This is not a question whether the West would pay money to Russia or not. This is not a tool to stop a nuclear power of such a size like Russia. It’s very important to understand. Now after all these happened it may be a catastrophic perspective both for Ukraine and Russia. Putin is not listening any more to other points of view. And this is a very dangerous situation. Having all this weapons he has nothing to lose.

BBC World News. Aired on April 22, 2022