What would happen if Putin were to succeed? The consequences for us would be much more costly – in every respect – than our assistance for Ukraine. This is one reason why I today signed an agreement with Volodymyr Zelensky in which we commit to providing long-term support. Chancellor Scholz in the new episode of Kanzler kompakt.
Which sanctions have been adopted against Russia?
Germany and its international allies decided on Saturday to exclude Russian banks from the SWIFT system. The 27 EU heads of state and government met for a six-hour crisis summit on Friday. They agreed on a comprehensive package of sanctions against Russia in response to its attack on Ukraine.