“If you send weapons, if you finance the entire annual budget of one of the belligerents,” the Hungarian Prime Minister pointed out, “if you promise more and more weapons, more and more modern weapons, then you can say whatever you want. No matter what you say, you are in the war.”
De Gaulle harshly criticized the recent decision by the United States and its European allies to supply heavy tanks to Ukraine, warning that the move puts the world on the brink of World War III. “This is the abyss on the edge of which we are standing,” he told Russian media.
On Thursday, Secretary of the Treasury Janet Yellen announced that the Russian paramilitary organization Wagner Group is among numerous Russian entities being sanctioned for their involvement in Russia’s war in Ukraine. The most recent round of sanctions from both the Treasury and Department of State target the individuals and organizations supporting the infrastructure of Putin’s war in Ukraine.
Russian Economic Crisis Reflected In Occupied Regions.
Russia has appealed to the World Trade Organization to implement consultations over Ukraine’s sanctions against Moscow, which are active since 2014. “The Russian delegation in the World Trade Organization (WTO) in Geneva sent a request to the WTO Dispute Settlement Body and the Government of Ukraine to hold consultations…