All countries observe oil output cuts agreement — Russian energy ministerBusiness & Economy January 22, 16:59
Rogozin calls "dangerous incident" UK botched missile launchRussian Politics & Diplomacy January 22, 16:32
Medvedev calls United Russia ruling party, president's main resourceRussian Politics & Diplomacy January 22, 16:27
Mutko calls silly information Infantino asks him not to run for RFU headSport January 22, 16:24
Seven parties to participate in Syrian talksWorld January 22, 9:54
Russia’s Pavlyuchenkova reaches Australian Open quarterfinalsSport January 22, 7:19
IBU Executive Board finds no grouns to suspend Russia's biathlon teamSport January 21, 22:53
Russia terrified watching monuments destroyed in Palmyra — culture ministerRussian Politics & Diplomacy January 21, 17:08
Russian bombers deliver successfully strikes on terrorists' facilities in SyriaWorld January 21, 15:39
MOSCOW, March 16. /TASS/. EU’s losses from worsening relations with Russia stand at €21-40 billion, Russian State Duma’s Committee on International Relations Alexey Pushkov said on Monday.
"The losses sustained as a result of dismantling a strategic partnership are considerable, and not only for Russia," Pushkov said.
Citing Spanish Foreign Ministry’s statistics, he noted that EU lost around €21 billion from sanctions. According to Japanese economists, EU lost €30 billion, Pushkov added. "Several European experts say that we are talking about €40 billion [in losses]," the lawmaker stressed. "The aggregate amount of losses that European farmers sustained from Russian food embargo from European countries stood at €12 billion in 2014," he added.
In a period from January to August 2014, EU’s import to Russia dropped by 12%, or €10 billion. "If in 2013 the import over the same period [from January to August] constituted €80 billion, in 2014 it stood only at €70 billion," Pushkov said.