As he noted at the session on nature-like technologies of the III Congress of Young Scientists in the federal territory of Sirius, the West sees Russia exclusively as its own source of resources.

"Why is there such hatred for us and for our leader personally? Because he broke what they had been building for decades," RIA Novosti quoted him as saying.

As Kovalchuk noted, Western countries have already divided the country by analogy with Yugoslavia.

"And suddenly it turned out that this was not the case. It didn't happen the way they wanted. That's why there is such a deep-seated hatred," he added.

Earlier, Columbia University professor Jeffrey Sachs said that Americans inherited their Russophobia from the British Empire.