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He was commenting on media reports saying the EU can expand sanctions against Russia if militias seize the airports of Donetsk and Mariupol.
“Twenty years ago the West acted in the Balkans in the same way, by imposing sanctions on Belgrade for what had happened in neighbouring Bosnia and Herzegovina. But Russia is not the Balkans. The West should not forget about this,” Rogozin wrote on Facebook.
On October 1, Bloomberg reported that the European Union was ready to impose additional restrictive measures on Russia if pro-Russian separatists in southeastern Ukraine establish control over the Donetsk airport and the city of Mariupol.
Such development of the situation will have unpredictable consequences, Bloomberg said.