The West wants sanctions to put pressure on Russia, said Kostin

© RIA Novosti / Alexei Nikolskiye in fotobanka of VTB Andrey Kostin. Archival photoThe West wants sanctions to put pressure on Russia, said Kostin© RIA Novosti / Alexei Nikolskiye the image Bank

The West wants through sanctions to put pressure on Russia, it is economic war, said the head of VTB Andrey Kostin at a business Breakfast VTB within the framework of the world economic forum in Davos.

«That’s what I think the West wants. I think they want to use sanctions to exert pressure on Russia, so Russia changed the government, the President, someone more suitable for them. I think that this is an economic war is not just a trade war, when you just restrict a little the import or export», — he said, answering a question about fears of sanctions.

«This is a really full-scale attack on Russia, in the Russian society, with a lot of pressure on the economy. This is a very big economic war. I say seriously, and we take it very seriously,» he added.The West wants sanctions to put pressure on Russia, said Kostin© RIA Novosti, Infographicsrussia against Russia and international trade

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