In his opinion, I can make calls to waive the sanctions in a couple of weeks.
Italy may become the first country to indicate support for the Russian Federation, the expert believes. Rahr stressed that Russia has recently been helping Italians, so the issue of lifting restrictions may arise from “moral considerations.”
“But the situation in Europe is not yet so catastrophic that the EU has stepped over ideological barriers,” said the analyst.
However, he questioned the advisability of lifting sanctions for Moscow. He noted that at present, small and medium-sized domestic business has occupied a niche for the production of goods that were previously supplied from abroad.
“The practical meaning of lifting the sanctions raises questions,” Rahr added.
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