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originally posted by: Xcathdra
a reply to: tsurfer2000h
Russian products cannot compete competitively within the EU markets and Russia has already stated that when the Ukraine mess first kicked off. its also why Russia desperately wants to keep the Ukraine out of the EU / EU trade block. Russian products would again lose out in sales in Ukraine when other similar products are present and of a better quality while also costing less.
The EU held talks with Russia and delayed the economic integration of Ukraine so Russia could makes its case. The aftermath of those talks was the EU walking out because Russia was acting like a knob and making unrealistic demands. Like wanting certain EU products blocked in Ukraine so they cant compete with Russian products.
Putin's neural infrastructure cant handle the modern world. He is stuck in the old soviet mindset and still thinks its the 1980's/