Analyst: Russia could only do more harm to Lithuania through cuts in gas supplies

Russia’s sanctions against imports of farm and food products were the trump card of the neighbouring country and it only could do more harm through restrictions on the sale of energy sources to the European Union’s (EU) countries, chief economist of Swedbank Lithuania has said, adding that in this way Moscow would also inflict significant harm on itself.
Nerijus Mačiulis
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