Interviews, press-conferences and speeches

I regret to admit that relations between Russia and the EU are now in an abnormal or, to put it bluntly, are in a deplorable state. Moreover, a negative trend in their development continues.
Mr. Ambassador, why did the Russian Federation, your country, impose sanctions on David Sassoli, the EP President, and Ms. Vera Jourova, Commission Vice President? Mr.
Mr Ambassador, in 2019 you forecasted a new start of EU-Russian relations to be linked to a fresh EU-institutional cycle.
Why did you, why did Russia, as host country, humiliate your European guest, Mr Borrell, who came to you with an open mind and an open heart?