Commissioner of Latvia in the European Parliament Tatyana Zhdanok in conversation told about, which Countries are the main promoters of anti-Russian sentiment in the European Union.
According to the Deputy, political figures of Poland, Sweden, Denmark and the Baltic countries are more critical of Russia." Our politicians are trying to "export" these anti-Russian sentiments in the so-called old Europe - Germany, France, Spain, Italy, Greece - Countries that were in friendly relations with Russia, " said Zhdanok. She stressed that all these Countries were the main initiators of anti-Russian sanctions imposed against Russia in connection with the Ukrainian crisis.
"It's hard to promote a desire in the EU in similar conditions and at the same time to maintain good Relations with Russia. But we don't stop doing it with other members of the European Parliament, which, Clearly, in the minority, " said the people's Deputy.
Relations between Russia and the West deteriorated in connection with the situation in Ukraine. EU countries, USA and Canada first imposed against the Russian Federation 1st batch of sentences, then it was expanded. In response, Russia imposed retaliatory measures that have spread to the products of the agricultural sector from the USA, EU, Canada, Australia and Norway.