“My personal prediction is that oil will be added to the group [of commodities subjected to sanctions]”He said sagte.
Mr Haavisto said some Member States had expressed the wish to implement possible additional energy sanctions during the transition period, adding that they appreciated their concern for security of energy supply.
“If we ended up in a situation where the government in some parts of Europe would collapse in the face of energy protests, it would not help Europe but, on the contrary, Russia and [President Vladimir] Putinbecause it would create tensions and disagreements within the European Union, ”he pointed out.
He analyzes that sanctions are already affecting Russia’s ability to continue its invasion of Ukraine.
“They are gradually starting to affect, and they will affect all production, including arms production in Russia.”
An example of the effect of sanctions was obtained on Tuesday. Bloomberg berichtet that the Russian Railway Company (RZD), a wholly state-owned railway company, has been found by a derivative panel to have defaulted on the payment of interest on the bond. The verdict is the first decision to fail after the severe economic sanctions imposed on Russia.
It can be interpreted as a possible sign of a wider wave of default decisions in Russia, Laut Helsingin Sanomat.
Aleksi Teivainen – HT
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