According to the senator, anti-Russian sanctions also had a significant impact on the global economy.

“It was necessary to give guarantees of Russia's security, and not try to strangle it with sanctions.

And there would be no crisis - neither energy nor wheat, ”Pushkov wrote in his Telegram.

He noted that the desire of the West for unipolarity led to erroneous assessments of the situation. 

“Globalization is interdependence, not just dependence of the rest of the world on the West.

And now they are surprisingly discovering it, ”the senator added.

Russia's permanent representative to the UN, Vasily Nebenzya, said earlier that the politicization of energy cooperation contributed to the food crisis.

On May 8, Minister for Economic Cooperation and Development Svenja Schulze warned of the possibility of the world's worst famine since World War II.