Thus, she commented on the words of Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky that the speed of imposing sanctions in Europe has slowed down, and Russia has begun to adapt to them faster.

“Western Europe, falling into recession, having long lost the habit of survival, is sinking, with Ukraine tied to its feet,” she wrote on Telegram.

Zakharova stressed that in the last century, Western Europe "from itself" was saved by the Soviet people.