Russia not to stand up for Belarus with its sanctions

According to the senior adviser of the Embassy, Valeriy Bondarenko, Russia will not threaten with its sanctions in response to the sanctions imposed on Belarus, reports

At the same time, the diplomat has called the sanctions a display of double standards. According to him, The situation in Belarus is not the worst and there are problems everywhere including Russia.

Bondarenko has also noted that the EU's initiative "Eastern Partnership" Belarus is included in has never come into conflict with Russia. The diplomat has claimed that Russia is interested in Belarus' integration into European processes. In his opinion, it can also help Russia because the two states are parts of the single Union State.