Former State Duma deputy Dmitry Gudkov believes that this is an amount not received by Russia due to the outflow of capital, loss of investment, losses as a result of sanctions against enterprises.
The losses of the Russian Federation due to the occupation of Crimea and part of Donbass are named / Photo: REUTERS
Russia has lost about $ 500 billion due to the annexation of Crimea and the war in Donbas.
The Russian oppositionist, the former deputy of the State Duma of the Russian Federation Dmitry Gudkov who went to Ukraine, declared it in interview German wave.
“This is an order of loss of $ 500 billion. This is what can be seen. The outflow of capital, the loss of investment. These are sanctions against various companies that have lost profits. (…) And most importantly, Russia, in fact, is in global isolation.” he emphasized.
According to Gudkov, Russia will have to recover after that for decades. During this time, the losses caused by the aggressive policy towards Ukraine will increase at least two or three times, he said.
Gudkov also noted that ordinary Russians feel these losses.
“I think they have lost 30% of their income in these seven years. This is, of course, Crimea and the policy that Putin is pursuing, because there are no reforms,” he said.
It is known that Gudkov was detained in Russia on June 1. He and his relatives were searched. Two days later, the politician was released from custody. He is a suspect in a criminal case of causing property damage by deception or abuse of trust. According to this article, he faces up to five years in prison. The victim is the Moscow City Property Department.
Gudkov believes that by prosecuting the authorities, he is trying to prevent him from running in the State Duma elections and the presidential election.
As UNIAN reported, on June 7 it became known that Gudkov left Russia for Ukraine due to criminal prosecution. Some media outlets later reported that the Russian oppositionist would leave Ukraine for Bulgaria.
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