Western countries decided not to limit the sale of Russian oil, as they are afraid of an aggravation energy crisis. This is reported Financial Times.
According to the publication, European politicians allowed Moscow to carry out some international transportation and retained its access to the insurance market of Lloyd’s of London.
Brussels has adjusted restrictive measures against Russian state-owned companies, expressing concerns about global energy security.
In addition, the material emphasizes that the British authorities have not joined the European Union’s ban on marine insurance for ships that deliver oil from Russia to the United Kingdom. The FT also notes that even the United States is afraid of full-scale sanctions against Russian oil, because these measures can lead to a sharp rise in the price of energy resources.
Formerly political scientist Orlando Romero said that the easing of anti-Russian sanctions speaks of the defeat of the West.