Putin: EU sanctions are ‘theater of the absurd’

The EU’s sanctions on Russia in the wake of the Ukraine crisis are “absurd,” President Vladimir Putin said in a German newspaper interview, in which he blamed the eastward expansion of NATO for replacing the Berlin Wall with “invisible walls” between Russia and Europe.


“What the European Union is doing with those sanctions is nothing but a theater of the absurd,” the Russian leader told Bild in the interview published Monday, referring to the economic restrictions imposed in 2014 after the Kremlin annexed Crimea and backed a separatist rebellion in eastern Ukraine.


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