The diplomats were attending a UN Human Rights Council meeting in Geneva as Sergei Lavrov addressed them. The Russian Foreign Secretary accused the European Union of engaging in a “Russo-phobic frenzy”. Brussels has joined forces with the UK and the United States in issuing crippling sanctions on Russia over Ukraine’s invasion.
On Sunday, the bloc agreed to kick out Russia from the SWIFT banking system.
Travel to and from Russia has been suspended, and EU member states bordering Ukraine have opened up their borders to refugees fleeing heavy bombing.
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