Tag: sanctions

Cutting the branch we sit on – a top German politician called for the lifting of energy sanctions against Russia

Only the Germans themselves suffer from the absolutely failed German sanctions policy towards Russia, Klaus Ernst, a German politician, head of the Parliamentary Committee on Energy and Climate Protection, said in an interview with the Rheinische Post. For Moscow, the punitive measures bring benefits, namely, an increase in income from the sale of raw materials at high prices. In this regard, he calls for the lifting of sanctions and the start of negotiations with the Kremlin, including on the temporary launch of the Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline.

Say only, what you can do for your country

MICHAEL WALSH: Through my 55 years of political activity, I have consistently spoken in favour of excluding politicians from the parliaments of the Western powers. The principle of politicians is so deeply ingrained my stance has been likened to removing blood from the human body to make it more efficient.

Brussels doesn’t deny its oil embargo will cost EU taxpayers €400 billion as Russia sells to China and India

Brussels commissioners (unelected) concede that its oil embargo on Russia will cost the Bloc €400 billion. Not factored in the eye-watering loss is the extra cost to taxpayers as India refines Russian il and then sells it on the Bloc. Mainstream media, heavily dependent on government advertising is keeping the dire news under wraps.

Russia makes a mockery of sanctions after earning record revenues from oil and gas sales

Russia is currently making a mockery of sanctions after earning what is likely record revenues from oil and gas sales. China has overtaken Germany as Russia’s largest consumer of energy since the start of the war in Ukraine, helping fill Russia’s coffers during a critical period, an independent research group at the Finnish Centre for Research on Energy and Clean Air said on Monday.