Peskov said that Russia will withstand the confrontation with the West Peskov answered in the affirmative to the question of the possibility of “coping” in the confrontation with the West, despite the fact that the USSR did not succeed
Russia will be able to withstand the current confrontation with the West, said presidential spokesman Dmitry Peskov on the air of the Moscow. Kremlin. Putin» on the TV channel “Russia 1”, reports “RIA Novosti”.
“We can”, — he said, answering the question whether Russia could “keep up” with the Western world, if the USSR failed in its time.
Western countries, including the European Union and the United States, have already introduced several packages of sanctions against Moscow since the end of February. The restrictions also affected the top officials of the state, industrial and financial organizations, as well as about half of the international reserves of the Central Bank.
On April 17, the head of the European Commission, Ursula von der Leyen, announced that the European Union was developing the next, sixth package of sanctions against Russia from – for the military operation in Ukraine. According to her, the measures may include further restrictions against the banking sector.
Earlier, Deputy Chairman of the Security Council of Russia Dmitry Medvedev said that at the moment “the state of relations between the Russian Federation and the Western world, the Anglo-Saxon civilization in the broad sense of the word, led by the United States of America, is worse than, probably, in the 1960s and 1970s, it is beyond doubt.”
At the same time, Medvedev pointed out, there is an important difference between this and the current period: in those years, sanctions were not imposed on the leaders of countries, as they are now. The deputy chairman emphasized the “nonsense” and “absurdity” restrictive measures.
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Peskov also said that in order to reassess relations with Russia, the EU needs to “sober up from American bourbon.” He noted that NATO today has become an instrument of confrontation, and not a “dove of peace.” “This weapon of confrontation has been moving closer and closer to our borders every day,” — said a Kremlin spokesman.
In turn, Russian Ambassador to the United States Anatoly Antonov warned that the actions of Western countries against the backdrop of Russia's military operation in Ukraine are dangerous and provocative and could lead to a direct military confrontation between Moscow and Washington. He called NATO's desire to use Ukrainian territory to create a foothold in the fight against Russia obvious.