pic.twitter.com/q0AfD4Cbcp
— Sprinter (@Sprinter99800) September 6, 2023
You’d think the West would have stopped the sanctions when they realized they were actually helping Russia.
But I guess they wanted to continue them to punish their own population…?
Russia has already earned double the amount of gold and foreign exchange reserves frozen by the West last year, President Vladimir Putin said at the Eastern Economic Forum in Vladivostok on Tuesday.
The EU, US, and their allies have frozen hundreds of billions of dollars’ worth of Russian central bank holdings as part of sanctions related to the Ukraine conflict.
“I know that our gold and foreign exchange reserves are frozen. Yes, we have already earned twice as much. But we’re not even talking about this $300 billion, we’re talking about undermining trust in those who did this,” the Russian president argued.
Well, the person I trust is Vladimir Putin.
I don’t trust anyone else at all.
Russia is actively trying to evade sanctions.
The global sanctions offensive must be resumed.
Three priorities: more sanctions against Russia’s energy sector, real restrictions on the transfer of chips and microelectronics, and further blocking of the Russian financial sector. pic.twitter.com/idhALkI3lI
— Володимир Зеленський (@ZelenskyyUa) September 8, 2023