The Latvian deputy prime minister has stated that Russia is “turning into one thing much like Northern Korea”, as a Russian convoy nears Kyiv.
Chatting with Sky Information, Dr Artis Pabriks, who can be the defence minister for Latvia, stated: “Now we have no likelihood to retreat. Now we have to endure.
“Now we have to be on the one hand calm, however we now have to present most help, army help, to Ukraine, and on the similar time it might be sinister to permit representatives of Russian elites and their households nonetheless to benefit from the pleasantness of Western society … whereas Ukrainian persons are dying.
“Sanctions should be so onerous that really (the) Russian elite feels, but additionally (the) Russian inhabitants is aware of, that Russia is turning into remoted, Belarusians have gotten remoted, and turning into one thing much like Northern Korea.
“That is the one likelihood to cease him (Mr Putin).”