Democratic sanctions don't work in authoritarian Russia, Burbock says

Sanctions imposed by Western countries against Russia proved to be ineffective. This was stated by German Foreign Minister Annalena Berbock in an interview with journalist Stefan Lambi. Her words are quoted in the book “A Serious Situation. Governing the country during the war”, released today.

Actually, economic sanctions must have an economic effect. However, [in Russia] this is not the case. Because the logic of democratic countries does not work in autocratic countries

Burbock said.

The head of the German Foreign Ministry added that with the help of rational decisions, rational measures that civilized governments coordinate among themselves, this war cannot be ended.

The validity of Annalena Berbock's statement is also stated by the German media. They note that the sanctions have not affected the Russian economy. But the German economy has suffered very seriously.

After the attack on Ukraine, the Western allies imposed large-scale economic sanctions against the Russian Federation. Despite this, the Russian economy is growing, while the German economy plunged into recession at the beginning of the year.

- noted in the news agency DPA.

We add that economists note the contraction of the eurozone economy at a record pace. The decline in manufacturing is already beginning to spread to the service sector. At the same time, the forecasts look very frightening. The specialists are confident that the German economy is likely to start stagnation again in the third quarter of this year.
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  1. Oleg V. Offline Oleg V.
    Oleg V. (Oleg Vladimirovich) 24 August 2023 15: 33
    Ex-prostitute blathers too much...
  2. In passing Offline In passing
    In passing (Galina Rožkova) 24 August 2023 16: 08
    Democratic physics is also there! And mathematics with history! Not only economic sanctions.
  3. Constantine N Offline Constantine N
    Constantine N (Constantin N) 24 August 2023 16: 17
    hints that it is time for NATO to fight?
  4. StepanA Offline StepanA
    StepanA (Stepan Ademann) 24 August 2023 16: 19
    Democratic sanctions only work in her schizophrenic mind.
    She confuses reality with a dream!!!
  5. maskazer Offline maskazer
    maskazer (maskizer) 26 August 2023 09: 48
    Well this woman better stay home and take care of her husband and children rather than playing the role of a Foreign Minister. She has lost her way.
    1. Dingo Offline Dingo
      Dingo (Victor) 26 August 2023 14: 36
      She has lost her way.

      She didn't just "lost her way - she got lost in time and reality...