Russian missiles and other weapons are being made with parts supplied by other countries, including European ones, Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky said at a joint press conference with Swiss President Viola Amherd in Bern on Monday.

“Ukraine counts on Switzerland's support in the global work to block all schemes to circumvent sanctions,” Zelensky said.

As  Ukrinform reported, Zelensky said that without electronic components from “shady ties,” Russia would have a toug time building missiles and attacking Ukrainian cities.

“Each Russian missile has dozens of components created by companies from other countries, including Europe,” Zelensky said.

Zelensky praised measures to seize Russian assets, saying it’s an effective and just punishment.

“The one who started this war must pay the biggest price for it,” he said.


The president also welcomed Switzerland's participation in creating a fair tribunal for war criminals.

“War is started by specific individuals. Specific individuals kill and work to continue aggression. All of them must be brought to justice.”

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Helge Hafting
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Sad that such shady business happens. But could it be used? Arrange so they get sanctioned parts – with all sorts of subtle faults added in. They spend the money, they build rockets, then the rockets fall apart or miss....