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Anti-Russia sanctions are not only economically unprofitable, but also bring no political results, Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev said Saturday.

MUNICH (Sputnik) — The western anti-Russia sanctions will not bring the anticipated results, Medvedev assumed:

"The interests of specific companies, exporting companies, which are losing positions at the market that have been created by years of hard work, suffer. The question is whether that is profitable. I have already said, of course not. The question is also whether this will bring political results, which were expected by political circles while making corresponding decisions. No, it also will not," Medvedev said at the meeting with Russian and German businessmen in Munich. 

Moscow also hopes that the Nord Stream 2 project will be implemented despite attempts to politicize it by some western countries, Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev said Saturday.

"Some countries are trying to artificially politicize this [Nord Stream 2] project, although we see the interest of a number of countries in the second phase of the project… We hope, that after all, the decision in this regard will be made, especially because it is profitable for German business and European business as a whole," Medvedev said.

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  • backfromthegraav
    Ah but they DO bring Political Results ...They bring de - Stabalization to the Country that placed the Sanctions and it tells Russia who are its Friends and Partners !!
  • Porkbelly Porkerpig
    Politicians who endorse sanctions against Russia are evil.
    We had the greatest modern US-Russia trade opportunity,
    and they stole it from both sides, with their media takeover.
  • kurkku1962
    Sanctions are irrelevant. As the Russian gangsters in and around the Kremlin have stated several times before, they are laughing at them. Why does the Russian media keep reporting on this irrelevant issue again and again? The sinking crude price, fleeing investments and skyhigh inflation is not an irrelevant package of floods, draughts and locust plague in Russia. It will annihilate not only the Kremlin runt but the state of Russia as well. In future there will be several NovoRussias. Military assaults on the Slavic brothers in Ukraine were very ill-tought campaigns. Russians pay dearly about them. Probably the biggest single one blunder any Russkie government has fallen into since the Bolshevik reign.
  • almasty
    kurkku1962, the hollow words of this political has-been are not to be taken seriously. He is only desperately trying to show what little relevancy he has now that Alexei Dyumin is Putin's boy for grooming.
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