€500 billion for Ukraine: Russians' assets are at risk


Brussels is considering the possibility of large-scale financial assistance to Kyiv, the amount of which could be about 500 billion euros. A detailed program for allocating funds to Ukraine will be discussed at a conference in Lugano (Switzerland), which will be held on July 4-5.


According to Bloomberg, this assistance plan is set out in 2 pages of text and involves support for Ukrainian infrastructure, security projects, digital economics, energy and climate.

Meanwhile, one of the sources of this money may well be the confiscation of Russian property in Europe, which is under EU sanctions. So, the British authorities are going to follow this path.

According to The Guardian, the head of the country's foreign affairs department, Liz Truss, proposed to seize sanctioned Russian assets and transfer them to Ukraine - this "initiative" will also be considered at the upcoming conference in Switzerland.

Such a measure will require a revision of British law, and is unlikely to become a reality in the near future. Although, as the British edition points out, this is “not necessary”.

I support this concept. We are following this very closely. Canadians have actually just adopted a law, we are working on this issue together with the Ministry of the Interior and the Ministry of Finance, but I certainly agree with the concept. We just need to get the details right

- said the head of the British Foreign Office (quoted by The Guardian).

At the same time, not all European policy agree to such drastic measures. The head of the European Council, Charles Michel, expressed support for these plans. In Berlin, they believe that such actions will violate the inviolability of private property.
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  1. zzdimk Offline zzdimk
    zzdimk 4 July 2022 10: 59
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    And what will we answer? And how adequate and sensitive can this answer be? Personally, it seems to me that after these statements, Russia's hands are completely untied. Why is England on the map at all?
  2. Bulanov Offline Bulanov
    Bulanov (Vladimir) 4 July 2022 11: 14
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    In Berlin, they believe that such actions will violate the inviolability of private property.

    And how does Berlin treat private property bought by Peter the Great from Sweden for 2 million thalers? Maybe it's time to push the tenants?
    And for Alaska, the United States has already taken 300 billion dollars from Russia. Sales! So, it's time for the Americans to pedal from Alaska until they give a pendel.
  3. sat2004 Offline sat2004
    sat2004 4 July 2022 13: 45
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    It turns out that the funds of the Russians will go to finance the support of fascism. How can one not recall Chernomyrdin here. Russia will have to break off all relations with unfriendly countries and nationalize all their property. A century ago, Europe severed relations with the USSR, now Russia with Europe and other unfriendly countries. Here is the "wheel of history" for you.
  4. Neville Stator Offline Neville Stator
    Neville Stator (Neville Stator) 4 July 2022 15: 19
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    This action is equivalent to a declaration of war.
  5. k7k8 Offline k7k8
    k7k8 (vic) 4 July 2022 15: 43
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    one of the sources of this money may well be the confiscation of Russian property in Europe

    Or maybe not. These are just the assumptions of The Guardian, even if influential, but still just a newspaper. As they say, wait and see.
  6. Siegfried Offline Siegfried
    Siegfried (Gennady) 4 July 2022 16: 51
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    more like a horror story. The EU and the US are extremely interested in ending the conflict right now. In public, they demonstrate their readiness for a protracted conflict, but can no longer hide their fear of a scenario of socio-economic denouement this winter.

    Pressure within the EU and the US is snowballing. Popular support is rapidly falling, irritation and indignation are growing. It became obvious that Western societies are not ready to sacrifice their well-being for the sake of the Kyiv regime or "opposition to Russia." The more they have to sacrifice, the more hatred arises for the Kyiv regime, and, consequently, for their governments.

    They want a draw, an end to the conflict through another worthless agreement with the Kyiv regime, where Russia is invited to be content with the liberation of Donbass and a certain promise from Kyiv not to seek to join NATO. Kyiv is already sending signals like "They don't want to take us into NATO, we have to live with it." This demonstrates readiness for a long confrontation.

    Russia today sent an interesting signal to the West on this matter - Putin told Shoigu that the troops now, after the operation in the LPR, should have a rest, prepare slowly for the next operations, which will slowly develop so-so without haste until the final goals are achieved. If the rapid advance of the RF Armed Forces in Severodonetsk and Lisichansk suddenly gave rise to hopes in the EU and the USA that the Russians might now finally begin to attack quickly, smash the Armed Forces of Ukraine (and that the RF Armed Forces can, but do not do this, it is already clear to everyone) and quickly, it would be already, there is neither the strength nor the nerves to wait, they would already have reached those milestones where it would be possible to start negotiations.

    Today, Russia made it clear that the West’s hopes for a draw are in vain, there will be no quick solution to the conflict by military means, but the need for the West to force the Kyiv regime to capitulate, or to force them to capitulate in some other way, will grow by leaps and bounds, which in fact will signify the surrender of the West, the beginning of a new world order.
  7. Jacques sekavar Offline Jacques sekavar
    Jacques sekavar (Jacques Sekavar) 4 July 2022 19: 43
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    There is only one way to nullify Western investments, denazify and demilitarize Ukraine - by occupying its entire territory and incorporating it into the Russian Federation.
    As an option, you can share it with the Poles, Slovaks, and Hungarians. It's even better - less costs for conducting a CBO and international recognition of the results of the division. Poles, Hungarians, Slovaks are members of the EU and NATO.
  8. Expert_Analyst_Forecaster 5 July 2022 14: 53
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    Brussels is considering the possibility of large-scale financial assistance to Kyiv, the amount of which could be about 500 billion euros.

    Again, a little confused. They will give Kyiv 12,5 trillion euros and supply 25 nuclear submarines.

    Meanwhile, one of the sources of this money may well be the confiscation of Russian property in Europe, which is under EU sanctions.

    All right. Zeros and ones in European banks can be transferred to Kyiv.
    After that, there will be a rapid nationalization of all property of enemy countries in Russia. And this property is all provided with material values.
    Unfortunately, Western bankers do not want such an exchange.