Estonia's Kallas: Sanctions will hit Russia harder than recoil for EU

In an interview in Eesti Päevaleht over the weekend, largely focusing on EU-Russia ties and developments in transport, outgoing European Commissioner for Transport Siim Kallas said that although Russia acts like it doesn't need the EU or Western banks, the country would not be able to go it alone.
Siim Kallas
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