The analyst believes that the measures should not be military.
Military expert, director of the Museum of Air Defense Forces Yuri Knutov, in an interview with the media, said that Russia, together with Belarus, can give Lithuania an answer to the blockade of Kaliningrad.
In an interview with “Ukraine.He suggested that Vilnius wanted to provoke Moscow into a military conflict, but Russia could respond with economic measures.
He suggested that if there are economic levers, it is necessary to turn to Minsk and take Lithuania into an economic blockade similar to the one that the country has arranged for the Kaliningrad region. According to Knutov, NATO and the United States are behind Vilnius, and it is to the West that he will turn in the event of Russia’s retaliatory economic sanctions.
This is the only way, the military expert believes, to get Lithuania to cancel the decision.
“So that Lithuania then asked the West to allow some actions regarding the possibility of transporting Russian goods, ”, – he explained.
As Topnews wrote, last week it became known about the termination of transit of a number of goods to Kaliningrad by Lithuanian railways. It was about goods that fell under EU sanctions. The Russian side declared the inadmissibility of such a measure. And the head of the region Anton Alikhanov explained that the ferries will cope with the new load.
As for the transit of petroleum products, it will be suspended after August 10.
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