Russia is coping well with Western sanctions so far, Polish Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki said in an interview with the Polska Times.
“The biggest problem with sanctions is that they are strong, but they will work in the medium and long term,” said Morawiecki, who believes that the restrictions imposed on Russia should weaken its economic potential and “lead to its isolation,” reports .
“Unfortunately, the effects will come in the medium term – in a year, two, five years. On the contrary, in the short term, due to rising commodity prices, Russia emerges from this unscathed, as it profits from gas and oil supplies,” he admitted.
Morawiecki called this a serious problem, “because even despite the sanctions of the West, Russia can sell its goods in other places.”
Earlier, President Vladimir Putin said that Russia with unprecedented sanctions pressure, which intensified even more after the start of a special military operation to support the people’s republics of Donbass. At the same time, the head of state noted that domestic business in the conditions of “sanctions aggression” is showing itself very worthy. The President added that the West split Russian society and destroy the country from within.