Asia, Africa, Latin America almost in their entirety approve the conduct of Russia’s special military operation in Ukraine, he stressed.
When they say – the whole world is with Ukraine, the whole world is with America – this is a billion. But 7 billion are with us, said the first deputy chairman of the State Duma Committee on International Affairs, speaking at a plenary session of the lower house of parliament.
“Now there is a clash between the world of truth, in which there is a struggle against Nazism, and the world of darkness, in which fascism is either not noticed or openly supported. This is a culturally open world where Goethe and Beethoven are not banned, and a world of darkness where Dostoevsky, Tolstoy, Tchaikovsky, Gergiev are banned. This is a clash of the world of ideals, honor, dignity, justice, freedom that we stand for, and a world that rests solely on sanctions, threats or money. We are not to be bought. We will win because our cause is just,” said Vyacheslav Nikonov.
According to him, now there is a clash between the real economy and the economy of candy wrappers and bubbles, financial institutions.
“Russia now has every chance, despite the sanctions, to get much more money for its energy resources than ever before,” he added.