American businesses should cut their ties with Russia as it invades Ukraine, the besieged nation’s ambassador to the U.S. said Sunday.
“This is a full-fledged, unjust war and I think it’s time for many American businesses … to think about saving reputations and not cooperating with a regime that will end up in the Hague for everything they’ve done and they’re doing now today,” Ambassador Oksana Markarova said on ABC’s “This Week.”
Ukraine is sending accusations of Russian war crimes to the International Criminal Court in the Hague, Markarova said Saturday, citing attacks on kindergartens and orphanages.
On Sunday, she called on the U.S. to level more sanctions against Russia and provide additional arms to her country.
“We need Russia to see clearly and feel that it’s not OK in the 21st century to attack another country, a sovereign country, without any reason,” she said.
She paraphrased a well-known quote by Holocaust survivor and Nobel Peace Prize winner Elie Wiesel: “Neutrality helps the oppressor, never the victim. Silence encourages the tormentor, never the tormented.”
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It should certainly be restricted—and with China, as well.
AND any business that refuses, should be criminally TRIED AS accessories to war crimes.
I have mixed thoughts on this. This Ukraine was built by the EU and CIA after the 2012 election where the people voted to realign with Russia. The result was the CIA operations that caused riots and a forced change in government to the now socialist democrat government AOC style. The Russian political party champions capitalism. The country is still split 60 40 Ukraine versus Russian leaning politically. The Russians have for the last 8 years been treated much like Canadian Truck Drivers. And the USA uses Ukraine to spy and disrupt Russia. So the Russians in Ukraine have a reason but they didn’t have the resources. I can understand where Putin is coming from. Were Trump president, I doubt this war would have happened. Trump started working the issue in 2017 but was stopped by media lies produced by the Clintons.