Putin vows EU to lose 14 trillion from sanctions Bank of Russia sees economic downturn
Putin vows to lose the EU – AFP and BBC report progress on the Ukraine case. President Volodymyr Zelensky The Ukrainian leader thanked the European Union (EU) for his stance in support of Ukraine, which could be promoted as a candidate to the EU as early as next week. But amid the joyful news, the situation in the Donbas region east of ukraine The crisis continues as Russian forces continue their attacks.
The report states that on Friday, June 17, local time EU member states have expressed their support for a proposal to promote Ukraine’s status which could be recognized as one of the EU’s list of candidates. And it could happen as early as next week, when the European Commission is scheduled to begin its meeting in Brussels, Belgium on Thursday, June 23.
The process of considering joining the EU can take many years. But support from the leaders of the 27 EU member states, especially the leaders of the three big European countries. Like France, Germany and Italy, Ukraine’s path to EU membership is not within reach. And that led President Zelensky to call such progress a “Historic Achievement”
For the fighting situation in the Donbas region, Mr. Serhi Haidai, governor of Luhansk region. Hundreds of civilians were revealed to be trapped in a custom-built shelter in the city of Severodonetsk. “Right now it is impossible and it will be life threatening to leave the factory where there is constant fire and fighting. There were 568 civilians in the shelter, including 38 children.”
Heidai reiterated that about 10,000 civilians were still stranded in the city of Severodonetsk, which is largely controlled by Russian forces. The Ukrainian military said it had Ongoing artillery and grenade attacks destroy military sites and civilian infrastructure.
side Mr Dmitro Lunin Governor of Poltava central ukraine Revealed that Russian forces have fired missiles at the country’s largest oil refinery. “The Gramanshuk Oil Refinery is under enemy attack again. and six to eight Russian missiles hit a building in the refinery area,” Lunin said in a message on the Telegram app.
On the same day, Russian President Vladimir Putin said during the annual International Economic Forum in St Petersburg that the sanctions on Russia by the West were “absolute and thoughtless”.
“Economic attacks against Russia had no chance of success from the start,” and said the restrictions the West had put in place were detrimental to the countries that imposed the measure itself. Western nations struggle to find a balance between punishing Russia and protecting their own economies.
Putin also claimed the EU could lose more than $400 billion or about 14 trillion baht from sanctions against Russia. Inflation also rose sharply among the 27 EU member states, while the real interests of European citizens were neglected.
President Putin’s latest statement contradicts a revelation by Russian authorities that warned that the Russian economy was severely damaged by sanctions. Mrs. Elvira Nabillina Governor of the Russian Central Bank It said 15 percent of gross domestic product (GDP) was threatened by an international response.