The Italian economy is mobilizing against new EU sanctions against Russia. The employers' association calls for an immediate stop of the punitive measures. The sanctions have hit the Italian economy particularly hard.
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Other EU nations have had enough, too:
It remains to be seen whether the US can keep its vassals corralled much longer. I would like to see them grow some cojones and break free of all US chains.