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Russia Warns "Attempts At Isolation Are Counterproductive & Useless"

Attempts to isolate Russia and ignore its position are useless and counterproductive, State Duma Speaker Sergey Naryshkin said on Monday, ahead of the decision to lift sanctions on anti-aircraft missiles to Iran. With the Russian stock market among the top performers of the year and The Ruble the strongest currency in the world this year, it appears he may be on to something...

 

As TASS reports,

Attempts to isolate Russia and ignore its position are useless and counterproductive, State Duma Speaker Sergey Naryshkin said on Monday.

 

"Russia can and should make a special contribution into key discussions on the whole range of international issues," Naryshkin said.

 

"Therefore, attempts to isolate Russia and neglect Russia's opinion are counterproductive and useless," he added.

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The more Washington pushes Russia into 'isolation', the more, it would seem, the rest of the world seeks a way to defeat the bullying (or mitigate it).

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It appears the world's capital flows and investors would agree with the Russian Speaker...

 

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While not funny per se, this reminded of...