Sanctions Will Make Russia Stronger – Medvedev – 22 April 2014

RT logoWestern-led sanctions will not deliver a fatal blow to Russia’s economy and may actually bring benefits, Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev said Tuesday, adding Russians won’t be caught in the political crossfire in Ukraine.

The Prime Minister brushed off sanctions from the West, which so far target Bank Rossiya, businessmen believed to be close to President Putin, and leading government officials.

“You can, of course, continue to expand the ‘black list’, but it will lead absolutely nowhere,” the Prime Minister told member of the State Duma on Tuesday.

If Russian goods are blocked, then Russia will petition higher courts and the World Trade Organization.

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